Cow-calf producers across the state will gain valuable insight on how to overcome challenges in the cattle business during the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences’ 2018 Beef Cattle Conference Saturday, Aug. 18, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena at 650 S. Donahue Drive in Auburn.
Rachel Pfeifle, a fourth-year student at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is among three distinguished veterinary students aspiring to careers in equine medicine selected to receive the national $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship.
Required internships and responsiveness to industry needs helped propel Auburn University to a No. 3 national ranking in Gartner Inc.’s newly released 2018 Supply Chain University Top 25.
Wesley Curles, a spring 2018 Auburn University Honors College graduate earning a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from the College of Sciences and Mathematics, has been awarded a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
Tiffany Sippial, associate professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts, has been named Auburn University’s director of the Honors College, effective July 1.
Bill Deutsch, a retired Auburn University aquatic ecologist who has spent almost three decades exploring, restoring and championing Alabama waterways, has published a book—his first—he hopes will encourage current and future generations to respect and care for the state’s 132,000 miles of rivers, lakes and streams.
Auburn University is strengthening its bond with local communities by appointing a liaison to build and foster the university’s relationships with Auburn, Opelika and Lee County.
Auburn research teams are tackling local and global challenges ranging from housing affordability to advanced manufacturing of medical implants, thanks to a new $5 million investment in 11 groundbreaking projects designed to deliver practical, life-changing solutions.
A team of Auburn University students is inspiring others to gain more, give more and love more as part of the Student Philanthropy Board. The Student Philanthropy Board, a student leadership and mentoring initiative supported by the Women’s Philanthropy Board, was first recognized as an official Auburn University student organization in 2015.
Alabama Extension Specialist Nancy Loewenstein has received the 2018 Leadership in Education award presented by Project Learning Tree, one of only five recipients at the PLT’s recent 32nd International Coordinators’ Conference, in Cody, Wyoming.
Following a national search, Auburn University has selected Annette Ranft as the eighth dean of the Harbert College of Business, effective Aug. 1.
“It’s a tour guide into the business world.” That’s how Matthew Hanks, a doctoral candidate in kinesiology, described the new Tiger Cage Summer Accelerator Program for Auburn University student-led startups. “It’s assuming you know very little about starting your own business, then guiding you through it,” said Hanks, one of 12 students from eight business startups involved in the first-year program.
The Auburn Alumni Association and the Office of Inclusion and Diversity are excited to welcome graduates back to campus for Black Alumni Weekend, a three-day celebration featuring vibrant, family-friendly social events, networking opportunities and insightful panel discussions from Friday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 9.
Auburn University, the founding institution for Presidents United to Solve Hunger, or PUSH, has partnered with the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition, or GODAN, initiative to investigate the progress of 99 universities in the PUSH consortium on the development, promotion and use of open access and open data.
Three veterinary summer camps offer youth the first-hand experience of being a veterinarian, giving some of them an early insight into a potential career field.
College students who participate in hands-on, faculty-mentored research en route to their bachelor’s degrees cite multiple personal and professional benefits the experience delivers, from strengthening their time-management, critical-thinking and communication skills to developing one-on-one connections with distinguished faculty.
Auburn University has partnered with the Von Braun Center for Science and Innovation to join its University Consortium focused on tackling challenges in the areas of space and national defense. The inaugural team of academic institutions offers unique capabilities in advanced technologies, engineering prototyping, research and analyses.
Alabama Water Watch will hold its 2018 annual meeting Saturday, June 23, at the CASIC Building in the Auburn Research Park, 559 Devall Drive.
An Auburn University equine veterinarian is having success treating horses with chronic pain and other conditions by using a form of integrative medicine—acupuncture.
Students who enjoy the outdoors will want to explore Auburn University’s new degree program that provides the education and skills needed for a variety of careers in hunting and fishing industries.
The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art recently opened two exhibits: “Beth Van Hoesen: The Minutiae of Everyday Life” and “The Museum Project: An Artists’ Collective to Benefit Collections,” both on view through Aug. 19.
The university Board of Trustees took the last steps at its meeting on June 8 to execute a project expanding recreational facilities on campus by building a 30-acre complex on the open land behind the fraternity houses on the west side of Lem Morrison Drive.
Twelve students from Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences wrapped up final exams and flew to Nepal as part of a new experiential study abroad trip.
Dr. Karen Ho, a third-year dermatology resident at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine from Weston, Wisconsin, placed nationally in two categories for her research presentations at the recent North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum, or NAVDF, held in Maui, Hawaii.
The poultry industry in Alabama contributes more than $15 billion to the state’s economy each year, but along with the revenue and jobs, it also produces about 1.8 million tons of waste, or litter, annually.
An academic study conducted for the Utah Center for Financial Services demonstrates that brokered deposits are a secure source of funding for banks.
Auburn University researchers have discovered the presence of Aedes aegypti—the primary mosquito that transmits Zika virus, yellow fever and other flaviviruses—in Alabama.
Jennifer Kerpelman, professor and associate dean for research, graduate studies and outreach in the College of Human Sciences, has been named Auburn University’s interim vice president for research, effective June 1.