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, January 15, 2019


Message from Dean Giordano - January 2019

COSAM has a rich and vibrant history reflecting notable leaders and important contributions. Learn about a new history project that will preserve our history while creating an opportunity to share it with future generations.

Read Dean Giordano’s January message.


Alabama Has Second Highest Growth in the Nation for VEX Robotics – The 2019 Southern Regional VEX Robotics Conference Provides Essential Training for Teachers

The state of Alabama has the second highest growth in the entire nation in VEX Robotics. Learn about this unique conference where teachers gain hands-on knowledge about coding and programming.


COSAM Office of Student Services Welcomes Students Back with Free Snacks, Goodies and Helpful Information

COSAM students were welcomed back with snacks, swag and information. Find out more about how the Office of Student Services made the first week fun and engaging.


COSAM Faculty Focus: BioPhysics Expert, Michael Gramlich

Meet Dr. Michael Gramlich, an expert in BioPhysics. “I love the ability to apply original ideas to new areas,” shared Dr. Gramlich. “Being able to take foundational physics theories and modify them to explain and contribute to the field of biological physics provides an exciting new perspective.” Check out this new addition to the faculty in the Department of Physics.


COSAM Peer Advisor Shows Appreciation Through Art

Caroline Norris wanted to do something special to show her appreciation for the people who have made such a difference to her in COSAM. Find out more about her drawing of the Sciences Center Classroom Building.  


COSAM Student Working to Bring More Medical Options to Nigeria

“You don’t need to know what you want to do in the next 20 years, you just need to know what you want to do in the present,” he said. “You need to know what test you have to pass tomorrow, what assignments need to be done before tomorrow, that’s all you need to know. I have come to understand that the reason why people do not succeed is it’s not a general hindrance, it’s personal. If you make up your mind to do something, it’s possible.” Learn more about this incredible COSAM student.

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