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Emily Leopard, First Place Common Book Writing Contest Winner

7 October 2014

Emily Leopard 2014 Common Book Writing Contest Emily Leopard received first place for her poem submission, “To You, My Thanks,” in the Common Book Writing Contest for first year students. An Athens, Georgia native, Leopard is a freshman majoring in pre-chemistry education at Auburn University. Leopard felt so moved by the themes in The Boy […]

Carolee “Meme” Collier, First Place Common Book Writing Contest Winner

7 October 2014

Carolee “Meme” Collier 2014 Common Book Writing Contest Carolee Collier, a freshman from Birmingham, Alabama, received first place in the Common Book Writing Contest in the category of first year students for her short story submission, “The Road.” Collier said she has always loved to write, utilizing this quality as an English and graphic design […]

Ellen Rankins, First Place Common Book Writing Contest Winner

6 October 2014

Ellen Rankins 2014 Common Book Writing Contest Ellen Rankins, junior, received first place in the 2014 Common Book Writing Contest. Rankins is a Cussetta, Alabama native and an animal science major. Her poem submission, “To Try,” strongly impacted the judges and revealed her understanding of the themes of the novel. Rankins said she appreciated author […]

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 […]