The James Beard Foundation, a culinary arts organization behind the nation's top recognition program for chefs and industry professionals, has pitted two of Auburn's own against each other for the title of Best Chef South.
Art is more than putting paint or ink on a page – it can evoke emotions, trigger memories or provide inspiration. Beyond that, it can serve as a window for viewing the world.
The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project at Auburn University has received a $120,000 grant – its largest award to date – to support STEM education in Alabama's prisons.
A comprehensive study of Alabama's banking industry released by faculty in Auburn University's Raymond J. Harbert College of Business reveals that state banks issued $14 billion in small business loans by the end of the third quarter of 2015 and consider regulatory uncertainty and cyberattacks as being among the chief threats to their business model.
When Virginia Davis was in the eighth grade she participated in her first science fair. Davis did not know at the time the impact it would have on her later in life, but because others showed her the value of outreach activities when she was a student, she learned that science could be fun and that she had the potential to be an engineer. In addition to her research, Davis dedicates her life to inspiring students to become scientists and engineers.
Dr. Emily Graff sees cats not only as loving companions, but also as a gateway to better understanding diabetes. A post-doctoral fellow at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Graff heads a research project to understand obesity and diabetes in cats in the hope that it will provide a better understanding and possible new treatments for human diabetes.
Auburn University School of Nursing Dean Gregg Newschwander is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for an alternative therapy area in the school's new building, currently being constructed on campus.
Keshia Knight Pulliam will be the keynote speaker for the Multicultural Center's Women's HERstory Month event Wednesday, March 9, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom at Auburn University. The event is free and open to the public.
It's something the Auburn Family has felt for generations, and now another national publication agrees. In its annual America's Top Colleges ranking, which recognizes the top university from each state, Forbes lists Auburn University as the best in Alabama. The magazine cites Auburn's location, academics, student life and athletics as standout features. To read more about the rankings, click here.
Award-winning Nashville songwriter Anne E. DeChant will team with Alabama author Frye Gaillard for a unique program of reading and song on Friday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. at Pebble Hill. Their presentation, "Watermelon Wine: The Poetry of Americana Music," is free and open to the public.
Auburn University junior Sarah Pitts has been named a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship, one of the nation's top academic awards.
Auburn University Theatre and the College of Liberal Arts presents Stephen Sondheim's "Assassins," Feb. 25-March 6, 2016, on the main stage at Telfair Peet Theatre. An explosive and controversial, yet wildly entertaining work, "Assassins" had its Off-Broadway premiere in 1990, followed by a number of international and regional productions before landing on Broadway in 2004.
Paul Patterson, associate dean for instruction in Auburn University's College of Agriculture, has been named dean of the college, effective immediately, announced today by Provost Timothy Boosinger following a national search.
Nearly 24 years have passed since Mae Jemison went into space aboard the shuttle Endeavor, but her commitment to continuing the study of space exploration has not changed. Jemison shared about her ongoing projects and successes at the Extraordinary Women Lecture at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center Feb. 17.
Whether it be current events, metaphors or hands-on examples including coffee mugs and pigeons, Professor Jeffrey Katz's goal is to keep students engaged in the content he teaches.
State and local elected officials are participating in the Auburn University Honor College’s spring "k(no)w poverty?" lecture series as they address the relationship between politics and poverty.
The Huntsville Museum of Art Guild has created the Iron Bowl of Fashion, pitting fashion design students from Auburn University and the University of Alabama against each other in an art-inspired design contest.
Auburn University advisors were recognized for their outstanding work at the fourth annual Provost Advising Awards Ceremony on Feb. 11.
The 26th Alabama Transition Conference hosted by the College of Education's Auburn Transition Leadership Institute will be held March 7-8 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.
Auburn University has earned the Tree Campus USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation for the seventh consecutive year for promoting healthy trees and engaging staff and students in conservation efforts.
"Make your life meaningful. Life is not just about making money and possessing good things. Your life should mean something to the people around you."
A team of researchers, led by Chris Hamilton, former doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University, has discovered a previously unknown species of tarantula and named it after legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash.
Elaine Coleman, a 2015 recipient of The Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, knows that making a difference in the lives of others is what truly counts.
The Auburn University eagles, trainers and a veterinarian are in the Colorado Rockies, participating in research to help the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory develop a radar system to prevent bird strikes in wind turbines.
Nancy Merner joined the faculty at Auburn University's Harrison School of Pharmacy for the ability to study breast cancer in a part of the country that is both underserved and at high risk. Her efforts in this area were recently recognized as she received a New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP.
Auburn University's purchase of a six-story parking deck on West Magnolia Avenue will transform parking for students, faculty and staff on the west side of campus.
A $2.5 million gift from Charles C. "Buddy" Miller III and wife Pinney Allen will memorialize an Auburn University alumnus and poultry industry innovator while furthering plans for a modern, multiphase research and education center for Auburn's College of Agriculture.
Auburn University today unveiled its new $1 million supercomputer that will enhance research across campus, from microscopic gene sequencing to huge engineering tasks. The university is also initiating a plan to purchase a new one every few years as research needs evolve and expand.
Auburn University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Timothy Boosinger recognized faculty members with the university's highest honors at the 2015-16 Faculty Awards ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.
The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences' Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center is hosting its inaugural 5K, 10K and Half Marathon race March 12 in Andalusia.
Mae Jemison, the first African American woman in space, will deliver the Extraordinary Women Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.