Collins Keith | Assistant Campus Editor
Face-to-face classes may now be held remotely through Jan. 31 because of an extension to the University's remote operations.
Members of Auburn Engineers Without Borders developed a simple, gravity-powered irrigation system in Bolivia which will likely triple the crop yield of the community, among projects in other nations.
In their meeting on Nov. 20, the Auburn University Board of Trustees approved the selection of several different architectural firms for projects being built across campus.
Auburn University reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 for the past week.
Auburn's American Association of University Professors chapter developed guidance it is requesting the University adopt for spring. Faculty feel Auburn is not factoring in their health and cast doubt on the validity of COVID data.
In an email to students and faculty, the University announced major changes to the spring academic schedule including no traditional spring break and pushing back the start date for classes.
For the past few years, through a partnership with Regions Bank, student athletes at Auburn have had the ability to participate in a financial wellness program.
With students staying home and Auburn's dining halls closing earlier, students like Rachel Forbes have brought more of a variety into their diets by using Home Chef, a meal kit service.
Dr. Doug Hankes, Auburn's counseling services director, has left positive impressions on students and parents over 22 years. During school, he takes 10–15 student clients weekly; during Camp War Eagle, however, he takes parents on running tours of campus.
Auburn University’s Bee Lab promotes bees through research, teaching and outreach. “We’ve got about 1,500 pounds of honey this year,” said assistant professor Geoffrey Williams. “I would say this year is more than usual.”