Today, Everest

Thoughts racing, pulse pounding, Brandon Arant (BS ’13) watched the credits of a movie flurry by like flakes of snow in a blizzard. The year was 2015, and the film was Everest—a biopic adapted from the memoirs of Beck Weathers, survivor of the 1996...

More Than a Room

On August 13, 2016, Augusta University ushered in a new era by welcoming the first class of undergraduates to the 412-bed Oak Hall, the university’s first true undergraduate residence hall.

Value Added: ‘I have been so fortunate’

These are unexpected words from a woman diagnosed with Stage III ovarian cancer four years ago who is still in active battle against the disease. But in the face of the physical and emotional challenges inherent in her struggle, Jane Flanders is...

Watch and Learn

DCG students and faculty use the internet to inform C.O.P.E. with Cancer: A Web of Support DCG patient clinics are always busy, but one recent day in particular jolted the place into particularly high gear. That’s the day that luminaries including...

Value Added: 2 Alumni, 2 Stories, 1 Goal

One of them can be found on the still of the Savannah River at daybreak, gently rowing as the sun rises over the horizon. The other can be found at frequent gatherings with some or all of her 11 siblings, laughing and reminiscing, or volunteering at...

Community Outreach: All Aboard for Dental Care

It was a sweltering day as patients walked into the cool, comfortable dental clinic one morning last summer. Amiable staff members greeted them, and their appointments started right on schedule. Many patients, satisfied and pain-free after their...

The Magic Formula

Great students, talented faculty and invested patients all contribute to the creation and development of young physicians. At the Medical College of Georgia, we are incredibly fortunate to have all three. Dr. Kelli Braun, MCG’s associate dean for...

From the Wire: R&D 2018

Autoimmune Kit Receives Patent In 2011, professional tennis player Venus Williams dropped out of the U.S. Open and revealed to the world that she had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, Sjogren’s syndrome. Researchers at Augusta University...

Through the Scope: Down to the Marrow

Dr. William Hill, professor of cellular biology and anatomy in the Medical College of Georgia, is a member of a research group studying the role adult stem cells can play in repairing damage done by strokes to the central nervous system. He’s also...

Locking Doors

Growing up, Michael Nowatkowski had a passion for building things that made his life easier. Once, he built a string system in his bedroom, connecting the top of his closet door to the door frame. He then tied a counterweight to the other side of...

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