Auburn Stories

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Auburn University's CFWE produces exceptional leaders. Four alumni share how Auburn helped to shape their current careers in academic leadership.

January 31, 2024

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Through long-standing home projects, Alabama 4-H members are learning invaluable life skills. The Pig Squeal project is a prime example of how 4-H teaches responsibility, community involvement, partnership and work ethic.

January 30, 2024

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Auburn University professor and researcher Dr. Leonardo De La Fuente is part of an international team of scientists who are playing a pivotal role in combating a disease that is threatening major tree crops around the world.

January 29, 2024

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The interdisciplinary Real Estate Development minor introduces students to various aspects of real estate development, including the design and construction processes, real property analysis and real estate finance and investment.

January 29, 2024

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More than 800 students, faculty and staff participated in the university’s inaugural On the Pl(AI)ns of Auburn: AI Day on Jan. 25. The daylong event featured seminars, panel discussions and demonstrations focused on the future of AI tools as part of Auburn’s teaching and learning environment, generative AI, and other digital creation skills.

January 25, 2024

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This week’s segment of the Everything Auburn podcast focuses on Auburn Adapted Athletics—a collaboration between Auburn's Office of Accessibility and School of Kinesiology. This episode features Auburn Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach Robb Taylor and his take on all things Auburn Adapted Athletics, the Paris Olympics, his Auburn Family story and more! Plus, get the scoop on how you can cheer these amazing student-athletes on to victory at their next basketball tournament at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum.

January 25, 2024

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Maggie Nelson, an aerospace engineering major and Honors College student, earned her fifth national prestigious scholarship when she nabbed the Winston Churchill Scholarship. She is the first student at Auburn to win this award. No other undergraduate in the history of Auburn has won as many prestigious scholarships as Nelson.

January 19, 2024

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For tens of thousands of women struggling with infertility in the United States, the support they receive—or don’t receive—from their employer can influence their productivity at work. An Auburn University Harbert College of Business professor is conducting research to learn the extent of that influence and what organizations can do to better support their women employees undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments.

January 18, 2024

Rick and Carolyn Salanitri

Both avid Auburn supporters, alumni Rick and Carolyn Salanitri have given faithfully to Auburn University for more than three decades through their service on boards and support of initiatives and scholarships that directly impact student achievement.

January 18, 2024

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This ever-present functional accessory is more than a carrier of books, it’s also an expression of a student’s personality, lifestyle and even goals.

January 17, 2024