AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University has received confirmation from the Aviation Accreditation Board International, or AABI, that its flight education and aviation management programs have been reaffirmed for accreditation.
“Auburn University has a rich history in aviation education,” Auburn University Provost Timothy Boosinger said. “We look forward to continuing to provide a high quality aviation education experience to help prepare future leaders in the industry.”
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – John Fulton, a professor in the Auburn University Department of Biosystems Engineering and specialist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, has been awarded the Alabama Farmers Federation Agriculture Professorship, College of Agriculture Dean Bill Batchelor has announced.
“During his time at Auburn University, Dr. Fulton has embodied the university’s threefold mission of research, instruction and outreach,” said Batchelor. “It is fitting that someone whose work has done much to advance agriculture in this state would be the first honoree of this professorship.”
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine’s seventh annual Boshell Research Day will bring together experts to present research related to diabetes and the role of obesity in its development.
The Feb. 28 meeting at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center will focus on research presentations and discussions on an interdisciplinary level “to bring everyone together under one umbrella to discuss significant ongoing research,” said Dr. Robert Judd, director of the Boshell Diabetes and Metabolic Disease Research Program and an associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – An inaugural forum of university leaders will convene at Auburn University Feb. 27-28 to identify ways that collective action by universities can solve hunger. The ninth annual Universities Fighting World Hunger, or UFWH, summit will begin immediately after the forum’s conclusion and run through March 2 with 300 students and educators from UFWH member institutions expected. The forum is organized by the Hunger Solutions Institute at Auburn University, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.
The forum will be held at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. More than 50 university leaders from the United States, Canada and Central America, as well as senior representatives from the U.S. government, United Nations, private sector and foundations will be in attendance.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – A diverse group of speakers will share how their Auburn experiences have shaped their innovation, determination and success at Auburn University’s “This is Auburn.” Speaker Series on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 4 – 6 p.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The public event will feature distinguished Auburn students, alumni, staff and friends.
“As an Auburn Family, it is vital to create environments for individuals to share their stories and inspire those around them,” said Marissa Stanley, graduate student and co-organizer of the series. “People attending the event will get to experience life through a different lens.”
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn Transition Leadership Institute will host its 24th Alabama Transition Conference March 3-4 at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel and Conference Center at Grand National in Opelika.
The conference brings together parents, students, agencies, businesses, educators and policymakers who will gather to share ideas and work toward the goal of preparing young people with disabilities to live independently.
The Auburn Transition Leadership Institute, established in 2000 at Auburn University, is affiliated with the College of Education and the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling.