Discover Auburn series at Auburn University to present “Bats: Friendly Masters of the Night Sky”

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Discover Auburn series will continue Wednesday, Nov. 5, with the presentation “Bats: Friendly Masters of the Night Sky” by Troy Best, Auburn University alumni professor and curator of mammals in the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences and Mathematics. The talk will be at 3 p.m. in the Special Collections and Archives Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library. A reception will follow.

Discover Auburn is a year-long series that features programs on research, history and other topics of interest by Auburn faculty, staff and alumni.
The series will continue in January with “Dead or Alive: The Code Duello in East Alabama,” presented by Bert Hitchcock. The Code Duello covers the practice of dueling.

The Discover Auburn series is co-sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University and the Auburn University Libraries. For more information on the program and the series, contact the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center at (334) 844-4946 or go to

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