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Abdulrashid nominated as one of the COSAM recipients of the 2019 Outstanding International Student Award from ISO

03/29/2019

Mr. Ismail Abdulrashid has been nominated as one of the COSAM recipients of the 2019 Outstanding International Student Award from the Auburn International Student Organization.

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Ulmer and Harrelson named Outstanding COSAM GTAs

03/29/2019

Ms. Kelsey Ulmer and Mr. Joshua Harrelson win this year's Outstanding COSAM GTA Award.

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Krystyna Kuperberg receives COSAM 2019 Faculty Service/Outreach award

03/29/2019

Ms. Kelsey Ulmer and Mr. Joshua Harrelson win this year's Outstanding COSAM GTA Award.

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Love of Children Pushes Auburn Native to Pursue Dream of Becoming Pediatrician

COSAM Student Hope Harris

03/26/2019

Born and raised in Auburn, Auburn University sophomore Hope Harris said she looked into leaving home to attend college, but never found anywhere she loved as much as Auburn.

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Auburn University Hosts American Mathematical Society Conference

Presentation at the American Mathematical Society.

03/26/2019

The most prominent mathematics departments in the Southeast region of the United States were recently represented during the 1,146th Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, held at Auburn University March 15-17, 2019, inside the Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library.

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Auburn Inspires Faculty with New Leach Science Center – New Spaces Foster Discussions

Dr. Marcelo A. Kuroda

03/26/2019

Dr. Marcelo A. Kuroda is inspired by the open spaces in the new Leach Science Center Addition.

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Congratulations to the 2019 – 2020 COSAM Leaders

The 2019 - 2020 COSAM Leaders with Dr. Jack Feminella on the steps of the Sciences Classroom Center.

03/26/2019

Dr. Marcelo A. Kuroda is inspired by the open spaces in the new Leach Science Center Addition.

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First Physics Social Hour Connects Students with Faculty

03/26/2019

Dr. Marcelo A. Kuroda is inspired by the open spaces in the new Leach Science Center Addition.

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COSAM Evolutionary Biologist Selected as Gutenberg Chair at Université de Strasbourg

The crowd at the Gutenberg Chair event.

03/26/2019

Dr. Marcelo A. Kuroda is inspired by the open spaces in the new Leach Science Center Addition.

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Auburn Soccer Goalkeeper Pursues Passion for Rocks through COSAM

Auburn University soccer player and COSAM student, Sophie Milich.

03/19/2019

Auburn University senior Sophie Milich began her Auburn career as a General Science Education student, but soon rediscovered her love for rocks.

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One Month until Third Annual Auburn Azalea Festival

Auburn Azaleas

03/19/2019

Just one month until you can celebrate the beauty of our very own Auburn Azaleas! The third annual Auburn Azalea Festival takes place at the Donald E. Davis Arboretum. Enjoy live music, food trucks, artists, local mystery writers and much more. The Auburn Natural History Museum will feature an interactive learning area with reptiles. The all-day event features a native plants sale beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, and all other festivities starting at 10 a.m. Guests of all ages are welcomed to walk around to learn more about this native plant collection and can purchase their very own Auburn Series Azaleas. More than 800 people enjoyed last year’s event showcasing one of the largest and vibrant Azalea collections in the entire country.

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Auburn Inspires Faculty with New Leach Science Center – Technology Transforms Astronomy

Dennis Bodewits

03/19/2019

The new Leach Science Center Addition is inspiring faculty in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM). Dr. Dennis Bodewits, an astrophysicist in the Department of Physics, currently teaches quantum physics and looks forward to teach astronomy classes in the new facility this fall.

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Area Students Showcase Science Projects at GEARSEF

Judd Thorley, a student from Coppinville Junior High School in Enterprise, Alabama.

03/19/2019

The Auburn University Student Center Ballroom was recently filled with more than 275 middle school and high school students over two days excited to showcase their projects for the Greater East Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair (GEARSEF).

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Students from the Department of Geosciences Receive Grants for Graduate Research

merican Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation Grants-in-Aid Program

03/19/2019

Three students from the Department of Geosciences in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) have received highly competitive grants from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation Grants-in-Aid Program.

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Dr. Mark Carpenter awarded grant from Dynetics, Inc.

03/18/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Carpenter who was just awarded a grant for $22,173.00 from Dynetics, Inc.  The Project Period is 03/01/2019--2/29/2020, and additional funding is expected.

