Conquering Adversity

The Dental College of Georgia joined the rest of the world the past few months in doing everything possible to stem the spread of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19.

A Look Inside

Vascular Biology Center celebrates 25 years Augusta University’s Vascular Biology Center (VBC) continues to make big strides in its mission to combat the nation’s No. 1 killer, cardiovascular disease. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, the VBC is looking ahead to the next 25 years with cutting...

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.

Latest Articles

One Step Ahead

Ron Booth knows that big enterprises are built on little things, and as vice president for Facilities Services, many of those little things fall under his jurisdiction. So he spends a lot of time thinking about them. A...

Far from Inevitable

To understand the power of one vote, you don’t have to look much further than the one cast 100 years ago by Harry T. Burn in the Tennessee House of Representatives. That vote broke a stalemate which gave Tennessee, the...

Banking for the Future

If you’ve ever heard a Northerner and a Southerner discuss winter weather, you know that cold can be a relative term. But when Dr. Roni Bollag, director of the Georgia Cancer Biorepository, uses the term, he means it...

Secret Lives

Dr. Catherine Jauregui with her bearded dragon.

Secret Lives: Pet Project

Factoids: • Rats are brilliant and gregarious.• Guinea pigs are beautiful but unsuited for a loud household.• A tarantula lying belly up with its legs in the air should not be prodded. It is not dying, it is about to...

In the Field

3 Qs: Patrick Clayton

Chief Deputy Patrick Clayton of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office answers three questions about how Augusta University has helped shape his career.

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

Dr. Gretchen Caughman

Answers Along the Way: Broadening Your Perspective

Dr. Gretchen Caughman, who began her career as a DCG microbiologist, then Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, will retire in August as Augusta University’s Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost...


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