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5 minutes with Ashley Gann

Ashley Gann, ’05 aerospace engineering, is a wife, mother, meteorologist and Mrs. Alabama International 2017. Gann knew at the age of 12 that she wanted to forecast the weather and as the morning meteorologist for CBS 42 in Birmingham, she hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists by proving that all engineers aren’t created…




5 minutes with Grady Cox

Grady Cox served successful terms as dean of the School of Engineering from 1969-72, and again from 1979-80, when the college began to evolve into what it is today. He also spent several years in Auburn’s central administration as executive vice president. Cox reflects on his time at the university, and shares what life is…




5 minutes with Melinda Sava

A wife, a mother of three boys all under the age of 6, and an Auburn engineer who became a doctor – whew! How does she do it all? Melinda Sava, a 2001 chemical engineering honors college graduate, says she’s still trying to figure it out and owes much of her maternal and professional successes…