Georgia university officials move ahead with private dorm plan

...fraction of the 63,000 beds available system-wide. It does not include the state's largest school, the University of Georgia in Athens.On Nov. 4, Georgia voters overwhelmingly approved an exemption from local property taxes for private...

MCG students address House panel on need for more state residencies

...Shelley Nuss, the campus associate dean for graduate medical education at the MCG branch campus at the University of Georgia in Athens."These hospitals don't have any of that," she said. And they won't get reimbursement for the programs...

University System of Georgia changes gay couples' benefits

...constitution in 2004. Attempts to get full domestic partner benefits at the largest university system school, the University of Georgia in Athens, have stalled in recent years.University system officials said Mon day's vote was prompted by federal...

James Brown's mother, Susie, wrongly depicted in movie

...performing in Augusta two years later.He also was performing at a baseball stadium in Atlanta, at the University of Georgia in Athens and at James Brown's Third World nightclub for an entire week all before the Georgia Legislature adopted...

Enrollment surges in UGA online summer courses

...students can take some of those courses while they're home for the summer, studying abroad, or even enrolled at UGA in Athens taking other courses. UGA planners are now looking at ways they might increase the number of students in about nine...

GRU latest chapter of change

...Board of Regents changed all of that when they got the idea, I think, to move the medical college to the University of Georgia in Athens. They brought in outside people who did not know the history of the college or the city of Augusta and really...

Benjamin Mays was model of achievement against incredible odds

March 28 marked the 29th anniversary of Dr. Mays' death.

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Hands of the Spirit' tells story of unlikely artist J.B. Murray

A musical being staged at the Augusta Kroc Center tells the life story of the late J.B. Murray.

Program streamlines GRU students' path to medical school

...decision-making for many who had already picked a university, Griner said. Dorsey was set on attending the University of Georgia in Athens until he got wind of the program, when he learned about GRU.Late this year, the university will be able...

Ga. hospitals lining up to offer residencies

...graduated physicians at the expanded Georgia Regents University in Augusta and at the campus shared with the University of Georgia in Athens. Doctors are more likely to settle down near hospitals where they spend their residency, so state leaders...