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"Frankenstein" turns 200 years old
November 1, 2016
"Frankenstein" turns 200 years old

Beginning Nov. 11, Auburn’s production of "Frankenstein" returns Mary Shelley to the forefront of the story, while considering the circumstances from which her novel emerged.

Nominees for the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships announced
October 28, 2016
Nominees for the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships announced

Nine Auburn University students are among the nominees for the nation's top postgraduate honors, including the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships - and all but one have ties to the College of Liberal Arts.

A conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author Rick Bragg
October 16, 2016
A conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author Rick Bragg

CLA student Cody Bass sits down with Alabama native Rick Bragg to discuss his award winning stories, his travels, and the impact of southern Alabamian culture had on his career. Bragg was in Auburn recently to accept the Roy Bain Distinguished Special Achievement in Journalism Award. 

CLA faculty members receive Undergraduate Teaching Excellence and Alumni Professorships awards
October 17, 2016
CLA faculty members receive Undergraduate Teaching Excellence and Alumni Professorships awards

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, College of Liberal Arts faculty were recognized by the Auburn University Alumni Association with three awards for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence, and two Alumni Professorships.

Learning a foreign language provides a lifetime of cultural enrichment
October 7, 2016
Learning a foreign language provides a lifetime of cultural enrichment

In addition to broadening one's worldview, learning another language allows for numerous career opportunities to develop.

Alumni Spotlight: Sheila Wall Slavich, '92, Award-Winning Author
October 11, 2016
Alumni Spotlight: Sheila Wall Slavich, '92, Award-Winning Author

Sheila Wall Slavich is an award-winning author and a 1992 College of Liberal Arts graduate (English literature and journalism).

Jack Simms: The tale of a true Auburn man
October 4, 2016
Jack Simms: The tale of a true Auburn man

The title of “True Auburn Man” is an honor reserved for only a few. Jack Simms might be the epitome of it: humble, fair, friendly, tough, knowledgeable, generous, compassionate, and loyal. Here’s a glimpse into the past 90 years of this legendary Auburn Man.  

Alumni Spotlight: Mychal Walker, '79, President, TriComm Financial Services
September 27, 2016
Alumni Spotlight: Mychal Walker, '79, President, TriComm Financial Services

When deciding on a major, Mychal Walker, president of TriComm Financial Services, said he had three in mind: political science, business, or communication.

Public relations students trained to be brand ambassadors
September 30, 2016
Public relations students trained to be brand ambassadors

The communication and public relations graduates are the ones who know how to talk to people, and people make business happen, so it's crucial to have these people around to be the storyteller of the brand.

Student Spotlight: Jin Lee, Senior in Vocal Performance
September 29, 2016
Student Spotlight: Jin Lee, Senior in Vocal Performance

Jin Lee is a soprano and has received numerous awards for her talent. She has twice been named an "Emerging Artist" at Vann Vocal Institute in Montgomery and has performed numerous leading roles with the Auburn University Opera Workshop.

Last Updated: October 31, 2016