COSAM Today

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Succeed Conference Highlights STEM Paths for Students
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Succeed Conference Highlights STEM Paths for Students

“As a graduate student, I only knew academia,” said Dr. Haruka Wada, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, at the Succeed Conference held on February 17th. “I don’t want graduate students to graduate and say, ‘now what?’ Having a degree shouldn’t narrow your opportunities, it should widen them.” Learn more about this year's Succeed Conference

 



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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Creates Vibrant Active Learning Space
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Creates Vibrant Active Learning Space

“This room is a flip on traditional office hours,” shared Dr. Rachel Prado, a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. “Students have an opportunity to review the problems that they are working on and find solutions in a supportive and welcoming environment.” Find out more about this new room for active learning

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Graduate Student Inspires Girls to Become Future STEM Leaders
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Graduate Student Inspires Girls to Become Future STEM Leaders

“The EmpowHER Conference was an inspiring experience for me,” shared Akilah Alwan, a graduate student in the Department of Geosciences. “The room was full of female middle and high school students that are proof that girls in the state of Alabama have bright futures in science.” Learn more about this outstanding COSAM graduate student

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Senior COSAM Student to Pursue Rural Medicine
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Senior COSAM Student to Pursue Rural Medicine

"I’ve learned how to spend my time wisely. We are here to study and work really hard, but if that’s all we do we’ll be bogged down. Doing fun things outside of school is also important,” Jacob Megehee said. Find out more about this rural medicine student

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Auburn’s Arboretum Holds Plants and Precious Memories
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Auburn’s Arboretum Holds Plants and Precious Memories

“A lot of people will say this about their college, but I think it is especially true at Auburn. Once you experience Auburn – the school, the campus, the family – it really becomes a part of who you are and stays with you for the rest of your life,” Stan Manush said. Read about Stan and Katherine Manush. They met at Auburn University, became engaged at Auburn's Arboretum and are still part of the Auburn Family more than three decades later.

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COSAM Staff Spotlight - Joyce Hung
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COSAM Staff Spotlight - Joyce Hung

Learn more about Joyce Hung in this COSAM Staff Spotlight. Not only does she interact with faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, she also practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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Auburn Physics Lecturer Comments on Mystery of Repeating Radio Signals from Outside of Our Galaxy
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Auburn Physics Lecturer Comments on Mystery of Repeating Radio Signals from Outside of Our Galaxy

Have you seen recent reports of repeating radio signals coming from outside of our galaxy? Learn more about these from Melissa Halford in Auburn University's Expert Answers



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