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August 2011 Blog Posts (13)

Tiger Tales Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Heather May, Theatre

From the Auburn College of Liberal Arts publication Tiger Tales.

Written by Kelly Walker

 

The first play Dr. Heather May directed for Auburn University Theatre featured an Abraham Lincoln impersonator who also happens to be an African-American gravedigger.

 

Long before she directed The America Play and long before…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 31, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Gary Marlon Suson :: Official Ground Zero Photographer 9/11

Gary Marlon Suson, the official photographer for September 11, 2001, is speaking at Auburn University to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. This is open to the public and will be taking place September 6, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the student center ballroom. Suson will be sharing his photography and experiences in New York City from the tragic event. 



There will be a flag display on Cater Lawn from September 5-8. Three thousand flags will represent the approximate…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 30, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Tiger Tales Student Spotlight: Eddie L. Walton III

From the Auburn College of Liberal Arts publication Tiger Tales.

Written by Gabrielle Hoyt, a rising senior in Public Relations and the intern for the Office of External Affairs.



Q. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? 

My name is Eddie L. Walton III and I'm from Decatur Ala. I'm a junior in Pre-Health Services…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 30, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

On to Victory, Support the Band

From the Auburn College of Liberal Arts publication Tiger Tales.

By Vicky Santos

There are nearly 400 students playing out on the field right now. It's late August and temperatures outside are in the mid-90s, but these…
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Added by Auburn Family on August 29, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Auburn celebrates fall with school colors days and slogan: AUBURN. Love it. SHOW IT!

AUBURN - Auburn University fans can show their true colors this fall beginning with College Colors Day on Friday, Sept. 2. All Auburn All Orange kicks off the next day, Sept. 3, for the Auburn vs. Utah State football game. A third Auburn colors event, True Blue, is scheduled for Sept. 10 for the Auburn vs. Mississippi State game.



College Colors Day, a national movement tied to the beginning of college football season, promotes higher education and celebrates the achievements, spirit… Continue

Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Tiger Tales Alumni Spotlight: Annie Gilbertson, '09, English

From the Auburn College of Liberal Arts publication Tiger Tales.

After graduating from Auburn in 2009 with a degree in English, Annie Gilbertson moved to Chicago and landed an internship with Chicago Public Radio. She recently brought that experience back to the South as the Education…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 27, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Auburn’s ‘Football, Fans and Feathers’ kicks off Sept. 2 for 2011 football season

 

AUBURN - The Southeastern Raptor Center will again host its annual birds-in-flight raptor programs on Fridays before Auburn University home football games. "Football, Fans and Feathers" kicks off Sept. 2 at 4 p.m. in the 350-seat Edgar B. Carter Educational Amphitheater on Raptor Road off Shug Jordan Parkway.

 

During "Football, Fans and Feathers," visitors learn about the residents of the Southeastern Raptor Center. Hawks, falcons and eagles will be…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 25, 2011 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Auburn Alumnus Tim Cook Takes Reins as Apple Inc. CEO

Auburn Alum Takes CEO Reins at Apple

Tim Cook :: Auburn '82, Industrial… Continue

Added by Auburn Family on August 25, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

Jason Dufner Gets Auburn Family Love and Support

Jason Dufner (Auburn 2000, Economics) had a great weekend at the PGA Championship in Atlanta. He didn't win. He lost in a playoff. That didn't diminish his positive outlook.

 

So, what is it about the Auburn Family that made Dufner's post-PGA Championship experiences so great? Read on...

 

Dufner, who has picked up more than 2,500 Twitter followers, did get a bit of a surprise on Monday. He was home in Auburn, Ala., when he got a phone call…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 16, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Department of Communication and Journalism Homecoming Tailgate and Open House

YOU’RE INVITED

To The SIXTH annual

 Department of Communication and Journalism Homecoming tailgate

And

TO THE 22nd annual journalism/The Auburn Plainsman open house-reunion

 

Who:  Journalism, Public Relations, COMM and RTVF majors, and any others; former Auburn Plainsman, WEGL and Eagle Eye staffers; and spouses, relatives and friends…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 16, 2011 at 11:12am — No Comments

Sports Illustrated Calls on Auburn Fans to Embrace Tradition :: Toilet Paper

Sports Illustrated says to Auburn, embrace your "Tradition: One more chance to roll Toomer's Corner."



Auburn has to replace a lot from the team that won last year's national title, but the Tigers have plenty of young talent. So every time they win, Auburn fans, go to…
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Added by Auburn Family on August 10, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Auburn Liberal Arts Alumna :: Octavia Spencer as Minny in "The Help"

This looks like an amazing film.  Watching Facebook this evening, we discovered this film from alumna Rebecca Simon.  "Just found out that Octavia Spencer, the actress that plays 'Minny Jackson' in the movie, 'The Help,' is from Montgomery and went to Auburn.

 

Too cool...can't wait to see…

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Added by Auburn Family on August 9, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Wouldn't this be AMAZING????

[Editor's Note:  We're supporting this post, as one of the participants - Leigh Riley McElyea - is a 1980 Auburn marketing alumna. So, go "Like" their page and let's see if they can get on "The Great Race." Yes, I know they are also promoting items on the site ... but, let's do the friendly thing and help them get on the show. It would be fun!]

 

Well everyone knows Auburn folks know how to have fun.  So this Auburn grad carried that…

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Added by Leigh Riley McElyea on August 2, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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