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3 Qs: Ed Tarver

Ed Tarver (BA ’81) recently returned to the private sector and is doing what he knows best: helping others.

From The Wire

A Giving Story Mentor, philanthropist, community leader, volunteer. These are just a few of the words used to describe M. Bert Storey — a man who gave freely of himself and whose legacy is large and far-reaching. Up...

Eye on Campus: Ringing through the years

Almost 100 years ago, Augusta University was known as the Junior College of Augusta and shared a building with the Academy of Richmond County. In 1955, though, everything changed when the Arsenal up the hill was...

Winston’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Written by Emily Lacey • Illustrated by Kris Black Winston didn’t sleep well last night. After the last in a series of arguments, he broke up with his girlfriend, and she angrily moved out. Winston checks the news...

Cyberattacks Across the Decades

Say the word “cyberattack” and, for most of us, a few come immediately to mind: Equifax, Yahoo, Sony, etc. They’re recent and they’re big. But cyber crime is as old as computers, and some of the biggest you might never...

Word of Mouth, Summer 2018

Drumroll, please: U.S. News and World Report published its 2017 Best Jobs Ranking report recently, and the number-one profession is. . . Dentistry! But that’s no surprise to you, right? Dentistry consistently attracts...

Rural Practice Enhances Community Well-Being

Drs. Stewart Hamilton and Rick Kimbrel begin every morning in their dental office with a morning huddle and brief devotional. “It kind of sets the tone for the day,” says Kimbrel (’90). Both Kimbrel and Hamilton hail...

Minding Your Own Business

Few dentists have a better understanding of the business side of the profession than Dr. Kevin M. Kirkland (’07), who obtained eight patents as a textile engineer and worked for years in corporate finance before...

MCG Medicine Spring/Summer 2018 From the Dean

It’s been quite a few years since my actual first Match Day, but this year was another first for me. It was my first official Match as dean, and I have to tell you that it was really great to stand on that stage, to...

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...

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...

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...

For nearly 200 years, Augusta University and its legacy institutions have been centers of learning and drivers of discovery and innovation in Augusta, the state of Georgia and beyond. Our community of alumni, students, faculty and friends are amazing people living incredible lives and making invaluable contributions to our world.

We are pleased to publish four magazines in which we get to tell their stories: