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Artist Walter Hood leans against the pedestal of a wooden structure, with his oil paintings behind him on a wall.
February 20, 2024

Walter Hood is undertaking a project with The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University for a new exhibition. The artist debuts 10 biographical paintings through July 7, in “Arc of Life/Ark of Bones.” The installation also includes an outdoor sculpture proposal and a full-scale model.

February 20, 2024

Chih-hsuan Wang, professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology; Peter Liu, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering; and Melody Russell, alumni professor of science education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching, have teamed up to develop an innovative AI curriculum for high school students from underserved school districts in the State of Alabama.

Cityscape with Auburn University Logo and Alabama Community College System Logo
February 16, 2024

As part of Auburn’s growing efforts to broaden Artificial Intelligence, or AI, training to higher education institutions, the university is now partnering with the Alabama Community College System to offer its renowned Teaching with AI course to more than 4,000 faculty teaching across the State’s 24 two-year institutions.

February 14, 2024

Auburn University has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold for the Academic Classroom and Laboratory Complex (ACLC) and LEED Silver for The Edge at the Central Dining Commons.

February 14, 2024

Registered forester and timber investment expert Marc Walley has been named the Earl H. and Sandra H. Weaver Professor at Auburn University’s College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment. In this role, Walley will advance the college’s forestry teaching, research and scholarship.

February 13, 2024

Auburn University has been selected to receive the prestigious 2024 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization for its commitment to ensuring Auburn students graduate with a global mindset and the skills necessary to succeed in an interconnected world.

Samford Hall and Langdon Hall on Auburn
February 07, 2024

Auburn University’s online programs once again were rated among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings that were released on Feb. 7.

man outside with nasa vest
February 05, 2024

Auburn University alumnus Joseph Pelfrey has been named the director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. Pelfrey, who earned his bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering in 2000, will manage one of NASA's largest field installations in this role.

exterior shot of Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn University
February 05, 2024

Jordan-Hare Stadium will get a new scoreboard for the north end zone. The Auburn University Board of Trustees accepted the proposal from Auburn Athletics to replace the existing scoreboard at its Feb. 2 meeting, held on the campus of Auburn University at Montgomery.

Auburn mascot Aubie gives a thumbs up in front of Samford Hall
February 05, 2024

Auburn University has received a record number of applications for its fall 2024 semester, with more than 55,000 submissions coming in from first-year student hopefuls.

Samford Hall with overlaid text
February 02, 2024

Auburn University's campus will host a working courtroom on March 14, when members of the Alabama Supreme Court convene in the Gogue Performing Arts Center, creating a historic moment in the university's history and offering a rare opportunity to observe the Court in action.

February 01, 2024

Auburn University has yet another National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Mehmet Arik, associate professor of mechanical engineering, was recently tapped for the professional honor (widely recognized as the most prestigious awarded to academic inventors) on the strength of more than 120 issued patents with a broad range of applications in medical systems, energy systems, aviation systems and photonics technologies.

Architect rendering of innovative building
January 26, 2024

Construction recently commenced on a new environmental education building at Auburn University’s Kreher Preserve and Nature Center (KPNC), which will be an engaging space for students and visitors to experience the wonder of nature.

Elizabeth Lipke and Yuan Tian
January 16, 2024

VivoSphere, a biomedical engineering start-up founded by chemical engineering researchers Elizabeth Lipke and Yuan Tian, has been selected as one of the most promising new ventures in the bio-diagnostics industry

Michelle Cole, an urban forestry expert and academic administrator in the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment (CFWE) at Auburn University and Beau Brodbeck, assistant director of field operations for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System
January 12, 2024

Michelle Cole, an urban forestry expert and academic administrator in the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment (CFWE) at Auburn University and Beau Brodbeck, assistant director of field operations for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System have been appointed to the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.


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