Bacterial Lessons

Dr. Lin Gan Founding director of the Transgenic and Genome Editing Core Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Dr. Joseph Miano Experimental Pathologist and Molecular Biologist Medicine CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) Experts   It’s a skill set as old as...

The Ultimate Goal

Ask Dr. Babak Baban about his current research project, and you’ll have to get much, much more specific. Baban, who was recently named DCG’s interim associate dean for research, is an investigator on a whopping 24 projects campus wide and beyond, and considering the demand for his expertise, the...

Designing Innovation

A team of instructional innovators helps engineer success for students and instructors alike.

Thirty in Three

When you’re interviewing to be a university dean, especially a computer and cyber sciences dean at a place 'Fortune' has identified as one of the contenders to be the world’s cybersecurity capital, everyone expects you to be bold.

A Night to Remember

Over 500 guests filled the Augusta Marriott Ballroom April 26 for the DCG’s “50 Years of Building Smiles Celebration.” Highlights included a reception sponsored by the Georgia Dental Association, attended by former Deans David Myer and Brad Potter, as well as founding Dean Judson C. Hickey’s widow...

Latest Articles

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The Right Credentials

Georgia CORP is one of only a few programs in the United States that provides former obstetricians a path for re-entry into the profession. “Delivering babies is hard, and delivering babies is time-consuming… It’s a...

Secret Lives: One Step Ahead

Dr. Robert Kaltenbach is accustomed to moving seamlessly between different worlds. He joined the DCG faculty in 1976 not as a dentist, but as a psychologist, overseeing a program called Dental Practice Dynamics to teach...

Snowball Effect

Meet Ketarya Hunt, matchmaker. That’s not her official title, but she excels in the role nonetheless. As DCG’s community liaison for externship teaching sites, Hunt matches students with community-based partnerships...

Secret Lives

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Secret Lives: Reaping What She Sews

While growing up in a working-class neighborhood in Michigan, Dean Carol A. Lefebvre remembers her parents designating a strict budget for school clothes. Once the money was gone, it was gone, so Lefebvre and her sister...

In the Field

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In the Field: Never an Empty Seat

Typically, a university’s impact is judged by the way it shapes the destinies and broadens the horizons of its students, and when you’re a comprehensive research university, particularly one with the state’s only public...

3 Qs: Gregory Griffin

Dr. Gregory Griffin (’98), assistant professor in the DCG Department of General Dentistry, practiced in Lincolnton, Georgia for 20 years (population: 1,500) before returning to Augusta in 2018 to his alma mater to teach...

Value Added

Value Added: Seizing an Opportunity

Two alumni who embarked on a difficult but highly fulfilling path over 46 years ago have made it their mission to ease the journey for those who follow in their footsteps. “I have to smile, because it was not easy,”...

Eye on Campus

Answers Along the Way

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Answers Along the Way: Best Fit Possible

Dr. Fred Rueggeberg,  a professor in the Department of Restorative Services with a joint appointment in the Graduate School, earned his dental degree from Emory University in 1979 and a master’s degree in dental...


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