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Dean's message for fall, 2017
August 21, 2017
Dean's message for fall, 2017

Greetings and welcome back! As we return to the classroom, I wanted to tell you about some other exciting things happening in CLA this fall.

Nonviolence workshop held at CMDCAH
August 21, 2017
Nonviolence workshop held at CMDCAH

Twenty-six Auburn University faculty, students, staff, and community members completed a two-day workshop on conflict reconciliation inspired by the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Aug. 10 and 11 at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.

Regarding Research with Dr. John Rapp, Professor of Psychology and Director of Applied Behavioral Analysis
August 17, 2017
Regarding Research with Dr. John Rapp, Professor of Psychology and Director of Applied Behavioral Analysis

In this episode of Regarding Research, we talk with John Rapp, a professor of psychology, director of the Applied Behavior Analysis master’s program, and project director of the Alabama Psychiatric Medication Review Team. In our interview, Rapp discusses his research on repetitive behaviors with autism spectrum disorder, and the state’s recent bill requiring certain health benefit plans to include applied behavior analysis.

CLA alums among writers, journalists to be honored at awards luncheon
August 3, 2017
CLA alums among writers, journalists to be honored at awards luncheon

The 2017 recipients are: award-winning broadcast news producer Don Moseley, magazine industry veteran Kay Acton, sports journalist Mark Murphy, long-time executive director of the Alabama Press Association and journalism faculty member at the University of Alabama Bill Keller, and best-selling author Tim Dorsey.

New exhibit "Alabama Justice: The Cases and Faces that Changed a Nation"
July 24, 2017
New exhibit "Alabama Justice: The Cases and Faces that Changed a Nation"

A traveling exhibit, “Alabama Justice: The Cases and Faces that Changed a Nation,” is being made possible thanks to funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, Auburn University Intramural Grants Program, and a College of Liberal Arts Summer Research Grant.

Student Spotlight: Morgan Gleason, double major in Psychology and Health Services Administration
July 6, 2017
Student Spotlight: Morgan Gleason, double major in Psychology and Health Services Administration

Morgan Gleason is a sophomore from Wesley Chapel, Florida, double-majoring in psychology and health services administration. After being diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease called juvenile dermatomyositis at age 11, Gleason began making YouTube videos that went viral.  She now advocates for patient care and shares her journey by speaking at numerous conferences and writing a blog.

King is one of two Auburn professors honored with faculty enhancement awards
June 8, 2017
King is one of two Auburn professors honored with faculty enhancement awards

Bridgett King, assistant professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts, and Majid Beidaghi, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering in the College of Engineering, have been named recipients of the 2017 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards, given annually by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities consortium, or ORAU.

Summerfield's essay part of gift to mayor in Italy
June 1, 2017
Summerfield's essay part of gift to mayor in Italy

Within the book is a chapter written by Dr. Giovanna Summerfield, Associate Dean for Educational Affairs. She worked with the local youth of Catania to highlight their initiatives in the essay, “Per non dimenticare: Antimafia Digital Storytelling and Reflections.”

Take a tour of the Samford clock tower
May 24, 2017
Take a tour of the Samford clock tower

University Architect Jim Carroll takes us through a tour of the famous Samford Hall clock tower, and shares some insight and history along the way.

Alumni Spotlight: Courtney Edwards, '14, spreading kindness around the globe
May 8, 2017
Alumni Spotlight: Courtney Edwards, '14, spreading kindness around the globe

Auburn Global, which provides academic and language support, as well as cultural experiences for international students, hired Courtney Edwards as a Marketing Coordinator. There she serves as an expert on their programs and services “to attract new international students and to tell the student story.”

Last Updated: October 31, 2016