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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 grounds. For perspective, we talked to Dr. John...

Jagwire Rewind: The most popular stories of 2015

Though it was a year dominated by change – a new president and a new name for starters, not to mention a new website for university and health system news and information – there were plenty of other stories that captured the community’s attention...

Social Justice 101: An interview with Bill Ayers

In October, the controversial Bill Ayers, a retired University of Illinois at Chicago professor known for co-founding the “Weather Underground,” a left-wing organization responsible for a string of bombings in the 1970s, visited campus and sat down...

Alumnus goes ‘The Extra Mile’

The Extra Mile is a short documentary following assistant coach and recent MBA recipient Pardon Ndhlovu’s journey from Zimbabwe to Rio, by way of Augusta University. He competes in the Olympic marathon on Aug. 21 in Rio, Brazil. Send him your...

Known but to God: The story of the Resurrection Man

This story from late October finished last year as the second most popular story on Jagwire, coming up short only to a story about parking enforcement. It tells the story of Grandison Harris, a slave (and later an employee) who came to be known as...

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