Auburn Stories

Just outside of Rome, the 16th century Chigi Palace in Aricca, Italy, is renowned for safe-gurading Italian heritage, educating students — and for keeping secrets. Part museum, part residence and academic hall for the Joseph S. Bruno Auburn Abroad in Italy program (JSB), the Chigi Palace recently revealed a hidden staircase that makes it primed to expand the program to more Auburn students. With eager students patiently adding their names to a two-year waiting list for the program, the College of Human Sciences is launching a campaign to make the expansion a reality.

February 08, 2024

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This week’s segment of the Everything Auburn podcast focuses on a new study by two researchers in Auburn’s College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment who examined the global impact of free-ranging house cats on biodiversity – essentially assessing all of the species that these cats eat and what that means globally. The episode features Auburn professor Chris Lepczyk, who along with Jean Fantle-Lepczyk conducted this study that drew from more than 150 years of data and has garnered quite a bit of national new attention.

February 07, 2024

Minh Le

Psychology senior Minh Le encourages first-generation students to take on opportunities and make each Auburn experience meaningful.

February 07, 2024

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Auburn faculty and partners transform east Alabama mathematics education through dedication and funded research initiatives.

February 07, 2024

The ACS mascot Prof. Molenium and Victoria Cover standing to his right.

Victoria Cover was the only Auburn student to attend the all expense paid Leadership Institute for the American Chemistry Society. She got to network with people, participate in professional development and learn how she can volunteer in the organization.

February 06, 2024

man outside with nasa vest

Auburn University alumnus Joseph Pelfrey has been named the director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. Pelfrey, who earned his bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering in 2000, will manage one of NASA's largest field installations in this role.

February 05, 2024

exterior shot of Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn University

Jordan-Hare Stadium will get a new scoreboard for the north end zone. The Auburn University Board of Trustees accepted the proposal from Auburn Athletics to replace the existing scoreboard at its Feb. 2 meeting, held on the campus of Auburn University at Montgomery.

February 05, 2024

Three students wearing hanboks pose with Aubie

The Office of International Programs' Lunar New Year celebrations bring students, faculty, staff and other community members together to celebrate the holiday and learn more about Taiwanese and Korean culture.

February 02, 2024

Clarence Stewart speaks with an officer in his office

Clarence Stewart employs the many skills he learned throughout a 10-year distinguished career in the Army from 1989-99 and subsequent two decades of service with the Auburn Police Department to help keep the Auburn campus safe.

February 01, 2024

Auburn University has yet another National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Mehmet Arik, associate professor of mechanical engineering, was recently tapped for the professional honor (widely recognized as the most prestigious awarded to academic inventors) on the strength of more than 120 issued patents with a broad range of applications in medical systems, energy systems, aviation systems and photonics technologies.

February 01, 2024