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‘In the Wild’: Unraveling computer science education and cybersecurity awareness

In the Wild, the official podcast for Augusta University, gets technical in its latest episode. Gursiman Walia, associate dean and director of Graduate Studies for The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, and Kaylee Andrews, a Computer Sciences student, offer a peek into the realm of computer sciences education and the best practices for Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Also, Jeff Morris, assistant professor for The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, elaborates on the newly introduced Biomedical Systems Engineering program, emphasizing its innovative curriculum and the impact future graduates will have in the field. He also mentions the exciting partnership with Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). This new agreement formalizes their long-standing partnership and expands upon their shared mission to address global security issues.

“We are thrilled to have these discussions on the podcast,” said podcast host Raysean Ricks. “These conversations provide a comprehensive glimpse into the cutting-edge programs and research initiatives at Augusta University.”

Listen now on your favorite podcast app.

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Raysean Ricks is a writer for Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-6144 or email him at

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