Auburn students passionate in the arts are swinging their hips to commemorate the life of one of the most influential director-choreographers, Bob Fosse, in an original performance titled, “All That Fosse.” He was an unprecedented choreographer who won eight Tony Awards, and forever changed the industry with his provocative yet entertaining choreography.…Continue
Added by Hannah Crane on September 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
A student’s first year at Auburn University is a once in a lifetime experience. It shapes his or her Auburn career – friends are made, organizations are joined and traditions are learned. Though most of these things are figured out by the student, it is the guidance from the First Year Experience office that leads students to become a true member of the Auburn Family.
The First Year Experience office is located in 189 Foy Hall. The staff and students who work in the office coordinate…Continue
Added by Mary Catherine Banister on September 30, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Auburn University offers a wide array of amenities to enhance the lives of its students. The newest of these is the Recreation and Wellness Center, which opened this August. The Wellness Center provides students with countless ways to not only stay fit but also provides great job opportunities.
Campus recreation supervisor Michelle Rogge was hired in January 2013 as a facilities attendant, earning her promotion to supervisor in May. During her time at the Wellness Center, she has…
Added by Taylor Shirey on September 27, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Auburn students have a serious relationship with football. The first three games this season were at home, followed by a big game at LSU. All of the sudden, there is a bye week. A Saturday with no set plans. No obligations. What is there for an Auburn student to do this Saturday when there is no football?
1. Go to the Waverly Fall Boogie. Rain or shine, there will be live music, vendors and food at 1015 Mayberry Ave., Waverly, Ala. Tickets are…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Segarra on September 27, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Last winter, the Auburn University’s Office of Health Promotion and Wellness Services launched a new campaign called the Be Well Hut. The Be Well Hut is a peer outreach program on campus designed to better the well being of Auburn’s students by educating them about their health and wellness.
The idea to have a Be Well Hut on Auburn’s campus was taken from other colleges and universities throughout the Southeast. The students at these colleges and universities seemed to…Continue
Added by Lesley Moody on September 27, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments
Year after year, Auburn University students travel the world in search of adventure, art, culture, and...class credit. Why would Elizabeth Johnston take a strategic planning course in the classroom when she can take it in London? And who could resist earning a minor in international studies in Italy? Not Mary Ann Martin.…Continue
Added by Grace Devaney on September 26, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Imagine this: Waking up from your eleven-hour plane ride across the Atlantic and seeing London along the horizon. For those of you attending the 2014 AU European Grad Trip, this will soon be your reality. After stepping off the plane, you will have complete freedom to start exploring the city, and with only three days to spend, that’s exactly what you’ll want to do. One of the fabulous aspects about this trip is that you are able to explore and attend whichever events pique your interests.…Continue
Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on September 26, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
During a 10 month tour in Iraq beginning in Summer 2008, young Marine corporal Benjamin Manzano learned a lot about life, and death. After his 4 year enlistment in the USMC was over, he decided to call it quits and give college a try. “I thought it would be easy…Continue
Added by Amanda Moyer on September 26, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Last year, The Public Relations Student Society of America hosted the event Pups & Pops. With the combination of popsicles from The Overall Company and puppies from For Paws Rescue, the event struck the core of students’ taste buds and hearts.…Continue
Added by Sarah Moseley on September 26, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Providing an upscale game day experience for scholarships donors, Executive Suite Ambassadors of Auburn University uphold a long lasting tradition.
“The best part about being a Suite Ambassador is the opportunity to network with some of the most influential people connected to Auburn University, specifically Auburn Athletics,” said Jessica Turner, Suite Ambassador floor captain. Turner is one of two floor captains. She maintains the 3rd floor, while Bobbie Barton is the captain…
Added by Casey Andrea Morrison on September 26, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Everywhere you look around the world these days, people and organizations are using social media to connect with each other. Auburn University is no different. The university has adopted six social media platforms to communicate and interact with students, alumni, fans and many more.
Brock Parker is the…Continue
Added by Kyle Cavender Monteverde on September 25, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Auburn University student Tim Dunlap, conducted undergraduate research this past summer for the department of electrical engineering. Dunlap worked on a team of three to determine how signals are sent. The goal of the project was to predict…Continue
Added by Kimberly Mannausa on September 25, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
1. You can't go home this weekend.
Because home is many hours and miles away.
2. Your friends don't road trip to come see…Continue
Added by Anna-Claire Gibson on September 25, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
For the first time in its history, the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is hosting a yearlong outdoor sculpture exhibition. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, “Out of the Box” will make its official premiere Friday, Oct. 4.…Continue
Added by Claire Fisher on September 25, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Auburn University’s Department of Public Safety and Security is hosting an active shooter-training course Sept. 30 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., located in the Auburn Arena.
This free course is designed to prepare students, faculty, and staff for any life-threatening situation they may encounter.
“We created a course for Auburn University to…Continue
Added by Katie Esters on September 24, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
This past weekend, the Auburn Tigers suffered their first football loss on the road at the hands of the Louisiana State Tigers. Auburn has not faced LSU in Death Valley since 2011, when LSU went on to win the SEC Championship and ultimately a trip to the National Championship, where they fell to The University of Alabama.
Out of the 92,524 seats in Tiger Stadium, the eighth largest in terms of seating capacity in the NCAA, a few hundred of those seats were occupied by members of the…
Added by Sarah drexler on September 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
When taking notes in the Haley Center or studying in RBD Library, it can be difficult to imagine applying knowledge beyond the classroom. But for sophomore Sara Rains, her hunger studies class took her to places she never imagined.
Last spring, Rains, a nutrition and horticulture major and hunger studies minor, took the hunger studies capstone course taught by Director of Hunger and Sustainability Initiatives Dr. Kate Thornton. Through Auburn’s relationship with the…Continue
Added by Laurel Dicus on September 24, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Intramural sports are a popular past time for students at Auburn University. Each fall and spring there are a variety of sports offered from softball, basketball, volleyball and the always popular flag football.
In the fall, Auburn University can’t get enough football. Campus Recreation and intramural sports…
Added by Amanda Collier on September 24, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Auburn University professor aims to increase the number of female faculty in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) discipline.
Toni Alexander, associate professor of cultural geography, hopes to use her research as a way to achieve that goal. Her research methods have included…Continue
Added by Justin Burwell on September 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Auburn University has an amazing Auburn Abroad program. More than 800 students from Auburn study all over the world each year.Continue
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