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Hill and Ortiz named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences

12/15/2017

The American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, or AAAS, announced that both Geoffrey Hill, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, and J. V. Ortiz, professor in the Department of Chemistry, have been named Fellows of AAAS. The AAAS was founded in 1848 and aims to advance science and serve society through various initiatives. The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874, and those named a Fellow are continuous members of AAAS for four years prior to their nomination. This year 396 members were awarded the distinction of Fellow because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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New Geosciences Diversity and Multicultural Award gives students a life-changing opportunity

12/15/2017

Tasha Williams was certain she wanted to take a traditional path to medical school by majoring in organismal biology. Now she is not so certain. A recent study abroad trip to Scotland with the Department of Geosciences opened her imagination to a new approach to medical school, as well as new career options.

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COSAM faculty, students and alumni attend the seventh annual Masamu Institute and Workshops in Mathematical Sciences in Arusha, Tanzania

12/15/2017

Auburn University faculty, students and alumni attended the 2017 Masamu Advanced Study Institute, or MASI, and Workshops in Mathematical Sciences in Arusha, Tanzania from Nov. 17-26. The program was held in conjunction with the 2017 Southern Africa Mathematical Sciences Association, or SAMSA, Annual Conference hosted by the University of Dar es Salaam.

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