It's coming ... the Auburn University Recreation and Wellness Center is slated to open August 19th. Read Kristen Oliver's Opelika-Auburn News feature:
Auburn University will soon provide students with the longest indoor running track in the country, an in-pool rock climbing wall and much more in the new Recreation and Wellness Center. Jennifer Jarvis,…Continue
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Auburn, Ala. - Clint Myers, who led Arizona State to two NCAA Championships, has been named Auburn softball’s second head coach in program history, Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced Friday. In eight years at the helm of the Sun Devil program, Myers took seven trips to the Women’s College World Series.
Myers captained the Sun Devils to national titles in 2008 and 2011 and made the trip to Oklahoma City seven times in eight years. In his only miss of the WCWS,…Continue
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Auburn University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joe Aistrup (photo, right) of Kansas State University as the new Dean of The College of Liberal Arts.
Auburn University Provost Dr. Timothy Boosinger announced the news to faculty and staff this morning via email, "Dr. Aistrup was selected following a very competitive national search." Details follow...
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Auburn engineer presented with National Science Foundation CAREER award to study cardiac tissue regeneration Elizabeth Lipke, an assistant professor in Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a $400,000 grant through the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Faculty Early CAREER Development Program for her research designing engineered cardiac tissue and developing cardiac regeneration…Continue
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Auburn's Fashion Merchandising Program ranks seventh in the nation. The site Fashion-Schools.org looked at 200 schools around the country for its overview of fashion design programs.
7. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama Top 5%…
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AUBURN, Ala. - Sunny Golloway has been named Auburn's head baseball coach, Auburn Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced Friday. Golloway has spent the past eight seasons as head coach at the University of Oklahoma, where he led the Sooners to seven NCAA Regional berths, four NCAA Super Regionals and the 2010 College World Series.
"I'm really excited about this opportunity because I've always held the Auburn baseball program in very high regard," Golloway said.…Continue
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The Distinguished Young Women (DYW) of America scholarship competition is underway in Mobile, Ala. The program hits the stage on Thursday, Friday & Saturday, June 27, 28 & 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mobile Civic Center Theater. Meet all of the contestants in the video below.
Two of the contestants have already stated their college preference - Auburn.
Jean Elizabeth Miles (Alabama) and Avian Brown (Georgia) intend…Continue
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Today the Auburn University Board of Trustees voted to approve formal creation of The School of Communication and Journalism. Current department chair Dr. Margaret Fitch-Hauser and incoming chair Dr. Jennifer Adams were present at the meeting representing the proposal.
"The Board of Trustees approved our request for school designation! We are now the School of Communication and Journalism," Adams wrote in an email announcement to faculty and staff. Adams shared special thanks to Dean…Continue
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Tara Grant Jones, Director of Development, announced the news today via Facebook.
It is a great day at Auburn! I am so excited for my team and the College of Business. Raymond Harbert has committed a $40 million gift to our college. This is the largest gift ever to Auburn University. In recognition of this gift, the Auburn Board of Trustees just approved our request to rename the college. As of today, we will be known as the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business.…Continue
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AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Paul Bergen, a 2012 graduate of Auburn University, has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, a full-cost award for full-time graduate study and research at the University of Cambridge.
Bergen will pursue a Ph.D. in pathology at Cambridge with a focus on how Salmonella infects the host intestinal cell and overcomes the host immune response to cause…Continue
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Wildlife sciences junior Hilary Rizk has been named an Undergraduate Research Fellow for fall 2013. The Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (URFP) provides opportunities for qualified students from any major to conduct mentored research with Auburn University faculty.
Rizk will work with biological sciences professor Geoffrey Hill to investigate a deadly bacterial pathogen called Mycoplasma gallisepticum in house finches. M.g., as it is called, jumped to the species…Continue
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Auburn Engineers are responding to a crisis facing the United States – the country's need for digital forensic experts – and are tackling head on the…
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Seventeen College of Business juniors and seniors just returned from touring companies in Europe, making stops in Berlin, Prague and Budapest.
The students left Auburn on…Continue
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AUBURN UNIVERSITY – While summer is a time for college students to start a new internship, relax by a pool or visit home, for many Auburn University students the summer semester brings with it the opportunity to travel the world – all while earning class credit.
Auburn Abroad, the university’s study abroad program, allows more than 1,000 students to study around the world each year from every area of study.
This summer, 585 Auburn students are…Continue
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AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Food Safety Team is offering safe food handling training to fruit and vegetable producers who sell their commodities at farmers markets throughout the state, with the ultimate goal of preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness.
The training, titled “Enhancing the Safety of Locally Grown Produce,” is designed to alert…Continue
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Social media is a comfortable haven for college students. Some use it to interact with their friends and family. Others take it a creative step further as bloggers.
Two Auburn alumnae, while travelling the US and world this summer, are sharing their experiences via video in YouTube and then sharing in social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
Chelsea Bohannon (photo, right) and …Continue
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Lillian Shortle, 13, puts her hand through a fistula to feel inside a dairy cows rumen Wednesday at Veterinary Camp "Large Animal Day" at the Auburn University…
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AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Jule Collins Smith Museum will mount an exhibition of lithographic editions from the museum’s permanent collection on Saturday, June 15, at 10 a.m.
“Drawn upon a Stone” features 31 works on paper to augment contemporary master prints on view in the touring exhibition, “Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at 50 – Celebrating Excellence in Fine Art Lithography.” Artists include Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, John James Audubon, Howard…Continue
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AUBURN, Ala.—The Market at Ag Heritage Park, located on the Auburn University campus at the corner of Lem Morrison and Donahue drives, is open for its 2013 season and will run every Thursday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. through Aug. 15.
“The Market is opening earlier this year at the request of several of our vendors and shoppers,” Laura Herring, Market manager, said.…Continue
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