Taylor Wesley, Auburn University's Miss Homecoming for 2015, is preparing to crown her successor on Saturday, Oct. 1. As a result of her personal experiences and concern for others, Wesley dedicated her title platform this past year to speaking out about substance abuse and mental health issues. Hers was a unique journey that is also distinctly Auburn.
Auburn’s Harbert College of Business Online MBA continues to be ranked among the nation’s best programs by The Princeton Review, based on both surveys of administrators and enrolled students.
In an ever-changing world of multimedia and around-the-clock news, communication professionals play a vital role in having a successful business and having a good relationship with consumers.
Auburn University students feel at home on the Plains, both socially and academically, and at ease with their professors—making Auburn the sixth-ranked university nationally in terms of engagement.
Folks of all ages can get an entertaining, enlightening and up-close look at the fascinating world of agriculture during the fifth annual Ag Discovery Adventure, set for Saturday, Oct. 8, at Auburn University’s E.V. Smith Research Center in Shorter.
Jayson Lusk, an Oklahoma State University food and agricultural economist whose research focuses on what we eat and why we eat it, will deliver the 2016 E.T. York Distinguished Lecture, titled "The Future of Food," Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Auburn Alumni Center on South College Street in Auburn.
Auburn University alumna Kyes Stevens has been recognized as one of this year's "Women Who Shape the State," a program created by AL.com and Birmingham Magazine.
The director of the Auburn University Aviation Center and Airport will be the speaker for the This is Auburn Speaker Series Friday, Sept. 30, during homecoming weekend. Bill Hutto, a two-time Auburn graduate, will present "Auburn Aviation: A Rich History and a Bright Future" at 3 p.m. at the Auburn Alumni Center.
With a homecoming football game on Saturday's schedule, Auburn University is asking fans to refrain from rolling the Auburn Oak at Toomer's Corner that was intentionally set on fire last weekend. The restriction will be in place until further assessment of the tree's health can be made.
Auburn University's Overtoun Jenda is among the first recipients of a National Science Foundation award for its new NSF INCLUDES program. Jenda, assistant provost for special projects and initiatives and professor of mathematics, received $298,424 for his project "South East Alliance for Persons with Disabilities in STEM."
The world's first virtual chicken, created through a partnership among Auburn University's Poultry Science Department, the Auburn University Media Production Group and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be featured in an upcoming episode of "David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities," a British television series from famed naturalist and filmmaker Sir David Attenborough.
Auburn University will host several homecoming events beginning Friday, Sept. 30, through Sunday, Oct. 2. Events are sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, the Student Government Association, the Office of Parent and Family Programs, the Office of Alumni Affairs, the Auburn Downtown Merchants and the City of Auburn.
Football season and game days bring fans and excitement to Auburn University's campus, but they also generate a substantial amount of waste, much of which can be reduced or recycled. In the 2015 football season alone, Auburn tailgates generated more than 330 tons of waste and recycled almost 30 tons of cardboard, aluminum and plastic. Auburn's Waste Reduction and Recycling Department is aiming to increase recycling and decrease waste for the 2016 football season.
Michael Sam, an NFL free agent and trailblazer who played college football for the University of Missouri, is coming to Auburn University Oct. 5 as the keynote speaker for the LGBTQI+ History Month kickoff event at 6 p.m. in Foy Hall Auditorium.
The future of the live oak tree at Toomer’s Corner that was intentionally set on fire early Sunday morning will not be determined without closer inspection.
The USDA has recognized the efforts of an Auburn University team that is working to boost the economy in rural Alabama areas by introducing food entrepreneurship. The Auburn University Food Systems Institute's Food Entrepreneur Working Group has received the prestigious Partnership Award for Innovative Programs and Projects from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA.
The Auburn Alumni Association has named four recipients to receive its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to be recognized March 4, 2017 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The lifetime achievers are Pat Dye, former Auburn head football coach; Nelda Lee '69, a pioneer of women in aviation and aerospace engineering; Navy Adm. Mike Rogers '81, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency; and Dwight Wiggins '62, retired CEO of the Tosco Refining Co.
The Auburn Student Veterans Association will host a Veterans Alumni Gala on Friday, Nov. 4, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, as part of Auburn University's Veterans Alumni Weekend. Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Durant, pilot and bestselling author who inspired the movie, "Black Hawk Down," will be a special guest.
The Auburn University Theatre in the College of Liberal Arts opens its 103rd season of theater with the farcical play "The Foreigner" on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage of Telfair Peet Theatre.