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COSAM Student Pursues Childhood Dream of Becoming a Biologist

Kaitlyn Murphy

03/12/2019

Growing up with a fascination for “The Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, Auburn University student Kaitlyn Murphy has known she wanted to be a biologist since she was five-years old.

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Biology Students Collaborate and Compete in BioTrivia Contest

Students proudly showing their new Hawaiian Volcano Shrimp ecospheres at BioTrivia.

03/12/2019

Growing up with a fascination for “The Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, Auburn University student Kaitlyn Murphy has known she wanted to be a biologist since she was five-years old.

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For Two Consecutive Years COSAM Students Hold Miss Auburn Title

Two COSAM students hold the Miss Auburn title consecutively, Laura Davenport and Kathryn Kennedy, Miss Auburn 2018-2019.

03/12/2019

Growing up with a fascination for “The Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, Auburn University student Kaitlyn Murphy has known she wanted to be a biologist since she was five-years old.

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COSAM Offers NSF Workshop to Help Younger Faculty Excel

Panel of Award-Winning Researchers.

03/12/2019

The College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) offered an opportunity for newer faculty to hear from seasoned members who have received National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER awards.

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VEX State Championships Recently Held in Auburn for First Time

VEX State Conference

03/12/2019

For the first time ever, the city of Auburn recently held the 2019 VEX IQ Challenge and Robotics Alabama State Championships. Hosted by Auburn University, the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, and the Southeastern Center of Robotics Education (S.C.O.R.E.), the event took place at Auburn High School March 1-3.

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COSAM Faculty Ming Liao Delivers Invited Plenary Address at 2019 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society

Ming Liao

03/12/2019

Dr. Ming Liao, a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM), teaches mathematics to both undergraduate and graduate students at Auburn University. After completing his doctorate degree at Stanford University, he has spent the last three decades pursuing his passion. In addition to being a professor, his research interest involves probability theory including stochastic processes in Lie groups and manifolds.

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Learn about Two COSAM Researchers on International Women’s Day

International Women's Day

03/08/2019

International Women’s Day is an annual campaign to strive for gender balance across the world. The day is celebrated on March 8 each year and this year’s campaign theme is #BalanceforBetter.

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Issa accepts position with University of San Francisco Data Institute

03/05/2019

 

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COSAM Student Plans to Serve Small Communities through Health Care

Carly Westmoreland

03/05/2019

Auburn University student Carly Westmoreland is hoping through her studies in the Rural Medicine Program, she can provide needed family healthcare to small communities like the one in which she was raised.

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The Lasting Impact of Meaningful COSAM Relationships: Audra Wallace, Biomedical Sciences ’12

COSAM Leaders

03/05/2019

Audra Wallace, Biomedical Sciences ’12, currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts, but has always held close the tremendous impact the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) has made on her life.

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Kosolapoff Award Lecture Series Builds Legacy of Chemistry Community at Auburn University

 (Left to right): Mike Kosolapoff, Dr. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Lara Kosolapoff-Wright and Jerry Wright at the 34th Auburn – G.M. Kosolapoff Award Lecture.

03/05/2019

Audra Wallace, Biomedical Sciences ’12, currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts, but has always held close the tremendous impact the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) has made on her life.

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NPR Interviews COSAM Faculty about Tornadoes in Lee County

NPR's Russell Lewis interviewing Dr. Philip Chaney from the Department of Geosciences.

03/05/2019

Dr. Philip Chaney is an associate professor of Geography at Auburn University. For 21 years he has taught students about natural disasters and directly worked on research projects for Lee County Emergency Management Agency. Dr. Chaney worked with victims of previous tornadoes to understand their preparedness and how they responded during the storm. Recently, he researched potential sites for community tornado shelters including in the Smiths Station area where a tornado just devastated the local community.  

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Message from Dean Giordano – March 2019

COSAM Dean Nicholas J. Giordano.

03/05/2019

Our mission of the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) is to support premier research in the fundamental sciences and mathematics. This work spans a very wide variety of topics, and has grown rapidly in both quality and quantity in recent years. One particular research area is now the focus of a campus-wide effort. This health science initiative aligns strongly with Auburn University’s role as a land-grant university and has the potential for major impact in Alabama and well beyond. In support of this university mission, COSAM is collaborating to align a team of faculty to provide a foundation for this comprehensive research effort.

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