For the past seven years, a team from the Auburn School of Nursing has traveled to Quito during spring break to provide much-needed medical care, but those aren’t the city’s only needs. Four years ago, Auburn’s McWhorter School of Building Science joined the project, sending students to work alongside Ecuadorians in building daycare centers at local churches to ensure children have a place to go after school.Read More
The beat-up pickup truck bumps along the dirt road on Brenton Johnson’s organic vegetable farm outside Austin, Texas. A warm breeze carries the rich smells of the Colorado River and freshly turned dirt through the cab’s open windows. The setting is serene, but Johnson is a ball of energy. He points out the vegetables he’ll sell at the farmers market or to local restaurants …Read More
“I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count only on what I earn. Therefore, I believe in work, hard work.” Meet the recipients of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards.Read More
Steve Goodson hangs out with rock stars and gets paid for it. He lives in an eight-bedroom, five-bathroom, electric purple home in New Orleans with his six-foot-tall, red-headed wife, Sharon. “That’s what happens when old hippies have money,” laughs Goodson, a 1972 Auburn business graduate whose Saxgourmet Products sells the most expensive saxophone on the market.Read More
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Auburn Magazine shall serve its readers—the dues-paying members of the Auburn Alumni Association—and Auburn University by acting as a comprehensive communications vehicle to provide alumni and friends with balanced and objective coverage of issues pertaining to the association and university, a means of staying in touch with their alma mater as well as one another, and a forum for the open exchange and discussion of relevant viewpoints and ideas.Read More
Since its debut as a magazine in Spring 1994, Auburn Magazine has won more than two dozen regional and national awards for writing, design and printing excellence, but our roots stretch back to the formation of the Auburn Alumni Quarterly newsletter in 1912. For more than a century, we have connected Auburn men and women back to the institution they love—whether they called it Alabama Polytechnic Institute or Auburn University. Because at the core of all we do, we “believe in Auburn and love it.”Read More