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June 2014 Blog Posts (6)

Tiger's Spirit Remains with Us :: Remembering War Eagle VI

Famed golden eagle Tiger, a symbol of the Auburn University spirit for nearly 30 years, died June 18, 2014. At 34, she was believed to be among the oldest golden eagles in captivity.

On Aug. 31, 2000, Tiger, who was also known as War Eagle VI, was the first eagle to fly free in Jordan-Hare Stadium. For seven years, she flew at home football games and was retired following her 2006 flight at the Auburn-Georgia game.

Tiger dazzled a television audience numbering in the…


Added by Auburn Family on June 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Toomer's Corner Rebirth: Future Auburn Oaks to Grow in Hi-Tech Environment

"This approach will provide the best growing environment possible for the future trees."

— Ben Burmester, campus planner

Although the exact species of trees that will replace Auburn's famed oaks has yet to be determined, the literal foundation for their survival is nearing completion at Toomer's Corner. The future oaks – scheduled for…


Added by Auburn Family on June 13, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Xavier and C.J. Uzomah: Father and Son Excel on the Plains

Auburn Feature Story:

Running into your brother or sister on campus is not unusual for siblings enrolled on the Plains. Bumping into your father as a fellow student is quite rare, though, and might be considered awkward – but not for Xavier and C.J. Uzomah, a father and son duo pursuing their goals through Auburn University and its Raymond J. Harbert…


Added by Auburn Family on June 13, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn, AUM and Walter Reed Medical Center Join to Serve Those Who Served

Auburn University senior nursing student Maria May was at the hospital when she met a man in his late 60s waiting to undergo tests for potential cardiac issues.

With only a brief medical history in his chart, May thought it would be beneficial to ask some questions. The resulting conversation confirmed to her the importance of a recent trip to Walter Reed National…


Added by Auburn Family on June 13, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Anniversary Commission

This is a commission for an anniversary gift. It has a lot of meaning for the person who will receive it. Follow this link and learn more.…


Added by Melissa B Tubbs on June 4, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Move Over ESPN Gameday ... SEC Nation is Coming to Auburn

The lineup for the SEC Network’s two-hour (10 a.m. – noon ET) traveling Saturday morning college football show SEC Nation was revealed today in Nashville, Tenn., at the Music City Sports Festival. (Source: release from ESPN)…


Added by Auburn Family on June 2, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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