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Tam accepts invitation to give a keynote lecture at the Thirteenth International Conference on Matrix Theory and Applications (MTA 2018)

06/26/2017

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Department of Math and Stats reaches 120% of goal for Faculty and Staff Campaign

06/23/2017

Congratulations to US (Department of Mathematics and Statistics) for reaching 120% of our goal during the 2017 Faculty and Staff Campaign. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry shares first place in overall giving for the year.

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Schneller named Fellow of the American Chemical Society

06/22/2017

Stewart Schneller, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and former dean of the College of Sciences and Mathematics, was selected as a 2017 Fellow of the American Chemical Society. The prestigious honor recognizes outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the American Chemical Society.

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Scientists in the Halanych lab make breakthrough discovery on the evolution of the innate immune system

06/22/2017

The laboratory of Kenneth Halanych, the Schneller Endowed Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences, has made a discovery that could have widespread implications for how scientists study the function of the human immune system. Led by doctoral student Michael Tassia, the team discovered that humans and their closest invertebrate relatives share core components in their immune systems.

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From economist to biologist, how one COSAM alumnus made a transformation toward conservation

06/22/2017

The laboratory of Kenneth Halanych, the Schneller Endowed Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences, has made a discovery that could have widespread implications for how scientists study the function of the human immune system. Led by doctoral student Michael Tassia, the team discovered that humans and their closest invertebrate relatives share core components in their immune systems.

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COSAM Distinguished Alumna honored by LaGrange College

06/22/2017

Nancy Mitchell Morris, chemistry ’64, received the Distinguished Service Alumni Award given by LaGrange College in Georgia. Morris graduated from LaGrange College in 1960 before receiving her master’s degree at Auburn.

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Jenny Oakes Sobera, biomedical sciences ’94

06/22/2017

Dr. Jenny Oakes Sobera, biomedical sciences ’94, is a dermatologist and founder of Village Dermatology in Mountain Brook. She recently returned to Auburn to speak to COSAM’s chapter of the national pre-med honor society, Alpha Epsilon Delta.

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COSAM supporter honored by Medical Association of the State of Alabama

06/22/2017

Dr. Richard M. Freeman has received the 2017 Ira L. Myers Service Award from the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.

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Krystyna Kuperberg joins the scientific committee of the conference "Dynamics, Equations and Applications" (DEA 2019)

06/20/2017

Dr. Krystyna Kuperberg joins the scientific committee of the conference "Dynamics, Equations and Applications" (DEA 2019) organized to celebrate the 100th anniversary of AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Poland.

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Merchant and Whitt accept AU lecturer positions

06/19/2017

Lora Merchant and Thomas Whitt have accepted AU lecturer positions and will begin Fall 2017.

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Register now for the 2017 COSAM Dean’s Scholarship Golf Classic

06/08/2017



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COSAM benefactor’s fund for excellence awards Department of Biological Sciences students

06/08/2017

The Meredith Ann Birchfield Endowed Fund for Excellence in the College of Sciences and Mathematics’ Museum of Natural History has recognized two graduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences for their efforts conducting fieldwork with museum curators. Each award comes with a stipend for research support and travel to expand the museum’s taxon representation.

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Bezdek reappointed as C. Harry Knowles Endowed Professor

06/08/2017

Andras Bezdek, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been reappointed as the C. Harry Knowles Endowed Professor for Research Leadership in Mathematics Instruction for a five-year term.

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Meet the COSAM Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Student Ambassadors

06/08/2017

The COSAM Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Student Ambassadors Program is an inaugural group of students dedicated to carrying out COSAM and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs’ mission of creating a diverse STEM workforce.

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Town Creek Watershed Project improves water quality for downstream neighbors

06/08/2017

Auburn University’s Garden of Memory is not just a garden. Located across the street from the President’s House and the Davis Arboretum, the Garden of Memory is also an ecologically important resource because within it are the headwaters for the Town Creek watershed. “Headwaters” is a term used to refer to the upstream areas of a watershed.

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