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AUBURN UNIVERSITY INFORMATION


Auburn University is located in Auburn University, Alabama and is a public college. Auburn University is a four year college and offers Bachelor's Degrees, Master's Degrees, Doctoral Degrees, and a number of different programs and courses.

Auburn University is in a relatively rural area (in the country away from any large cities), which may be something you prefer if you like the country lifestyle as a student.

Auburn University does not have a rolling admission policy, and you will want to make sure that you get your application in before August 1.

Auburn University is a larger college with an enrollment of 23,333 students.

Auburn University accepts about 81% of its applicants on average, and 61% of the students receive some sort of financial aid for college at Auburn University.

If you are looking for more information on financial aid at Auburn University, you can may want to contact Mike Reynolds, who is the Director of Student Financial Services at Auburn University. You may also qualify for free grants for college in Alabama to attend Auburn University.

You may also need to take one or more of the following tests to qualify for admission at Auburn University:

  • ACT
  • SAT
  • GRE

If you are interested in joining the Army, Auburn University does have an ROTC Army program that is available for attending students.

If you are interested in joining the Navy, Auburn University does have an ROTC Navy program that is available for attending students.

If you are interested in joining the Air Force, Auburn University does have an ROTC Air Force program that is available for attending students.

Auburn University offers military credit for military courses that have been completed successfully by students.

Auburn University offers the following co-op opportunities and programs to its students:

  • Agriculture
  • Applied Arts
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Auburn University offers the following extracurricular activities to its students:

  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensembles
  • Music Theater
  • Opera
  • Pep Band
  • Radio Station
  • Sports
  • Student Film
  • TV Station
  • Yearbook

On a 4.0 scale, the average high school gpa for students that are entering Auburn University is 3.51.

You may want to brush up on your ACT preparation as well, because the average ACT score for students that are entering Auburn University is 24.

Don't forget to study for the SAT, because the average SAT score for students that are entering Auburn University is 1125.

Do a lot of students come from out of state to attend Auburn University? Well, about 40% of the student body at Auburn University comes from outside the state of Alabama.

Are you thinking of joining a fraternity or a sorority while you are attending Auburn University? You're not alone - about 26% of the students at Auburn University join a fraternity or sorority.

Do a lot of the students at Auburn University live on campus? Well, about 44% live on campus, while 56% live off campus and commute to school every day.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT AUBURN UNIVERSITY

Auburn University Address:


108 Mary Martin Hall
Auburn University, Alabama 36849-5145
Phone: 334-844-4000
Fax: 334-844-4773
Web Site: http://www.auburn.edu

Auburn University admission closing date:


August 1

Does Auburn University offer Associate's degrees?


No

Does Auburn University offer Bachelor's degrees?


Yes

Does Auburn University offer Master's degrees?


Yes

Does Auburn University offer Doctoral degrees?


Yes

Auburn University graduation rate:


67%

Auburn University retention rate:


83%

Auburn University average high school GPA:


3.51

Auburn University average ACT score:


24

Auburn University average SAT score:


1125

Auburn University tuition cost (estimate):


$5,496



Financial Aid is available only to those who qualify.

Auburn University room & board cost (estimate):


$7,232

Is Auburn University a private college?


No

Is Auburn University a coed college?


Yes

Auburn University school calendar:


Semester

Is Auburn University a 2 year or 4 year college?


