When COVID-19 first hit the United States, there wasn’t an illustration of what it actually looked like. It didn’t take long before medical illustrators were able to produce the now-famous image seen around the world. One of the people behind it? Augusta University alumna Alissa Eckert.

When it comes to experts on murder, Kim Davies, PhD, dean of Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is the right person to talk with. On the lighter side, unless you’ve been in her office in Allgood Hall, or paid close attention to the name plate on the LEGO display in the Jaguar Student Activities Center, you likely aren’t aware she is a big fan of Lego and has plenty of sets to prove it.

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