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Annual Duncan Memorial Lecture set for Oct. 9

09/28/2015

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Outreach Summer Programs reach hundreds of area students and teachers

09/28/2015

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Alumnus spotlight: Brady Augustine ’95

09/28/2015

Brady Augustine is a leader in health systems operations and improvement, and is currently the president of Aggressive Analytics Inc., a consulting firm that provides leadership in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid operations, health systems development, health information technology, value-based purchasing, operational and clinical research, regulatory compliance, and performance improvement.

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Dr. Jessica McDonald awarded an NSF grant for 2016 conference

09/28/2015

Dr. Jessica McDonald was awarded an NSF grant for January 2016 conference. See POSTER

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AMS-AAAS Special Session to be dedicated to Włodek Kuperberg on the occasion of his 75th birthday

09/25/2015

An AMS-AAAS special session of the Spring AMS Southeastern Sectional Meeting on New Developments in Discrete and Intuitive Geometry is dedicated to the 75th birthday of our colleague Dr. Włodek Kuperberg. The session is to be held at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA, March 5-6, 2016. See http://www.ams.org/meetings/sectional/2237_program_ss16.html for details and future updates of the program.

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Oeding Receives SEC Travel Grant Award

09/16/2015

Luke Oeding received the SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Award for 2015-2016.

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Smith receives Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award

09/14/2015

Daniel Smith, graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received a Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award from the American Chemical Society. Winners of the award receive a $1,150 stipend and a copy of Chemical Computing Group’s Molecular Operating Environment software, and will be honored at a ceremony. The award was created to stimulate graduate student participation at American Chemical Society meetings, and it is given to five graduate students each spring and fall. Smith is currently pursuing a doctorate in chemistry with a concentration in computational chemistry. He is part of Konrad Patkowski’s research group, where he explores the weak intermolecular interactions between various small molecules and carbon nanotubes in order to obtain a better understanding of the physisorption process of carbon based nanostructures.

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Join COSAM on social media

09/14/2015

The College of Sciences and Mathematics has formed a Social Media Ambassador group consisting of 13 students who are working to document the day-to-day activities of college life, including classroom experiences, research and laboratory efforts, study sessions, travel, field work and extracurricular activities. Join COSAM on social media to meet the new ambassadors and receive their updates and more from the college:

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War Eagle BEST Robotics season begins

09/14/2015

War Eagle BEST Robotics, an annual program sponsored by COSAM and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has kicked off the 2015 season. Each fall, teams of middle and high school students from schools located in East Central Alabama and West Georgia design, build and program a robot from a kit of raw materials through implementation of the engineering design process. The six-week program culminates in a one-day, arena competition. Winners will advance to the regional South’s BEST competition, also hosted by Auburn University.

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Donegan receives AU Spirit of Excellence Award

09/02/2015

Ms. Carolyn Donegan, our staff member, has received the AU Spirit of Excellence Award for September. 

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