Alone in the Woods

One runner’s fight against doubt, anemia and the desire to quit On race days, Lara Way has her shoes on before the sun comes up. Hundreds of five o’clock starts at the Augusta Canal have led her to this moment. Hundreds more will follow. Before she leaves her hotel room, she takes a moment to braid...

In Place: Protective Beauty

Augusta might owe its existence to the Savannah River — without it, James Oglethorpe would never have established a trading post below its shoals in 1736, nor would the canal that allowed Augusta to emerge as an industrial powerhouse a hundred years...

More Qs with Joanne Sexton

What is the difference between the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences and the Cyber Institute? The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences was created to bring Augusta University’s computer science, information technology and cybersecurity programs...

A Passion for Helping

When Aubrey Dowd’s husband was given the opportunity to be the assistant Army attaché for the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the College of Education grad (BS `12) was hoping to teach at the International American School. But when that didn’t...

Answers Along the Way: Professional Scholars

If you were around in the 1980s, chances are you might remember the popular sitcom Doogie Howser, M.D., starring Neil Patrick Harris. The show told the story of a teenaged genius juggling the normal problems of being a youngster and a licensed...

Constant Guardians

Campus police protect and serve in ways that aren’t always obvious In April 2017, ADT Security Services released its list of safest colleges in the United States, and sitting atop the list of Georgia colleges was Augusta University. Though the...

Only Here

If you knew Craig Albert (’01) back in high school, back when he was a punk kid who’d all but given up on a legitimate future, you never would have expected him to be in a stable career at this point in his life, much less a tenured professor of...

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