CURS Seminars show recent student research on topics

CURS Brown Bag Seminars
Undergraduate students present their research at the CURS Brown Bag Seminar events for the interests of other students, faculty, and the public in the JSAC Ballroom at Augusta University. (Courtesy of Augusta University Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship)

By Natasha Ramaswamy | copy editor

This past semester, the Augusta University Center for Undergraduate Research (CURS), led by the CURS program director Melissa Knap, hosted their 11th bi-annual series of Brown Bag Seminars.

Students from across the university had the opportunity to flock to the JSAC Ballroom to present their original research and scholarship to their peers and faculty on campus while enjoying a complimentary “brown bag” lunch. Continue reading “CURS Seminars show recent student research on topics”

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Ten tips on being safe on campus at all cost

By the Staff

Whether you are studying with classmates, eating lunch with friends, or leaving campus to go home or work, it important that one takes measures to stay safe on and off campus. Even if you are safe in the moment, students at any college or university should learn multiple ways to protect themselves, especially at Augusta University. In addition, as holidays are approaching such as Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, Continue reading “Ten tips on being safe on campus at all cost”

AU student serves two-year reign as Miss Black and Gold

By Kashalah Robinson | Contributor  

In April of 2016, then sophomore Trene’ Hamilton competed in her first pageant, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Miss Black and Gold, and won the title.  

Almost two years later, the now senior still holds that title.  Continue reading “AU student serves two-year reign as Miss Black and Gold”

Communication students to honor veterans at AU

By Taylor Crook | Contributor  

 AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Augusta University Department of Communication will celebrate Veterans Day on the Summerville campus on Thursday, Nov. 9. 

 Students in the Public Relations Practices class (COMM 3600) will be giving away doughnuts Continue reading “Communication students to honor veterans at AU”

Keel outlines his plan for Augusta University 

Augusta University president Dr. Brooks Keep is being interviewed by news organizations regarding his plan for the future of the university after giving his first State of the University Address at the Maxwell Theatre on Friday, Oct. 20. (Photo: Madison Brown)

Augusta University’s faculty and students gathered in the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre as President Brooks Keel gave the State of the University Address at noon on Friday, Oct. 20. 

 The State of the University Address began with introductions by Dr. Wendy Turner, professor of history in the Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy; Stephanie Myers, president of the Graduate Student Government Association; and LeDarius Scott, president of the Undergraduate Student Government Association.  Continue reading “Keel outlines his plan for Augusta University “

AU hosts 2017 Cyber Georgia

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, who served as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Cyber Georgia on Friday, Oct. 13, in the Education Commons, addressed topics relating to global cyber threats. Former U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (back) held a Q&A session later with Nakasone after the presentation. (Photo: Jamie Sapp)

By Jamie Sapp | Editor-in-Chief

With October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, there is no better way to recognize the importance of cybersecurity than at Cyber Georgia.

This year’s Cyber Georgia began Oct. 12-13 in the Education Commons at Augusta University. With cyber threats hitting Augusta like a “tsunami,” Continue reading “AU hosts 2017 Cyber Georgia”

Augusta University goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A pink ribbon is put on display by Zeta Tau Alpha in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on the JSAC patio on Monday, Oct. 16. (Photo: Jamie Sapp)

By Natasha Ramaswamy | copy editor

This October, Augusta University and many different organizations around the campus hosted events throughout the month to support philanthropic efforts in curing breast cancer. Continue reading “Augusta University goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

Senior students produce music video for indie rock band 

(Left to Right) Professor Matthew Buzzell and Agency students, Casey Rowland and Elizabeth Hundt, watch together the “Friends” music video for Luna. (Photo Credit: Todd Bennett)

 

By Jamie Sapp | Editor-in-Chief

Senior communication students worked with an Augusta University professor to create a music video for the indie rock band, Luna, on their new single, “Friends.”

That video will have its world premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Maxwell Theatre.  Continue reading “Senior students produce music video for indie rock band “

La Tuna gives surprise performance to students highlighting study abroad

By Madison Brown | Staff Writer

Students outside of Allgood Hall were surprised on Friday, Oct. 6, with performances by La Tuna from Salamanca, Spain, as posted on the Augusta University Study Abroad Program’s Instagram page.

The band serenaded the crowd of students with traditional Spanish music while in traditional dress. Continue reading “La Tuna gives surprise performance to students highlighting study abroad”