4 Years
Please Note: Length of programs pertain to finishing programs in normal time.

Auburn University enrollment:


23,333 Students

Percentage of applicants accepted to Auburn University


81%

Percentage of students at Auburn University receiving financial aid:


61%

Percentage of African American students:


7%



Percentage of Asian students:


1%

Percentage of Hispanic students:


1%

Percentage of Caucasian students:


87%

Percentage of students living on campus:


44%

Percentage of students living off campus:


56%



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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IN ALABAMA GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY NEWS

Want to be a tailgate guru? App from Auburn can help
Campus Announcement
AUBURN UNIVERSITY — If you want tailgating done right, there’s now an app for that. Auburn University’s Food Systems Institute has created a multimedia app called AU Tailgate Times for iPhones and iPads. The app, which can be downloaded at the iTunes store or on the Food Systems Institute website, brings together a wide range […]


Top Civil War scholars to speak at Auburn University as part of sesquicentennial commemoration
Events
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The state of Alabama’s role in the Civil War and its aftermath will be the focus of a free, public symposium at Auburn University. “The Yellowhammer War: A Civil War Symposium” will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Langdon Hall on the Auburn University campus. Speakers will include […]


Auburn program honored for helping state child care providers move toward accreditation
Campus Announcement
AUBURN UNIVERSIITY – For almost 15 years, the Family Child Care Partnerships program at Auburn University has worked with family child care providers through mentoring, training and connecting providers with other professional organizations and by helping them work toward national accreditation. The program has recently been recognized for its practice-based work with family child care […]


Women’s Philanthropy Board introduces auxiliary group for men to support women in their lives
Campus Announcement
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Women’s Philanthropy Board in the College of Human Sciences at Auburn University has launched a men’s auxiliary group, giving men an opportunity to show their support for the women in their lives. Known as The Phils, these men believe in the importance of “PHILanthropy” and financial sustainability; and support the work […]


Auburn’s enrollment, freshman class are university’s largest ever
Campus Announcement
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University has reached its highest enrollment and its largest freshman class ever this fall, based on numbers reported this week by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. An enrollment of 25,912 is 1,048 more students than in fall 2013. The new freshman class accounts for 4,592 students, 866 more than […]


Vietnam War child icon to speak at Auburn University April 12
Community
AUBURN – Kim Phuc Phan Thi, a prominent advocate for children affected by war throughout the world, will speak at Auburn University's Langdon Hall at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12. A reception will be held in the Langdon Hall courtyard beginning at 6 p.m. The lecture and reception are free to the public. Phuc is [...]


Gulf Coast sociologist and researcher Shirley Laska to speak at Auburn University
Events
AUBURN – The Auburn University Office of Sustainability will present a lecture, "Using local ecological knowledge to aid restoration decisions in the Gulf of Mexico," by Shirley Laska, professor emerita of sociology and founding past director of the Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology at the University of New Orleans, Wednesday, April 18, at [...]


Jule Collins Smith Museum to host Art in the Garden April 14
Museum
AUBURN – The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University will host its third annual Art in the Garden event April 14. Food and wine, live music and landscape vignettes will introduce an evening of entertainment, including a silent auction and special guest speaker James Farmer. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, [...]


Worldwide scientific organization taps Auburn’s Bergen as fellow
Academic achievements
AUBURN – Werner Bergen, nutritional biochemist and professor in the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Nutrition, the preeminent worldwide scientific organization for nutritional sciences. The status of fellow is the highest recognition the society bestows on nutrition scientists and is reserved for individuals who [...]


College students gain more than knowledge while pursuing degrees
General News
AUBURN - A recent Auburn University study provides evidence that today's college students are heavier and, yes, fatter when they graduate than when they first arrived on campus. And that's true more so for the male student body than the female. The study tracked changes in male and female college students' weight, size, shape and [...]


Lyric soprano, Alabama native to perform at Jule Collins Smith Museum March 29
Museum
AUBURN – The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University will host lyric soprano and Alabama native Christina Burroughs, with pianist Nicole Agostin, Thursday, March 29, from noon to 1 p.m. The free public performance is part of the museum's weekly series, A Little Lunch Music. With few exceptions, the pieces in [...]


Bush daughter to highlight Women’s Philanthropy Board 10th anniversary Spring Symposium at Auburn
Community
AUBURN – Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, will be the featured speaker at the Women's Philanthropy Board 10th anniversary Spring Symposium and Luncheon on Monday, April 23, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The morning symposium is free to all [...]


