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Auburn Study Partners Make the Grade

Adjusting to life as a college student is anything but easy, especially when it comes to doing schoolwork. It is known throughout the South that Auburn is one of the hardest universities to receive a letter grade of an “A” in class. However, free tutoring programs offered by the University, such as Study Partners,…


Added by Mary Catherine Banister on September 6, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Get Involved in the Largest Student Run Organization on Campus

Among the many different organizations that are available on campus, the College of Liberal Arts is home to the largest student run organizations. The Public Relations Student Society (PRSSA) and the Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA) is a combined group that is completely student run, but is given direction and support from its faculty advisors.



Added by Jessica Smith on September 6, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Business Student Finds Lasting Benefits in a Summer Internship

Erin Phillips is a senior majoring in supply chain management. Phillips started out as an accounting major and switched to supply chain management her junior year of college. While Phillips has always loved business, she felt like supply chain management suited her future career goals better.

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“Supply chain is so interesting and very hands-on,”…


Added by Courtney Goldin on September 6, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Athletics department seeks to crown first junior reporter

Standard requirements for being a sports reporter usually include—but are not limited to—multimedia skills, writing expertise, a vast knowledge of sports and a degree in Journalism. Auburn University’s next sports reporter, however, will only need two things: a bold personality and breath that still hints of Similac.



Added by Markevius Jackson on September 6, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Adventures: A Climbing Experience

Deep in the heart of Auburn stands a semi-secret structure known as “The Shed.” To the unknowing passerby, it looks like an average backyard building. Those with a passion for climbing and a clearance code know it is much more than that.

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The Shed is an indoor climbing venue, built and managed by Auburn University…


Added by Nikolett Juhasz on September 6, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

The International Dinner: Auburn Students Step Up to the World Table

What do you get when you take a multitude of students from at least a dozen different nations and cultures, put them in a house together and add in a massive amount of food? You get the International Dinner.

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Each week different families around the Auburn community host the International Dinner for up to 100 students from around the world.…


Added by Salora Wright on September 5, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Kick Cancer in the Butt Big Blue

If there was ever a student to embody the phrase “...ever to conquer, never to yield,” it would be Hailey White.

A freshman this year at Auburn, White has done nothing short of making this her own personal fight song.

As a freshman at Brentwood High School in Brentwood Tennessee, White went through the most difficult time of her life. White was diagnosed with a form of cancer known as Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Without warning, White had no choice but to fight back.



Added by Hailey Kornman on September 5, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Auburn hosting FLW college fishing regional championship Sept. 8-10

AUBURN - Football fans who attend Auburn's Sept. 10 matchup with the Mississippi State Bulldogs will have the opportunity to see the South's top collegiate anglers weigh their prize catches at Ag Heritage Park.

Twenty schools will be competing in the National Guard FLW College Fishing Southeast…


Added by Auburn Family on August 31, 2012 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Professional Practices Class in the Department of Art Invites Submissions

The Professional Practices class in the Department of Art at Auburn University invite submissions of artworks on paper by undergraduates and recent undergraduate students (2012), 18 years and older, in the Southeast region of the U.S. The Deadline is September 20th. One image per student, limit: 36…


Added by Auburn Family on August 31, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Charlie Van Valkenburgh, AU '80, Sets Land Speed Record on 1000cc Motorcycle at Bonneville Salt Flats (VIDEO)

How often do you hear your student say, "My dad is out on the Bonneville Salt Flats attempting a world land speed record."

Right.  Never.

This summer, Abbey VanValkenburgh '13 shared this news with me.  We both knew, it deserved a story.  So, here it…


Added by Auburn Family on August 31, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Charlie Van Valkenburgh :: AU Alum's Land Speed Motorcycle Record

...word came last week that Huntsville's Charlie VanValkenburgh ('80 Industrial Design) was on the cusp of setting a record in the 1000cc P-P motorcycle class, (at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah)...

VanValkenburgh, 55, is the president of Pit Bull Products, Inc., a motorcycle accessories…


Added by Auburn Family on August 23, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Stephanie Taugner :: Raining Blue in Indianapolis

"Auburn University has an incredible reputation and especially in the Art and Architecture Departments," said…


Added by Auburn Family on August 17, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Honor's Grad Nealey Dozier is Dixie Caviar :: A New Kind of Southern

"I was born and raised in Auburn and loved every single minute of my childhood," said Nealey Dozier.…


Added by Auburn Family on August 16, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Auburn Abroad in Italy :: Anna Davidson

Please head on over to Anna…


Added by Auburn Family on August 15, 2012 at 9:16am — No Comments

Nicole Thomason :: Walls Media, Nikki Alexa Designs & Birmingham Fashion Week

"When it came to picking colleges, there were no other options…


Added by Auburn Family on August 15, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Jason Dufner On Ryder Cup Team

   Jason Dufner stands number three in 2012 Ryder Cup Points to represent the United States at Medinah (Ill) Country Club September 28-30,2012.  This is ahead of such golfers as Zach Johnson,Matt Kuchar, Phil Mickelson,Jim Furyk and Rickie Fowler.  Auburn gets noticed in PGA Golf! We wish Jason the best!!!!

Added by Roger W Tinkham on August 14, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

You+Your Friends+Auburn= 1 Great Adventure

When graduation ends your time here at Auburn its always hard to leave friends behind. That's why we love to give you an opportunity to have one last adventure with them. The European Grad Tour is having its first and biggest promotion of the year. Now until September 17th you can receive up to $300 off the tour! Your friends don't even have to be graduates to join you on this amazing experience. War Eagle!  Click Photo for:

War Eagle Travelers…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on August 14, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Jenny Rikelman :: Honors Graduate Exemplifies Community Outreach

"I chose Auburn because I loved the community feel of the town," said Jenny Rikelman.

Like all of our featured alumni and students, Jenny has an appetite for hard work and tackling many challenges at the same time.  

"Auburn has allowed me to learn and grow in the fields of marketing,…


Added by Auburn Family on August 14, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Gabrielle Hoyt :: Award-Winner and Storyteller ... from Sweet Young Man to Mama and the Wonderful Airport Land of Games

Get ready for a "Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride" on Gabrielle's blog.  Like the eponymous Disneyland ride, Gabrielle can weave a tale that is "more frenetic than frightening."  The experience is much…


Added by Auburn Family on August 13, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Kendall Wangman :: Auburn's Fashionista & A Vegetarian in Alabama ... and Yoga Guru

Our blogger closing out this week's features ... well, she's probably in need of an intervention.  A vegetarian blog, her College Fashionista blog posts, manager at Behind the Glass, working at the yoga studio ... and now, she's probably going to contribute to the the new yoga Facebook page,…


Added by Auburn Family on August 10, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

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