Tag - History Anthropology and Philosophy

Life in the favelas: An expert provides insight

Dr. Heather Abdelnur, associate professor of history, explains what life is really like for the hundreds of thousands of people living in Rio’s mountaintop favelas. For the latest from Rio and...

What we eat defines who we are, and vice versa

Dr. Angela Bratton, associate professor of anthropology, discusses the relationship between food and culture. Be sure to visit the Olympics page for our latest Olympic-related coverage, including...

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them »

3Qs with Angela Bratton on food and culture

Part of the value of the Olympics comes from the sharing of cultures and traditions, and few of these traditions are more fundamental – and surprising – than those surrounding food. Dr. Angela...

Augusta University hosts National History Day event

On March 5, 2016, more than 120 students from several area schools, including the Academy of Richmond County, Episcopal Day School, Augusta Preparatory Day School, Westminster Schools of Augusta, and...

GRU Explains the Confederate Flag Debate

In July, when we were still Georgia Regents University, the South Carolina legislature sparked a national discussion about the Confederate flag when it debated proposals to remove it from Statehouse...

GRU Explains the Confederate Flag debate

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The South Carolina legislature convened Monday to debate proposals to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds. Dr. John Hayes, an assistant professor of History at Georgia...