Looking back over June Henton’s career, there is no question that she has poured her heart and soul into her life’s work.
Would you be more willing to buy a bag of sweet potatoes, basket of peaches or a jar of honey if you knew from the label that it was grown in Alabama?
Partnerships and working together are vital in solving problems. At Auburn University, the Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID, Lab works with industry partners to develop new ways to efficiently move products, such as the latest fashionwear, through the supply chain to consumers.
LaToya Webb, a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Music in Auburn’s College of Liberal Arts, has been selected to attend the 2019 U.S. Army Band Conductors Workshop this summer, becoming the first African American female chosen for this prestigious event and one of only five conductor/participants selected by a national audition process.
Editor’s note: A sixth Fulbright Scholar, Katie Izenour, was named after this story was published. Congratulations to all the recipients.
Frank Cilluffo, director of Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security, testified before a subcommittee of Congress’ Committee on Homeland Security Tuesday, speaking about the cybersecurity challenges that state and local governments face and how the federal government can help.
Auburn University’s Donald E. Davis Arboretum has a new bridge, making the gardens compliant with the American Disabilities Act, or ADA. Donors who supported the arboretum through Tiger Giving Day on Feb. 21 provided funding for supplies to rebuild the bridge.
After four days of flying in the 43rd annual Air Race Classic, the Auburn University eagles have landed. The War Eagle Women—Orange team placed second in the overall competition and took first place in the collegiate division. There were 50 competitors overall with 14 college teams.
The executive committee of the Auburn University Board of Trustees convened telephonically today and voted to accept the resignation of Steven Leath as the institution’s president.
Auburn President Steven Leath and members of the Board of Trustees’ presidential assessment working group mutually decided to part ways after extensive discussions about the university’s leadership.
A large, orange physics book, “Fundamentals of Physics,” sits on a shelf in Mike DeMaioribus’ office. It’s from a course he took during his sophomore year at Auburn in the ’70s. That book—and the professors who taught from it—played a major role in DeMaioribus’ journey from college life to the workforce to now, a member of Auburn University’s Board of Trustees.
Two new exhibitions at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University have opened this June, each offering compelling insight into the storied artistic tradition of Auburn and East Alabama.
Beekeepers across the U.S. lost 40.7 percent of their managed honey bee colonies from April 1, 2018, to April 1, 2019, and experienced the highest rate of winter loss in 13 years, preliminary results of the annual nationwide colony loss survey show.
Auburn University has a new opportunity for students interested in earning degrees in engineering and German.
Mac Patterson has been using his degrees from Auburn University since the start of his career.
Auburn University President Steven Leath says there is crucial need for wildlife research and educational programs to develop the next generation of conservationists.
Four Auburn students in teams of two are hoping to make history during the 43rd annual Air Race Classic. Considered the “epicenter of women's air racing,” the event will take place June 18-21 as teams of pilots travel 2,538 statute miles and make nine stops at timing points across the United States and Canada, including a June 18 stop in LaGrange, Georgia. Auburn University is one of only 15 universities competing in the 2019 race.
A teaching space inside the flagship building at Auburn University’s Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center is now the Pilgrim’s Education Classroom. The university’s Board of Trustees approved the designation at its June 7 meeting in Auburn in recognition of Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.’s $500,000 gift to support the 30-acre Miller Center complex north of Auburn’s main campus.
Grammy Award-winning jazz and pop trumpeter Chris Botti has been added to the star-studded 2019-20 inaugural season lineup at the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University.
Auburn University is the first institution in Alabama to offer a doctoral degree program in building construction.
Auburn University researchers have published a new hypothesis that could provide the foundation for new scientific studies looking into the association of habitat loss and the global emergence of infectious diseases.
Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC), a leader in poultry housing and associated technologies for more than a decade, and Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced the opening of the largest stand-alone solar powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid. The 54-foot by 500-foot poultry house is located in Cullman County, Alabama, and capable of housing 36,000 broilers.
The Donald E. Davis Arboretum received its second national accreditation by the Plant Collections Network, this time for its deciduous Rhododendron collection (native deciduous azaleas). The collection, which has been 40 years in the making, is now a participating site of the Nationally Accredited Plant Collection—the standard of excellence in plant collections management. This accreditation marks the university’s enduring commitment toward global efforts in plant conservation.
Maria Soledad Peresin, assistant professor of forest biomaterials in the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, is serving as co-chair of the scientific committee for the International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials this week in Chiba, Japan.
Laura Pratesi learned from an early age to take charge of her life no matter the circumstances.