Alumni News


Nguelifack accepts assistant professor position

Brice Nguelifack, Ph.D. student in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position offer in the Department of Mathematics at the United States Naval Academy.

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COSAM alumna spotlight: Meredith Voyles

Meredith Voyles, ’96, ’01, ’11, is a veterinary ophthalmologist currently practicing at Veterinary Ophthalmology Services in Nashville where she specializes in animal eye disease. After receiving her veterinary degree from Auburn in 2001, she spent nearly six years in general small animal practice in Fairhope, Ala. Voyles returned to Auburn University in 2006 joining the faculty as the Community Outpatient Clinician.

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Former COSAM student meets with top scientists to discuss future of veteran rehabilitation

Joshua Jarrell, a 2005 graduate in applied mathematics and a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army, was selected to meet with top scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology at the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio to discuss the future of prosthetic technology, amputee care and soldier rehabilitation. The Center for the Intrepid is a facility designed to aid wounded service members with severe extremity injuries, burns and amputations.

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Ralph Jordan Jr. named 2014 Distinguished Alumnus

Congratulations to Ralph Jordan Jr., '70, '75, recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. Jordan recieved his bachelor's in biological sciences and his master's in zoology. As the non-game and endangered species biologist for the Tennessee Valley Authority, Jordan assumed responsibility for natural resources management for all of TVA's public lands.

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COSAM alumna develops healthy nail care line

Dr. Cary Gannon, a biomedical sciences graduate and board certified podiatrist, has developed a line of healthy, carcinogen-free nail care products that allows women to enjoy manicures and pedicures while nourishing their skin and nails. “I was selling a competitive product in my office that claimed to have healthy properties, but after much investigation, I realized it was just regular nail polish,” said Gannon. “I was really upset with their marketing and thought it was dishonest.” Gannon decided then that she would make her own product that promotes natural therapies and lacks the harmful chemicals. Soon, the Nashville-based company, AILA was developed.

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