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Augusta University

Staff, students create public art to beautify the city of Augusta

It all flows to the Savannah River.

That’s the theme for the Augusta Arts Council’s latest public art project. A dozen artists used the theme to create murals on storm drains throughout downtown Augusta in April.

Three Augusta University artists participated in the beautification project: communications specialist “Fox” Si-Long Chen, who is also a Master of Public Administration (MPA) student, art instructor Cyndy Epps and student Ansleigh Davis.

Georgia Southern University
Student steers childhood passion to national stage

Amanda Weaver, a senior mechanical engineering student, grew up with a desire to understand how things work and a passion to protect the environment. It was these interests that led her to her work with alternative fuels research at Georgia Southern University.

Fort Valley State University
Aggregator names FVSU one of the top HBCUs for 2021

College Consensus recently named Fort Valley State University as one of the Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities for 2021. A college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, College Consensus publishes its annual ranking of the nation’s best HBCUs to highlight institutions that define black excellence.

Georgia Gwinnett College
Research aims to stop traffic jams before they start

Anyone who lives in or near Atlanta has been intimately acquainted with traffic jams more times than they’d like to recall. On January 28, 2014, what is usually an infuriating annoyance became a life-or-death situation.