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May 2014 Blog Posts (13)

Auburn Magazine: The Frustration of Harold Franklin, pt. 1

As Auburn celebrates the 50th anniversary of integration, Auburn Magazine has launched "a four-part series combining the firsthand testimony of (Harold) Franklin and period photos from that age of uncertainty, Auburn Magazine takes a look at the desegregation process through Franklin’s eyes and memories."  Franklin was Auburn's first black student.…


Added by Auburn Family on May 28, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Brasfield & Gorrie Chosen to Build Atlanta's New Stadium

Brasfield & Gorrie to build Atlanta's new stadium. M. Miller Gorrie is a 1957 graduate of Auburn University. ( story)  …


Added by Auburn Family on May 28, 2014 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Upcoming Events: Market at Ag Heritage Park and a screening of 'The American Experience: 1930s'

Advance tickets now available for art museum's screening of 'The American Experience: 1930s'

The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art will present five films from "The American Experience: 1930s" on Thursdays and Sundays. Beginning with the 1929 stock market collapse, "The 1930s" looks at the creation of…


Added by Auburn Family on May 28, 2014 at 12:10pm — No Comments

College of Liberal Arts Perspectives June/July 2014


CLA to host international officers of Air War College

The United States Air Force Air War College (AWC) will be making its third trip to Auburn University this summer where 45 international…


Added by Auburn Family on May 28, 2014 at 11:48am — No Comments

The Best Jobs for College Students

1. On-Campus Jobs:

Auburn’s campus is one of the biggest job markets for students who are looking for work. Students who work on campus find it easier to balance work and school. Most campus jobs do not have set daily hours, so students are able to come and go in-between their class schedules. Students who work in various offices around campus are also the first to know about events going on in the school.

Chelsea Butler, a senior, works the front desk of the…


Added by Katie Harper on May 26, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn Scientists Make Ground-Breaking Discovery in the Field of Evolutionary Study

AUBURN OCM by Candis Birchfield - Auburn University scientists have made a discovery that shakes the very foundation of the evolutionary study of the animal kingdom. (See original story.)…


Added by Auburn Family on May 22, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Toomer's Oaks Live On in Beautiful Art

Two art exhibits allow Auburn's beloved Toomer's Oaks to live on.

The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art presents Matt Moulthrop, a third generation master woodturner. Moulthrop was taught by both his grandfather, Ed Moulthrop, and his father, Philip Moulthrop.…


Added by Auburn Family on May 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Kristina Emerson :: Living Her L. A. Dream - Part Deux (New Video)

Kristina Emerson moved to Los Angeles after graduating in 2011 with a degree in public relations.

Over the last three years, we've seen her modeling career take off as American Apparel's favorite…


Added by Auburn Family on May 13, 2014 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Nominations are Open: 2014-15 Auburn Alumni Association Awards

Special to Auburn Family from Kate Larkin

Nominations are now open for the 2014 and 2015 Auburn Alumni Association awards. I hope you will take the time to nominate a deserving alumni or friend of Auburn University for one these prestigious awards. The deadline for completed packets is Friday, May 30, 2014.

  • 2014 Undergraduate Teaching Excellence…

Added by Auburn Family on May 7, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Auburn Goes Osteopathic :: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine is Approved

UPDATE: VCOM to accept student applications for Auburn campus 

The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, VCOM, has received notification from its accrediting body that it was approved to establish a new branch campus in Auburn. In 2012, VCOM, the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation and Auburn University signed a collaboration agreement to work together to establish a third VCOM campus. VCOM is fully accredited by the Commission on…


Added by Haley Olver on May 7, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments

Market at Ag Heritage Park opens May 8

The Market at Ag Heritage Park, Auburn University's open-air farmers market, will open its 2014 season at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 8, and continue every Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. through Aug. 21.

The market is located near the intersection of South Donahue and Lem Morrison drives.

This week the market will feature approximately 10 vendors, selling strawberries, sourdough bread, jams and jellies, tomatoes, goat milk cheese and fresh greens. The number…


Added by Auburn Family on May 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Do you know your Auburn Faculty? Meet Julie Huff

Many students become wrapped up in their every day lives with the challenge of balancing school, play and everything in between. Rarely do we go back and contemplate our reasoning behind choosing Auburn. It usually comes down to what Auburn can do for us.

Julie Huff is in the business of discovering what she can do for Auburn.

As the director of Strategic Initiatives and Communication’s for the Provost’s Office, Huff is responsible for coordinating Auburn University’s strategic…


Added by Haley Hart on May 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Life Lessons From A Sixth-Year Senior

My high school classmates started graduating a year ago. I only see them on Facebook now; with real jobs, husbands, children or a combination of the three. Sometimes, I get jealous when they post statuses about promotions or how wonderful their new lives are post-graduation. These updates used to make me feel…


Added by Cat Watson on May 1, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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