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Alumna takes teaching job in Japan


By Nick Garrett Try fitting everything you own into two 50-pound bags, a 30-pound carry-on and a 20-pound backpack. It isn’t easy. Augusta University alumna Michelle Bureau (BA ’15) learned that the hard way earlier this summer when she embarked on what could potentially be a five-year stay in Yosano-cho, ...

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Kinesiology leads university in undergraduate research

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AUGUSTA, GA. – Students from the Augusta University College of Education recently presented research at the 4th annual Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Summer Scholars Symposium on July 21.                 The 2016 CURS Summer Scholars Program hosted 16 total projects, with the ...

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Differently shaped chainrings not necessarily beneficial


AUGUSTA, GA. – If you had a secret weapon, would you use it? That is what Dr. Amos Meyers, Professor of Kinesiology, is trying to answer through his research on cycling equipment. One of the pieces of the bicycle that amateur cyclists and spectators may not consider is the impact ...

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Center manager will present at international conference

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AUGUSTA, GA. – Jennifer Armstrong, manager of the College of Education’s Instructional Resource Center at Augusta University, has been selected to present in the Google Teaching Theater at International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo on June 27 in Denver, Colo. Armstrong will present “Digging into Data with ...

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Alum wins prestigious teaching fellowship

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Sabrina Jones, a 2004 graduate of Augusta University, has been awarded a 2016 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Georgia Teaching Fellowship. The fellowship was designed to address a shortage of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) teachers in Georgia. “I have chosen to focus on middle school science, because this is ...

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Literacy Center seeks volunteers


Georgia’s Task Force on Adult Literacy estimates that one out of three adult Georgians is functionally illiterate. In the Augusta area alone, there are more than 65,000 adults whose basic educational levels are less than those of the average eighth grader. And so the Augusta University Literacy Center seeks volunteers ...

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