No matter the profession, word on the street is it’s not what you know, but whom you know. With social media taking over traditional relationships, our culture has become obsessed with “friending,” “following” and “connecting” with anyone and everyone. The professional world has followed suit, choosing to focus on social media and judge one’s skills and capabilities by their LinkedIn profile. However, the impersonal “follow,” “befriending” or “connection” will never be able to replace a…Continue
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The Women’s Studies Program in the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts hosted a presentation of new research by faculty affiliates from three different fields of work on Monday, Feb. 11.
Alicia Carroll from the Department of English, Leah Robinson from the Department of Kinesiology and Barbara Wilder from the School of Nursing each…Continue
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When Jim Morrison said, “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind,” he could not have been more spot-on. The media are not only gatekeepers to the world, but also impact what we talk about, the level of importance we place on issues and how we view ourselves.
For journalism senior Bradley Roberts, his love of writing paired with the desire for having an impact on the dissemination of information is what lead him toward this course of…Continue
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The use of natural resources has been a forefront issue in local and national news and a debated topic in the current GOP campaign. However, one natural resource that will never deplete if managed well is timber.
Foresters play a key role in facilitating the production of wood products, while maintaining a balance of wildlife habitats and healthy water qualities. Through Auburn University’s forestry program, students are gaining hands-on experience on how to…Continue
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Auburn University has recently added Grammy winner and newly appointed Apple CEO to their list of graduates’ accomplishments. Will finding a cure for cancer be the next? That is what one student is working on right now as a part of her undergraduate research program.
Ivanny Gorski, a senior from Perrysburg, Ohio, who is…Continue
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One of the most important decisions a college student can make is choosing a major. So often, however, students will find themselves torn between several majors or schools within a university. Students with a variety of interests are often limited in combining majors that overlap through different schools. If this sounds like a problem you are facing, interdisciplinary studies may be the answer for you.
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The Office of the Vice President for University Outreach and the Office of Public Service will be collaborating with the Kappa Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to sponsor a breast cancer awareness event named All In All Pink on October 26, 2011.
Kappa Chi member Ebony Craig said that these groups will also be partnering with the American Cancer Society, the Department of Student Affairs and Auburn University’s School of…Continue
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According to the Auburn University website, study abroad is a student's pursuit of educational opportunities in other countries. This experience enhances the academic, personal and professional development of those who participate.
Auburn University English major, Sarah Cook, chose to study abroad through the University of Georgia's "UGA at Oxford" program, but still had Auburn’s help during her decision making…Continue
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Riding Horses and shooting guns in the woods are just a couple of things that make Houston Mahoney a “man’s man.” With his father being an orthopedic surgeon, no one expected the Athens, Ga. native to begin acting in high school. Mahoney, a senior in theatre performance, talks about how he got involved in theater.
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When most people think of a PE coach, they think of a large, athletic man loudly blowing his whistle and shouting out football or basketball plays to his students. The second Sarah Tamplin walks into a school gymnasium, that image is shattered.
Tamplin is a recent graduate of Auburn University, having earned her Bachelor of Science…Continue
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" I believe in education, which gives me the knowledge to work wisely and trains my mind and my hands to work skillfully"
It is an incredible success to endure the schedule of a division I athlete while meanwhile excelling as a student at Auburn University.…
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David Zima is out of his mind.
The device for his insanity: VegaBond surf and skate brand, a company he is establishing from his home in Auburn, Ala.
In early 2009 Zima founded the company under the name “Sound.” At the time, the infant brand focused on designing shirts, hats, hoodies and other skateboard-influenced apparel. Today, under the updated…Continue
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It never fails, its registration time you log into the system and type in the class call number and a little message appears reading sorry the class is full. It is for this exact reason the Department of Communication has set-up a wish list to meet the needs of students.
The Department includes majors in: Communication, Public Relations, Radio Television and Film and Journalism. On April 6, 2010 the wish list opened up and be accessed on the department Web site. This…Continue
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Kendall Simmons was drafted in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft after starting as an offensive lineman at Auburn University.
He married his college sweetheart, Celesta, two weeks before he left for the NFL training camp. During the off season his family could live anywhere in the world and have chosen to make Auburn their home.
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In 2009, The Department of Communication welcomed Dr. Susan Waters to the Auburn family. Waters is now an associate professor for undergraduate and graduate students. She specializes in communication across life span and received her PH.D. from the University of Kansas.
"Several of the reason I was considering Auburn is because it has a very high reputation," Water says. "Auburn has…Continue
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