Category: Features

The Award Goes to…

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals, including three Auburn alumni and one long-time donor, and honored a project during a ceremony at the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge. This year’s inductees include Dorothy Davidson, CEO of Davidson Technologies, benefactor of the Broun Hall Davidson Pavilion and widow of Julian Davidson, ’50…



Dynamic Diversity

Learn more about the inclusion-focused initiatives making a difference in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.



Leading the Way

Auburn Engineering has taken the lead on the forefront of many areas, including transportation, structural engineering and cybersecurity.



On the Attack

Auburn University and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering are taking the lead as an institution on the forefront of cybersecurity research and professional preparedness in the industry.



Artist's rendering of the new Advanced Structures Lab.

Building for Tomorrow

Auburn is taking another giant step as the Southeast’s leader in structural engineering research and instruction through the construction of a $22 million Advanced Structural Testing Laboratory.



Farms, Fuel and the Future: Biosystems celebrates century of success

The headlines that ran in newspapers across the region in January 1924 said it all…



Meaning Business

It’s been nearly 50 years since Joe Forehand last attended a higher education class, but the 71-year-old decided this year that it was time to go back to school. Just not in the way you would think.



Kay Ivey speaking at the Annual Alabama Transportation Conference.

Alabama’s transportation leader for more than 60 years

The Department of Civil Engineering organized and developed the Annual Alabama Transportation Conference for 62 years.



Dynamic Diversity: Tapping Potential

It’s probably safe to call Virginia Davis an outreach superstar.



Samuel Ginn poses on the campus of Auburn University.

Leader of the Pack

In 2001, then Dean Larry Benefield set out on a course to dramatically improve the engineering educational programs at Auburn University. Samuel Ginn, ’59 industrial engineering, answered the call by donating $25 million and putting the college on an upward trajectory that continues to this day.