The challenges facing today’s small- and medium-sized farm operators are numerous, but perhaps the most daunting challenges are those faced by beginning farmers in a business climate that is currently in the midst of a generational turnover.
The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences has announced the Emmett F. Thompson Deanship in honor of the founding dean of the Auburn School of Forestry.
Prominent banking executive and philanthropist Kenneth Kelly will address Auburn’s spring 2021 graduates at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, in Jordan-Hare Stadium, kicking off the university’s commencement weekend.
Zac Young joined Auburn University’s entrepreneurship program last fall with an idea, but desired the program’s mentorship opportunities to develop his business plan and pitching skills.
FEED founder and CEO Lauren Bush Lauren shared on Thursday how she turned a passion project into a massive philanthropic brand at the International Quality of Life Awards, or IQLA, Distinguished Lecture, hosted by the College of Human Sciences.
Gary Piazza has been named the department head and professor for the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy’s Department of Drug Discovery and Development. A highly respected cancer investigator with more than 30 years in the field, Piazza comes to Auburn after 10 years at the Mitchell Cancer Institute at the University of South Alabama.
Auburn University College of Human Sciences professor and world-renowned sleep expert Mona El-Sheikh has been named the recipient of the Southeastern Conference’s 2021 Faculty Achievement Award for Auburn, announced today by the SEC.
Predicting future climate and ecological change is among the world’s top priorities, and an Auburn University faculty member is among a group of researchers whose findings in a recently published study on carbon dioxide emissions could make a vast contribution to those future outlooks.
Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure will host U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, or CISA, Acting Director Brandon Wales on Monday, March 22, during a live virtual event, “A Discussion on Ransomware with the Acting CISA Director.”
Auburn University will host a virtual talk with Auburn alumna Lisa Hendy ’94, chief ranger of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, on March 25 as part of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences’ 75th Anniversary Celebration.
The evolving landscape of cyber infrastructure and homeland security took center stage Tuesday as Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security hosted Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y. and ranking member of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, during a virtual session.
In research and development, there is a place known as the Valley of Death—it’s the gap between applied research and viable products. To help bridge this gap so that powerful, useful research can make an impact on the market and improve quality of life, Auburn University’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development hosts an annual LAUNCH competition.
Kylie Weis has no doubt in her mind about why she chose applied biotechnology as her major at Auburn University. She believes other students should take the time to look at the major as well.
The Charles Barkley Foundation recently made major gifts to Auburn University, including the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, to strengthen the university’s relationships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs.
With his research team, Sanjiv Kumar, assistant professor in the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, co-authored a breakthrough study on drought forecasting published March 12 in Climate and Atmospheric Science, a partner publication to the journal, Nature.
A year ago, the world came to a screeching halt. Many Auburn University students and faculty were in the process of enjoying their spring breaks while simultaneously hearing rumors about university shutdowns as COVID-19 began to make its way around the U.S. and the globe.
Auburn University’s McCrary Institute will host Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y. and ranking member of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, to discuss the 117th Congress’ cyber and homeland security priorities during a live virtual event Tuesday, March 16, at 2 p.m. CDT.
Retired Army Maj. Ernest Boyd, the first African American graduate of Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, died March 5 at the age of 67. He resided in Madison, Alabama.
Auburn University has risen in the rankings of research universities nationwide, according to the National Science Foundation’s recently released Higher Education Research and Development, or HERD, survey.
Four prequalified contractors recently submitted bids for Auburn University’s Football Performance Center. Rabren General Contractors, based in Auburn, was determined to be the lowest and responsible bidder and awarded the $64.6 million contract to construct the center.
Three Auburn University research projects are among 14 recipients of $1.05 million in support from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama, or BCRFA.
Two Auburn University professors have co-authored a multi-institution study indicating the nation’s tree nurseries need to increase seedling production by an additional 1.7 billion each year to realize the full potential of reforestation, a 2.4-fold increase over current nursery production.
Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance products in the U.S., will serve as title sponsor for the eighth annual SEC MBA Case Competition hosted virtually April 15-17 by Auburn University’s Raymond J. Harbert College of Business. Harbert College was scheduled to host the event in April 2020, but COVID-19 forced its postponement.
Although the presentation format is virtual, this year’s “Auburn Research: Student Symposium” offers Auburn University and Auburn University Montgomery students a unique venue for showcasing their research and creative scholarship to a broad audience. Nearly 350 student presentations are expected for the symposium, which runs March 29-April 2.
Auburn University’s sixth Tiger Giving Day, held on Feb. 24, funded 40 projects to benefit students, faculty and surrounding communities. More than 5,100 donors gave, with more than half of the projects being funded by noon and all featured projects having met their funding goals by midnight that day.
While the rapid development and distribution of vaccines for preventing COVID-19 is a phenomenal advancement in the continuing battle against the virus, there are drawbacks, says an Auburn University professor.
Auburn’s spring commencement exercises, scheduled for April 30-May 1, will once again take place in Jordan-Hare Stadium, contingent on current health and safety guidelines and weather.
Auburn University food safety experts and Air University intelligence officials have produced a series of publications analyzing how a pandemic, like COVID-19, affects food safety and national security. The coauthors also look at future implications should another pandemic occur.
Research at Auburn University that might one day expand the output of batteries and fuel cells is being furthered using a new X-ray device that is the only one of its kind in the state of Alabama.
The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences is commemorating its 75th anniversary with a yearlong anniversary celebration, which began March 1.