Analyzing DNA

So I’m sitting in the office of Dr. Candace Griffith, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Social Work, and we’re talking about the use and accuracy of DNA evidence in criminal investigations.

Today, Everest

Thoughts racing, pulse pounding, Brandon Arant (BS ’13) watched the credits of a movie flurry by like flakes of snow in a blizzard. The year was 2015, and the film was Everest—a biopic adapted from the memoirs of Beck Weathers, survivor of the 1996...

More Than a Room

On August 13, 2016, Augusta University ushered in a new era by welcoming the first class of undergraduates to the 412-bed Oak Hall, the university’s first true undergraduate residence hall.

Value Added: ‘I have been so fortunate’

These are unexpected words from a woman diagnosed with Stage III ovarian cancer four years ago who is still in active battle against the disease. But in the face of the physical and emotional challenges inherent in her struggle, Jane Flanders is...

Secret Lives: Mark Patishnock

Day job: Director of Augusta University Student Counseling and Psychological Services Secret life: Baseball memorabilia collector One of the most striking things about Dr. Mark Patishnock, director of Augusta University Student Counseling and...

In Place: A Fresh-Water Wonder

A wooden bridge, wet to the touch and dusted with fallen pine needles, is one of only a handful of manmade structures found within Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. Much of the 1,100-acre park, situated behind the Augusta Regional Airport, looks the way it...

Behind the Scenes: Analyzing DNA

All magazine covers are a challenge, but creating this one meant turning my office into a crime scene. Our adventure began with a trip to the campus police station. Jasper Cooke, deputy chief, supplied me with a large box full of crime scene tape...

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