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Summer Bridge program under way this week

06/28/2016

Summer Bridge is a four-week, residential program for highly motivated, college bound students sponsored by COSAM’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. Founded in 1997, the program’s goal is to create a learning community of students who develop the academic and social skills necessary for achieving academic excellence from freshman year through graduation.

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Register now for the 6th annual Marie W. Wooten Memorial Run

06/28/2016

The 6th annual Marie W. Wooten Memorial Run will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, on Roosevelt Concourse near Parker Hall. Participants may choose from a 1-mile run, 5k or 10k. Each pre-registered participant will receive a T-shirt (available while supplies last).

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Cao awarded NSF three-year research grant

06/20/2016

Cao awarded NSF three-year research grant

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Alumni Update: Travis Bray, chemistry ’08

06/14/2016

Alumni Update: Travis Bray, chemistry ’08

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COSAM alumnus leads sixth grade team to victory during the first Intrepid International Space Station Challenge

06/14/2016

COSAM alumnus leads sixth grade team to victory during the first Intrepid International Space Station Challenge

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High school students competing in COSAM Outreach program win international awards

06/14/2016

Students who competed in the Greater East Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair, or GEARSEF, received honors at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest pre-college science competition.

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COSAM faculty, department honored with 2016 Faculty Awards

06/14/2016

Five faculty members and one department from the College of Sciences and Mathematics were named recipients of Auburn University’s 2016 Faculty Awards. The awards recognize some of the institution’s most innovative teachers, researchers and scholars for their unique and distinguished contributions to the university’s mission.

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Professional school acceptance rates soar for Auburn students

06/09/2016

Students in the College of Sciences and Mathematics at Auburn University are consistently accepted to medical school at a rate that is more than 30 percent higher than the national average. Additionally, acceptance rates of Auburn students to optometry and dental schools are at 85 to 100 percent almost every year. The reason for these long-standing statistics has much to do with Beverley Childress, pre-health professions director for the College of Sciences and Mathematics. For more than 19 years, Childress has mentored, guided and established programs for Auburn students who have a desire for a career in healthcare.

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Meet COSAM’s Graduation Marshals for the 2015-2016 academic year, Austin Bush and Taylor Young

06/08/2016

Austin Bush and Taylor Young represented the College of Sciences and Mathematics at the fall 2015 and spring 2016 commencement ceremonies, respectively. Student marshals are selected by an awards committee from each college. To be considered, students must have completed a minimum of four semesters at Auburn University with a scholastic average of 3.40 (graduating Cum Laude) or higher and possess qualities of leadership, citizenship, character and promise of professional ability.

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Pindzola receives Creative Research and Scholarship Award

06/08/2016

Michael Pindzola, professor in the Department of Physics, has received the Creative Research and Scholarship Award as part of the 2016 Faculty Awards recognizing some of the institution’s most innovative teachers, researchers and scholars for their unique and distinguished contributions to the university’s mission.

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Department of Geosciences awarded Departmental Award for Excellence in Education

06/08/2016

The Department of Geosciences was awarded the Departmental Award for Excellence in Education as part of the 2016 Faculty Awards recognizing some of the institution’s most innovative teachers, researchers and scholars for their unique and distinguished contributions to the university’s mission.

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Gorden receives Provost Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring

06/08/2016

Anne Gorden, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received the Provost Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring as part of the university’s 2016 Faculty Awards, recognizing some of the institution’s most innovative teachers, researchers and scholars for their unique and distinguished contributions to the university’s mission.

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Schneller receives Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lectureship Award

06/08/2016

Stewart Schneller, former dean of the College of Sciences and Mathematics, and professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received the Distinguished Graduate Faculty Leadership Award as part of the university’s 2016 Faculty Awards, recognizing some of the institution’s most innovative teachers, researchers and scholars for their unique and distinguished contributions to the university’s mission.

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Boyd receives The Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching

06/08/2016

Bob Boyd, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has received The Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching as part of the university’s 2016 Faculty Awards, recognizing some of the institution’s most innovative teachers, researchers and scholars for their unique and distinguished contributions to the university’s mission.

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Dobson is named Alumni Professor

06/08/2016

Stephen Dobson, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been selected as an Alumni Professor as part of the university’s 2016 Faculty Awards, recognizing some of the institution’s most innovative teachers, researchers and scholars for their unique and distinguished contributions to the university’s mission. The Alumni Professorship program recognizes tenured faculty members with direct responsibilities in two or more of the institutional missions of instruction, research and outreach.

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Han and McDonald awarded research grants by the Simons Foundation

05/31/2016

Han and McDonald awarded research grants by the Simons Foundation

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