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COSAM 2015 Faculty Staff Campaign department winner is crowned

06/15/2015

Congratulations to COSAM administration for having the most participation in COSAM's 2015 Faculty Staff Campaign.

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COSAM alumni perform as Dancing Stars of East Alabama

06/15/2015

Dr. Rian Anglin, molecular biology ’03 and pediatrician at Pediatric Associates of Auburn, and Dr. Glen Puckett, zoology/entomology ’01 and veterinarian and partner at Moores Mill Animal Hospital, recently participated in the fifth annual fundraising event, Dancing Stars of East Alabama.

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Feminella named COSAM’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

06/15/2015

Jack Feminella, professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences, was appointed to succeed Vince Cammarata as COSAM's associate dean for academic affairs.

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Nane delivers plenary talk at ICAAMM

06/15/2015

Dr. Erkan Nane delivered a plenary talk at the International Conference on Applied Analysis and Mathematical Modeling, ICAAMM 2015, June 8-12, Istanbul.

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COSAM supporter helps provide therapy dogs for veterans

06/01/2015

Gordon Sumner, a 2006 Auburn graduate, is a COSAM supporter and retired colonel select with the U.S. Army. He serves as interim president of Veterans Moving Forward (VMF), a nonprofit organization that places fully-trained therapy dogs in the homes of veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other physical and mental challenges.

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International dusty plasma workshop held at Auburn University

06/01/2015

The Department of Physics, in conjunction with Wittenberg University, hosted the 14th Workshop on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas. The workshop was held at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center and featured plasma physics experts from around the world.

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Utilizing Summer Bridge Programs session presented at NCORE

06/01/2015

The session Utilizing Summer Bridge Programs: Enhancing College Readiness in Science and Engineering and Improving Student Retention was selected for presentation at the 28th Annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE 2015), held May 26 through May 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. The presenters were Dr. Bianca Evans (Auburn University) and Dr. Andre Brown (Arizona State University).

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Hood receives NSF CAREER Award to study the effects of reproduction on aging.

06/01/2015

Assistant Professor Wendy Hood of the Department of Biological Sciences received a five-year, $1,032,465 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, “Effects of mitohormesis on reproduction and longevity.” The Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, Program is a foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.

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