COSAM Impacts

Supporting Auburn University's Strategic Plan


Goal 4 - Exceptional and Engaged Faculty and Staff

Evangelos Miliordos

Evangelos Miliordos wins Spring 2021 OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award


Evangelos Miliordos, James E. Land Endowed assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been selected as an OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award managed by the Computers in Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.


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Tree Gene Partnership

Arboretum curator directly impacts conservation efforts for extremely rare oaks


“I am proud that the Donald E. Davis Arboretum has increasingly become known for expertise in southeastern native oaks, and being able to produce contributions like this report proves it is warranted,” said Patrick Thompson, special collections curator for the Davis Arboretum, which is nationally accredited for its oaks collection.


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Brad Merner

Merner selected as 2020 Chemical Communications Emerging Investigator


“Being selected as a one of Chemical Communications Emerging Investigators for 2020 is a great honor. Chemical Communications publishes articles across all disciplines of chemistry, and for my research group’s work to be acknowledged in this way, feels fantastic,” explained Merner.


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Jennifer Stone

Award-winning senior lecturer helps Auburn students build solid foundation in math


“Jennifer is known for her energy, infectious enthusiasm for the subject and genuine care for student learning,” explained Department of Mathematics and Statistics Chair Ash Abebe.


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Mary Lou Ewald

Governor Ivey appoints COSAM’s Mary Lou Ewald as a representative on the new Alabama STEM Council


“Mary Lou has made a tremendous impact in COSAM and in just 2019 led programming for more than 10,000 students, parents, teachers and community members,” explained Dean Nicholas J. Giordano. “I am proud that Governor Ivey has recognized her expertise for this new council.”


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2019 Lilly-Lovelace Distinguished Service Awards

2019 Lilly-Lovelace Distinguished Service Awards Recognizes Outstanding Employees


“The COSAM Lilly-Lovelace Distinguished Service Awards were expanded this year so that we could recognize more employees for their dedication and service to the college,” explained Dean Nicholas J. Giordano. “COSAM is committed to finding ways to celebrate our employees, and these awards encourage all of us to excel through representing COSAM with exceptional service.”


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