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Michael P. Wines, Author of Stupid Alabama

31 March 2014

Michael P. Wines Author of Stupid Alabama Michael P. Wines, a graduate student majoring in herpetology, has recently released Stupid Alabama, a children’s book in which he illustrates certain elements of his life and studies. The book, which is about a middle school-aged Northerner who visits his biologist uncle (an Auburn professor) in the south, […]

Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus, Department of History

24 February 2014

Dr. Wayne Flynt Professor Emeritus, Department of History Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn, author of eleven books, and one of the most recognized and honored scholars of Southern history, politics, and religion has also published his memoir Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives in which he writes […]

Dr. Robert Finkel, Asst. Prof. of Industrial and Graphic Design

27 January 2014

Dr. Robert Finkel Assistant Professor of Industrial and Graphic Design Dr. Robert Finkel, assistant professor of Industrial and Graphic Design in Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction, has recently received three distinct recognitions for his design for the Memphis-based restaurant ¡CHIWAWA!, a restaurant that mixes the iconic Mexican and American foods, tacos and […]

Hannah Riordan, Gilder Lehrman History Scholar

27 January 2014

Hannah Riordan Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Hannah Riordan (center), a recent graduate from Auburn University, received one of 15 History Scholar Awards given each year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The essay that Riordan submitted was the introduction to her undergraduate thesis. In it, she explored the role of Winston County, Alabama […]

Elizabeth Ndontsa, 2013 Distinguished Dissertation Award…

27 January 2014

Elizabeth Ndontsa 2013 Distinguished Dissertation Award Winner Dr. Ndontsa graduated in May 2013 with a doctorate in chemistry. The increased rate of drug resistance in people infected with tuberculosis interested Ndontsa and she realized that understanding how keys enzymes in the bacterium work is an important strategy to tackle drug resistance. Dr. Ndonta’s discovery sheds […]