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NEWS 12/24/18 12:17am

Auburn University named an 'R1' research university

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University is now classified as an 'R1' research university according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The announcement follows a concerted effort by Auburn to elevate its commitment to life-saving research, beginning with an announcement by Auburn President Steven Leath in December 2017 and subsequent awarding of $5 million for three years toward the Presidential Awards for Interdisciplinary Research, or PAIR.


NEWS 12/24/18 12:09am

Auburn man arrested on multiple drug charges

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Police Denver Alexander Atwood Friday, charging him with four counts of possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana first degree, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police say the arrests are a result of a three month investigation by the Auburn Narcotics Division that culminated in a search warrant on Dec.


NEWS 12/15/18 2:29am

Man convicted of killing Auburn freshman to appear in court Monday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The man convicted of killing an Auburn University freshman back in 2008 will be appearing in a Lee County court Monday. According to Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones, Courtney Lockhardt will be in court Monday morning in regards to post conviction issues his attorneys will be presenting. Lockhardt was convicted of the 2008 murder of Auburn University freshman Lauren Burk.


NEWS 12/8/18 3:02pm

Two shot Friday night in Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Police responded to a shooting along Holmes Avenue Friday night. According to police spokesperson Lorenza Dorsey, two adult males suffered non life threatening injuries and were transported to a Columbus hospital. Police say it appears the incident was brought about by an altercation.


NEWS 12/6/18 6:59pm

Theft reported on Auburn's campus Wednesday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Police are investigating after a theft was reported on Auburn University's campus Wednesday. The theft was said to have occurred in the 300 block of the West Thatch Concourse.  According to the police incident report, two lamps, a computer monitor, an office table and an office chair were stolen. 


NEWS 12/4/18 11:41am

Auburn MBA program receives third place in National Case Competition

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - In a statement released by the university, Auburn’s MBA program received third place in a two-day competition against some of the nation’s top graduate business programs in the 12th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership. Students Julia Domanico, Veronica Elder, Francisca Norregard and Caroline Harrell represented Auburn, earning the student team $1,000. The competition required students to formulate recommendations to present to judges in 24 hours based on cases assigned on the first day.


NEWS 11/29/18 9:30pm

Former White House press secretary speaks to Auburn students

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs spoke to students Thursday night as part of the Emerge Delta Speaker Series. Gibbs, who served during the first term of former President Barack Obama and currently serves as the executive vice president and global chief communications officer of McDonald's, was born and raised in Auburn.


NEWS 11/28/18 1:47pm

NPHC advocating for legacy plaza

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University's National Pan-Hellenic Council is advocating for a new legacy plaza on campus. Student Government Association Senator Ada Ruth Huntley introduced a resolution during Monday's meeting advocating for the plaza. The resolution reads, "National Pan-Hellenic Council legacy plazas are found on college campuses across the country, particularly historically black colleges and universities, in order to recognize the role these organizations have played in enhancing campus culture." Outgoing NPHC President Julius Hammond said that the plaza is still in the planning stages and that the resolution is a way to show student support for the project. Ole Miss is currently the only Southeastern Conference university to have a NPHC plaza.


NEWS 11/16/18 6:58pm

Alabama's first dog passes away

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (EETV)- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's dog Bear died today according to a statement from the governor's office. Officials say that the 14 year old chow mix passed following ongoing health issues. Ivey adopted Bear from a local vet in 2005 after he was hit by a car.


NEWS 11/14/18 11:57am

Auburn University President Steven Leath appointed to APLU

Auburn, Ala. - Auburn University announced in a statement that President Steven Leath has been appointed to the Secretary of the Council of Presidents of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The ALPU is a policy organization that represents and advocates for the 239 public and land-grant institutions.


NEWS 11/14/18 11:01am

President Leath outlines goals in State of the University address

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University President Steven Leath gave his 'State of the University' address during Tuesday night's University Senate meeting. Leath discussed some of the new initiatives his team is working to implement in the coming months. “These efforts are critical to providing the best student experience in higher education, and ensuring that while here, our students are transformed from inquisitive scholars to engaged citizens,” Leath said. Leath also mentioned some of the new partnerships Auburn has launched with government and corporate organizations. “The investments we’re making today will allow us to collaborate with a broader range of organizations tomorrow,” said Leath. Leath also talked about Auburn's strategic planning process.


SPORTS 11/13/18 12:24pm

Former Auburn baseball player arrested Sunday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Former Auburn University baseball player Joshua Myron Anthony was arrested on drug charges Sunday. According to Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones, Anthony was arrested by the Opelika Police Department. Opelika Police Department spokesperson Shane Healy told in a statement to Eagle Eye TV... Anthony played both third and first base during the 2018 season.