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Acclaimed film ‘Life is Beautiful’ to be shown at Auburn University Student Center

AUBURN – The 1999 film “Life is Beautiful” will be shown Monday, Oct. 3, at 7:10 p.m. in Langdon Hall Auditorium. Sponsored by the Auburn University Honors College, it is the first of five films in the Honors College Fall Film Series for 2011. “Life is Beautiful” was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won three Oscars, including one for Best Actor for Robert Benigni.

Guido, played by Benigni, is a charming but bumbling waiter who’s gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor who has won the heart of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family. When that life is threatened by World War II and the Holocaust, Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his wife and son from an unthinkable fate.

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Speakers at Auburn honors convocation to focus on outreach to developing countries

AUBURN – The Auburn University Honors College will hold its spring 2010 honors convocation, “‘For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat’: Bringing Relief and Enabling Self Reliance in Developing Countries” on Monday, March 8, at 7 p.m. in 2370 Haley Center. This event is open to the public.

The speakers will be Douglas Coutts, distinguished visiting professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science on assignment from the UN World Food Programme, and Emma Clark, Auburn native and graduate of Johns Hopkins University with a master of health science degree in global epidemiology.

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