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August 2014 Blog Posts (19)

Perspectives :: Auburn College of Liberal Arts September News

CLA Perspectives September 2014

Message from CLA Dean Joseph Aistrup  

Message from CLA Dean Joseph Aistrup



Added by Auburn Family on August 29, 2014 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Auburn All Star Lecture: David Housel, Jordan-Hare at 75 on August 29

Auburn, Ala. (via Auburn OCM) -- The All-Star Lecture Series will take place Fridays before home football games at 3 p.m. in the Goodwin Room of the Auburn Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Auburn Alumni Association, Auburn Athletics, the Office of Communications and Marketing, and OLLI@Auburn.

Jordan-Hare Stadium at 75 – Memories Down Through the Years with David Housel…


Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Auburn's 2014 Television Ads for College Football Broadcasts

Auburn University TV Commercial 2014: Montage…


Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

A Memorial to Tiger :: War Eagle VI - Aug. 29 at Plainsman Park

AUBURN, Ala. (via -- A memorial and educational program to honor Tiger, War Eagle VI will be held Friday, Aug. 29, in Plainsman Park. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and is free.

Speakers during the memorial include Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs, Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Calvin Johnson and…


Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2014 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Abby Lutzenkirchen Honors Her Brother Philip #43

Alabama soccer player Abby Lutzenkirchen has changed her jersey number in honor of her brother, Philip.

We can all say War Eagle! and Roll Tide! to this.  Family. That's what matters.  


See the original …


Added by Auburn Family on August 27, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Visual Journalism Ranks #9 Nationally at

Source: Graphic Design Degree Hub

#9. Auburn University

Auburn University, AL

Visual Journalism

This degree…


Added by Auburn Family on August 25, 2014 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Replicas of Historic Eagles Installed at Newly Renovated Toomer’s Corner

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Capping a five-month renovation of Samford Park at Toomer’s Corner, workers today placed two stone eagles atop the gates marking the entrance to Auburn University.

The eagles are replicas of the two marble statues that adorned the gates for more than 50 years. The original statues were displayed inside Samford Hall this summer, away from the elements that have taken their toll over the years.…


Added by Auburn Family on August 25, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A Tiger. A Parade. A Fire Truck. "The Worst Mascot Story in the World"

Editor's Note:  We share the following introduction to a much longer story from a member of the Auburn Family. Please note: It's for grown-ups. There are a few (expletives). We're pretty confident this will be the funniest story of a mascot you will ever read. It was for us. That's why we asked the author for permission to share it with you. Enjoy!

The Worst…


Added by Auburn Family on August 22, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Band-O-Rama Ignites Duck Samford Stadium on August 21, 2014

Thursday night, August 21, a great event called “Band-O-Rama” will occur in Auburn.

Band-O-Rama features several area high school bands coming together for a pre-football season performance for each other and for the community.

This event also features two performances by the Auburn University Marching…


Added by Auburn Family on August 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

To Russia with Love :: Matryoshka Auburn Dolls

Look what Auburn alumna Dr. Betty DeGraffenried Burgess has discovered in her travels through Russia.  

"I shopped all over Russia and these traditional' Matryoshka nesting dolls are my favorite purchase!"  War Eagle!…


Added by Auburn Family on August 19, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

First Day of Classes for Fall 2014

Happy first day of classes, Auburn! Have a fun and safe day! Auburn University was chartered on February 1, 1856 and opened for classes October 1, 1859. So, although not precisely, today marks the middle of Auburn's 159th year and (almost) the beginning of the 156th year of classes. 

And ... Toomer's Corner ... is Back!  :)  War Eagle!  For the first day of classes, the fence is down and you may now enjoy the beautiful new Toomer's Corner Auburn University entrance.  It's pretty.  Go…


Added by Auburn Family on August 18, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Auburn Industrial Design Students Partner with Local Coffee Shop

Local business Wake Up Coffee Company is collaborating with a team of Auburn students to revamp a Volkswagen van for the community. The vision is to make quality fair trade coffees more accessible to the Auburn community using a coffee van, dubbed Papercup Espresso.

As the popularity of food trucks has risen in recent years, shop owners Wade and Megan Preston…


Added by Kinsey Parker on August 16, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Tim Cook Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Calls Out Dr. Dre

Tim Cook, Auburn alum and Apple CEO, takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. Photo and video below.


Added by Auburn Family on August 16, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Couple Enters Engagement Video Contest

Editor's Note: Meet two Auburn alumni who are on a path to marriage. It all started at Auburn, so why don't we help them make their big leap! High atop a cliff on Lake Guntersville, Carter Astin (AU Industrial Engineering '13) asked the biggest question of his life to…


Added by Kasey Langley on August 12, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Auburn is the Greenest College Campus in Alabama

Auburn University continues to gain recognition as an environmentally responsible campus.  It is the best LEED-certified campus in Alabama.  LEED is Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design.  It is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices.…


Added by Auburn Family on August 12, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Ranks 131 Spots Ahead of University of Alabama in Forbes' Annual List of Best Colleges

War Eagle!  Bragging rights belong to Auburn in more than football.   The latest Forbes list of the best colleges puts Auburn way ahead of cross-state rival Alabama.

Auburn University has bragging rights over the University of Alabama in Forbes' 2014 list of America's best colleges.  (Via …


Added by Auburn Family on August 4, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Alum Jason Collier '96 is on Getty Images with George Lucas

Auburn RTVF '96 alumni Jason Collier is now on Getty Images. He just discovered his image there.

Jason won the best fan award from Access Hollywood and George Lucas director of Star Wars arrive at the San Francisco World Premiere of "Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith."…


Added by Auburn Family on August 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Cam Newton Tells His Story via Video :: Cam Challenges the Wrath of God

Cam Newton is on a mission.

As Auburn Football begins their 2014 practices, Cam Newton is preparing for the 2014-15 NFL season with a video series called "Huddle Up." (Video below.) 

In the video, Cam says to anyone that questions his spirit, "The wrath of God is going to…


Added by Auburn Family on August 1, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Auburn University to Welcome Students to Campus with Move-In Mania 2014

(AUBURN OCM)  Fall semester is right around the corner, and the newest members of the Auburn Family will be finding their way to the Plains and settling in on campus throughout the beginning of August.

To welcome…


Added by Auburn Family on August 1, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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