Every fall, tens of thousands of football fans descend on the Auburn University campus to participate in a tradition almost as important as the game itself: tailgating. It's a way of life here on the Plains and at college campuses all over the country. Auburn University's new Tailgate Times website is a central source for information on safe tailgating.
A collaboration between Auburn University's Family Child Care Partnerships, or FCCP, program and PNC Financial Services Group is now in its third year, and is enhancing how more than 200 home-based child care providers nurture and educate more than 1,000 infants, toddlers and preschoolers throughout Alabama.
This summer marked the first time Auburn University students studying nutrition or food science had the opportunity to learn about the Mediterranean Diet in the Mediterranean.
Auburn University homecoming events, including the parade, will take place Friday, Oct. 2, from 6 to 10 p.m. in downtown Auburn. The events are sponsored by the Student Government Association.
The San Jose State vs. Auburn football game on Oct. 3 will recognize Auburn Athletics' sustainability initiatives and invite fans to do their part to conserve resources, promote wellbeing and protect the loveliest village on the plains during the Auburn Green Game.
Elite athletes from across the nation can now train and receive science-based assessments and personalized feedback from kinesiology experts at Auburn.
Harold Franklin arrived at the library at Auburn University on Jan. 4, 1964, to register for classes in the graduate school. He was the first African American student to attend Auburn University.
Auburn University’s Facilities Management Department recently completed a number of construction, renovation and repair projects critical for the beginning of the new school year and the fall athletics’ season.
The Auburn University Board of Trustees at its meeting Sept. 25 approved a $1.162 billion budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, effective Oct. 1.
An exhibit opens this weekend in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library marking the 40th anniversary of the retirement of Auburn head coach James Ralph "Shug" Jordan. A display of artifacts reflecting Jordan's life and career will be open to the public during all regular library hours and will be available through the 2015 football season.
Nationally known pencil artist Stephen Malkoff has created a limited edition print of Nova, War Eagle VII, called 'Game Face,' once again sharing his talents with Auburn University.
Jim Armstrong, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, received the prestigious Conservation Communicator of the Year award at the 2015 Alabama Wildlife Federation, or AWF, Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards banquet held in August in Prattville.
Many freshmen bring a hint of home into their residence hall rooms, but occasionally students find themselves going above and beyond with their efforts.
The Southeastern Raptor Center will release six to eight rehabilitated barred owls Friday, Sept. 25, at Chewacla State Park. The release is in coordination with the Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail, which includes Chewacla State Park.
Auburn University will hire 41 new faculty members in five strategic clusters to develop solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing the world today.
The TigerFit health and physical fitness assessment, sponsored by Auburn University's School of Kinesiology, is offered free during fall semester 2015 to students, faculty, staff and the community.
Alina Fernandez was 10 years old when she learned Fidel Castro was her biological father.
Auburn University's 2015 homecoming celebration and football game are set for Saturday, Oct. 3, and so is the 36th annual Fall Roundup and Taste of Alabama Agriculture. The latter will take place at Ag Heritage Park and will get underway at 10 a.m. and wrap up at 2 p.m., one hour before kickoff of the Auburn-San Jose State football game.
The process of selecting a major can be difficult. When you add 140 different undergraduate majors the decision becomes even more difficult. A new on-campus advising center at Auburn University provides students with collaborative academic advising and career counseling to put them on the path to success.
The Alabama Coastal Foundation, or ACF, will hold its third annual "Connect to Your Coast" event Thursday, Oct. 22, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Auburn University Kreher Preserve and Nature Center, 2222 N. College St. in Auburn. Auburn-area residents can enjoy a meal while learning about efforts to protect Alabama's coastal environment.
Auburn University will launch its new "This is Research: Faculty Symposium 2015" Sept. 30 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center to recognize research excellence of Auburn and Auburn Montgomery faculty.
Before last fall, Auburn University students Jake Wright, Cole Kinchler and Sharan Kalva had plenty of ideas for potential businesses but no concrete plan for bringing those concepts to life.
Because This is Auburn – A Campaign for Auburn University reached a new milestone when it surpassed the $800 million mark to reach $828 million at the end of August — nearly 83 percent of its $1 billion goal. The campaign was launched publicly five months ago by the Auburn University Foundation, which receives gifts on behalf of Auburn University and Auburn University at Montgomery.
Auburn University's class ring is brimming with symbolism—embodying Auburn's history and beloved traditions, including the university's seal, mascot, battle cry and founding year.
The Southeastern Raptor Center, or SRC, has launched a series of online auctions of one-of-a-kind, handcrafted jess and lure sets used by the eagles during their 2015 game day flights.
Auburn University soil and environmental scientist Joey Shaw coached Team USA to a world championship Sept. 5 at the second annual International Field Course and Soil Judging Contest in Gödöllő, Hungary, and team member and spring 2015 agronomy and soils graduate Kristen Pegues scored higher than any other individual in the competition, making her the reigning No. 1 soil judger in the world.
Auburn had some very special guests visiting campus the week before its first home football game.
Combating the heat in Alabama isn't an easy task, but Auburn University's football team has a new way to stay cool during practice and game days.
Universities Fighting World Hunger, or UFWH, has rebooted its brand and launched a redesigned website to help university leaders and students committed to solving hunger share best practices across campuses and provide easy access to educational resources.
Auburn University was recently issued the patent for "Dynamic Canine Tracking Method for Hazardous and Illicit Substances" – better known as its VAPOR WAKE® technology – which has been licensed to the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation, or ARTF.
Auburn University has achieved its highest enrollment and top freshman ACT scores in history this fall, according to numbers released today by Auburn's Office of Institutional Research.
Author to give book talks Sept. 16 and 17.
Auburn University will host its fourth annual All-Star Lecture Series on Fridays before home football games for fans wanting to learn more about Auburn people, history, sports, programs and research. The talks will take place at 3 p.m. at the Auburn Alumni Center, 317 S. College St., in either the Goodwin Room or the Galloway Atrium.
Auburn University alumnus Brady Augustine, a leader in health systems operations and improvement, will give a public talk Thursday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m. on "The Rise of the Health Data Scientist" in the Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.
The Disabled American Veteran, or DAV, Mobile Service Office will be on Auburns campus Tuesday, Sept. 8, to counsel, support and educate veterans and their families in the Auburn area about benefits and services.The van will be located at the intersection of the Thach Concourse and Foy Circle from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m and will be open to all students, faculty, staff and community members.Housed in a fleet of well equipped "offices on wheels," DAV's Mobile Service Offices travel to smaller towns and rural communities across the country to assist veterans and their families on the benefits and services available to them in thanks for their service."Veterans on campus and in the community are encouraged to stop by on Tuesday to file or update their claims and learn about eBenefits," said Eugene Benford, Disabled American Veterans Twin Cities Chapter 95 commander.
The National Center for Asphalt Technology, or NCAT, at Auburn University has partnered with Pavia Systems for the use of HeadLight, a project inspection tool, to be used in pavement test track research.
Redevelopment of Samford Park began last fall as Auburn University prepared for the dedication of the new Auburn Oaks during A-Day weekend and continued through the summer to ready the park for the next chapter in the Auburn Oaks story.
When she was asked to join some of the world's best-known senior scientists as a presenter at the 2012 gathering of the World Aquaculture Society, Noe Noe Lwin stole the show. Then just 31 years old, the teacher-turned-entrepreneur captivated the crowd with the story of her challenges and triumphs as a young, female immigrant starting an aquaculture supply company, three seafood farms and a seafood trading business in Thailand—all with no prior experience in the industry and while speaking a second language.