Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences will recognize St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews at the 26th annual International Quality of Life Awards in New York City on Dec. 9.
Retired Adm. Michael Rogers will speak at Auburn University on Friday, Nov. 1, as part of the Leaders on the Plains series, hosted by the McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security.
Hanna Fowler, a 2017 aviation management graduate and chief pilot for Flex Air, never considered a career in aviation as a young girl, even though both of her parents are pilots. She unexpectedly decided on the career, not unlike the way she decided to attend Auburn University.
Auburn University’s Kreher Preserve and Nature Center will host its famous football weekend event, AUsome Amphibians and Reptiles, on Friday, Nov. 1. Aubie will be in attendance to celebrate the last reptile show of the season, in addition to a myriad of new reptiles provided by the Department of Biological Sciences.
A budding partnership between Auburn University and Los Alamos National Laboratory is taking shape with the recent appointment of an Auburn artificial intelligence expert as a guest scientist focused on solving national cyber threats.
The scene in Opelika wasn’t that of a typical architecture classroom. Instead of sketching building designs, students were using power tools to build a house.
Tim Arnold, an Auburn University alumnus, had the idea to put America’s newest musical road on the university campus.
Award-winning educator and researcher Mallory Lucier-Greer will continue the Auburn Family Friday Speaker Series Friday, Nov. 1, at 3 p.m. in the Auburn Alumni Center. Lucier-Greer, associate professor in the College of Human Sciences, is the principal investigator of Auburn’s Military REACH program, a partnership funded by the Department of Defense between the DoD’s Office of Military Family Readiness Policy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture/National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Renowned actor and Auburn alumnus Michael O’Neill will be the keynote speaker for Auburn University’s fall commencement exercises on Dec. 14. O’Neill will deliver his commencement address before a graduating class of nearly 2,000 students and their families.
Three Auburn faculty members and their international co-researchers have received a major National Science Foundation grant to lead a study on climate and global changes that will affect the sustainability of food, energy and water, or FEW, resources for the rapidly growing populations in the United States, China and beyond.
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James R. Barth, the Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance at the Harbert College of Business, recently collaborated with two industry experts who provided testimony at an Oct. 22 hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions titled An Examination of the Decline of Minority Depository Institutions and the Impact on Underserved Communities. In addition to lending the value of his extensive research to these experts’ testimony, Barth was also called to provide insight and research directly to subcommittee staffers in advance of the hearing.
Auburn University senior and Miss Auburn-Opelika Kelly Hutchinson’s dreams came true as she was crowned Miss Alabama USA at the competition held earlier this month at the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center.
Auburn University has joined a growing national alliance in a three-year effort to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring and retention practices.
Members of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences’ Forests, Environment and Wildlife Leadership, or FEWL, Academy visited Washington, D.C., in August, meeting with leaders from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Fish and Wildlife Service and the CEO of the Society of American Foresters.
In hope of bringing wildlife and natural resources to the forefront of people’s minds, students from the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University are bringing “sci-pubs” to the area.
A team at Auburn University has received a $3 million grant to educate students on how to study climate change. The National Science Foundation Research Traineeship, or NRT, grant was given to train the next generation of scientists and leaders to conduct cutting-edge interdisciplinary and applied research, develop effective communication skills and prepare them for the workforce. The project is called “NRT: Addressing resiliency to climate-related hazards and disasters through data-informed decision making.”
Auburn University’s Kreher Preserve and Nature Center will host its annual Halloween celebration, Halloween Enchanted Forest, on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 24-25, from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Six Auburn University faculty members and two programs have been recognized in DesignIntelligence’s annual survey of “America’s Top-Ranked Architecture & Design Schools.”
The Online MBA program at Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business is ranked among the nation’s top 10 for a third consecutive year. Poets & Quants, a leader in online coverage of graduate business education, announced Monday, Oct. 14, that Auburn’s Online MBA program is No. 8 nationally for 2020.
Experts are predicting a stronger than normal strain of influenza this year. With already confirmed cases in Alabama and even deaths in some parts of the country, health care professionals strongly suggest getting the flu vaccine.
Tickets are available for the 2019 Women’s Philanthropy Board Fall Colloquium and Luncheon, featuring NFL official Sarah Thomas and Auburn University Equestrian coach Greg Williams, on Friday, Nov. 15, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.
Auburn University Theatre is presenting “The Theory of Relativity” in the Telfair Peet Black Box Theatre. This magical chamber musical, directed by Jeri Dickey with musical direction by James Mablin, opens Oct. 17 and runs through Oct. 26.
The Auburn University Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art’s literary arts program, “Third Thursday Poetry,” will present a reading by the 2019 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize winner, Dante Di Stefano, on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m.
Auburn University alumna Lisa Hendy says people are drawn to her iconic hat, but it’s her many hats, so to speak, that led her to be named chief ranger of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in April.
Auburn University will recognize October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month by lighting Samford Hall in purple and hosting an awareness week Oct. 21-25.
It has been more than a year since Auburn’s first class of EAGLES arrived on campus, and in that time the program has soared to such success that an additional two-year advanced program is now being planned for next fall. EAGLES, or Education to Accomplish Growth in Life Experiences for Success, is Auburn’s comprehensive transition program for students with intellectual disabilities.
The climate is changing, but farmers are not to blame, the USDA deputy under secretary for research, education and economics said recently during a presentation to a group of students and faculty at Auburn University.
Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will host its fifth annual career fair on Oct. 16.
Tim Moore, a longtime medical professional and researcher with more than 20 years in the field, has been named associate dean for research and W.W. Walker professor at Auburn’s Harrison School of Pharmacy.
The Auburn Alumni Association recently named four new members to the Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors: Joe Dalton ’82 of Slocumb, Chastity Stevenson Westry ’97 of Hoover, Angela Smith Jenkins ’94 of Montgomery and Ashley Robinett ’01 of Mountain Brook.
Elizabeth Purpich has come a long way from the days of being a high school student who wasn’t sure she wanted to go to Auburn. She resisted following in her mother’s footsteps—her mom, Melanie Moore Younger, played on Auburn’s first women’s basketball team in 1975.
A bird can migrate hundreds of miles in a day unimpeded, but an average human can run for just 30 minutes and feel exhausted. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Auburn University is trying to determine why this is so, and today they’ll literally get moving toward an answer with the maiden voyage of the Auburn MitoMobile.
It was an unusually warm early spring afternoon at Auburn University. Finishing her shift as an administrative assistant at the Honors College, Gabby Burns faced a long, blazing walk to English class before racing to her dorm room to prepare for that evening’s career fair.
Auburn University’s Research and Economic Development Advisory Board has selected Rex Dunham as the 2019 recipient of its Advancement of Research and Scholarship Achievement Award.
Recently published climate research led by Sanjiv Kumar, a professor in Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, has already provided the basis of a pioneering new outlook product that is capable of forecasting drought.
The American Association of Avian Pathologists has honored Joseph Giambrone, professor emeritus in Auburn University’s Department of Poultry Science, for his many scientific contributions to the prevention and control of poultry diseases by presenting him its 2019 Bruce W. Calnek Applied Poultry Research Achievement Award.
Auburn University’s Kreher Preserve and Nature Center will hold its annual fall festival, Fall Family Fun Day, on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Auburn University will recognize a group of outstanding faculty members and their contributions to the institution’s instruction, research and outreach mission at the university’s annual Faculty Awards on Nov. 5.