Afterschool programs at New Hope Elementary, Middle and High schools in Madison County will be receiving a boost in tools and training to provide students with new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, learning experiences. The resources are being provided through the Alabama Afterschool Community Network, or ALACN, an initiative of Auburn University's College of Education and its Truman Pierce Institute, and partially funded by a grant from the Boeing Company.
The Auburn University Huntsville Research Center, established in 2010 in Huntsville's Cummings Research Park, gives north Alabama businesses, industries and government agencies convenient access to Auburn's research capabilities.
A 14-member committee headed by Birmingham businessman and Auburn Trustee Raymond J. Harbert will lead the search for Auburn University’s next president.
Auburn University's Ag Heritage Park is the place to be on homecoming Saturday, Oct. 1, as the Auburn Agricultural Alumni Association and the College of Agriculture present the 2016 Fall Roundup and Taste of Alabama Agriculture.
Arts and Humanities Month will kick off in Auburn with "Celebrate the Arts on the Hill" on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 3-5 p.m. at Pebble Hill. The event is presented by The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center and the Auburn Arts Association.
The This is Auburn Speaker Series will return to the Auburn Alumni Center Friday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. with a talk by Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, who will present "Geospatial Intelligence and You: How Location-Based Data Impacts Security and the World."
A researcher in the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University is launching a new program to help pharmacists assist Alabama Medicare patients who can't afford their medications.
Custom gown designer Suzanne Perron will deliver the keynote address for the 2016 Grisham-Trentham Lecture Series at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 26 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.
Auburn University President Jay Gogue asked the Board of Trustees during its regular meeting on Friday to begin a search for his replacement.
Nearly 50 years after its founding as a school of business and 25 years after its move into Lowder Hall, Auburn University's Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will have a second home.
Auburn University students Charles Branch and Madison Gohlke were awarded the 2016-17 SEC Dr Pepper Education Abroad award funding each student's year-long, study abroad programs.
The Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital at Auburn University is the first in the southeast to be named a Veterinary Trauma Center by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, or ACVECC.
An exhibition featuring the creative scholarship and work of Auburn University faculty and students will open Sept. 17 at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art and run through Oct. 2.
Auburn University is playing a significant role in the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition, or GODAN, 2016 Summit Sept. 15-16 in New York City, where 1,000 leaders from academia, governments and the private sector will gather to discuss how universal access to data can greatly accelerate universal food security.
Five Auburn University researchers will present at this week's This is Auburn Speaker Series, set for Friday, Sept. 16, at 3 p.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Held in conjunction with Auburn University's "This is Research: Faculty Symposium 2016," the talks will showcase the research and creative scholarship of Auburn faculty.
Stewart Schneller, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will give Auburn University's 2016-17 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 4 p.m. in 134 Chemistry Building.
It's as clear as the image on your high-definition TV: Whether binge-watching the hottest show, sharing smartphone videos and even now as you scroll the Auburn homepage, screen experiences are a part of our daily lives. But perhaps less common is the use of this technology as an independent art form.
The eighth annual Faculty Showcase Concert at Auburn University is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Goodwin Recital Hall on the university campus. The concert, which opens the 2016-17 concert season and features members of the Department of Music, will include selections for brass, percussion, piano, strings, voice and winds.
A $2 million gift from John and Rosemary Brown, both 1957 graduates, has created the first eminent scholar chair in Auburn University's College of Sciences and Mathematics.
The Auburn Student Alumni Association, in partnership with Color My College 5K, will present its fourth annual Color Run Sunday, Sept. 25, at 1 p.m. on the greenspace in front of the Student Center, with a pre-party to begin at noon.
Auburn softball coaches Clint and Corey Myers will continue the This is Auburn Speaker Series Friday, Sept. 9, at 3 p.m. in the Goodwin Room of the Auburn Alumni Center.
Learning a foreign language takes time and dedication, but the rewards that come with knowing a new language are numerous. The Auburn University Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures provides students with the classes and resources necessary to learn a new language and reap the benefits that come with it.
Auburn rolled out its fall television spot during Saturday’s football game with the message that an education on the Plains could help lead to success and exciting careers.
Thanks to the generous philanthropy of alumni and friends through Because This is Auburn — A Campaign for Auburn University, Auburn is the first university in the state to raise $1 billion in a comprehensive fundraising campaign.
Auburn University and the mobile app, Guidebook, have partnered together to bring students a new app, Auburn Guides, as a way to centralize campus information.
Auburn University is familiar with battling against a red tide, but this time the foe is coastal red tides that have a significant negative impact on the environment and economy. Steven Mansoorabadi, an assistant professor in Auburn's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received a five-year, $703,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to study the problem.