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van Wyk Co-PI on $455,792 NASA grant

11/15/2017

Dr. Hans-Werner van Wyk is a Co-PI on a NASA grant with Dr. Stuart Loch (Co-PI) in Physics and Dr. Adam Foster from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (PI).

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Don Logan ('66) named to Alabama Business Hall of Fame

11/13/2017

Don Logan ('66) is among the six newest inductees into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.

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Geography Awareness Week 2017

11/13/2017

Please join us in celebrating Geography Awareness Week (GAW) this week, November 12-18th, 2017. This year’s theme is “The Geography of Civil Rights Movements."

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Aurelia Powell Henson: Auburn’s first female physics graduate

11/10/2017

Aurelia Powell Henson (1926-2009), was Auburn University's first female physics alumna. In a 2001 interview with Aurelia, she explained that her keen interest in physics and mathematics was developed in early childhood in Columbus, Georgia. Her father, a Georgia Tech graduate and teacher, stimulated her curiosity in the mysteries of life and the universe with a pursuit of answers to common questions and a readiness to draw her attention to the scientific wonders of the natural world.

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Geology graduate student receives international award

11/10/2017

Geology graduate student Leticia de Marchi is the recipient of a prestigious international award from the Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research, which provides funding to students interested in the study of impact cratering processes. The highly competitive grant is presented to approximately four students each year to support field research at known or suspected impact sites worldwide.

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Carpenter Named DMS 2017 Outstanding Teacher of Graduate Students

11/10/2017

Dr. Mark Carpenter is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Teacher of Graduate Students Award. This award is to recognize a faculty member who provides outstanding graduate level instruction. Dr. Carpenter will be presented a plaque at the end-of-the-year departmental meeting on December 8, 2017. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Carpenter for his outstanding graduate teaching. The awardee is selected by the graduate students. I would like to thank Josh Harrelson, one of our graduate student leaders, for his coordination in the selection process. Congratulations Mark!

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