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This Week @ Auburn
April 3, 2017

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Students invited to exclusive discussion with Apple CEO Tim Cook

Auburn's Student Government Association will host an exclusive event with 1982 Auburn graduate and Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday, April 6, at 10 a.m. in Telfair Peet Theatre. The event, titled "A Conversation with Tim Cook: A Personal View of Inclusion and Diversity," is part of SGA’s ongoing efforts to engage the student body in an active conversation about diversity, inclusion and equity.

A limited number of free, general admission tickets are available to currently registered Auburn University students on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in attending, please note the instructions below:

  1. Tickets will be distributed on Wednesday, April 5, at 8 a.m. in the second floor lobby of the Student Center.

  2. Bring two forms of a photo ID. One must be a valid AU Student ID.

  3. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. You must be present to obtain a ticket; a friend may not obtain one for you. Tickets are non-transferable.

Questions about the event can be directed to sga@auburn.edu. 


Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

Nearly 500 students showcasing their research April 13

Auburn University will hold its "This is Research: Student Symposium 2017" on April 13 in the Student Center, giving Auburn and Auburn Montgomery students an opportunity to share their research university-wide. More than 470 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 350 last year, have registered to participate through oral presentations, posters and creative scholarship displays. Read more about the student research symposium.

Record number of Auburn students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Fourteen Auburn University students and recent graduates are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, doubling last year’s number of awardees. The purpose of the fellowship program is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. In addition to these 14 recipients, six other students were designated as honorable mentions. Read more about the National Science Foundation Fellowship recipients.

Student team BioErgo Solutions wins Tiger Cage competition with device to help prevent workplace injuries

Pictured, from left, are Business Dean Bill Hardgrave; Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship Managing Director Lakami Baker; BioErgo Solutions team members Robert Granzow, Mengdie Chen and Rong Huangfu; and Top Tigers Awards luncheon keynote speaker and Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 2.9 million non-fatal occupational injuries in 2015, resulting in millions of dollars in treatment costs. However, three Auburn University graduate students believe they can help make workplaces safer. Read more about the Tiger Cage winners.

University selects Dave Eggers’ ‘The Circle’ for 2017-18 Common Book

"The Circle" is the first work of fiction selected for the Common Book: One Book One Auburn program since its inception in the fall of 2010. Author Dave Eggers will be on the Auburn University campus Sept. 12-13 to speak about the international bestseller and his experiences. Read more about this year's Common Book.

University holds groundbreaking ceremony for new performing arts center

Auburn University held a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, April 1, to celebrate the construction of a new performing arts center. Located across from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art on South College Street in Auburn, the center’s proximity to the museum creates a new arts district for the university, community and region. The center is expected to be complete by 2019, with programming beginning that year. Read more about the performing arts center.

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business breaking ground on $40 million facility

Fifty years after Auburn University founded a school of business, the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will celebrate the groundbreaking of a facility that will play a vital role in its future growth. Read more about the new facility coming to the College of Business.

Textron Aviation donates use of new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Auburn aviation program

Recent Auburn graduate Ashley Tucker and junior Hampton McDonald piloted the Auburn-logoed Skyhawk 172 to Auburn.

Auburn University aviation students love flying—especially on a school day field trip to Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, where they were presented with a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. Read more about Auburn's new Cessna aircraft.

Auburn’s Campus Kitchens Project recognized as Kitchen of the Year

The Campus Kitchens Project at Auburn University has been named Kitchen of the Year, a national honor presented at the fourth annual Food Waste and Hunger Summit. Read more about the Campus Kitchens Project's recognition.

Student team places second in SEC Campus Water Matters competition

An Auburn University student group placed second among seven schools competing in the SEC Campus Water Matters competition. The competition was held as part of this year's SEC Academic Conference, The Future of Water, held at Mississippi State University. For the competition, students prepared a 10-page project narrative, an abstract and a project design board. The student team members are Edna Fernandez-Figueroa, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (MS); Ben Holcomb, Natural Resources (BS); Ashly Hoppers, Horticulture (MS); Fnu Jaspuneet Kaaur, Landscape Architecture (MLA); Draper Rushing, Biosystems Engineering (BS); Megan Swanson, Natural Resources (BS); and Caitlin Sweeney, Environmental Science (BS). The faculty advisors were Amy Wright, Eve Brantley and Tom McCauley. 

Journalist and writer Laura Ling speaking at Auburn tonight

The Cross-Cultural Center for Excellence will host Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist, web and TV host on Monday, April 3, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center ballroom. Read more about Laura Ling.

SEC's Auburn University Faculty Achievement Award presented to James Barth

Auburn University Professor James Barth will receive the Southeastern Conference's Auburn Faculty Achievement Award for 2017. Read more about James Barth's award.

Documentary preview screening and launch of WWI traveling exhibit April 6 at Pebble Hill

A traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of Alabama's involvement in World War I is coming to Pebble Hill in April. Read more about the World War I traveling exhibit.

Consul general of Ireland visited campus March 30

Pictured, from left, are Auburn Abroad Coordinator Lauren Roalkvan; Head of the School of Industrial and Graphic Design Clark Lundell; McWhorter School of Building Science Professor Scott Kramer; Senior Counsel to the President Anna Gramberg; Consul General Shane Stephens; Health Administration Program Director Rene McEldowney; School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Ross Heck; Auburn Abroad Coordinator Korbin Dimmick; and School of Industrial and Graphic Design Professor Randy Bartlett.

Shane Stephens, consul general of Ireland in Atlanta, met with faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, the College of Liberal Arts and with coordinators of Auburn Abroad on Thursday, March 30. The visit was the latest in a series of visits from international dignitaries and is part of a strategic plan to enhance education by providing more international experiences for students.

University Outreach holds ribbon cutting for Korea Corner

Pictured above, from left, are Daniel Yu, assistant director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Ron Anders, City of Auburn councilman; Hope Stockton, director of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education; Giovanna Summerfield, associated dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts; Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger; Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kim Seong-jin; Vice President of University Outreach Royrickers Cook; Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller; Andrew Gillespie, assistant provost of the Office of International Programs; and Suhyun Suh, coordinator of Korea Corner. 

University Outreach held a ribbon cutting March 28 for Korea Corner, an educational and cultural resource center on Auburn's campus.Located at 2235 Haley Center, Korea Corner was established with support from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Korea Corner will support the efforts of Auburn University Outreach to meet the changing needs of citizens in a global society. It will increase access to materials on Korea for Auburn students and members of the local community, and will help create educational experiences to strengthen the connection of members of the Korean community to American culture and society. Read more about Korea Corner online.

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