Tag - Rick Pukis

Jedis, Buddhism and the translational power of film

In 2015, when it dawned on us that watching new Star Wars movies would soon become a holiday tradition, we thought to ourselves: What can we learn from the story behind the stories we love? First published in Dec. 2015, this article, written by a die-hard fan, sought to explore that question. The...

Winners announced for 2016 Obesity PSA Video Competition

Seven winners chosen in Cancer Center’s 2016 Obesity PSA Video Competition. A collaboration between the Department of Communications and the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, the 2016 Obesity PSA Video Competition challenged students in Associate Professor Rick Pukis’ COMT 3220 (Digital...

Cinema Series begins Thursday with two documentaries

This semester’s Cinema Series starts Thursday with two documentaries by Bill Siegel, “The Weather Underground” at 1 p.m. and “The Trials of Muhammad Ali” at 7 p.m. Both films are free to students, faculty, staff, and the general public thanks to the Office of Student Life and Engagement and the...

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