The University of South Alabama (USA) has announced a discovery by scientists at its College of Medicine that may provide further understanding of genes and factors that cause cancers in relation to DNA damage. An article about the discovery was recently published in the scientific journal Cell Reports. “This breakthrough research uses state-of-the-art microscopy and…Read More
The University of South Alabama (USA) Board of Trustees has selected Jo Bonner as its next president. Currently serving as chief of staff to Gov. Kay Ivey, Bonner was vice chancellor for economic development at the University of Alabama System during 2013-2018. He also represented Alabama’s First District in the U.S. House of Representatives during…Read More
The University of South Alabama (USA) and USA Health have had their most successful fundraising year, they recently announced. Crediting “a growing alumni base, combined with committed supporters willing to give,” the organizations recorded $26,147,447 from 4,440 donors. The money will fund scholarships for social justice (USA, 100 Black Men Award Scholarship To Three) to…Read More
Data-minded professionals from industry, business, academia, nonprofits and local governments will gather for the South Alabama Center for Business Analytics, Real Estate and Economic Development (SABRE) Analytics Summit at the USA MacQueen Alumni Center on November 18 at 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. The event will inform on trends in practical applications of business analytics and networking.…Read More
The University of South Alabama’s Hancock Whitney Stadium has begun using SpotOn to provide cashless, cloud-based point-of-sale technology. The Mitchell Center, also on the Mobile campus, has been using the San Francisco-based company’s payment options, which include “tap-to-pay,” scanning, mobile wallets such as Apple Pay and Google Pay, and mobile ordering.Read More
Dr. Steve Lim, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine, was recently awarded a four-year, $1.54-million grant to evaluate a potential new treatment for those with atherosclerosis. Current lipid-lowering drug therapies, such as statins, have proven beneficial for some patients but not all suffering from…Read More
Two Mobile County teachers were awarded hundreds of dollars each by the College Football Playoff Foundation, Mobile’s LendingTree Bowl and the University of South Alabama in an effort to help further education, FOX10 reported. Murphy High School history teacher Krystle Smith and Phillips Preparatory School science teacher Darlene Castelin were surprised with checks on September…Read More
The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded researchers at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine two grants totaling more than $1.07 million to study the replication of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). Dr. Mikhail Alexeyev, professor of physiology and cell biology at the college, is principal investigator of the studies. Natalya Kozhukhar, a research…Read More
University of South Alabama (USA) President Tony Waldrop recently announced his retirement following a seven-year tenure the school’s trustees said was “marked by substantial growth and enhancements to USA’s mission of education, healthcare, research and service.” Under his leadership, USA implemented a five-part strategic plan aimed at improving student access and success, enhancing research and…Read More
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