For the first time in Auburn University's history, annual charitable giving by alumni and donors has exceeded $200 million. During its 2015 fiscal year, Auburn received new gifts and commitments totaling more than $202.1 million and experienced one of the sharpest annual fundraising increases in its history.
Auburn fans living in Alabama can ride in style by purchasing the Auburn University license plate, which is now available for motorcycles. Auburn tags for both cars and motorcycles can be obtained at local county license offices with the choice of a six-character tag or a personalized tag.
Older dogs with slowing hearts are getting a new "leash" on life at Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine, where advanced technology and new treatment protocols have created an emerging cardiology program.
James Barth, Auburn University's Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance in the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, will testify Dec. 21 before the country of Georgia's Constitutional Court about changes to the country's central banking system.
Auburn University alumna Melissa Brown Herkt admitted, as the keynote speaker for two graduation ceremonies Saturday, she wondered if she would have anything important to say.
Auburn students who are bitten by the summer travel bug can now complete their course credits in Rome, Italy.
Robert S. Donovan combined his real-life work experience with knowledge from classroom instruction at Auburn University to develop a new tool aimed at improving productivity in the building science industry.
A holiday open house at Pebble Hill in Auburn will feature a talk on the Christmas Truce of 1914 given by Sebastian Lukasik on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 4 p.m. The historic 1847 Scott-Yarbrough house, known as Pebble Hill, will be open for tours from 3 to 4 p.m.; refreshments will follow the talk, which is open to the public.
Two Auburn University professors have been awarded Alabama Innovation Fund grants through the Alabama Department of Commerce for research involving efficient energy systems and catfish vaccines.
Before playing in his last football game as an Auburn Tiger, Jonathan Wallace celebrated his biggest win: becoming an Auburn graduate as he proudly walked across the stage Dec. 12 in the Auburn Arena with the College of Education.
Basketball legend Charles Barkley is well-known for his candor on any issue, but to be honored alongside Civil Rights icon John Lewis made him nearly speechless.
The eighth annual unveiling of the Auburn gingerbread village Thursday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m. will launch holiday festivities for The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Immediately following Auburn's Christmas parade on Thursday, visitors can view the village in the lobby and enjoy hot cocoa, cider, cookies and a hand-bell choir performance. The village will then be on display throughout the month of December.
Auburn University will award 1,590 academic degrees Saturday, Dec. 12, in Auburn Arena during two fall graduation ceremonies featuring addresses by engineering professional Melissa Herkt, a 2015 recipient of the Auburn Alumni Association's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dec. 4 Update: Continued donor support through Dec. 3 allowed the Auburn Alumni Association to achieve its goal for “From Troops to Tigers: New Scholarship Will Benefit Veterans,” thereby increasing the total of fully funded Tiger Giving Day projects to 18 and the total raised through Tiger Giving Day to $411,936.
The Auburn University Foundation recently appointed three new directors to its volunteer board of directors: Sharlene Reed Evans of Jacksonville, Florida; Gregory Lewis Heston of Atlanta; and Gerald W. Smith of Huntsville, Alabama.
The public will have an opportunity to witness the enthusiastic, sports-like environment surrounding BEST Robotics as the 2015 South's BEST championship takes place on the Auburn University campus in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 5 and 6.