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September 2013 Blog Posts (49)

War Eagle Wheels

Auburn University has always been a biking community, but recently through clubs and programs the biking population has exploded in popularity.

The Student Government Association has been working with the Heath Promotion and Wellness Services as well as the Parking Services to gather data on how many students…


Added by Hannah Crane on September 16, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Inspiring Students for Over 35 Years

The first thing you notice when you walk into Dr. Harry Ponder’s office is the plethora of awards covering two of the four walls. The reason for these awards becomes quickly apparent once you speak to his past and current students at Auburn University.


Ponder is from Walnut Hill, Ala. He received his…


Added by Taira Campbell on September 16, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Aubie: The Story Behind the Stripes

There are 13 colleges in the nation that claim a tiger as their mascot. It’s safe to say that none of them hold a candle to the one and only Aubie, Auburn’s favorite tiger and beloved mascot. Women love him, children adore him, and men want to be him – it’s as simple as that. No matter how your time at Auburn is spent or what your experience is on the Plains, it is a fact that you will remember Aubie as more than just a mascot – he is a huge part of the Auburn…


Added by Mary Catherine Banister on September 16, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

The AU European Adventure according to Gilda Osborn

Hello again, undefeated Auburnites. Can I get a War Eagle?? 

This weekend was a whirlwind of surprises in what proved to be victorious for our beloved football team. Here's to hoping they stick with their winning streak in the weeks to come. 

When thinking of the subject for my second blogpost (ever), I thought giving you all a little sample of the 2013 AU Grad Trip would be perfect. I chose to interview a previous attendee and personal friend of mine, Gilda Osborn.…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on September 15, 2013 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Pulitzer Prize Winner Hank Klibanoff to Speak at Auburn

Hank Klibanoff is Auburn University's Media Messenger Lecturer of the month.  

He will speak on Thursday September 19 at 3:00 p.m. in Tichenor 215.

Klibanoff won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for the book The Race Beat while working at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  That's the same year Auburn alumna Cynthia Tucker also won the Pulitzer Prize for her editorial work at the Atlanta Journal Constitution.…


Added by Auburn Family on September 13, 2013 at 9:29am — No Comments

Auburn University to hold Sept. 11 remembrance Honor Walk to benefit military students

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University will commemorate Sept. 11 with an Honor Walk for military veteran students Wednesday at 9 a.m. on Cater Lawn. The walk will be in the form of a labyrinth designed on the grass.

The event will include appearances from Johnny Green, director of Auburn University Veterans Resource Center; Timothy Ullman, retired air wing commander who served as an Air Force chaplain; the Auburn Police and Fire Divisions; retired Marine…


Added by Auburn Family on September 9, 2013 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Auburn University hosting Ready Alabama Day Sept. 11

The 10th annual Ready Alabama Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance will be held on campus Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning on the Student Center green space.

The event is part of the "Ready Alabama" campaign to teach Alabamians how to be prepared for disasters. Employees are…


Added by Auburn Family on September 9, 2013 at 11:51am — No Comments

NSA names Auburn University a center of excellence in cyber operations

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University is one of four universities selected by the National Security Agency to carry the designation of a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations. Joining Auburn are Carnegie Mellon University, Mississippi State University and the Air Force Institute of Technology.…


Added by Auburn Family on September 9, 2013 at 11:49am — No Comments

To all who wander, start here

Greetings, strapping gentlemen and dashing ladies of Auburn University. Is there anyone out there? My name is Grace Perry and I am your new 2013-14 Student Travel Ambassador. What is a Student Travel Ambassador, you may ask? Well, I am your on-campus resource, guru if you will, to all travel programs endorsed by War Eagle Travelers. More specifically, I promote the 2014 Auburn European Graduation Trip around our campus on a day-to-day basis. If you follow @AUGradTrip on twitter, I am the…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on September 6, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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