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September 2014 Blog Posts (43)

Auburn Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter :: Fall 2014

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Added by Auburn Family on September 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Another Year Same Great Team

    Ok, so we are a "pretty' good football team BUT how about going way out west to Kansas to play the first road game and winning it!  Sure, it was close but we still won when and where it counted. WAR EAGLE!!

Added by Roger W Tinkham on September 19, 2014 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Enjoy Jazz! Food! Art! at Auburn's Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Students looking for an enjoyable evening of art, music, and great food need to look no further than the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. Every Thursday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the museum hosts Jazz! Food! Art!, which is open to the public free of charge. 

Jazz! Food! Art! is a weekly event at the museum that features an educational program or documentary followed by the opportunity to enjoy food from…

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Added by Ellie Klimecki on September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Five Outstanding Auburn Women Vie for the Title of Miss Homecoming 2014

Beginning Monday, five Auburn women will take over campus in hopes of earning the title of Miss Homecoming 2014.

These women are placed on a pedestal and recognized as some of the most prestigious senior women at Auburn. It is true that they have served Auburn well, but behind their involvement, these women are full of vibrant youth and personality.

If you’re looking for Kellie Jones on campus, you could very likely find her at the Chick-fil-A in the student center.…

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Added by Taylor McCormick on September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Straight to the Top-Eagle's Nest Worship

One campus ministry is bringing worship at Auburn University to a whole new level—the top of Haley Center to be exact.

The Auburn Wesley Foundation, located on Gay Street, has decided to expand its weekly activities to include an extra worship service more accessible to students on campus. Eagle’s Nest Worship, which began fall semester 2014, takes place each Tuesday at 8 p.m.

“We felt the need to move to campus so that we could offer a worship service to a…

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Added by Laura Huddleston on September 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University Intramural Sports: Keeping the Competition Alive

Intramural Sports at Auburn University gives students the opportunity to stay fit and have fun at the same time. Staying active and being healthy is important for many college students.

Some students are like, Sam Stiles, a senior in the Harbert College of Business. He played football in high school but he…

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Added by Payton Holbrook on September 18, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Getting Fit at Auburn this Fall

It’s that time of the year again – fall semester is in full swing and students are beginning to fall into their daily routines. Both freshmen and seasoned Auburn students are experiencing some of the “give and take” that attending a major university requires, turning his or her life into a juggling act.…

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Added by Anna Henderson on September 17, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Flyers: A September Timelapse - Auburn to Florida - 214 Miles

Auburn students Nathan, Frank, and Hunter decided to ride their bikes from Auburn, AL to Seaside, FL to raise money for the Auburn Flyers, Auburn University's Collegiate Cycling Team. 214 miles, and 12 hours of riding later, we arrived in Seaside! If you would like to donate, you can go to our website to find out more: auburn.edu/auburn_flyers.

Fun Facts:

  • Yes, Auburn is the highest elevation point between…
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Added by Auburn Family on September 16, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The New Auburn Wellness Kitchen: Raising the Dining Standard

The faculty and students at Auburn University recently welcomed the addition of a new dining venue with the opening of the Auburn Wellness Kitchen this past August. The new kitchen provides an all-you-can-eat style to the eating options for students and faculty and provides nutritional options for all…

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Added by Will Clark on September 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Strike Up the Band: Why the AUMB is the Heartbeat of the Auburn Family

My proudest college achievement isn’t my plethora of resume-boosting activities, or my GPA. It’s the time I’ve served as a member of the Auburn University Marching Band (AUMB). 

Last season, we received national attention for our discipline after a video started circulating of the…

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Added by Rachel Burns on September 16, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins and President Barack Obama :: Medal of Honor Ceremony

Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins received the Medal of Honor today from President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony.  Auburn's Maggie and Johnny Lawrence were among a group of local friends and family supporting Adkins in this remarkable day of events.  

Adkins lives in Opelika and taught accounting at Auburn University years ago.

Here are just some photos from the day.  Photos with a complete video of the ceremony and an NBC interview with Adkins…

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Added by Auburn Family on September 15, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Brewing Up Futures

Auburn's new brewing sciences program has officially kicked off its first fall semester. 

Where there once were ten available spots for the graduate program, there are now 17 students currently in the program due to the quality of applications and the passion of the students. Martin O'Neill, the head of Auburn's Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management Department, believes they will be happy to manage 20 students, if not more, in the future. …

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Added by Jaden Brown on September 15, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Sing Along With Mother Nature

Songs In the Woods is an event co-hosted with the City of Auburn and Auburn Opelika Tourism Bureau to raise awareness and funds to benefit the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve. The event took place on Sunday, September 14 from 4 until 6 p.m. at the Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve and Nature…

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Added by Sarah Bales on September 15, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Uber Rides Arrive at Auburn University

  Students who have trouble with getting transportation around campus are in luck. Uber rides have arrived at Auburn University.  The popular app, Uber, was created in 2009 with the purpose to seamlessly connect transportation services to riders in numerous cities. Just one short month ago, the Uber ride…

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Added by Alexis Barranca on September 15, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Meet Workers Who Sew Aubie Apparel

Meet workers who sew Aubie apparel! Hear how you can take action on campus to support dignified working conditions and human rights in the global garment industry.  

The Alta Gracia Factory, located in the Dominican Republic Free Trade Zone, is the first college logo t-shirt project to pay…

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Added by Auburn Family on September 15, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Road Trip Anyone? Auburn Flyers Cycle Down to Florida ... In One Day

So, what's your idea of a road trip?

War Eagle to Hunter Denton and the Auburn Flyers Cycling Team.  They just hopped on their bikes and rode 214 miles from Auburn to Seaside, FL. Congrats and War Eagle to Hunter and all of his fellow riders!

Hunter's brother Blake gave him a shout out on Facebook:

"So my brother, Hunter Denton, rode his bike with other members of Auburn's cycling team from Auburn…

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Added by Auburn Family on September 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Villager: Behind the Scenes in Jordan-Hare's Press Box

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Added by Auburn Family on September 12, 2014 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Auburn Fan Zach Manning Meets PGA's Rory McElroy in the Most Unique Way

Kate Asbury Larkin from the Auburn Alumni Association reports on Facebook, "This is not only absolutely priceless-and fabulous-but the 'spectator' is our friend, Zach Manning, who grew up across the street from us when his family and ours both lived on India Road in Opelika."

Read more at Sports Illustrated.…

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Added by Auburn Family on September 12, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Journalism Awards 2014

AUBURN - On its 10th anniversary of honoring outstanding journalists with ties to Alabama, the Auburn University Journalism Advisory Council will recognize five distinguished print and broadcast professionals at its luncheon Sept. 12.

President Jay Gogue will present a certificate of exemplary service in honor of Roy Bain ('59) to Mrs. Billie Bain, Mr. Bain's widow. The council will also dedicate its highest award to his memory. Mr. Bain, who died in December, had been publisher of…

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Added by Auburn Family on September 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Auburn Alumna Lynn Edwards Angell Remembered on 9/11 Anniversary

It has been thirteen years since the horror of September 11 changed the world.

Auburn lost alumna Lynn Edwards Angell.  Lynn and her husband David were giving and caring people.  They took their success and gave it freely to others.  The Angell Foundation continues to support the arts, education and more today.

Below are three resources allowing us to learn more about our Auburn alumna lost on 9/11.

Lynn Edwards Angell was a former Mountain…

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Added by Auburn Family on September 11, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

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