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, September 03, 2019


Message from Dean Giordano – September 2019

COSAM has been working on a new strategic plan in alignment with the university's 2019-2024 plan. Learn more about the goals and the process in this month's message from Dean Giordano


COSAM Researcher Studies Opioid Degradation to Help the CDC Fight the Opioid Crisis

“Fentanyl is an incredibly potent and fast-acting drug” Dr. Karimov explained. “Being able to accurately characterize overdoses from fentanyl and its analogues will help first-responders to be able to save more lives.” Read more about how Dr. Karimov is working with the CDC to help this crisis


COSAM Senior Preparing for Military Career

“COSAM definitely prepared me for the MCAT and made everything familiar and not as scary,” Alexis explained. Find out more about this senior who will attend medical school and then will serve in the U.S. Army as a captain.



COSAM’s Open House Gives Students a Chance to Connect with Advisors, Students and Even Animals

This year's Open House gave students an opportunity to learn more about our college, check out student organizations, and see an array of animals including this Eastern indigo snake that Aubie is holding. Check out COSAM's Open House.


Discover Auburn Lecture Series Presenting 'From the Microscope to the Hubble Space Telescope: Laboratory Astrophysics at Auburn University'

Auburn University Libraries’ next Discover Auburn Lecture Series will host Dennis Bodewits in a lecture entitled "From the Microscope to the Hubble Space Telescope: Laboratory Astrophysics at Auburn University." The program will be held on Sept. 5 at 3 p.m. in the Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium at Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

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