On any given weekday morning before a home football game, you can probably find Eric Kleypas in Jordan Hare Stadium. The stadium will be quiet, except for the buzzing of the pressure sprayer Kleypas and his crew are using to paint the field for the gridiron battle each Saturday.
A recently established permanent endowment by Margaret Holler of Auburn will benefit the operations and community programs of the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve, also known as the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center, or KPNC. Equally important, it honors the devotion to conservation and environmental education demonstrated by her late husband, Nicholas "Nick" Holler.
Assistant Vice President for University Outreach Royrickers Cook has announced the formation of the Government and Economic Development Institute, or GEDI. Longtime outreach director Joe Sumners will serve as executive director for the institute.
Auburn University ornithologist Geoffrey Hill is the recipient of the inaugural Research Advisory Board Advancement of Research and Scholarship Achievement Award for his accomplishments and innovative research during his 22 year career.
Auburn University football great Bo Jackson and Board of Trustees member Raymond Harbert were among the six inductees into the Alabama Academy of Honor Monday at the Capitol in Montgomery.
Auburn University will mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a candlelight vigil and balloon release, starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, on the Cater Hall lawn.
As part of Auburn University's efforts to prevent sexual assault and other forms of sexual violence from occurring on campus, the Green Dot Bystander Intervention program will officially launch on campus Thursday, Oct. 29.
Auburn University’s Tiger Dining strives to provide students with dining options that best fit their lifestyles, from healthy food options to meals that adhere to special dietary needs. This commitment to offer excellent food options has brought fresh produce and meats from the Lee County area to dining venues.
Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, maker of the Jeep Wrangler, needs a strategy to source headlamps. But do headlamp designs and performance features influence vehicle sales? Are these suppliers financially stable and what are the risks? Would consumers pay more for a premium headlamp design? Regardless of price, which headlamp technology – Halogen, Xenon or LED – is best and why?
The glow of more than 400 jack-o-lanterns will illuminate the newly renovated and redesigned courtyard of Auburn University's Dudley Hall on Friday, Oct. 30, as students from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction hold the 27th annual Pumpkin Carve.
When Sarah Grace Durrance reached Dillingham, Alaska, to start her new job teaching first graders, it was the first time she stepped onto Alaskan soil. The 2014 Auburn graduate arrived in August in her new community, which is located on the southwestern corner of the state 330 miles from Anchorage and is only accessible by boat or plane.
A public forum on "Bridging the Divide: Juvenile Justice and the Community" will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Harris Center, at 425 Perry St. in Auburn.
Auburn University alumnus John Oakberg, mathematics '69, will speak Tuesday, Oct. 27, on "The International Atomic Energy Agency and Nuclear Non-Proliferation – With a Personal Perspective on Current Events Related to Iran." The lecture is open to the public and will take place on campus in 115 Sciences Center Classrooms Building at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 3:15 p.m. prior to the lecture.
The College of Human Sciences at Auburn University will honor U.S. Congressman John Lewis of Georgia and basketball legend Charles Barkley at the 22nd annual International Quality of Life Awards ceremony at the United Nations on Monday, Dec. 7.
Auburn University's Center for Children, Youth and Families has been awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Family Assistance to study the efficacy of the Alabama Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Initiative.
"Opelika," a detector dog in training in Auburn University's Canine Performance Sciences, or CPS, program, will be at the Opelika City Council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall's Council Chambers, 204 S. 7th St. This will be the canine's second visit to a city council meeting, during which Mayor Gary Fuller and members of the city council will get an update on her training.
Barbara Dooley will provide the keynote address at the 2015 Women's Philanthropy Board Fall Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 13, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, or APLU, has included Auburn University among the six public research institutions identified as finalists for its third annual Innovation and Economic Prosperity University Awards.
Auburn University's fifth annual All In, All Pink event to promote breast cancer awareness will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the Auburn University Student Center green space. The event is hosted by the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach in collaboration with the Kappa Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. All students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend.
As most people who spend time in the outdoors know, exposure to ticks is all too common in the South. The problem is not only the itching and redness from bites, but is much more serious due to the possibility of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.
Auburn freshman Tripp Gulledge is an accomplished musician. Before coming to the Plains, he was drum major of his high school band for two years, consistently earned first chair symphonic band honors and spent four years playing in the Alabama All-State band.
The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project at Auburn University will present a reading and discussion with award-winning poet Jean Valentine at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the first floor auditorium of the Ralph B. Draughon Library.
While a person's health care team is working hard to treat whatever is ailing them, one component that is often overlooked and possibly detrimental during the extended stay indoors is the lack of Vitamin D. The faculty-student research team of Allison Chung and Elizabeth Wood are trying to find out exactly what kind of impact that has on chronically ill children.
Eleven large-scale sculptures now welcome visitors to Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University in the second installment of "Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition," on view around the lake and on the grounds through Oct. 2, 2016.
Auburn University students are among the nominees for three of the nation's top postgraduate honors, the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships. Students awarded these scholarships will pursue their individual fields of study at prestigious universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
He manages his race team's finances. He coordinates team logistics from tracks in California to Canada. He finds lodging for crew members, and even cooks for them. He courts sponsors to help pay the bills. He's even won a time or two.
The Auburn University Office of International Programs and the Auburn-Keimyung King Sejong Institute will present the third annual Korea Festival Oct. 19-24. The festival will feature a cinema class, food tasting, hands-on folk art workshops and a gala fashion show featuring traditional Korean clothing. All events are free and open to the public.
"Alabama Stories: A Symposium in Honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities" will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. A grand reopening of Pebble Hill will follow the symposium.
With a National Science Foundation grant secured by Auburn University faculty, undergraduate students at Auburn will design, build and test two CubeSat satellites that will launch into space in 2018.
Fifty faculty and administrators from Southeastern Conference universities, including three from Auburn University, will be able to hone their leadership skills through a professional development program as 2015-16 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.
Do people really care about fat grams and calories listed on nutritional labels, or has the industry been wasting its time marketing this information? Brian Bourdeau, associate professor of marketing in Auburn University's Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, wants to find out.
The Auburn Alumni Association has named four recipients to receive its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2016.
The Auburn Alumni Association has named four new members to its board of directors, effective Oct. 3 following the board's annual general meeting. Board members serve four-year terms.
The Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences will host an expo and field day Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center on North College Street in Auburn. The event is free and open to the public.