Auburn’s El-Sheikh, Buckhalt bring sleep, child development experts, NIH to campus
Community
AUBURN – The first Forum on Sleep and Child Development at Auburn University, April 1-3, will bring together a select group of national and international scholars whose work demonstrates connections between family processes, pediatric sleep medicine and child development. The forum was organized by Mona El-Sheikh, the Leonard Peterson Inc. Professor in the Department of [...]


Auburn University Journalism Awards to honor distinguished journalists, historian
Events
AUBURN – Longtime ABC News correspondent Jim Wooten and widely regarded Auburn historian and activist Wayne Flynt are among the five honorees chosen to receive the 2012 Auburn Journalism Awards. The other honorees are Valley Times-News publisher Cy Wood, Alabama High School Athletic Association Communication director Ron Ingram and al.com senior producer Vickey Hunt Williams. [...]


Auburn University senior awarded Fulbright Scholarship to study in Germany
Academic achievements
AUBURN – Paul Bergen, a senior in Auburn University's College of Sciences and Mathematics double majoring in microbiology and German, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Germany for the 2012-13 academic year. At the Technical University of Munich, he will continue to pursue his research in microbiology. "Paul is an inquisitive and [...]


Auburn scientists find tar balls are better left alone
Faculty
AUBURN – The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the waves of tar balls deposited on the beaches shortly thereafter prompted the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to produce a tar ball fact sheet. Among the factoids was one stating that those sticky, coin-sized clumps of weathered oil, though [...]


Auburn University students to give back to community during Saturday’s BIG Event
Community
AUBURN –The morning of March 24, more than 3,000 Auburn University students will gather on the green space outside the Student Center for the kick-off of the 10th annual BIG Event. Students describe the annual event as a way of saying thank you to the community for its being an incredible place to live and [...]


Grisham-Trentham lecture brings Atlanta bridal gown designer to campus
Events
AUBURN – Anne Barge, a noted bridal gown designer based in Atlanta, will be the keynote speaker at the 25th annual Grisham-Trentham Lecture Series at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 29 in the auditorium of The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The event is free to the public. Professor Lenda Jo Connell called [...]


Auburn researchers help landowners battle wild pigs with management guide
General News
AUBURN - Wild pigs have become a big problem in the Southeast as they destroy billions of dollars in crops annually, compete with other native wildlife species, and wreak havoc on forests, pastures and food plots. An Auburn University professor and his colleagues have created a book to help landowners manage the rapidly increasing population [...]


Auburn University’s ‘Tie-Dye with Pat Dye’ diabetes awareness event to benefit youth program Camp Seale Harris
Community
AUBURN – Auburn University's Delta Sigma Theta and Chi Omega sororities have partnered for the event, "Tie-Dye with Pat Dye" for diabetes awareness on Wednesday, March 28, from 3 to7 p.m. on the campus green space outside the Auburn University Student Center. With a donation of $3 or more, participants will have the opportunity to [...]


Auburn University students save more than $12,000 in water, energy costs in February Sustain-A-Bowl
Events
AUBURN – Nearly 4,000 Auburn University students in 30 residence halls saved more than $12,000 in water and electricity costs in this year's Sustain-A-Bowl, Auburn's annual resource reduction competition. The goal of the competition was for each residence hall to reduce both its electricity and water consumption by 10 percent. Twenty-three of the 30 residence [...]


Auburn educators named to national Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership
Academics
AUBURN – A team of Auburn University educators will play a key role in redesigning and improving preparation programs for high school mathematics teachers. The Association of Public and Land Grant Universities selected the Auburn team from among a national applicant pool. Their goal is to work with other university and K-12 educators to jumpstart [...]


Auburn University holding Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign in April
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – Auburn University will hold its sixth annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign in April to raise public awareness about sexual violence and ways to prevent it. The Women's Resource Center, a division of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, will partner with Health Promotions and Wellness Services to spearhead this year's campaign [...]


