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Auburn plant biologists seek to better understand sunflower development and evolution with $750,000 NSF award

Daniel S. Jones

08/30/2022



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25th Anniversary Summer Bridge Program Alumni Spotlight: From participant to counselor, Brandon Fowler

Brandon Fowler

08/30/2022

A native of Birmingham, Brandon Fowler arrived at Auburn University to participate in the Summer Bridge Program after graduating from Shades Valley High School in 2002. 

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COSAM study abroad trip opens doors to medical procedures and lifelong connections

Auburn students in Italy with the Auburn flag

08/30/2022

Katie Cooper and Anna Traylor, academic advisors in the Office of Student Services in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM, led a team of 25 students this summer to Italy for three weeks that created lasting memories and friendships.  

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A "special volume" of DCDS-S in honor of Georg Hetzer

08/12/2022

A "special volume" of DCDS-S in honor of Georg Hetzer's 75th birthday has just appeared. A pdf of the preface, which includes an essay by our own Paul Schmidt on Georg's role in the development of applied math at Auburn, is here. The complete volume is available online at   https://www.aimsciences.org/journal/1937-1632/2022/15/10

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Department of Geosciences student conducts research at the Smithsonian Institution about the perspectives of climate change

Steph Courtney

08/09/2022

Steph Courtney seeks to make an impact in climate change through her research. This spring, she worked for two weeks at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in the “Deep Time” exhibit hall using eye-tracking glasses, asking in-person questions about exhibits and giving visitors paper surveys to complete. 

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Ceyhan receives research funding from the Office of Naval Research

08/02/2022

Dr. Elvan Ceyhan has received research funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for his project "Adversarial Risk Analysis for Optimal Obstacle Evasion."  The two-year, ~$358k, award to Elvan and his collaborator Dr. David Banks of Duke will be used to develop algorithms and methodology that lead to near optimal policies for navigation at an environment (say, at sea) to avoid adversarial threats.  Duke receives ~$144k of the ~$358k as a sub awardee.   Congratulations Elvan!

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