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SCB pitches in to clear out invasive plants along Parkerson Mill Creek

02/25/2013

Auburn University’s chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) joined in the Parkerson Mill Creek Showdown on the morning of Saturday, February 23. The event combined our 8 SCB members (see photo) with volunteers from the Davis Arboretum staff, Facilities Management, the Department of Horticulture, the AU Office of Sustainability, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and the Alabama Invasive Plant Council. We spent several hours clearing invasive plants from the banks of Parkerson Mill Creek behind the McWhorter Center, and then enjoyed a chili lunch provided by the sponsoring groups.

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Prof. Lin Selected as a Changjiang Chair Professor

02/25/2013

Auburn University’s chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) joined in the Parkerson Mill Creek Showdown on the morning of Saturday, February 23. The event combined our 8 SCB members (see photo) with volunteers from the Davis Arboretum staff, Facilities Management, the Department of Horticulture, the AU Office of Sustainability, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and the Alabama Invasive Plant Council. We spent several hours clearing invasive plants from the banks of Parkerson Mill Creek behind the McWhorter Center, and then enjoyed a chili lunch provided by the sponsoring groups.

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DBS holds 1st Annual Biology Trivia Contest

02/19/2013

The 3 academic clubs in the Department of Biological Sciences, Marine Biology Club, Microbiology Club, and the Society for Conservation Biology, recently held a Biology Trivia Contest! Seen here are the winners of the trivia contest holding up their prizes. The grand prize awarded was a “Volcano Shrimp Ecocube” donated by Professor Scott R. Santos. Six teams participated in two evenings and competed in answering questions in 10 subject categories. Further events that combine the interests of all 3 academic clubs in Biology are planned for future years.

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U.S. Geoscience Enrollments and Degrees Grow Robustly in 2011-2012

02/12/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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Prof. Duin receives NASA funding

02/11/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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IGP grant for Professors Goodwin and Calderon

02/11/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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IGP funding for Professors Easley, Shannon and Simonian

02/08/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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Prison Outreach Award for Prof. Goodwin

02/08/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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PASS Mentoring Program Update

02/06/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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K!DSPARK held Jan. 19 in Birmingham, AL

02/06/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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Featured article by Prof. Acevedo

02/04/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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Dr. Marie Kraska Award for Excellence in Teaching

02/04/2013

http://www.as.uky.edu/us-geoscience-enrollments-and-degrees-grow-robustly-2011-2012 

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Logan Chair celebrated with recognition dinner

02/01/2013

On Jan. 15, a dinner was held in recognition of Chris Rodger, the inaugural recipient of the Logan Chair, established by Don and Sandy Logan. Rodger is the associate dean for research and graduate studies for COSAM. The Logan Chair is designed to support superior faculty of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who possess academic leadership in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and university and professional service, including outreach activities, within the department, with each category weighted equally. Additionally, the recipient of the Logan Chair is expected to work to strengthen and enhance mathematics, and serve as a positive role model for students and colleagues.

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