Auburn University, community officials launch ‘Travel with Care Auburn’ campaign
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – To heighten awareness of transportation safety, Auburn University, the city of Auburn, Auburn Police Division and the Lee County Sheriff's Office launched the weeklong "Travel with Care" campaign, Monday, March 19. Auburn University Vice President for Student Affairs Ainsley Carry, Mayor Bill Ham Jr., Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson and Lee County Sheriff [...]


Parker named Vice President for Development for Auburn University
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – After an extensive national search, Auburn University President Jay Gogue has named Jane Parker as Vice President for Development. Parker currently serves as the executive vice president and managing director of development for Arizona State University. Prior to her tenure at Arizona State she served for more than 30 years at Emory University, [...]


Auburn launches ‘One Medicine’ cancer initiative
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has launched a new initiative to accelerate cancer innovation from the laboratory to the clinic. The Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer, or AURIC, embodies "One Medicine" – the concept that sees human and animal health as a single field where discoveries in one species advance [...]


Auburn graduate programs achieve high U.S. News rankings
Academic achievements
AUBURN – Auburn University's graduate programs achieved high rankings in the newly released U.S. News and World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" rankings. The Harrison School of Pharmacy ranked 25th among public institutions and 26th nationally, while the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering ranked 40th among public universities and 67th nationally. Auburn's College of Education [...]


Tickets available for lecture by Pulitzer Prize winning author Tracy Kidder at Auburn University
Community
AUBURN - Tracy Kidder, journalist and Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World," will present a lecture on Monday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in the Auburn Arena as a part of the Common Book program, Auburn Connects! The event is [...]


Auburn University Symphonic Band students to take part in performance tour of China
Events
AUBURN – Seventy-nine Auburn University students and 16 faculty and staff will spend 10 days in China on a musical performance tour taking them to Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou. The tour begins Sunday, March 11, in Beijing at the China National PLA Army Band Hall. The Symphonic Band will give seven performances throughout China, while [...]


Auburn University’s Hospitality Gala will have record attendance for 2012
Community
AUBURN – Students in Auburn University's Hotel and Restaurant Management, or HRMT, Program will host the largest Hospitality Gala to date, with five award-winning chefs and three renowned winemakers coming to The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center on Thursday, April 5. This year's tickets sold out in less than 24 hours; however, [...]


Auburn researchers play role in antimatter breakthrough featured in journal Nature
Faculty
AUBURN – A recent scientific breakthrough could lead to changes in the world of antimatter physics, according to Francis Robicheaux, an Auburn University physics professor and member of ALPHA, the international team of scientists conducting the antimatter research. Last year the ALPHA (Anti-Hydrogen Laser Physics Apparatus) team was able to trap and hold the antimatter [...]


Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Cynthia Tucker will speak at Auburn University March 20
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – The Auburn University Graduate School will host journalist Cynthia Tucker as the New Horizons Lecturer March 20, at 2 p.m. in Langdon Hall Auditorium where she will give a talk on "Reflections on Race, Class and Resentment." A reception in Langdon courtyard will follow the free public lecture. Tucker, a veteran newspaper journalist [...]


Auburn University’s Gogue appointed to Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council
Community
AUBURN – U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has appointed President Jay Gogue of Auburn University to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council. The new council, comprised of prominent university presidents and academic leaders, is charged with advising the Secretary and senior leadership at the Department on several key issues. "Dr. Gogue's extensive [...]


Auburn hosting conference to explore ways to help young people with disabilities gain independence
Events
AUBURN - The Auburn Transition Leadership Institute will host its 22nd Alabama Transition Conference March 5-6 at the Mariott at Grand National in Opelika. The conference brings together service providers and educators to share ideas and work toward the goal of preparing young people with disabilities to live independently. The institute is a research and [...]


