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Graduate Student Awards Announced

10/19/2016

Dr. T.-Y. Tam is pleased to announce the following graduate student awards. Please join him in congratulating the following students for their outstanding achievements.

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Arboretum taking orders for fall plant sale, featuring Auburn Azalea series

10/18/2016

The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is taking orders for the fall plant sale. The plant sale features the Auburn Azalea series, which is a collection of hybrid native azaleas that were created through the tireless efforts of Auburn scientists, faculty and staff over the course of decades. The azaleas are planted throughout the university landscape and come in various colors, including multiple shades of orange. The fall 2016 plant sale will feature the following Auburn Azalea cultivars: ‘Aubie,’ ‘Pat’s Pink,’ ‘Samford Sorbet,’ ‘Tiger,’ and ‘Baker Dean.’ Also available through the Davis Arboretum plant sale are a wide variety of native trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses, perennials, vines and native azaleas. Order forms must be submitted by November 1. Plants will be ready to pick up at the Davis Arboretum Nov. 16-18. To download a PDF of the order form, click here.

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Harrelson recipient of the 2016 Frank Sturm Award

10/17/2016

The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is taking orders for the fall plant sale. The plant sale features the Auburn Azalea series, which is a collection of hybrid native azaleas that were created through the tireless efforts of Auburn scientists, faculty and staff over the course of decades. The azaleas are planted throughout the university landscape and come in various colors, including multiple shades of orange. The fall 2016 plant sale will feature the following Auburn Azalea cultivars: ‘Aubie,’ ‘Pat’s Pink,’ ‘Samford Sorbet,’ ‘Tiger,’ and ‘Baker Dean.’ Also available through the Davis Arboretum plant sale are a wide variety of native trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses, perennials, vines and native azaleas. Order forms must be submitted by November 1. Plants will be ready to pick up at the Davis Arboretum Nov. 16-18. To download a PDF of the order form, click here.

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Former NASA astronaut named 2016 Distinguished Alumna in the College of Sciences and Mathematics

10/13/2016

Kathryn Thornton, physics ’74, has been named the 2016 Distinguished Alumna in the College of Sciences and Mathematics.

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Holly Ellis named William P. Molette Professor

10/12/2016

Professor Holly Ellis in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry was selected as the William P. Molette Professor in the College of Sciences and Mathematics. The professorship supports superior faculty who demonstrate a strong commitment to students and to the provision of high quality instruction, research and teaching. The professorship serves to strengthen and enhance the college, and through the quality of the holder’s work, promotes a positive role model for colleagues and students.

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Interested in pursuing a graduate degree with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University?

10/05/2016

Review of applications for our Fall 2017 class will begin December 5, 2016.  That’s just two months from today!

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