Tag - The Fine Print

Securing the Future with Cyber

Though it was Jan. 11 when Gov. Nathan Deal announced the creation of the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, it might as well have been Christmas for the city of Augusta. The $50 million gift will transform a portion of land adjacent to...

In Place: One Man’s Folly

To be called a “folly,” the mansion at 506 Telfair commands more respect than most Augusta landmarks. Known today as Ware’s Folly, the home was built in the early 1800s by future Augusta mayor and U.S. Sen. Nicholas Ware for the...

Answers Along the Way: Jeb Blount

In 2006, Jeb Blount (BBA ’92) made the risky decision to turn his back on corporate America and lunge headfirst toward the shimmering uncertainty of entrepreneurship in the most nerve-wracking way possible – by creating a jobs portal for salespeople...

3Qs: Cowboy Mike

Michael Searles is a professor emeritus of history at Augusta University. Known to the Augusta community as Cowboy Mike, Searles strives to educate audiences on the Western experiences of black cowboys. Although he is usually dressed in his...

Building Our Future

Bright and early on a hot, sunny Saturday in August, a new era at Augusta University began when the first group of undergraduates to live in Oak Hall pulled up to the curb on Spellman Street and began the efficient and highly orchestrated unloading...

Dispatch From: Providence, Rhode Island

After spending his early life in Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas; his high school days in Atlanta and his undergraduate years at Wake Forest, Curt LaFrance chose to get his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, a choice that allowed him...

After the Storm

A tragedy brought Augusta University professor Dr. Melanie O’Meara together with her husband, Augusta University alumnus Lucas O’Meara, but it took Augusta University to give them a future. Read about their romance in  “After the...

Drawing the Line

Augusta University’s Medical Illustration Graduate Program helps artists and scientists save lives and find change without compromising their passions. To find out how medical illustrator save lives – and to view an archived video conversation with...

About Our Cover: A. Fall 2016

For the past several months, we’ve been hiding a secret as big as Santa’s tool bench, with a colony of elves on top for good measure. We already got our toys even though it’s just September. But we’re ready to reveal how everything came to life on...

Eye on Campus: Hidden from the Emperor

At 100 years old, this antique Chinese drum is thought to be the oldest artifact in Augusta University’s Confucius Institute Museum, located in the Kelly Administration Building on the Health Sciences Campus… Learn more about this artifact on The...

Value Added: Musical gifts

Since its 1786 debut performance in Vienna, Austria, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro has been performed countless times around the world. It’s a big production. A full three hours in length, it’s an energetic recounting of servants Figaro and...

Secret Lives: Gretchen Caughman

Day job: Provost, Executive Vice President For Academic Affairs Secret life: Quilt Maker Dr. Gretchen Caughman has been defying expectations since she was a graduate student at the Medical University of South Carolina, when she applied for – and won...

Anything but Typical

You might think you’ve read this story before. In a way, you have. In part, it’s about a student of modest means pushed to his limits by his education. Challenged every step of the way, the student finds a place to flourish, rises to the top and...

The Constant Callback

Four years ago, the theater program at the Academy of Richmond County was practically nonexistent. It had approximately 40 students with one beginning theater class and a couple of music classes, but there were no productions and no advanced course...

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