Auburn University’s Boshell Diabetes Research Day to feature top experts on obesity
Community
AUBURN – Auburn University will hold the fifth annual Boshell Diabetes Research Day on Friday, March 2, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, featuring some of the nation's top diabetes and obesity researchers. The meeting features research presentations throughout the day and evening. Highlights will include American science writer Gary Taubes, [...]


Wheelchair basketball tournament coming to Auburn University
Community
AUBURN – The Auburn University Office of Accessibility and the College of Education's Department of Kinesiology will co-host the first Auburn Wheelchair Basketball Invitational, Sunday, March 4, at Auburn Arena. The tournament will feature three games: Auburn vs. Lakeshore Foundation at noon; Lakeshore Foundation vs. Shepherd Center at 2 p.m.; and Auburn vs. Shepherd Center [...]


Auburn University’s Donald E. Davis Arboretum earns national recognition for oak collection
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – Auburn University's Donald E. Davis Arboretum has won national recognition for its extensive and valuable collection of oaks. Home to 38 species of oaks native to Alabama and the Southeast, including rare and threatened species, the arboretum has been honored by the North American Plant Collections Consortium as a member of its Multi-Site [...]


Auburn University hosting second annual Marie W. Wooten Memorial 5K Run in April
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – Auburn University's College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM, will hold the second annual Marie W. Wooten Memorial 5K Run on April 21 in recognition of Wooten's contributions as a mentor, scientist, scholar and academic administrator and her commitment to student training and outreach. In addition to the 5K run that begins at [...]


Auburn University to hold second annual Journalism Advisers Workshop
Community
AUBURN – Auburn University's College of Liberal Arts will host its second annual Journalism Advisers Workshop for elementary, middle school and high school newspaper advisers Wednesday, May 30, through Saturday, June 2 on the university campus. Registration is open through Monday, April 30, at 5 p.m. The first 18 advisers to register and pay the [...]


Auburn University Theatre to present classic musical ‘Cabaret’ Feb. 23 through March 3
Events
AUBURN - Step into the Kit Kat Klub and hear the music play as Auburn University Theatre in the College of Liberal Arts continues its 2011-2012 season with Kander and Ebb's "Cabaret," Feb. 23 through March 3, on the mainstage of the Telfair Peet Theatre. The show runs Feb. 23-25 and Feb. 28-March 3 at [...]


Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative celebrates 40 years as industry resource
Community
AUBURN – The Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative started by the Auburn University Department of Forestry is celebrating 40 years of conducting groundbreaking research and providing information to forest-tree nurseries across the southern United States. Cooperative research on seedling care and pesticides has helped nursery owners to create ideal growing conditions, thus improving the health [...]


Auburn researchers: climate change plays major role in decline of blackbird species
Community
AUBURN – Populations of the rusty blackbird, a once-abundant North American species, have declined drastically in recent years, and Auburn University researchers say climate change is to blame. That's the finding of graduate students Chris McClure, Brian Rolek and Kenneth McDonald published recently in the scientific journal Ecology and Evolution. Under the direction of ornithology [...]


Montgomery Symphony flutist to perform in concert for museum’s lunchtime series
Museum
AUBURN – The Montgomery Symphony Orchestra's principal flutist, Nancy Vinson, will perform at the Jule Collins Smith Museum, Thursday, Feb. 16 from noon to 1 p.m. as part of the museum's weekly classical music series. Vinson has played with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra for more than 20 years, and as teacher for more than 35 [...]


Jule Collins Smith Museum presenting ‘A History of African American Music’ Feb. 16
Museum
AUBURN – Auburn University music professors Rosephanye Powell and William Powell will present "A History of African American Music" through a joint lecture and performance at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Thursday, Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. The presentation is part of the collaborative programming based on the museum's current exhibition, "Promises [...]


Auburn University to hold 10th annual high school journalism workshop in June
Events
AUBURN – High school students can gain hands-on experience in journalism and other communication fields during the 10th annual summer workshop hosted by Auburn University's Department of Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts, June 17-22. The workshop is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduating seniors are not eligible. Only the [...]


