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This Week @ Auburn
June 12, 2017

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This Week @ Auburn is a weekly electronic newsletter designed to keep students informed of all that is happening at Auburn.


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New Auburn performing arts center to be named for the Gogues

The Auburn University Board of Trustees today approved naming the institution’s new performing arts center in honor of retiring president Jay Gogue and his wife, Susie.

The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center fulfills the Gogues’ vision for a world-class performing arts center at Auburn University. Their passion for the arts inspired 1957 Auburn graduates John and Rosemary Brown to commit $25 million of their historic $57 million gift to Auburn toward creating the center. Read more about the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center. 

 


Two Auburn women competing in 2017 Air Race Classic

Kendall Higdon and Ashley Tucker

Two Auburn women will become the university's first team to compete in the Air Race Classic, an annual cross-country airplane race for female pilots. Ashley Tucker, a certified flight instructor and 2016 Auburn graduate, and Kendall Higdon, a senior in Professional Flight Management, will fly from Frederick, Maryland, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, as they compete with 53 other teams. Read more about the Air Race Classic. 

Warrior Research Center collaborating with U.S. Army Game Studio to develop aviation-training technology for FAA

Jeff Langhout, left, acting technical director of the U.S. Army’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, signs a cooperative research and development agreement with John Mason, Auburn’s vice president for research and economic development.

Auburn University is collaborating with the U.S. Army and the Federal Aviation Administration to develop innovative aviation learning and training modules using virtual, interactive and multimedia technology. The partnership seeks to develop gaming modules that can be implemented into the FAA's current curriculum for air traffic controllers. Read more about the partnership.

Auburn study: Fruits and vegetables have healthy impact on Alabama’s economy

While fruits and vegetables are undeniably good for the body, they're also a major boost for Alabama's economy, Auburn University and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station economists found in a recently completed analysis of the industry. Read more about the study.

Two Auburn women competing in 2017 Air Race Classic

Kendall Higdon and Ashley Tucker

Two Auburn women will become the university's first team to compete in the Air Race Classic, an annual cross-country airplane race for female pilots. Ashley Tucker, a certified flight instructor and 2016 Auburn graduate, and Kendall Higdon, a senior in Professional Flight Management, will fly from Frederick, Maryland, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, as they compete with 53 other teams. Read more about the Air Race Classic. 

Warrior Research Center collaborating with U.S. Army Game Studio to develop aviation-training technology for FAA

Jeff Langhout, left, acting technical director of the U.S. Army’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, signs a cooperative research and development agreement with John Mason, Auburn’s vice president for research and economic development.

Auburn University is collaborating with the U.S. Army and the Federal Aviation Administration to develop innovative aviation learning and training modules using virtual, interactive and multimedia technology. The partnership seeks to develop gaming modules that can be implemented into the FAA's current curriculum for air traffic controllers. Read more about the partnership.

Auburn study: Fruits and vegetables have healthy impact on Alabama’s economy

While fruits and vegetables are undeniably good for the body, they're also a major boost for Alabama's economy, Auburn University and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station economists found in a recently completed analysis of the industry. Read more about the study.

Two Auburn women competing in 2017 Air Race Classic

Kendall Higdon and Ashley Tucker

Two Auburn women will become the university's first team to compete in the Air Race Classic, an annual cross-country airplane race for female pilots. Ashley Tucker, a certified flight instructor and 2016 Auburn graduate, and Kendall Higdon, a senior in Professional Flight Management, will fly from Frederick, Maryland, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, as they compete with 53 other teams. Read more about the Air Race Classic. 

Warrior Research Center collaborating with U.S. Army Game Studio to develop aviation-training technology for FAA

Jeff Langhout, left, acting technical director of the U.S. Army’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, signs a cooperative research and development agreement with John Mason, Auburn’s vice president for research and economic development.

Auburn University is collaborating with the U.S. Army and the Federal Aviation Administration to develop innovative aviation learning and training modules using virtual, interactive and multimedia technology. The partnership seeks to develop gaming modules that can be implemented into the FAA's current curriculum for air traffic controllers. Read more about the partnership.

Auburn study: Fruits and vegetables have healthy impact on Alabama’s economy

While fruits and vegetables are undeniably good for the body, they're also a major boost for Alabama's economy, Auburn University and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station economists found in a recently completed analysis of the industry. Read more about the study.


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