Each year, Auburn University hosts the South’s BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) Robotics Championship, one of five regional championships that are part of the BEST Robotics program, and for the program’s 25th anniversary, Auburn had the honor of choosing the theme of the game and designing the game.
Auburn University faculty collaborating on a joint veterinary medicine, poultry science research project have discovered the music in their science, which could help visually impaired scientists interpret image data.
Frank Bruni, op-ed columnist for the New York Times, will speak on “Journalism, Social Media and Free Speech on College Campuses” at Auburn University Wednesday, Nov. 28. Bruni’s speech, which is being held as part of Auburn’s ongoing Critical Conversations Speaker Series, will be held at 5 p.m. in 2550 Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library.
Auburn University’s Master of Real Estate Development, or MRED, program in the Harbert College of Business and the College of Architecture, Design and Construction is enlisting seasoned developers who have prospered despite changing real estate trends and fluctuating markets to share their stories and collective wisdom with today’s students.
The holiday season is upon us, and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine reminds pet owners that the safety and wellbeing of their animals are important during the holidays and year round.
Kelly Bryant’s teaching philosophy is simple but effective: She encourages and motivates her students to be professional, independent and conceptual problem solvers.
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine students pass by a portrait of Charles Allen Cary in Greene Hall almost daily, and the college’s library is named for the college’s founding dean, yet Cary’s monumental achievements in public health and veterinary medicine are fading.
More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes, including approximately 193,000 under the age of 20. With the problem so prevalent, the Harrison School of Pharmacy’s Jan Kavookjian is using an innovative approach to work with adolescents suffering from the disease.
The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences has launched an online graduate certificate program developed for professionals to advance their knowledge about forestry finance and investments.
In a move that supports the next generation of pilots and furthers the student experience at Auburn University, Delta Air Lines and Auburn dedicated the Delta Air Lines Aviation Education Building on Friday, celebrating the state-of-the-art facility that will host its first set of classes in early 2019.
The Auburn University College of Education will have a new home.
Artist and Auburn University alumnus Stephen Malkoff has created a new, limited-edition print—Spirit of Auburn—that will be used to raise funds for Auburn’s Southeastern Raptor Center.
Auburn University is on the move to new heights, with a goal to bolster its student experience and life-changing research and outreach.
Auburn University President Steven Leath has been appointed to a three-year term as Secretary of the Council of Presidents of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Leath’s role as Secretary will be part of the Executive Committee of the APLU Board of Directors, which helps set policy goals and priorities for the association.
An Auburn University student and two spring graduates have been named finalists for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
Auburn University is helping launch a massive new effort in which 130 public universities and systems will work together to increase college access, close the achievement gap and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.
What would you say if you were told a preventative measure to being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is sitting in your kitchen pantry? According to Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy researcher Dr. Amal Kaddoumi, that could certainly be the case.
Auburn University’s Aquaponics Working Group has a new vision for U.S. aquaculture, one that includes far more predictability and efficiency than today’s timeworn models of commercial fish production.
Auburn University’s Department of Theatre in the College of Liberal Arts closes the fall semester with “Holiday Memories” by Truman Capote, (stage version by Russell Vandenbroucke) on Telfair Peet’s main stage. This tale celebrates southern tradition and the diversity of southern experiences. “Holiday Memories” opens on Nov. 8, with performances through Nov. 16.
The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project, or APAEP, at Auburn University has received its second award from the Laughing Gull Foundation to support the education programming offered for people who are incarcerated in Alabama. The $240,000 grant, given over a 3 year period, doubles the last multi-year grant from the foundation.
Resource Management Service LLC, which is based in Birmingham, Alabama, has established an annual scholarship in the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences to promote the forestry profession within under-represented populations, as well as to those who would benefit from financial assistance, as they pursue their undergraduate degrees in forestry.
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and, while there is no cure, early detection and treatment is critical for those afflicted with the disease.
Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center will release an adult bald eagle Saturday, Nov. 10, at Mt. Cheaha State Park in Delta, Alabama. The release is open to the public and will take place at 10 a.m. on the back deck of the park restaurant.
The chimes in Auburn University’s Samford Hall tower will ring at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, as part of “Bells of Peace,” a nationwide remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The tolling of bells is a traditional expression of honor and remembrance. In addition to commemorating the armistice centennial with the sound of bells, the chimes will also play the service songs for the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Air Force.
The impact of agriculture damage from Hurricane Michael is rippling through southeast Alabama’s regional economy. The associate director of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System said that total agriculture impacts top more than $300 million and could cost the region more than 2,500 jobs.
Auburn University aquatic ecologist Alan Wilson and a team of biological, molecular and environmental scientists from three other U.S. institutions are taking on toxic cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae or pond scum, in a five-year, $2 million National Science Foundation project.
Auburn University supply chain management senior Lauren McGlon of Montgomery was one of five students nationally—and the first in Auburn history—selected for the prestigious AWESOME Excellence in Education Scholarship.
The Auburn Family Friday Speaker Series returns this Friday with Lt. Gen. Darsie Rogers, deputy director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, speaking on information and technology challenges the military faces today and in the future.