Before there was Camp War Eagle, Auburn’s freshman orientation might have included a formal afternoon snack on the quad such as the one being enjoyed by this quintet of coeds in 1964. Can you identify anyone in the photo? If so, we’d love to hear from you: Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
How do you motivate a football player to work out 365 days a year? Ryan Russell, Auburn’s new strength and conditioning coach, is always on the search for answers. For most of us, the well-tuned machine that trots onto the field each Saturday as the Auburn Tigers is a given, conditioning-wise. Football players, especially SEC players, are the elite of the elite.Read More
For the past seven years, a team from the Auburn School of Nursing has traveled to Quito during spring break to provide much-needed medical care, but those aren’t the city’s only needs. Four years ago, Auburn’s McWhorter School of Building Science joined the project, sending students to work alongside Ecuadorians in building daycare centers at local churches to ensure children have a place to go after school.Read More
The beat-up pickup truck bumps along the dirt road on Brenton Johnson’s organic vegetable farm outside Austin, Texas. A warm breeze carries the rich smells of the Colorado River and freshly turned dirt through the cab’s open windows. The setting is serene, but Johnson is a ball of energy. He points out the vegetables he’ll sell at the farmers market or to local restaurants …Read More
Bedbugs are a global pest and for centuries have plagued people physically, psychologically and financially, but the insects seemed to disappear in the U.S. in the early 1950s, a situation likely attributable to the use of DDT, according to DeVries’ study of previous research literature.Read More
The Auburn University Community Garden is a collaboration with the East Alabama Food Bank and provides fresh, local vegetables to the economically deprived citizens of Lee County and the East Alabama area. Perez became involved with the gardens through the umbrella organization Auburn’s Real Food Challenge. The food challenge is committed to bringing more local food …Read More
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