While avian influenza has been confirmed in 20 states, Alabama remains free of the disease and Alabama poultry producers are doing all that they can to keep the disease at bay.
The Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, or CCHS, at The George Washington University has named retired Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess Jr. to its board of directors. Burgess, former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, is senior counsel for National Security Programs, Cyber Programs and Military Affairs at Auburn University.
One of the nation's top higher education associations today recognized Auburn University for leadership in fostering economic growth, prosperity and innovation.
A second grade class at The "New" Schmid Elementary School in Chicago recently yelled "War Eagle" after being declared the winners of their school's college week.
Auburn University students donated 2,232 pounds of food and 1,055 cubic yards of household items during the 22nd annual Check-Out for Charity, held by Auburn University's Auxiliary Enterprises Property Management.
Four Auburn University Honors College students who graduated this spring have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships. Tyler Look, Matthew Goforth, Matthew Pollock and Steven Vickers will continue their studies in Berlin, Munich, the village of Trittau in Germany, and Latvia, respectively.
Inspired at an historic gathering of university presidents from around the world Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said he planned to take the document that they had all signed, Presidents' Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security, to Vice President Joe Biden, saying that this was an action plan that could help solve hunger.
Last fall, College of Liberal Arts public relations professor Brigitta Brunner and representatives from FOX Sports University, a national program focused on bringing the real world into the classroom, collaborated on a project challenge for Brunner's campaigns class. The project involved NASCAR, social media and a whole lot of noise.
For the fourth consecutive year, Auburn University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, a recognition of the nation's leading colleges and universities for their dedication to civic engagement, service-learning and outreach.
Jule Collins Smith, known for her passion for the arts and education and the namesake of Auburn University's art museum, died Saturday in Houston. A memorial service will be held Friday, June 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Houston.
Auburn University hosted its first aviation camp for rising 9th through 12th grade students June 7-12 to give them hands-on experience while exploring the different careers in aviation, attending lectures with guest speakers, going on field trips and participating in simulator, aircraft and flight line activities.
The first operational meeting of Presidents United to Solve Hunger – a coalition of more than 70 universities worldwide – will be held with multi-sector leaders on June 17 in Washington, D.C.
Members of the Auburn community are sharing two private art collections with summer visitors to Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. "Between the Black and Caspian Seas: Antique Rugs from the Caucasus – Selections from the Collection of Larry Gerber" and "The Greatest Poem" – American Art in the Robert B. Ekelund Jr. and Mark Thornton Collection" are on view through Sept. 6.
Auburn University will remove the Auburn Oak on West Magnolia Avenue and replace it with a live oak of the same size in early July.
Auburn University professor of pharmaceutics Bill Ravis has been instrumental in bringing two new drugs to market – Nesina® to treat type 2 diabetes and Impavido® to treat a parasitic disease that affects people in tropical and sub-tropical climates. Ravis, in the Department of Drug Discovery and Development in the Harrison School of Pharmacy, collaborated with drug manufacturers on the studies and the FDA approval process.
The learning environment in Spidle Hall did not reflect its designation as a nationally ranked interior design program. In fact, offices for interior design faculty still featured the 1960s-era furniture from when the building first opened.
The Oskar Blues Brewery has established an endowed fellowship award to benefit graduate students in the Brewing Sciences and Operations certificate program at Auburn University.
In celebration of Olympic Day, Auburn University's School of Kinesiology will host a team handball clinic and tournament, including wheelchair team handball, for students in grades four through seven, June 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum.
Auburn University Assistant Professor Wendy Hood of the Department of Biological Sciences has received a five-year, $1,032,465 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, "Effects of mitohormesis on reproduction and longevity."
Pebble Hill, an 1847 antebellum cottage on Debardeleben Street in Auburn also known as the Scott-Yarbrough House, will be renovated to honor its mid-1800s origins while continuing to serve as the intersection of town and gown, thanks to a charitable gift to Auburn University.
The U.S. Department of Education recently recognized Auburn University as a 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School in the Postsecondary Sustainability Award category. Auburn was one of nine colleges or universities honored nationally in the inaugural group of higher education institutions.
Less than six months after the U.S. announced plans to restore diplomatic and economic ties with Cuba, the Auburn University College of Agriculture has entered a historic partnership with the Agrarian University of Havana and the Cuban National Center for Animal and Plant Health, paving the way for faculty and student exchange programs and collaborative research efforts between Auburn agriculture and the Cuban institutions.
Auburn University's Department of Biosystems Engineering has been selected to receive the 2015 University Senate Departmental Award for Excellence in Education, an honor that carries with it a $30,000 grant that will be administered in three yearly installments of $10,000 and used for activities that enhance teaching and learning.