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Auburn chemistry alumna part of highly competitive 2022 class of Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows – One of just 14 in the nation

Alex Bredar

07/05/2022

For Alex Bredar, independent research has driven her to reach new heights.

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Students explore local biodiversity from field to museum at AUMNH’s Curious Curators Camp

06/28/2022

Why do we have natural history museums? Why are they important, and how do museum collections grow?

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Celebrating 25 Years of the STEM Summer Bridge Program

06/28/2022

A year-long celebration to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Summer Bridge will officially begin on July 1!

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First-year Auburn students excel in first-time research course

06/21/2022

Not many research opportunities are available to first-year undergraduate students. However, a pilot class in spring 2022 BIOL 1021 – CURE: The Principles of Biology Lab has proven that the new college students can excel in both the classroom and in the laboratory.

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SCORE’s VEX GO and VEX IQ Competition Camps engage elementary students in STEM and robotics education, foster critical thinking and teamwork skills

06/17/2022

Rising second through fourth grade students spent an enriching week at two of Auburn University’s Southeastern Center of Robotics Education, or SCORE, robotics camps, learning varied levels of robotics—from identifying basic parts to analyzing design for competition success.

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DMS Assistant Professor Melinda Lanius and Lecturer Heather Haskell, co-director, have received a Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant

06/14/2022

DMS Assistant Professor Melinda Lanius has received a Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant for her proposal entitled “Promoting Success in Mathematical Enrichment through Graduate Teaching Assistant and Undergraduate Pre-Service Teacher Training” from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).   Lecturer Heather Haskell, co-director of this program, will assist in curating a manipulatives library for the outreach programming.   For more of the story, here  

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Grant from the Mathematical Association of America adds up to increase a student’s positive math experience

Melinda Lanius

06/14/2022

Melinda Lanius is the recipient of a Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant entitled “Promoting Success in Mathematical Enrichment through Graduate Teaching Assistant and Undergraduate Pre-Service Teacher Training” from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Through this project, Lanius will provide hands-on outreach educational activities to local middle and high school students.

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High school students complete unique, advanced educational experience at Summer Science Institute

Summer Science Institute

06/09/2022

Thirteen rising juniors and seniors representing six high schools across Alabama and Georgia completed a week-long Summer Science Institute held June 5-11 on Auburn University’s campus. Hosted by the Office of Outreach in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM, the institute is a science program held annually for students with a high aptitude and interest in the fields of science and math.

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SCORE Robotics Institute trains teachers in robotics, provides valuable professional development opportunity

SCORE Training Summer Program

06/06/2022

The Southeastern Center of Robotics Education, or SCORE, kicked off its two-week Robotics Institute on May 31, giving K-12 teachers an extended, hands-on professional development opportunity to learn about various robotics platforms.

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DMS Ph.D. graduate Shuoyang Wang (May 2022) is one of the recipients of the highly competitive Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

06/01/2022

Shuoyang Wang (May 2022) (advisor: Guanqun Cao) is one of the recipients of the highly competitive Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics for his paper “Empirical likelihood ratio tests for varying coefficient geo models”. Shuoyang will use his award to travel to the Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug 6-11, Washington DC. Here is the list of all the awardees:   https://imstat.org/2022/05/05/recipients-of-the-2022-ims-hannan-graduate-student-travel-awards-announced/

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