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Dean Aistrup's end of the year message
December 15, 2017
Dean Aistrup's end of the year message

"As we end the Fall 2017 semester, I wanted to update you on a few items from the CLA Dean’s Office." 

Alumni networks serve as a critical tool to launching college students' careers. 
December 15, 2017
Alumni networks serve as a critical tool to launching college students' careers. 

Recently, the College of Liberal Arts launched Career Communities and CLA Career Success Network, a new initiative to benefit our students.

Alumna drawing Alabama's architectural history
December 11, 2017
Alumna drawing Alabama's architectural history

“Celebration & Preservation” is an Alabama Bicentennial Commission Commemorative project celebrating two centuries of Alabama’s architectural history. Twenty-five pen-and-ink drawings of buildings from throughout the state have been created by Auburn alumna Melissa B. Tubbs for a traveling exhibition which will be shown at six venues. 

Learning Communities in Liberal Arts
December 6, 2017
Learning Communities in Liberal Arts

Auburn University began offering Learning Communities (LC) about 17 years ago, and the College of Liberal Arts has been an active member from the very beginning. The structure of the LC is intended to help students connect to each other and to the university by creating a group of academic peers with shared experiences across two or more courses in the first semester of college.

NEA awards Milward Creative Writing Fellowship
December 1, 2017
NEA awards Milward Creative Writing Fellowship

Andrew Malan Milward, assistant professor in the Department of English, is one of 36 recipients nationwide to receive a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

Peer Advisor Wisdom with Tempest Cantrell
November 30, 2017
Peer Advisor Wisdom with Tempest Cantrell

Meet Peer Advisor Tempest Cantrell, a senior in political science from Birmingham, Alabama. 

Rethinking the Classroom
November 20, 2017
Rethinking the Classroom

The Mell Classroom Building project is complete and is serving as the apex of the learning transformation taking place at Auburn University and particularly, the College of Liberal Arts.

Making a Difference on Main Street
November 29, 2017
Making a Difference on Main Street

Students from the master of community planning program received a Distinguished Leadership Award from the Amercian Planning Association - Alabama Chapter for their project "Prattville Parking and Pedestrian Management Plan." 

AU Music Project to expand program, information night to be held Dec. 12
November 16, 2017
AU Music Project to expand program, information night to be held Dec. 12

An information night will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Jan Dempsey Cultural Arts Center in Auburn, where parents and students can come with questions, explore instruments, and sign up for the spring semester.

Art history students research and curate exhibitions from museum collections
November 9, 2017
Art history students research and curate exhibitions from museum collections

Advanced art history students at Auburn University get a hands-on look at the world of art curation right in their own backyard. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University invited students to curate an exhibition in the Chi Omega-Hargis Gallery exhibition. 

Last Updated: October 31, 2016