Collins Keith | Assistant Campus Editor


A look back: Auburn and the 1918 pandemic

The influenza pandemic of 1918 infected around 500 million people across the globe. Studies from the then-Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University, bear some similarities to today's COVID-19 pandemic.

University updates COVID testing information

In an email on Wednesday, the University announced that while nearly all students will have to be tested for COVID-19 before classes start, they do not have to receive the test before returning to Auburn. 

Auburn grad takes a direct approach to primary care

Dr. Efe Sahinoglu’s clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, uses direct primary care, allowing him to spend more time with individual patients and communicate with them outside appointments, something he says helps during the pandemic.

How Auburn plans to reopen campus in the fall

Students and University employees can expect a COVID-19 contact-tracing app, class recordings, physical distancing in classrooms and policies on face coverings and backup faculty as they return in August.