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COSAM highlights how it continues to make an impact at Leadership Council presentation

COSAM Dean Nicholas J. Giordano

09/29/2020

More than 40 people attended the online presentation of Leadership Council for the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) on Saturday, September 26.

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COSAM's Commitment to the Student Experience – Robert Boyd

09/29/2020

Robert Boyd interacts with students during his advanced Conservation Biology course, which includes 42 undergraduate students and eight graduate students.

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Virtual ‘Science Supper’ addresses fish response to ocean temperature increase

Science Supper

09/29/2020

The Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) Office of Outreach will offer families the opportunity to have a casual science conversation over dinner this week. Science Supper, part of the Science Café series, will present a talk titled “How are marine fishes responding to temperature increase?” The talk will be hosted by Moisés Bernal, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m.

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Hear directly from Stewart Prager from Princeton University about the Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction

Stewart Prager

09/29/2020



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J. V. Ortiz named a top journal reviewer

Vince Ortiz

09/22/2020

Vincent Ortiz, the Ruth W. Molette Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been selected as a Top Reviewer for The Journal of Chemical Physics (JCP) for 2019.

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Mark your calendar for this year’s Fright Night Friday at the Davis Arboretum

Attendees at Fright Night Friday

09/22/2020

Grab a blanket and spend a night watching Halloween-themed musicals under the stars.

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COSAM's Commitment to the Student Experience

Stephen Williams

09/22/2020

Stephen Williams proudly wears a shirt that reads "This Is What A Physicist Looks Like" in the Leach Science Center.However, Stephen's dedication to science showcases the student experience in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM).Since COVID-19, this doctoral student and graduate research assistant has been able to concentrate on research in the Magnetized Plasma Research Lab."Over the past six months, I have been able to continue to work in the Leach Science Center to acquire tons of data, analyze the collected data and try new experiments," Williams shared.He has also been collaborating with other graduate students and members of the Department of Physics. "I am fortunate that my research has taken off and helps me stay on track to earn my doctoral degree in physics from Auburn University," he added.Listen to Stephen discuss why the student experience makes such a difference in COSAM:

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Are you up to the challenge? Get outdoors and find a souvenir coin with the #COSAMCampusCache.

COSAM Cache Coin

09/15/2020

The Office of Outreach in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) has a challenge for you!

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COSAM graduate and energy division chief gives back through programs to low income communities

Maureen Neighbors

09/15/2020

After more than three decades, College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) alumna Maureen Neighbors still remembers the lessons learned while at Auburn, and the professors who greatly influenced both her career and her life.

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DMS Student Worker Isaiah Gunther put in CLA Student Spotlight

09/11/2020

Our student worker Isaiah Gunther, a senior in Media Studies, was put in the "Student Spotlight" in the College of Liberal Arts' Perspective. Click here for the full article Isaiah has worked in the main office for three years.

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Message from Dean Giordano - September 2020

COSAM Dean Nicholas J. Giordano.

09/08/2020

To all COSAM faculty, staff, and students: 

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Unlock Pivot funding and collaboration opportunities

Pivot Profile

09/08/2020

Are you missing out on funding and collaboration opportunities?

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Ashraf Uddin selected for endowed professorship

Ashraf Uddin

09/08/2020

Congratulations to Ashraf Uddin, Professor and Graduate Program Officer (GPO) in the Department of Geosciences in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM), on his selection as the Dr. Robert B. Cook Endowed Professorship effective October 1, 2020.

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COSAM alumnus met Nobel laureates, develops coursework for students and continues to learn from others to become a better scientist

Alumnus Chris Compton

09/01/2020

Chris Compton ’99, ’01 graduated with undergraduate degrees in both geology and physics from Auburn University. He currently works as a lab technician at Washington and Lee University, a small liberal arts college in Lexington, Virginia.

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How an enzyme in a banana helps students learn about biochemistry at home

Dylan Blevins picks-up his at-home biochemistry labs kit.

09/01/2020

“Our biochemistry lab is teaching the most important concepts to students even through remote instruction,” said Kyle Willian, coordinator of biochemistry teaching labs.

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