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Trawick, Senior Vice President of the Southern Company Commercial Operations and Planning, to speak

05/26/2015

Trawick, Senior Vice President of the Southern Company Commercial Operations and Planning.

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Aust accepts position with Martin Methodist College

05/20/2015

PhD student Jennifer Aust has received and accepted the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics from Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, TN. Her major professor is Professor Dean Hoffman.

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Faculty members nominated for U.S. Professors of the Year

05/11/2015

Two COSAM faculty members have been selected as nominees for the U.S. Professors of the Year: Stuart Loch, Department of Physics; and Sharon Roberts, Department of Biological Sciences.

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COSAM recognizes academic achievement for 2014-2015 academic year

05/11/2015

COSAM awarded top students and faculty at the annual Honors Convocation on April 25. This year, the convocation was held in honor of Howard Hargis, former head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Hargis retired in 2004 after 34 years as a professor at Auburn. During the ceremony, students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Merner group’s first paper selected as ACS Editor’s Choice

05/08/2015

Merner group’s first paper selected as ACS Editor’s Choice

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Perry and Yeh new Graduate Student Council senators

05/07/2015

Perry and Yeh new Graduate Student Council senators

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Brittany Gamble named PASS Mentor of the Year

05/05/2015

On May 1st, the Promoting Academic Success for Students (PASS) Mentoring Program held its 5th Annual Recognition Luncheon. The luncheon focused on “Mentorship Matters.” Mentors and mentees dropped –in to be recognized for a great 2014-15 year. Awards were distributed to each participant in the program. The Mentor of the Year Award was awarded to an outstanding mentor. To receive the award, a student being mentored had to submit a nomination form detailing the reasons why their mentor should be chosen. This year’s winner is Brittany Gamble. She was nominated by here mentee, Victoria Roberson. Ms. Roberson stated:

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Nobel Peace Prize winner to receive honorary doctorate

05/05/2015

John Oakberg, mathematics ’69, will receive an honorary doctorate at the College of Sciences and Mathematics’ 2015 spring commencement on Saturday, May 9, at 10 a.m. Oakberg was part of a team of scientists at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna to receive the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize. The award was presented for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest way possible. “The most significant highlight during my career was in sharing, along with all other IAEA staff members, receipt of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize,” said Oakberg.

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Erzurumluoglu accepts postdoc position at Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada

05/04/2015

Erzurumluoglu accepts postdoc position at Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada

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