Swimming with Sharks

A little scary and a lot of work: Augusta University physical therapy students dive into the shark tank and come out stronger

In Place: Augusta’s Secular Holy Place

When Sacred Heart Catholic Church was officially dedicated on Dec. 2, 1900, it was called “the handsomest new church in Georgia” and for good reason. The twin-spired Victorian Romanesque church was immediately...

Dispatch From: Shanghai, China

After eight years as an expatriate, first in Switzerland and then in Taipei, Taiwan (with a stint in Chicago along the way), Kathy van Wilgenburg (BBA ’87) found the transition to Shanghai three years ago fairly easy...

‘Melody is the Engine that Makes it Go’

For Distinguished Alum and composer Mark Swanson, melody is the engine that drives a musical forward. But when you’re teaming up with an esteemed director, the retired professor who helped a former writer in residence...

From the Wire: A. Spring 2019

Prestigious NSA recognition for cyber security In March 2017, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences and Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences professor Dr. John “Jay” Heslen received a $284,434 grant...

Hats Off to Our Grads

Scholars have been wearing hats with their academic regalia for hundreds of years, both worldwide and at our institution. The current square hat design is called a mortarboard because of its resemblance in shape to the...

Through the Lens: A. Spring 2019

Tree Lighting The Augusta community gathered on the Summerville Campus for a night of good fun and holiday cheer at the annual tree lighting, one of the most anticipated local events of the holiday season. Open Paws...

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