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AURIC Fellowship for A. Dmytrejchuk

02/27/2014

Ana Dmytrejchuk, a graduate student in the group of Dr. Bradley Merner, will be an AURIC Graduate Fellow in Cancer Research, effective March 1, 2014. This fellowship is awarded by the Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer.

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Merriwether Fellowship for S. Gathiaka

02/27/2014

Symon Gathiaka, a graduate student working in the research group of Dr. Orlando Acevedo, has been awarded the Merriwether Fellowship for academic excellence by the Graduate School.

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Promotions for G. Mills and J. Gorden

02/27/2014

President Gogue has approved the promotion of Associate Professor German Mills to the rank of Professor and the promotion of Assistant Professor John Gorden to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure effective in the fall semester of 2014.

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Associate Professor Dr. Doug Goodwin recognized by the ACS as a 2014 Outreach Volunteer of the Year

02/19/2014

Congratulations to Auburn University Associate Professor Dr. Doug Goodwin, recently recognized by the ACS as a 2014 Outreach Volunteer of the Year for his work with the Alabama Department of Corrections. We are very proud of his accomplishments and his service to the Local Section.

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Curtiss wins COSAM Advisor Award

02/19/2014

Dr. Ashley Curtiss has won COSAM’s Faculty Advising Award for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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The COSAM Ph.D. Dean's Research Award for the 2013-2014 academic year Awarded to Branson Maynard

02/19/2014

Branson Maynard was awarded the COSAM Ph.D. Dean's Research Award for the 2013-2014 academic year. His research with Professor Anne Gorden involves the investigation of novel actinide cyanometallate compounds.

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Comer Medal for Excellence in the Physical Sciences Awarded to Kristin Zuromski

02/19/2014

Kristin Zuromski, a B.S. Biochemistry major, was awarded the Comer Medal for Excellence in the Physical Sciences for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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The COSAM Undergraduate Dean's Research Award for the 2013-2014 Awarded to Ethan McCurdy

02/19/2014

Ethan McCurdy, a B.A. Chemistry major, was awarded the COSAM Undergraduate Dean's Research Award for the 2013-2014 academic year. Ethan is performing his undergraduate work with Professor Doug Goodwin evaluating the catalytic interplay of catalytic peroxidase.

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Outstanding Junior for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: John (Wesley) Nelson

02/19/2014

Outstanding Junior for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: John (Wesley) Nelson

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Dean's Medalist for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Spencer Kerns

02/19/2014

Dean's Medalist for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Spencer Kerns

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Auburn University offers students intensive study-abroad and research opportunities in Costa Rica

02/14/2014

Auburn students interested in an intensive study-abroad program in one of the world’s most lush and adventure-filled locations can take advantage of the Organization for Tropical Studies, which owns and operates three biological field stations in Costa Rica: La Selva, Las Cruces and Palo Verde. OTS is a non-profit consortium that includes 63 universities and research institutions from the U.S., Latin America and Australia. Auburn University is the only school in the state that is a member of OTS, and since joining the consortium in 1987, Auburn students have had access to educational, research and funding opportunities in Costa Rica that are not available to non-member institutions.

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Stanbury, Zhan and Mansoorabadi IGP proposals approved

02/14/2014

Internal Grant Program proposals by Professor David Stanbury (“Oxidation of Sulfinic Acids”), Associate Professor Wei Zhan (“Atomic Force Microscope for Characterization of Nanomaterials and Surfaces”) and Assistant Professor Steven Mansoorabadi (“Macromolecular Crystallography at Auburn University”) have been approved for funding by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

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