Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is safeguarding the nation in many ways – to include a priority focus in the months ahead on economic security.
Although Auburn University’s spring 2020 commencement ceremony has been postponed to August amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university is planning several ways in which the graduating class of more than 4,500 will still be recognized.
Following its official report on cybersecurity strategy and policy recommendations in March, the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission will partner with Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security on Wednesday, April 29, for a 90-minute live event titled “Is Deterrence Possible in Cyberspace?”.
The Auburn Family has responded in a strong way in producing face masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but more help is needed.
For the first time in the history of Auburn’s College of Agriculture, two faculty members have been selected for the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, program within the same year.
Amid the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Auburn University has created a tuition payment plan that eases the process of paying educational expenses.
An assistant professor in the Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a biosensor that will rapidly detect COVID-19.
Two Auburn University forestry professors lent a hand to a hugely popular YouTube scientist in an effort by internet content creators of all types to raise $20 million for the Arbor Day Foundation, which has agreed to plant one tree for every dollar raised at teamtrees.org.
An Auburn University-developed light microscope technology that has been on the market since the early 2000s has found new potential as a research tool on the COVID-19 battlefront.
Housing finance provider Fannie Mae has extended a research agreement with Auburn University’s Rural Studio program to advance The Front Porch Initiative for those in low-income, rural areas.
Auburn student Philip McMichael is always busy, but not in an unsettling way. He wants to use his time to make an impact in the world, and at the heart of his college life is an excitement for discovery.
To encourage people to get on the water and fish while still following the social distancing guidelines of state and federal authorities, Auburn University’s Bass Fishing Club has announced it will host a virtual fishing tournament throughout the remainder of April.
The RE-InVENT system, an emergency CPAP-to-ventilator converter created by a team of engineers from Auburn University, Integrated Solutions for Systems and the University of Alabama at Huntsville, may join the fight against COVID-19 sooner rather than later.
Under the current world climate, it is everyday people who are doing whatever they can to help those who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic on the front lines.
In the wake of COVID-19, items such as hand sanitizer, cleaning solutions and other household essentials have become coveted commodities. In an effort to ensure those in the Auburn community continuing to serve are protected, faculty, staff and students at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy came together to compound, package and deliver hand sanitizer.
Two Auburn University researchers were part of a team that studied Hawaii’s invasive species and uncovered significant findings that reach far beyond the island state.
Even during a worldwide pandemic, faculty, staff and students in Auburn’s College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, or AAES, continue fulfilling their roles in providing an abundant and safe food supply to a nation in crisis.
An Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine assistant professor, Dr. Constantinos Kyriakis, will soon commence testing of new vaccine candidates that could offer protection against COVID-19 and help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Medical facilities across the region in dire need of protective face masks soon will get a much-needed boost in supplies, thanks to a new Auburn University initiative. Through a coalition of university units and faculty led by Auburn University Outreach’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI at Auburn, plans are underway to produce 10,000 protective face masks to meet the growing demand due to COVID-19.
As life-saving ventilators grow scarcer worldwide in the fight against COVID-19, an Auburn University research team is racing against the clock to get a device they’ve built into mass production. The innovative unit—which turns a CPAP machine into an emergency ventilator—was successfully tested on a live goat last Friday.
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the United States and into Alabama, scientists on the research and development team at Assurance Scientific Labs in Birmingham, Alabama, have devoted their undivided attention to developing a reliable test for the virus as quickly as possible.
Auburn University coaches Gus Malzahn, Bruce Pearl and Butch Thompson want you to join the team in the ongoing fight against coronavirus. The head coaches of Auburn football, basketball and baseball have launched a public service announcement that calls for “teamwork” in keeping one another safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine professor and noted neurology researcher Dr. Doug Martin has been named the recipient of the Southeastern Conference’s 2020 Faculty Achievement Award for Auburn, announced today by the SEC.
A group of Auburn engineers has developed a way to quickly and inexpensively convert CPAP machines into ventilators, one of the most important tools hospitals have for helping COVID-19 patients.
The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is donating vital personal protective equipment, better known as PPE, and other supplies to East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama, to aid in the local effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Bill Dean, a veteran financial and research park executive with more than three decades of experience in developing innovative ideas for research parks, life science parks and biotech incubators, has been selected after a national search as the executive director of the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation, effective April 6.
Ash Bullard, a professor of parasitology and taxonomy in the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences, has been named a recipient of the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Society of Parasitologists.