Journalist Al Benn to give 2012 Davis lecture at Auburn University Feb. 22
Events
AUBURN – Veteran journalist Al Benn will bring the experience and anecdotes of nearly a half-century in journalism when he visits Auburn University as the 2012 speaker for the Neil and Henrietta Davis Lecture Series. Benn will speak Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Dixon Auditorium of the Auburn University Hotel and Conference [...]


Auburn University to create International Hunger Institute
Campus Announcement
AUBURN – The Auburn University Board of Trustees agreed on Feb. 3 to establish the International Hunger Institute, providing the university with another tool to use in the fight against domestic and global hunger. The proposal from the College of Human Sciences was based on the college's ongoing relationship with the United Nations World Food [...]


‘A Night in New Orleans’ to benefit Auburn University Donald E. Davis Arboretum
Community
AUBURN – The Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics will hold a benefit for the Donald E. Davis Arboretum Saturday, April 14, at 6 p.m. "A Night in New Orleans" will be held at the arboretum and will include a sit-down dinner of traditional New Orleans fare, music, entertainment and a silent auction. Each [...]


A giant battle: Auburn canines help in search for Everglades’ pythons
Community
AUBURN – The scenario sounds like a low-budget movie from the 1970s: Humongous snakes are on the loose, eating everything in sight. But this is real – a problem that Auburn University and its canines are helping to combat. Auburn researchers used detection dogs in the Everglades National Park to find Burmese pythons during a [...]


Team of Auburn faculty in partnership to improve science education in Black Belt
Community
AUBURN – A team of Auburn University faculty members is part of a five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation to improve middle school science education in Alabama's Black Belt region. The Auburn team, drawn from the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology in the College of Education, will gather data to help [...]


Auburn engineering students develop solar-powered water purifiers
Community
AUBURN – Auburn University engineering students are preventing water-borne diseases in impoverished countries throughout the world with two portable water purifying systems they developed. Grant Moore, a senior in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Business-Engineering-Technology classmates Lauren McManus, Grant Martin and Sara Yousey decided to develop the water purifiers for a class [...]


Auburn University holding Middle School Honor Band Festival on campus Feb. 2-4
Community
AUBURN – Auburn University will hold its third annual Middle School Symphonic Honor Band Festival Feb. 2-4 on the university campus. Close to 275 middle school musicians from more than 97 schools representing five states will participate in a weekend of concerts, rehearsals and social activities. The festival is hosted by the Auburn University Bands [...]


Agriculture professor named Auburn University Presidential Administrative Fellow for 2012
Academic achievements
AUBURN – Henry Fadamiro, Alumni Professor in the College of Agriculture's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at Auburn University, has been named the university's Presidential Administrative Fellow for 2012. Auburn's Presidential Administrative Fellowship Program is designed to help individual faculty members gain senior administrative experience while applying his or her faculty experience to issues [...]


Auburn University enrolls record number of National Merit Scholars
Academic achievements
AUBURN - Auburn University is ranked second nationally out of 145 public institutions in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars, the university's Office of Enrollment Services announced this week. The rankings are included in the recently released 2010-2011 National Merit Scholarship Corporation Annual Report. Auburn is first in the Southeastern Conference among public institutions and [...]


University to plant new trees if current oaks do not survive
Campus Announcement
AUBURN - The tradition of rolling Auburn's oaks will continue even if the trees do not survive being poisoned in 2010. President Jay Gogue this week accepted the recommendation of the Committee to Study the Future of Rolling Toomer's Corner, which proposed replacing the troubled oaks—should they die—with one or more large trees and using [...]


‘American Whistleblower Tour’ coming to Auburn University Jan. 30
Campus Announcement
AUBURN - The Auburn University School of Accountancy has arranged for Auburn to be one of this year's stops on the "American Whistleblower Tour: Essential Voices for Accountability." A public panel discussion will take place Monday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at 113A Lowder Hall and will feature prominent whistleblowers Sherron Watkins, speaking about the [...]


