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It Takes Paul Holley to Build a Village

Dec 12th, 2015

It Takes Paul Holley to Build a Village

The Auburn gingerbread village at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center has a new addition this year thanks to Paul Holley and students in the Master of Integrated Design and Construction program. Storybook Farm, a nonprofit horse (...)

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Women’s Construction Leadership Seminar Acceptance

Nov 14th, 2015

Women’s Construction Leadership Seminar Acceptance

Erin Allee, a junior in building science program and Lexington, South Carolina native, was selected to participate in the 2015 Kiewit Women's Construction Leadership Seminar (WCLS) in Nebraska, October 22 and 23. The seminar invites collegiate, female (...)

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Paul Holley is appointed new director of the Center for Construction Innovation and Collaboration

Oct 15th, 2015

Paul Holley is appointed new director of the Center for Construction Innovation and Collaboration

Paul Holley, professor in the McWhorter School of Building Science and John Wilborn Endowed Professor for Senior Faculty, was recently named the new director of the Center for Construction Innovation and Collaboration (CCIC). After a 14-year stint in t (...)

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McWhorter School of Building Science Hosts Spring Career Fair
on February 24 

Sep 24th, 2015

McWhorter School of Building Science Hosts Spring Career Fair on February 24 

The McWhorter School of Building Science will host its Spring Career Expo on February 24, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m., at Beard Eaves Coliseum. Thank you to all who are participating:

 

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Wes Collins Wins 2015 Outstanding CII Graduate Research Assistant Award

Aug 25th, 2015

Wes Collins Wins 2015 Outstanding CII Graduate Research Assistant Award

Wes Collins, a new faculty member in the McWhorter School of Building Sciences, won the 2015 Outstanding CII Graduate Research Assistant award at the Annual Construction Industry Institute (CII) Conference held in Boston, in August. The award recognize (...)

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Professor in McWhorter School of Building Science receives prestigious grant

Aug 25th, 2015

Professor in McWhorter School of Building Science receives prestigious grant

Dr. Salman Azhar, J.E. Wilborn endowed associate professor and graduate program chair in the McWhorter School of Building Science, was selected to receive a three-year grant under the Pakistan-U.S. Science and Technology Cooperation Program. Work on th (...)

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Building Science Alumnus named President and COO of Robins & Morton

Jun 22nd, 2015

Building Science Alumnus named President and COO of Robins & Morton

Robin Savage, a 1982 graduate of the McWhorter School of Building Science, has been named President of Robins & Morton in addition to his current role as Chief Operating Officer. Savage has been with Robins & Morton for 33 years and has served (...)

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Farrow as 2nd VP of ASC

Jun 3rd, 2015

Farrow as 2nd VP of ASC

Ben Farrow, Aderholt Professor at CADC, was recently elected to serve as 2nd Vice President of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC). This position acts as a pipeline to becoming the President of ASC four years later. “Once elected to 2nd (...)

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Building Science Holds 2015 Awards Banquet

May 5th, 2015

Building Science Holds 2015 Awards Banquet

The McWhorter School of Building Science held its Annual Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in the Auburn University Student Center.

 

Many thanks to this year’s banquet sponsors: Alabama AGC; Brasfield & Go (...)

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May 5th, 2015

Building Science Pilot Study Profiled In GEO Informatics

The pilot study that the McWhorter School of Building Science conducted in cooperation with Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors, Leica Geosystems and CCLD to inspect the 13-story convex curtain wall of the Grandview Medical Center using an Unman (...)

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May 5th, 2015

Auburn’s Sigma Lambda Chi Chapter Wins Top Award

The McWhorter School of Building Science IOTA chapter of the Sigma Lambda Chi International Construction Honor Society received the International High Achievement Award at the 2015 Sigma Lambda Chi International Convention on April 24. The highest award g (...)

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Building Science Students Compete in Concrete Beam Competition

Apr 27th, 2015

Building Science Students Compete in Concrete Beam Competition

Building science students got the opportunity to put their classroom concepts and knowledge to the test during the “On the Beam” Construction Competition on March 18 at The McWhorter School of Building Science field lab.

 

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Auburn University Student team wins International Design Build competition

Mar 24th, 2015

Auburn University Student team wins International Design Build competition

A student team from the McWhorter School of Building Science (BSCI), a part of the College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC), won the International Design Build contest held in Dallas, Texas, on March 2. This was the first year Auburn was (...)

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McWhorter School of Building Science Featured in Alabama Construction News

Mar 20th, 2015

McWhorter School of Building Science Featured in Alabama Construction News

The cover story of the January-March 2015 issue of the Alabama Construction News is about CADC’s own McWhorter School of Building Science. Read more here.

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Hard Hats and High Heels

Feb 9th, 2015

Hard Hats and High Heels

The Master of Building Construction program welcomed the largest number of women ever to enter the program in summer 2014. Read about this group of seven young women who ca (...)

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Building Science Students Take Top Prize in International Competition

Jan 9th, 2015

Building Science Students Take Top Prize in International Competition

The student team from Auburn’s McWhorter School of Building Science took the top prize in the Associated School of Construction Region 8 student competition. Region 8 is the international home of ASC, and the competition, which is open to all ASC (...)

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Nov 6th, 2014

Building Science Alum helps local family “Fix It and Finish It”

Holland Homes, a construction company started by Auburn graduates Daniel Holland and Robert Melvin, participated in a recent episode of “Fix It and Finish It” home renovation show. “Fix It and Finish It” helps families fix or fi (...)

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Construction Management Program Accreditation Renewed

Sep 30th, 2014

Construction Management Program Accreditation Renewed

The McWhorter School of Building Science’s Construction Management Program has been accredited for six more years. The American Council for Construction Education notified the McWhorter School of Building Science of the renewal of accreditation o (...)

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Sep 3rd, 2014

CADC Mourns Death of Harold Hebson

Building Science alumnus and supporter, Harold Hebson, passed away Saturday, August 30 in Fort Worth, Texas. Hebson, a 1972 Building Science graduate, was the longest serving member of Building Science’s Industry Advisory Council. In 2010, he rec (...)

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Rahn and Sandage Research Project Wins Best Conference Poster Award

Apr 21st, 2014

Rahn and Sandage Research Project Wins Best Conference Poster Award

The peer reviewed poster submitted to the Associated Schools of Construction 50th Annual International Conference by Keith A. Rahn, assistant professor in the McWhorter School of Building Science in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, an (...)

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