A video created by Auburn University’s Media Production Group won the Gold Remi award for Best Public Service Announcement at this year’s WorldFest-Houston International Film festival earlier this month.
Auburn University senior Drew Bonner is now a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, an honor bestowed on only 496 students nationwide. The scholarship is widely considered the most prestigious award in the United States for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Auburn University will confer 4,474 degrees on its new graduates during the institution’s spring commencement ceremonies. Five main ceremonies will be held May 4-5 in Auburn Arena in addition to separate ceremonies May 6 for its two professional schools.
Auburn University recently recognized a future civil engineer and a military veteran as recipients of the prestigious Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.
Doug Jones gave a history lesson to the Auburn University community this week.
On the eighth anniversary of the April 27 tornadoes that ravaged the state of Alabama, Bo Bikes Bama’s eighth annual bike ride will bring people together to create a safer Alabama. More than 1,000 riders will participate in either a 20- or 60-mile ride as part of Bo Jackson’s annual fundraiser, which supports the Alabama Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund. The fund helps aid in recovery and prepares communities for future disasters.
Auburn University’s Government and Economic Development Institute is partnering with sponsors HSBC, Regions Bank and Sadis & Goldberg, along with Acumen Capital Group and Opportunity Alabama to present a one-day forum designed to help participants learn how to better position their communities for development and investment. Established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, or TCJA, the Opportunity Zone program was created to drive private investment into rural and impoverished areas.
An Auburn University study on viruses spread by cats is gaining national attention after it showed that cats allowed to roam freely outdoors are 2.77 times more likely to have parasitic infections than indoor-only cats.
Spring is nesting season for birds, including raptors, and the Southeastern Raptor Center at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine wants people to know what to do if they encounter a young or orphaned raptor on the ground.
The Kreher Preserve and Nature Center will introduce the community to the innovative and revolutionary concept of nature-based, emergent learning with the first nature preschool in east Alabama. Classes start at the newly established Woodland Wonders Nature Preschool Aug. 20 and registration goes live Thursday, April 25. With only 12 slots in its first year, the preschool is expected to fill up quickly.
Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley will speak Thursday, April 25, at 3:30 p.m. in Auburn University’s Foy Hall auditorium as part of the Harbert College of Business’ Lessons on Leadership series.
On Earth Day 2019, Auburn University is celebrating the achievement of receiving a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Auburn University Professor Hanqin Tian has been named a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow and will receive $200,000 to support his research on how Asia, home to more than half of the world's population, can provide enough food for its citizens without detrimental effects on the environment.
Virginia Aida, a second-year student at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, will soon begin coordinating a doctoral program along with her veterinary studies as she begins a prestigious program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Scientist Training Program that guarantees a job in its foreign animal diseases research program upon graduation.
A new exhibition of contemporary artwork from two of Alabama’s favorite sons, artist brothers Roger and Greg Brown, is opening at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University on Thursday, May 2. Exhibiting through Nov. 3, “Creative Cadences: Works by Roger and Greg Brown,” features a provocative, eclectic variety of paintings, prints, sketches and sculptures by prolific Chicago Imagist Roger Brown and the printmaking, drawing and papier-mâché works of Montgomery-based visual artist and author Greg Brown.
Auburn University’s Korea Corner has played a pivotal role in planning the first Korean American Grassroots Conference in Alabama.
The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University will present Grammy Award winners Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit as the headlining artists for a concert at the Amphitheatre at the City of Auburn Lawn and Porch, Friday, Aug. 23, at 8 p.m. The outdoor concert, generously sponsored by the Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau, is part of a four-day Grand Opening Festival (Aug. 22-25) celebrating the center’s inaugural season. Tickets are priced at $20 and will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 26 by telephone at 334-844-TIXS and online at goguecentertickets.auburn.edu.
Auburn University’s War Eagle Flying Team will take off to the University of Wisconsin in May for SAFECON 2019, the national championship of collegiate aviation. This is the fourth consecutive year Auburn’s team has earned a chance to compete for the title of national champions.
The Market at Ag Heritage Park will kick off its 15th season on the Auburn University campus May 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. and will continue every Thursday, same place and time, through Aug. 29.
Central Intelligence Agency Director Gina Haspel today praised the efforts and sacrifices of CIA officers, such as the late Auburn University alum Johnny Micheal “Mike” Spann, and discussed how the CIA needs new recruits to help keep the nation safe, especially in the fight against opioids.
Leaders in real estate development will discuss the future of mixed-use developments bundled with sports entertainment venues during the CityBuilders Real Estate Development Symposium, scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. EDT on May 15 at Atlanta’s SunTrust Park.
Ed Miller’s name might not sound familiar, but to the Auburn Family, his work is certainly recognizable. Miller has written and directed Auburn’s last three NCAA public service announcements – including the fan favorite, “War Eagle.”
Members of the Auburn University Board of Trustees expressed their displeasure with the amount of state appropriations coming to Auburn under the governor’s proposed 2020 budget.
Auburn University celebrated the construction of a culinary science center unlike any other in the world with a ceremonial groundbreaking on April 12.
Auburn University and Southern Union State Community College are entering into a partnership that makes Auburn accessible and affordable to two-year college students who transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree.
Auburn University and the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation on Thursday honored former City of Auburn Mayor Bill Ham for his leadership and vision in establishing the Auburn Research Park. Ham was named the inaugural member of the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation Leadership Wall.
Nations of the world are addressing a list of daunting economic, social and environmental worldwide challenges, and Auburn University is contributing to the local, national and global solutions.
Auburn University welcomed USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey to campus Wednesday to help celebrate the opening of its newest facility, an administrative and classroom building at the Miller Poultry Research and Education Center. When completed next year, the 30-acre, multi-facility complex will be the world’s only research and teaching center to be comprehensive of the entire poultry industry.
The latest reports on measles cases in the United States had yet to reach near epidemic proportions when faculty in the Auburn University School of Nursing developed a simulation exercise about immunization education.
Auburn University Theatre is closing its 2019 spring season with "Alabama Love Stories," a story that spans 200 years of Alabama history. Conceived and directed by Tessa Carr, "Alabama Love Stories" incorporates poetry, song and physical theatre to tell the tales of ordinary Alabamians and love throughout the state’s history.
Three Auburn University research teams have been recognized for innovative ideas that could impact not only the economy of the state and region, but its health as well. The Office of the Vice President for Research on March 27 presented faculty experts with funds from the LAUNCH Innovation Grant Program in an effort to help move their ideas from the lab to the marketplace.
Anfernee McLemore's thirst for knowledge extends beyond the classroom, showing up on the grade sheet and the stat sheet.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey will visit Auburn University April 10 as the university cuts the ribbon for its newest facility, an administrative and classroom building at its Miller Poultry Research and Education Center. When complete, the center will be the world’s only cutting-edge research and teaching complex that is comprehensive of the entire poultry industry.
Auburn University’s School of Nursing and Outreach Global have “adopted” the pediatric unit of a hospital in the African nation of Ghana.
Auburn University students Ben Conry and Blair Chenault were told last spring that their idea to streamline the construction industry payment processes with computer software was not realistic.
Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering today announced that NASA has awarded a $5.2 million contract to its National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence, or NCAME, to develop additive manufacturing processes and techniques for improving the performance of liquid rocket engines. The three-year contract is the latest expansion of a longstanding public-private partnership between Auburn and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.