Auburn Stories

A graphic featuring multiple images, including a chimpanzee, the Sphinx in Egypt and French fries

From the Sphinx to space, flappers to French fries, Auburn’s history is filled with stories that are too good to be true. Except they are.

December 06, 2023

Jonathon Valente

Jonathon Valente, an assistant research professor in Auburn University's College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment and assistant unit leader for USGS' Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, is hoping to bridge the gap between different schools of thought pertaining to the best approach for prioritizing conservation areas.

December 06, 2023

A graphic that details the Everything Auburn podcast about Everything Gaming

This week’s segment of the Everything Auburn podcast focuses on the world of gaming and how Auburn is providing a unique digital experience for its students and employees in the Harold D. Melton Student Center. The episode features James MacElroy, president of Auburn Esports, who discusses the many gaming offerings now available on campus.

December 05, 2023

Three people stand together in front of an Auburn College of Education backdrop

As a development coordinator in Auburn’s College of Education, Kelly Buckingham stands out for her impact on others and attention to detail. Her co-workers like the fun atmosphere she brings to the office by way of her energy and sense of humor, and she plays music that keeps everyone grooving and productive.

December 05, 2023

A group of people holding small plants pose together for a picture

The Graduate School's InterConnect program welcomes international graduate students to campus and gives them opportunities to experience American culture. One of the most popular initiatives is Holiday Hosts, where students are invited to dinner at a community member’s home to get a literal taste of the holidays.

December 04, 2023

A group of graduates at commencement

Nearly 1,900 students will participate in fall 2023 commencement ceremonies at Neville Arena on Dec. 9.

December 01, 2023

A group of women pose on a rooftop at sunset.

The Women in Business student organization has helped hundreds of Harbert College of Business students connect and network as they pursue their studies and prepare for their careers.

December 01, 2023

Alicia Powers is pictured.

Alicia Powers, managing director for the Hunger Solutions Institute (HSI) in Auburn’s College of Human Sciences, is on a mission to strategically build healthy, resilient communities. Her research and service efforts with HSI — including nutrition incentive programs for SNAP households in Alabama and beyond — have made many take notice and take action.

November 30, 2023

Steve Brown accepts award from President Roberts

A professor since 1998, Brown is one of two 2023 recipients of Auburn University’s most prestigious teaching honor, the Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.

November 30, 2023

The Bailey siblings at Diani

If you’ve been on Auburn University’s campus in the last decade, there’s a good chance you’ve run into a Bailey. For 10 years, five siblings – Harlan, Kayla, Jakobi, Jordan and Diani Bailey – have excelled at Auburn.

November 30, 2023