• Catrina Sims '04, a 25-year-old Ph.D. graduate, made history Monday during Auburn University's commencement ceremony when she became the first African American female to receive a Ph.D. in pharmacal sciences in AU's Harrison School of Pharmacy. She also served as the marshal for the School of Pharmacy.
  • The College of Sciences and Mathematics recently named Hank Hartsfield '54 its 2007 Distinguished Alumnus. Read full story
  • A black-tie dinner and induction ceremony on March 1, 2008, will honor C. Lloyd Nix '59 and three other awardees with the Auburn Alumni Association's 2008 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Read full story
  • Paul Lioy '71 will be honored on March 7, 2008 with Rutgers University's Distinguished Alumnus Award. It is the highest honor given by the Rutgers University Alumni Federation, and recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves by contributions they have made in their fields of endeavor, leadership exhibited and general benefits to the larger society resulting from their activities.
  • LaGrange College recently presented Nancy Morris '64 with the Shackelford Distinguished Alumni Award. Read full story
  • Maj. Gen. A.C. Blalock '71 has been named adjutant general of the Alabama National Guard. Blalock most recently served as commander of the 167th Theater Sustainment Command, a Theater level headquarters with more than 400 personnel assigned providing operational logistical command and control. Read full story
  • C. Harry Knowles '51 was presented with one of four 2007 Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Auburn Alumni Association.  Read full story
  • COSAM alum, and current Harrison School of Pharmacy student, Catrina Sims '04, was recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Pharmacal Sciences.  She also recently collaborated with a scientist from Germany, and had a paper published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The paper was entitled "NCAM associated polysialic acid inhibits NR2B-containing NMDA receptors and prevents glutamate-induced cell death."  Read paper
  • COSAM recently honored C. Harry Knowles '51 with its Distinguished Alumnus Award. Knowles is the third to receive this honor; joining David Hagan '65 and Don Logan '66Read full story
  • The Auburn Alumni Association recently elected Ralph Jordan Jr. '70 of Norris, Tenn., son of the late Auburn Tigers football and basketball coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, as its president for the next two years. Jordan's term runs through October 2008.  Read full story


  • F. Ivy Carroll '57, RTI International Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Center for Organic and Medicinal Chemistry has been presented the College on Problems of Drug Dependence's 2006 Nathan B. Eddy Memorial Award for outstanding research in the field of drug addiction.  Read full story
  • Katherine Seley-Radtke, who received her PhD in Organic Chemistry from Auburn University in 1996, has been named to the prestigious Jefferson Science Fellowship. Seley-Radtke is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and her current research involves drug discovery and development. Read full story
  • Hank Hartsfield '54 was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on May 6 at the NASA Kennedy Space Center Apollo/Saturn V Center in Florida. Read full story

Last updated: 01/06/2010