Spring 2018 | May 16, 2018
Alumni News
The University of South Alabama's College of Arts and Sciences provides students with the opportunity to cultivate their intellect and gain the confidence they need to make incredible things possible. 
From the Dean
Dear College of Arts and Sciences Alumnus/Alumna:

I’m very pleased to share with you the many events and achievements in the College of Arts and Sciences through this Alumni Newsletter. This Newsletter touches on a few of the exciting developments that took place in the College this spring. Our successes this year culminated with our commencement ceremony on May 5 th , at

Student Spotlight
University of South Alabama  anthropology  m ajor Antonia Carter has been named a 2018 IDEAS (Increasing Diversity in Evolutionary Anthropological Sciences) Scholar by the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

Alumni Spotlight
Jonathan Hursh, '04, founded Utopia, a design and urban planning firm, to help the world’s biggest cities harness the power of their most downtrodden inhabitants. "It’s a radically different world that’s coming our way,” he said.

Faculty Spotlight
Dr. Lesley Gregoricka never knows when the phone will ring, but every single call from the Mobile Police Department represents an opportunity to provide not only a community service but invaluable field experience for her most promising forensic anthropology students.

Making Sense of Big Data
Call them next-generation problem solvers.
From accelerating drug discovery target identification to improving patient outcomes using data to support clinical decision making, University of South Alabama researchers embracing the rapidly developing field of informatics are producing insights with targeted questions and using sophisticated data interrogation techniques.

Dr. Ylenia Chiari, assistant professor of   biological sciences   at the University of South Alabama, has received international media attention with publication of her innovative research into how the different shells of the famed Galapagos Islands tortoises may have evolved.

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