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Excursion, Immersion, and Intervention: Architecture in Rome 2018

Nov 16th, 2018

Excursion, Immersion, and Intervention: Architecture in Rome 2018

Cameron Westbrook

For more than a decade, the Rome Program has introduced Auburn architecture students to the Eternal City and its uniquely rich urban and architectural fabric. Students explore that fabric by sketching, drawing and simply walking—extensively&mdash (...)

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Tangible Ideals—Showcase: The Work of Creative Scholarship 2018 Exhibition

Nov 7th, 2018

Tangible Ideals—Showcase: The Work of Creative Scholarship 2018 Exhibition

Cameron Westbrook

The exhibition Showcase: the Work of Creative Scholarship 2018 was displayed from September 28 to October 14 at Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibition featured selected works by Auburn faculty and students from (...)

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"Y'all checking in?" - A Glimpse into Auburn's First Boutique Hotel

Nov 6th, 2018

"Y'all checking in?" - A Glimpse into Auburn's First Boutique Hotel

Cameron Westbrook

Brian and Kim Wirth hadn’t intended on opening a hotel in Auburn. It was a Saturday like any other during football season on The Plains. Kim was in town on a recruitment trip when she saw that the historic Wittel Dormitory was up for sale. &ldquo (...)

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M. Miller Gorrie Center Renovations

Nov 5th, 2018

M. Miller Gorrie Center Renovations

Cameron Westbrook

The McWhorter School of Building Science celebrated the addition of new, state-of-the-art facilities in the M. Miller Gorrie Center. The renovation includes an EASL (Engaged Active Student Learning) classroom on the third floor and the transformation o (...)

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Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project Awarded Grant to Support Programs

Nov 5th, 2018

Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project Awarded Grant to Support Programs

Colleen Bourdeau

The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project (APAEP) at Auburn University has received its second award from the Laughing Gull Foundation (LGF) to support the education programming offered for people who are incarcerated in Alabama. The $240,000 grant, (...)

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Windham's Poster Wins Acclaim

Nov 5th, 2018

Windham's Poster Wins Acclaim

Cameron Westbrook

Courtney Windham, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, has been recognized for her poster advertising the Spring 2018 Graphic Design Juried Student Show. Fourteen by twenty-five inches and printed digitally, the print also features one layer of black (...)

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2018 CADC Awards Banquet Recap

Nov 5th, 2018

2018 CADC Awards Banquet Recap

Cameron Westbrook

On October 18, 2018, The College of Architecture, Design and Construction celebrated the students, faculty, staff, and alumni who help make the CADC exceptional. A special award was presented to the Associated General Contractors of America – Ala (...)

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Finn Named Associate Professor Emeritus

Oct 17th, 2018

Finn Named Associate Professor Emeritus

Karen Rogers

Scott Finn is retiring from the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA) after a career that spans more than three decades. His colleagues at APLA have honored him with the distinction of Associate Professor Emeritus.

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Habitat/20K Project Dedication: Where Collaboration and Research Meet

Oct 8th, 2018

Habitat/20K Project Dedication: Where Collaboration and Research Meet

Cameron Westbrook

It was a typical hot and humid morning in southern Alabama. Cars began to line Stevens Street a little before 9:00, and soon there was a crowd of people of all ages in front of a simple but sturdy-looking new house. But this was Auburn-Opelika Habitat (...)

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SIGD Celebrates 40 Years of Design Interaction

Oct 8th, 2018

SIGD Celebrates 40 Years of Design Interaction

Cameron Westbrook

2018 marks the 40th year of Design Interaction, a celebration of design and its impact hosted by the School of Industrial + Graphic Design. On Friday, September 28, students, faculty, and staff gathered at Wallace hall beginning at 9:00am to hear from (...)

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Dagg Named 2018 SEC Fellow

Oct 8th, 2018

Dagg Named 2018 SEC Fellow

Cameron Westbrook

The University of Kentucky is set to host the fall SEC Academic Leadership Development Program workshop October 15-17. The three-day session will be held primarily at the newly-renovated Gatton Student Center and will also include visits to unique loca (...)

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Azhar Gives Keynote Presentation at International Conference

Oct 8th, 2018

Azhar Gives Keynote Presentation at International Conference

Latha Bhavnani

Organizers of the 9th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM 2018) announced that Professor Salman Azhar of the McWhorter School of Building Science and co-author Austin DaValle, a Master of Building Construct (...)

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Best Summer Ever: CADC Well Represented in Camp War Eagle Leadership

Sep 28th, 2018

Best Summer Ever: CADC Well Represented in Camp War Eagle Leadership

Cameron Westbrook

The summer after high school graduation brings excitement and change for students across America. However, for those attending college in the fall, the idea of freshman orientation can be stressful for incoming students and their parents. Auburn Univer (...)

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ENVD Alum's Research Aids Hurricane Relief

Sep 20th, 2018

ENVD Alum's Research Aids Hurricane Relief

Cameron Westbrook

At Auburn University, we talk about the impact that research can have on our communities. Stephen Cummings, a recent graduate of the Environmental Design program, embraces this principle, and today his research project (completed in ENVD 4010 and ENVD (...)

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Finkel Named Educator to Watch

Sep 19th, 2018

Finkel Named Educator to Watch

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) named Robert Finkel, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, “An Educator to Watch 2018.” GDUSA, a professional resource for news about graphic design, initiated its “Educators to Watch” list in 2017, r (...)

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Aug 23rd, 2018

Graphic Design Students Recognized

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) recognized several students in Auburn’s School of Industrial + Graphic Design with its 2018 American Web Design Awards and American Package Design Awards. GDUSA is a professional resource for news about graphic design, and eac (...)

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Auburn Industrial Design Students win Bright Spark Design Competition

Jul 12th, 2018

Auburn Industrial Design Students win Bright Spark Design Competition

Stephanie Bond

The future of transportation design is walking. A team of Auburn industrial design students presented that seemingly simple conclusion at the 2017-2018 Bright Spark Design Competition in Chattanooga, TN and won Best Overall Design (college level).

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INDD Exhibit Wins Award

Jun 14th, 2018

INDD Exhibit Wins Award

The traveling exhibit, “Remembering the Great War: Alabama and World War One,” created by industrial design professor Shu-Wen Tzeng and her fall 2016 third-year Exhibiting and Packaging Design studio for the Draughon Center for the Arts and (...)

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CADC Students Renovate the Auburn Girl Scout Hut

Jun 4th, 2018

CADC Students Renovate the Auburn Girl Scout Hut

Stephanie Bond

Spring is a time of renewal and renovation, so it is fitting that the Auburn Girl Scout community has seen its primary meeting space transformed this spring. In March and April of 2018, students and faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and (...)

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Visual Memoranda Exhibit

Jun 4th, 2018

Visual Memoranda Exhibit

Stephanie Bond

Auburn Faculty Curate “Visual Memoranda: The IBM Poster Program, 1969-1979”

 

“Visual Memoranda: The IBM Poster Program, 1969-1979,” a selection of posters that were IBM internal communications, are curr (...)

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