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Test Anxiety and Stress Management Seminar held September 23rd

09/24/2014

As part of the Undergraduate Survival Guide Series, the second Lunch and Learn Seminar was “Test Anxiety."

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PASS Orientation/Training held September 21st

09/22/2014

PASS, our peer mentoring program, held training on September 21, 2014.

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SCB night swamp walk - DBS

09/17/2014

On the warm night of September 16, 18 students and 4 DBS faculty and staff explored a wetland in Tuskegee National Forest. Led by Ecology Coordinator Shawn Jacobsen, we found reptiles, amphibians, fish, spiders, and many other invertebrates during our several-hour exploration of a bottomland forest and associated ponds. Black-lighting arranged by Entomology M.S. student (and former SCB President) Scott Clem brought in a large number of insects: during the trip representatives from over 30 insect families were found. Overall a great learning experience for students interested in Alabama’s biodiversity!

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2014 Stanley C. Israel Award to Professor Ortiz

09/12/2014

Prof. Vince Ortiz of Auburn University has been selected as the 2014 Stanley C. Israel Award winner for the Southeast Region of the American Chemical Society. The award will be presented at the October 2014 SERMACS meeting in Nashville, TN. In addition to covering his travel expenses and registration for the SERMACS, the award will provide a $1000 honorarium to support Prof. Ortiz’s future outreach efforts. The Stanley C. Israel Regional Award recognizes individuals and/or institutions who have advanced diversity in the chemical sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that promote inclusiveness within the region.

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Time Management Seminar held September 8th

09/09/2014

As part of the Undergraduate Survival Guide Series, the first Lunch and Learn Seminar was “Time Management.”

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Associate Professor Chris Goldsmith co-author's paper for the Journal of the American Chemical Society

09/08/2014

Associate Professor Chris Goldsmith is the co-author of a paper entitled “A Mononuclear Manganese(II) Complex Demonstrates a Strategy to Simultaneously Image and Treat Oxidative Stress.” The paper will appear in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. The described work resulted from a collaboration between researchers in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the AU MRI Research Center, and the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Patent for Emeritus Professor Worley

09/08/2014

The US Patent Office recently issued US Patent No. 8,821,907, entitled "Biocidal N-Halamine Epoxides to Dr. Worley and co-inventors.

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HS Visitation Day Registration Deadline October 3rd

09/05/2014

We are pleased to invite you to our Annual Minority High School Visitation Day to be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM CST in the Auburn University Student Center. This event is being sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM).

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