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Graduate Student Awards Announced

10/19/2016

Dr. T.-Y. Tam announces graduate student awards that will be acknowledged with certificates to the recipients at the end-of-semester gathering.

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Arboretum taking orders for fall plant sale, featuring Auburn Azalea series

10/18/2016

The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is taking orders for the fall plant sale. The plant sale features the Auburn Azalea series, which is a collection of hybrid native azaleas that were created through the tireless efforts of Auburn scientists, faculty and staff over the course of decades.

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Harrelson recipient of the 2016 Frank Sturm Award

10/17/2016

Joshua Harrelson is the recipient of the 2016 Frank Sturm Graduate Student Service/Outreach Award

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Former NASA astronaut named 2016 Distinguished Alumna in the College of Sciences and Mathematics

10/13/2016

Kathryn Thornton, physics ’74, has been named the 2016 Distinguished Alumna in the College of Sciences and Mathematics. COSAM’s Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize alumni who have achieved significant stature in their chosen fields while also possessing a history of commitment to Auburn University and the college. Selected as an astronaut by NASA in May 1984, Thornton is a veteran of four space flights: STS-33 in 1989, STS-49 in 1992, STS-61 in 1993, and STS-73 in 1995. She has logged over 975 hours in space, including more than 21 hours of extravehicular activity (EVA), and was the first woman to participate in a classified U.S. Government space mission.

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Holly Ellis named William P. Molette Professor

10/12/2016

Professor Holly Ellis in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry was selected as the William P. Molette Professor in the College of Sciences and Mathematics. The professorship supports superior faculty who demonstrate a strong commitment to students and to the provision of high quality instruction, research and teaching. The professorship serves to strengthen and enhance the college, and through the quality of the holder’s work, promotes a positive role model for colleagues and students. The professorship is designed to support superior faculty in the College of Sciences and Mathematics.

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Interested in pursuing a graduate degree with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University?

10/05/2016

Review of applications for our Fall 2017 class will begin December 5, 2016. That’s just two months from today!

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