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COSAM Student Learns Valuable Lessons on Path to Become OB/GYN

Hayley Patterson

12/18/2018

When Auburn University student Hayley Patterson was 11-years-old she witnessed the birth of her younger sister. Hayley said the experience inspired her to pursue an education to become an obstetrician-gynecologist, and she has learned a lot about herself along the way.

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Women Take Charge at South's BEST Robotics Championship

Female members of the Wetumpka High School Robotics Club.

12/18/2018

Looking around at the recent South’s BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) Robotics Championship hosted earlier this month at Auburn University, women were involved in every aspect of the competition. With components that include marketing, engineering and more, the competition attracts around 40 percent more women than similar robotics competitions.

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COSAM Office of Student Services Offers Encouragement and Goodies to Students during Finals

Student Services Team

12/18/2018

The Office of Student Services of the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) helped make finals a little easier on students last week by offering free snacks, Scantrons and even a few encouraging words all week.

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Dean and Mrs. Giordano Thank Staff at Annual Holiday Event

Mrs. and Dean Giordano

12/18/2018

Dean Giordano and his wife, Mrs. Pat Giordano, recently thanked administration by hosting a holiday luncheon at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. During this annual event, Department Chairs and staff members had an opportunity to meet and connect with colleagues. Dean Giordano expressed his sincere thanks to staff for their hard work and dedication.

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COSAM Leader Reflects Fondly Over Time Spent at Auburn

Teressa Duong

12/11/2018

As she prepares for graduation in May, Teressa Duong looks back on her time as a student in the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) with pride. From time spent as a COSAM Leader, to a fun summer as a Camp War Eagle counselor, she said she has enjoyed her time as a student and feels prepared for the next chapter of her life.

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Planetary Scientist Speaks at the Department of Physics Colloquium

Dr. Kathleen Mandt

12/11/2018

The Auburn University Department of Physics recently hosted Dr. Kathleen Mandt, Planetary Scientist at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, to speak on “Plasma Boundaries in the Inner Comae of Comets.”

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COSAM Students, Faculty and Staff Have Fun Kicking Off Geography Awareness Week

COSAM Academic Advisor Katie Cooper and Department of Geosciences Lecturer Dr. Carmen Brysch.

12/11/2018

Auburn University students enjoyed games, pizza, and even had the chance to fly a drone on Cater Hall Lawn last week.

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Women of South’s BEST Robotics Championship Learn of Marine Biology Advances During Luncheon

Dr. Elizabeth Bevan.

12/11/2018

Around lunch time on December 1, around 200 high school girls took a break from the Auburn University-hosted South’s BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) Robotics Championship to take part in the Women in Science and Engineering Luncheon.

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COSAM Graduation Marshal Kirklin L. McWhorter Discovers His Passion for Teaching and Research

COSAM Graduation Marshal Kirklin L. McWhorter

12/11/2018

“Never take for granted the fantastic phenomenon of obtaining new knowledge,” explains Kirklin L. McWhorter.

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DMS names Dr. Huajun Huang Outstanding Graduate Teacher

12/05/2018

Dr. Huajun Huang receives Outstanding Graduate Teacher Award.

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Nigerian COSAM Student Plans to Bring Education Benefits Back Home

COSAM Leader Daniel Udochi.

12/03/2018

Auburn University student Daniel Udochi is a long way from his home of Lagos, Nigeria, but he’s hoping his College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) education will eventually benefit his home country.

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Limited Supply of Auburn Azaleas for Sale

The ‘Aubie' Auburn Azalea.

12/03/2018

The Davis Arboretum has a limited supply of Auburn Azaleas available for purchase on Friday, December 7 from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. The sale will take place at the Arboretum pavilion off Garden Drive. The Auburn Azaleas available include, ‘Aubie’, ‘Tiger’, ‘Pat’s Pink’ and ‘Baker Dean’. This is the perfect gift for the Auburn fan in your life! The one-gallon native azaleas sell for $25 each. All proceeds benefit the Davis Arboretum and it’s continued efforts in conservation, education and outreach. Cash or check only. Contact the Davis Arboretum at arbinfo@auburn.edu for more information. 

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Angela Wilson Presents at the Department of Chemistry Colloquium

Dr. Angela Wilson

12/03/2018

The College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry recently hosted a colloquium featuring Michigan State University professor Dr. Angela Wilson, who is also the former director of the chemistry division of the National Science Foundation.

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Two COSAM Researchers Recipients of AAAS Distinction

AAAS

12/03/2018

Dr. Kenneth M. Halanych of the Department of Biological Sciences and Dr. Stewart W. Schneller of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) at Auburn University are the recipients of the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows.

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Students are the Shining Stars at South’s BEST

South's BEST participants entering field.

12/03/2018

On December 1 and 2, the stage was set at Auburn University’s Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum. Two robotic platforms with an array of sound effects and lighting options covered the floor. Cheering fans with custom signs filled the arena. Fog machines and scoreboards celebrated each team.

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