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Auburn statistician seeks to create new tools to extract information from privatized data with NSF-funded award

Roberto Molinari

11/29/2022

Among constant sophisticated cyberattacks, the topic of data privacy is more relevant than ever.

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COSAM’s STEM Outreach Center ignites fun-filled learning opportunities for families at COSAM Campfires event

11/29/2022

This fall, families had a unique opportunity to learn about science at the COSAM Campfires outreach event while exploring Alabama’s natural plants and habitat in a picturesque, botanical setting at Auburn University.

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Leading planetary scientist receives SEC travel award to study meteorites at Auburn University

11/29/2022

Julia Cartwright, an assistant professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Alabama, is the recipient of a 2022-2023 SEC Faculty Travelers award to conduct research on meteorites at Auburn University in collaboration with Bill Hames, a professor in the Department of Geosciences at Auburn University.

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Montgomery high school students battle for robot bragging rights in first Hyundai HIRE Robotics Tournament

11/29/2022

On November 18, over 100 high school students from Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) competed in the first Hyundai Initiative for Robotics Excellence, or HIRE, high school robotics tournament held at LAMP High School. The competition was a culminating milestone made possible by a $78,800 grant from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) and partnership between HMMA, MPS and Auburn University’s Southeastern Center of Robotics Education (SCORE) to establish robotics teams and education at all Montgomery public middle and high schools.

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Brittni Hall selected first recipient of the Dr. Jennifer W. Stone Annual Graduate Award

11/20/2022

Brittni Hall has been selected as the first recipient of the Dr. Jennifer W. Stone Annual Graduate Award. The award recognizes a DMS GTA who demonstrates excellence in teaching.    Congratulations, Brittni. 

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DMS Fellowship Awards and Teaching Citations

11/15/2022

DMS announces the winners of graduate student fellowships as well as teaching and research citations.

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Elephant toothpaste, flaming gummy bears and exploding pumpkins – oh my!

Auburn students at Sanford Middle School

11/15/2022



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Join COSAM Outreach on Nov. 17 at the next Science Pub

Chris Goldsmith

11/15/2022

COSAM Outreach invites you to join us for our next Science Pub!

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Auburn’s Department of Physics celebrates 100 years with a community tailgate

100 Years of Physics

11/15/2022

On Oct. 29, the Department of Physics celebrated 100 years by showcasing interesting and exciting demonstrations in front of the Leach Science Center.

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COSAM graduate students compete as finalists in Auburn University’s Three Minute Thesis competition

Miranda Silano with the 3MT People’s Choice Award.

11/15/2022

On November 8 in the Melton Student Center Ballroom, ten graduate students competed in the finals of Auburn University’s 2022 Three Minute Thesis Competition, or 3MT, hosted by the Graduate School and the Graduate Student Council.

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DMS professor Schenck awarded a Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford

11/14/2022

Hal Schenck has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford for the coming spring. The award is used by UK institutions “to invite an eminent researcher from overseas for an extended stay in the UK to enhance the knowledge and skills of academic staff or the student body within the host institution.”  Read more Congratulations, Hal!

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Auburn statistician elected member in the International Statistical Institute

Guanqun (Vivian) Cao

11/08/2022

Guanqun (Vivian) Cao, associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been elected a member of the International Statistical Institute, or ISI.

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COSAM receives high marks in 2021-22 Quality of Assessment Report

Students in ACLC.

11/08/2022

The Auburn University Office of Academic Insight recently released its 2021-22 Quality of Assessment Report that summarized the quality of all 29 undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM.

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Learn your blood type on Nov. 18

Know your bloodtype

11/08/2022

Have you ever wondered what your blood type is or what blood types you are compatible with? Well, don’t wait. On Nov. 18, stop by the Sciences Center Laboratory, or SLC, building, room 310 and find out from noon to 3 p.m.

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Local middle school teams compete in annual Auburn Mathematical Puzzle Challenge

Students from Evans Middle School compete against the other top two teams in a final challenge to win it all.

11/08/2022

On November 5, 13 teams of 7th and 8th grade students worked collaboratively to solve mathematical puzzles at the 2022 Auburn Mathematical Puzzle Challenge, or AMP’D.

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