COSAM Today is a newsletter that provides alumni and friends of the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM, with a smart way to stay on top of the latest news and updates from the college.

Tuesday, October 09, 2018


COSAM Distinguished Alumnus: Dr. S. D. “Dave” Worley

Congratulations to Dr. “Dave” Worley for being honored at the COSAM Distinguished Alumnus Dinner on September 28, 2018. Read more about this alumnus and his discoveries that have a made an impact to millions of people around the world


Astrophysicist Dr. Tim McKay Shares Insight on Equity in STEM Education

Dr. Tim McKay from the University of Michigan spoke to students, faculty and staff about learning gaps in foundational courses. Find out more about Dr. McKay’s visit and presentation on “Equity in STEM Education – Personalizing Education for Student Success” on October 8.



Inside COSAM Labs – Dr. Daniel Warner – Phenotypes and Fitness

Find out more about how Dr. Warner works with a dedicated team of students to create a proactive environment for conservation research. With a lizard room, trips to Florida and an enthusiastic group mindset, see how this faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences is studying how the environment shapes phenotypic variation.      


COSAM Students Make a Difference through Rural Medicine

As future physicians, these students are preparing to help patients in small towns where they can make a real impact to the local community. Learn more about students that are part of the Rural Medicine Program



Coming Home: Geosciences Professor Studies Resiliency after Major Storms

Learn how an assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences conducts research on natural disasters and the interaction between physical and social elements.  Read this article, Coming Home, in the latest edition of COSAM’s magazine, Journey.

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