USG to require face coverings at state unis starting July 15

Augusta University students and faculty will be required to wear masks during Fall 2020. (staff photo)

By Jenna Ingalls |
Staff writer

Face coverings will be required on for all faculty, students, staff and visitors at Augusta University starting July 15. Continue reading “USG to require face coverings at state unis starting July 15”

Competing during COVID-19: Derella takes first in Three Minute Thesis contest

Casey Derella presenting her Three Minute Thesis on Sirtuin-1: The Powerhouse of the Mitochondrin.

By Jenna Ingalls |
Staff writer

The Three Minute Thesis competition is a competition for Ph.D. students to present their research in three minutes or less. The  competition originated at the University of Queensland in 2008 and is now in its fourth year at Augusta University. Continue reading “Competing during COVID-19: Derella takes first in Three Minute Thesis contest”

The Pandemic File: Struggles and successes of online classes

Professor Pamela Hayward says the challenge in Spring 2020 was switching from face-to-face to virtual instruction in March. (staff photo)

Brett Swain |
Staff writer

Organization skills are something every student and professor has to have in order to succeed in academia. The COVID–19 pandemic has caused everyone to transition to online classes. Continue reading “The Pandemic File: Struggles and successes of online classes”

Pamplin Dean Green to retire at end of spring semester

Dean Elna Green is in her third year running Pamplin College; she came to AU from San Jose State and is a native of North Carolina. (photo by St. Julian Cox)

By Ravyn Chatmon |
Content editor

Elna Green, Ph.D. and dean of Pamplin College, is retiring at the end of June 2020. This information was announced on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at a Pamplin faculty meeting.

Continue reading “Pamplin Dean Green to retire at end of spring semester”