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, February 19, 2019


Theodor Agapie Shares Research About Synthetic Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry at the Schneller Frontiers Lecture

Dr. Theodor Agapie from the California Institute of Technology spoke to a packed room at this year’s Schneller Frontiers Lecture about small molecule gases and the importance of developing chemical transformations. “I am pleased to see that this lecture series is bringing scholars to campus who enhance the research profile of Auburn University,” said Dr. Schneller. Read more about Dr. Agapie and watch his lecture online.



COSAM Offers Student Support through PASS Mentoring Program

“Our goal is to have small groups of students that are working towards similar career goals in an environment where they can find support from one another,” Dr. Mulligan said. See how COSAM is working to ensure that all students feel supported with opportunities such as the PASS (Promoting Academic Success in STEM) Mentoring Program.


The Path Not Taken: How a COSAM Grad is Changing the Perceptions of Medical School

Lauren Barr graduated from COSAM and took a gap year. She didn’t spend it traveling or just taking time off though. Lauren continued to build the foundation of her career by volunteering in a yearlong service program in Chicago to work with the elderly and understand how she could be the best medical professional possible. Check out how this student serves as an inspiration to so many others.


Panel of Professionals Advises Students on ‘Navigating the Real World After Graduate School’

Students gained insight and real world advice from a group of seasoned professional during a panel discussion. These graduate students heard about the value of networking, applying for jobs and finding the right opportunities with a graduate degree. Find out more about this event.


Hard Work Pays Off for COSAM Senior

Meet COSAM’s Will Cordell - This 4.0 student has received numerous awards and was accepted to the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Will shares that throughout his time at Auburn University, that his journey through college was just as important as the destination. Learn more about this fantastic senior and future pharmacist.

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