Auburn forestry researchers create booklet to help landowners map property online
Faculty
AUBURN - Most landowners know every inch of their property – fences, timber stands, steams, pastures, hills, everything – yet they don't know what the property looks like from above or on a map. Auburn University forestry researcher John Gilbert kept encountering this situation as he conducted a study for the School of Forestry and [...]


Contributors to Alabama agriculture to be honored at February Hall of Honor banquet
Events
AUBURN - The Auburn University Agricultural Alumni Association will honor five distinguished Alabama agriculturists during its 2012 Hall of Honor banquet, Thursday, Feb. 23, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center beginning at 6:15 p.m. Three of those honored will be inducted into the Hall of Honor and two will be honored [...]


Valley couple wins War Eagle Wedding; voting begins Monday for bridal gown
Campus Announcement
AUBURN - Katie and Slade from Valley, Ala., have won the online voting contest for Auburn University's first War Eagle Wedding. Starting Monday, Jan. 23, www.wareaglewedding.com will accept votes on three choices for Katie's bridal gown. The dresses were designed by Auburn apparel design students Lauren Mellor, Heather Hall, and Eloise Faber. Voting will last [...]


Harriet Beecher Stowe subject of Jan. 19 Discover Auburn lecture
Campus Announcement
AUBURN - Auburn Professor Emeritus of English Bert Hitchcock will give the first lecture in the spring Discover Auburn Lecture Series, Thursday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m. in the Special Collections and Archives Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library. A reception will follow. Hitchcock's lecture, "Harriet Beecher Stowe: Devil or Angel," is another in [...]


Women’s Philanthropy Board Winter Workshop to feature Alabama entrepreneur
Campus Announcement
AUBURN - The woman who has successfully expanded her alterations business into six locations throughout the Southeast and will make the wedding gown for Auburn University's first "War Eagle Wedding" will be the featured speaker for the Women's Philanthropy Board 2012 Winter Workshop, Expo and Luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 31, at The Hotel at Auburn University [...]


Auburn University forestry researchers document each tree on campus
General News
AUBURN - A team of Auburn University scientists has recorded data about each tree on campus, documenting more than 7,300 trees valued at almost $11 million and generating data that could help landscape managers nationwide. Professor Art Chappelka of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences said they now know the species, height, diameter, crown [...]


German Consul General to be keynote speaker at Auburn University symposium on immigration and migration in Alabama
Community
AUBURN - Lutz Hermann Görgens, the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, will deliver a keynote address at "Becoming Alabama: Immigration and Migration in a Deep South State," Jan. 20-21 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The two-day public symposium, hosted by Auburn University's College of Liberal Arts, will [...]


Auburn to host Newspaper Hall of Honor Jan. 21
Events
AUBURN - Two journalists respected for their many years of service and dedication to communities as newspaper publishers will be inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor Saturday, Jan. 21, at 10 a.m. in the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor Room in the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University. R. Douglas Pearson Jr., [...]


Auburn University programs named to U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural Top Online Education Program Honor Roll
Academic achievements
AUBURN - Online graduate programs in Auburn University's College of Education and Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were named honor roll programs in U.S. News and World Report's first-ever Top Online Education Program rankings. Those named to the honor roll ranked in the top third among their peers in four categories; there were no numeric [...]


Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with weeklong tribute
Community
AUBURN - Auburn University will host a weeklong tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Monday, Jan. 16, through Friday, Jan. 20, with the theme "The Time is Always Right to do What's Right: One Auburn, One Community." Highlights of the week will include a scholarship breakfast, guest speakers, lectures, student performances and community [...]


Public input invited to help plan Auburn University’s first War Eagle Wedding
Community
AUBURN - Three couples have been selected as finalists for Auburn University's first War Eagle Wedding, an all-inclusive wedding experience created in partnership with The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, the Opelika-Auburn News and WRBL News 3. Nineteen couples submitted either a two-minute video or written application explaining why they should be [...]


