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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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Landscape Architecture Foundation Honors AU Case Studies

May 9th, 2018

Landscape Architecture Foundation Honors AU Case Studies

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) selected two case studies designed by Charlene LeBleu and students in the News Details

AGC elects Eddie Stewart President

May 8th, 2018

AGC elects Eddie Stewart President

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA), the nation's largest and oldest construction trade association, held its annual convention in New Orleans recently. Students and faculty from the McWhorter School of Building Science at the conventi (...)

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Spotlight on Hannah Grimes, CADC's Spring 2018 Graduation Marshal

May 4th, 2018

Spotlight on Hannah Grimes, CADC's Spring 2018 Graduation Marshal

Hannah Grimes, a graphic design major with a near perfect GPA, will represent the College of Architecture, Design and Construction as its Graduation Marshal at this spring’s commencement. She served as a CADC Ambassador this past year and is acti (...)

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LeBleu Becomes CELA President

Apr 30th, 2018

LeBleu Becomes CELA President

Stephanie Bond

After serving as First Vice-President and President-Elect for the past year, Charlene LeBleu, FASLA and associate professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA), assumed the presidency of the News Details

Willkens Wins Teaching Award

Mar 30th, 2018

Willkens Wins Teaching Award

Nicole Truitt

Danielle Willkens, an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, was recently honored with a 2017-2018 New Faculty Teaching Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). The award (...)

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Students Experience Virtual Reality at McWhorter School of Building Science

Mar 14th, 2018

Students Experience Virtual Reality at McWhorter School of Building Science

Latha Bhavnani

After spending many years in the realm of ideas, Virtual Reality (VR) has now come of age. In addition to being a tool for visual exploration, it also addresses safety concerns for personnel on project sites.

 

Site visits for stud (...)

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McWhorter School of Building Science team wins Roofing Competition

Mar 14th, 2018

McWhorter School of Building Science team wins Roofing Competition

Latha Bhavnani

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress recently hosted four teams to compete in the finals of the fourth annual Construction Management Student Competition at the 2018 International Roofing Expo® (IRE) in New Orleans. The finalist teams were ch (...)

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