Lamar Waldron, author of multiple books on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, will speak on “The Hidden History of the JFK Assassination” at the University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9.

UWG presents "The Hidden History of the JFK Assassination"

Lamar Waldron, author of multiple books on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, will speak on "The Hidden History of the JFK Assassination" at the University of West Georgia's Ingram Library at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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Going through a divorce, raising her three-year old son and preparing a high school senior for college, the last thing long-time University of West Georgia employee Renet Jones wanted to hear was those three dreaded words, “You have cancer.”

Fighting Like A Girl: Overcoming Breast Cancer

Going through a divorce, raising her three-year old son and preparing a high school senior for college, the last thing long-time University of West Georgia employee Renet Jones wanted to hear was those three dreaded words, "You have cancer."

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UWG Professor Dr. Christine Simmonds Moore talks the experiences behind ghosts.

Do Ghosts Really Exist?

Are those things that go bump in the night real? They could be, according to Dr. Christine Simmonds-Moore, researcher and professor of parapsychology at University of West Georgia. UWG Newnan recently hosted a fundraiser event, “Spirits with the Spirits,” offering an educational perspective on paranormal experiences and possible explanations for “ghostly” phenomena.

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Aimee Copeland was a graduate student at the University of West Georgia in 2012 when she fell from a homemade zip line and contracted necrotizing fasciitis, a deadly disease that claimed both arms below the elbow, her right leg below the knee, and her left leg almost to her hip. She recently returned West to share her nothing-short-of-miraculous story of survival and perseverance with faculty and staff, some who were with her during those touch-and-go moments . . . as well as some lessons she’s learned along the way.

A Voice of Inspiration: Aimee Copeland Returns to Alma Mater to Share Motivating Messages

Aimee Copeland was a graduate student at the University of West Georgia in 2012 when she fell from a homemade zip line and contracted necrotizing fasciitis, a deadly disease that claimed both arms below the elbow, her right leg below the knee, and her left leg almost to her hip. She recently returned West to share her nothing-short-of-miraculous story of survival and perseverance with faculty and staff, some who were with her during those touch-and-go moments . . . as well as some lessons she's learned along the way.

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