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...

Word of Mouth: Dear Readers

We’re guessing you are doing a lot of double takes these days. If you were among the hundreds of alumni who visited us in April for Alumni Weekend (and we sure hope you were), you saw firsthand how dramatically the DCG landscape is changing. Our...

Impact On Georgia: Georgia Is Our Campus

For years, students in DCG dental programs have had the opportunity to obtain a wealth of clinical experience through rotations in clinical sites around the state, experiences that have significantly enhanced the scope of their dental education and...

Answers Along The Way: Karyn Stockwell

When Dr. Karyn Stockwell (’82) helped launch the state of Georgia’s Mission of Mercy in 2011 – a huge undertaking requiring the coordination of hundreds of volunteers – she relished the opportunity to improve access to dentistry for society’s most...

From The Dean

The last week of April was already going to be a good one. As so many of you know, that meant Alumni Weekend was here and just a great opportunity for you, our graduates, to come home. It’s also just a great time for those of us already here to...

To Floss or Not to Floss

The federal government recently dropped the recommendation of dental flossing from their dietary guidelines. Dr. Christopher W. Cutler, chairman of The Dental College of Georgia Department of Periodontics and the college’s associate dean for...

Cutting Obesity Down to Size

Every time Dr. Neal L. Weintraub glances up from his Augusta University desk, his eyes fall on the bicycle propped up in the corner. “I bike to work every day, and I love it,” says Weintraub, interim chief of the Medical College of Georgia Division...

Novel Partnership Takes Aim at Childhood Epilepsy

Gov. Nathan Deal was moved by stories of children in Georgia who suffered daily with intractable epilepsy, or epilepsy not controllable with medication. Children like then-7-year-old Preston Weaver of Augusta, who at the time was experiencing up to...

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