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Dean Nicholas Giordano's Celebration of Service

Celebration of Service

07/13/2021

Dean Nicholas Giordano of the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) was recognized at a Celebration of Service reception held at the Leach Science Center on June 23.  Friends, faculty, and alumni joined together to recognize his leadership and accomplishments during his eight years in COSAM, including the Leach Science Center expansion and addition, the growth of the Office of Inclusion, Equity and Diversity, and an increase in the college’s endowment.

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Auburn biophysicist uses one of the fastest computers in the South in the fight against COVID-19

Auburn biophysicist uses one of the fastest computers in the South in the fight against COVID-19.

06/29/2021

Employing state-of-the-art molecular simulations combined with artificial intelligence tools, Prof. Rafael C. Bernardi turns millions of calculations in the study of biological molecules into visual graphics.

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DNA of Auburn Oak leaves is isolated

DNA isolated

06/29/2021

“This tube contains the extracted DNA strands for the famous Auburn Oaks,” said Alex Harkess, the College of Agriculture's Assistant Professor and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology's Faculty Investigator.

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Students design games for the community

Game at the Arboretum

06/29/2021

At the pond at the Davis Arboretum, you’ll find an educational game made by Auburn University students for the entire community.

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Computational chemist sets sights on new methods with $433,561 NSF award

Konrad Patkowski

06/22/2021

For Konrad Patkowski, weak interactions result in a strong interest for his research.

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COSAM celebrates 2020 Lilly-Lovelace Distinguished Service Award recipients

Lilly-Lovelace Awards

06/22/2021

Each year the Lilly-Lovelace Distinguished Service Awards celebrate the efforts of staff in the College of Sciences in Mathematics (COSAM).

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High school students gain hands-on experience in laboratories in the Summer Science Institute

Student creating a battery in a lab

06/15/2021

“Being part of the Summer Science Institute has given me an opportunity to make and test a battery in a lab setting,” said Tina Nguyen from Lamp High School in Montgomery. “I have never been able to do this before and it has been an amazing experience for me.”

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ConnectingCOSAM: Tips for students who want to pursue research

Mason Parkes

06/15/2021

Mason Parkes, a graduate student in the Department of Physics who conducts research in Michael Gramlich's lab, offers advice to undergraduate students that want to begin their journey into the world of research.

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New trail celebrates and honors Pat Giordano

June 11th Pat Giordano Dedication at the Davis Arboretum

06/15/2021

“You are now standing on the Pat Giordano Trail,” said Morgan Pendergrass, director of the Davis Arboretum as she announced this honor during a surprise unveiling on Friday, June 11.

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Study ranks Boyd in top two percent of scientists in his field

Robert Boyd

06/07/2021

For Bob Boyd, being rated in the top two percent of scientists in the field of plant ecology in the entire world is just another reason for him to say War Eagle!

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Message from Dean Giordano – June 2021

06/01/2021

To all COSAM Faculty, Staff, and Students,

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COSAM’s Ed Thomas Jr. named to National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences

06/01/2021

“Ed has made significant contributions to Auburn University over the last two decades and has also served on important advisory boards helping to set science policy in this country. His latest appointment to this prominent advisory committee reinforces the impact that he will continue to make,” said Dean Nicholas J. Giordano of the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM). 

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Rural Medicine Program celebrates students preparing to give back to rural communities

RMP Group

06/01/2021

“Thank you for being part of this program and making a genuine commitment to help small communities that need family doctors more than ever,” said Dr. Larry Wit, academic director of the Rural Medicine Program (RMP) as he welcomed the students to the fifteenth annual RMP Celebration Dinner held at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Convention Center.

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Recycle, reduce, reuse and communicate – COSAM’s Day After Earth Day event shares climate-based education with the community

06/01/2021

“This event was a wonderful opportunity to promote conservation efforts to our entire community in a natural setting of the Davis Arboretum,” said Veronica Morin, assistant director of the Office of Outreach in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM).

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