Program developed by pharmacy students receives grant from Target
Endowment
AUBURN - Target has awarded a grant to the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy to support a program developed by Mobile pharmacy students to help the Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy meet the needs of the uninsured residents of Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia counties. Allison Chung, associate clinical professor at the Harrison School of Pharmacy's Mobile [...]


Auburn University hosting symposium on immigration and migration in Alabama Jan. 20-21
Campus Announcement
AUBURN - Auburn University's College of Liberal Arts will host a two-day public symposium, "Becoming Alabama: Immigration and Migration in a Deep South State," Jan. 20-21 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The symposium will feature scholars and professionals exploring immigration and migration from Spanish exploration through the 1813 Creek War [...]


Auburn University holding emergency preparedness exercise Dec. 15
Campus Announcement
AUBURN - Auburn University will hold an emergency preparedness training exercise Thursday, Dec. 15, from 8 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m. to provide university personnel and local first-responders practice dealing with a campus emergency or disaster. Perimeters will be set up around the area of Simms Road on the east side of the College of [...]


Program developed by pharmacy students recieves grant from Target
Endowment
AUBURN - Target has awarded a grant to the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy to support a program developed by Mobile pharmacy students to help the Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy meet the needs of the uninsured residents of Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia counties. Allison Chung, associate clinical professor at the Harrison School of Pharmacy's Mobile [...]


Auburn shares $1 million grant for vaccine to spay and neuter pets
Endowment
AUBURN - The Scott-Ritchey Research Center at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and Vaxin Inc., a clinical stage vaccine development company, have received a $1 million Michelson Grant award from the Found Animals Foundation to continue development of a vaccine that may provide an alternative to surgical spay and neuter for cats and [...]


Encyclopedia of Alabama awarded National Humanities Challenge Grant
Community
AUBURN - The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $425,000 Challenge Grant to the Encyclopedia of Alabama, a free online resource on Alabama's history, culture and natural environment. The Encyclopedia of Alabama was one of 215 humanities projects named in the federal agency's recent announcement of $21 million in grants nationwide and the [...]


Auburn to award 1,575 degrees at fall graduation
Events
AUBURN - Auburn University will award 1,575 academic degrees during two fall graduation ceremonies Monday, Dec. 12, in Auburn Arena. The 10 a.m. ceremony will include the colleges and schools of Architecture, Design and Construction; Engineering; Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; Liberal Arts; Nursing; and Sciences and Mathematics. The 2 p.m. ceremony will be held for [...]


Tools for Tigers event will help Auburn alumni with job search
Alumni
AUBURN - Tools for Tigers, an event designed to help young alumni with all aspects of their job search, will take place Dec. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Auburn University Alumni Center. It is hosted by the Auburn University Career Center and the Offic


Exhibition of African-American art opening at Jule Collins Smith Museum Dec. 10
Museum
AUBURN - The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University will present the exhibition, "Promises of Freedom: Selections from the Arthur Primas Collection," Dec. 10 through March 10. "Promises of Freedom" features a range of works from the pr


Auburn University network of women’s initiatives presenting webcast of international speakers
Events
A network of campus women's initiatives, Global Leadership of Women, or GLOW, will host a webcast of speakers from around the world who will speak to women of all ages on a variety of subjects that especially affect women's lives. The webcast will begin a


Auburn University researcher to participate in oil spill impact community forum
Events
AUBURN - Auburn University biological sciences professor Ken Halanych will participate in a public community forum on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and what scientists are learning about its impact on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon. The forum wi


Auburn University students to present Tuskegee-based research project in Washington, D.C. Dec. 2
Events
AUBURN - Six students in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University will give a presentation on a community-based research project Dec. 2 in Washington, D.C., at the invitation-only Appalachian Teaching Project of the Appalachian Regional Commission


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