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Panitch Named UA’s 2014 Burnum Award Winner

Following his passion has led Seth Panitch to some interesting places, from the stage, to overseas, and finally to the department of theatre and dance at The University of Alabama. The zeal he brings to the next generation of acting students has led Panitch to the 2014 Burnum Award.

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UA Speech Team Members Bring Home Championship, All-America Honor

One member of the Alabama Forensic Council won a national championship in extemporaneous speaking, while another was named an All-American.

UA National Alumni Association Honors Students With Awards
Apr 18, 2014

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association recently named the recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, 2014 Alumni Student Awards and 2014 Outstanding Senior Awards.

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars for 2014-15
Apr 18, 2014

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two outstanding University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2014-2015. Over the past eight years, UA ranks second among U.S. universities in the number of students receiving scholarships from the Goldwater program.

UA’s Community Affairs, CCBP to Honor Community Engagement Projects
Apr 16, 2014

The University of Alabama Center for Community-Based Partnerships will hold its eighth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, in the Bryant Conference Center’s Sellers Auditorium.

UA Leadership Academy Announces Graduation Ceremony
Apr 16, 2014

The University of Alabama Parent Teacher Leadership Academy will host its graduation ceremony from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Hotel Capstone ballroom.

UA Presents Tee Time Fashion Show Featuring Repurposed Materials
Apr 15, 2014

The University of Alabama will present Tee Time, an annual fashion show, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, on the lawn outside Doster Hall on the UA campus.

Activist Eli Clare to Lecture at UA about Disability As a ‘Social Justice Issue’
Apr 15, 2014

Activist Eli Clare will deliver “Moving Beyond Pity & Inspiration: Disability as a Social Justice Issue,” a workshop aimed at arming people with tools to create more disability access in their workplaces and communities, at 11:30 a.m. April 16 in room 313 of Graves Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

New Orleans Film Producer to Screen Court 13 Film at UA
Apr 14, 2014

Josh Penn, a producer and member of the New Orleans-based film production group Court 13, will screen a short film titled “Glory at Sea” 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the AIME building, room 110, on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Preview
Apr 14, 2014

This week at The University of Alabama: Student researchers to display, discuss findings – Innovation Day showcases UA start-up companies – UA prof’s book sheds light on pollution scandal – UA experts comment on retirement planning, pregnancy, changing attitudes toward marijuana – Events include Alabama High School Personal Finance Challenge, lectures, art exhibit

UA to Screen Documenting Justice Films at Bama Theatre
Apr 14, 2014

The University of Alabama Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility and the UA department of telecommunication and film will host the eighth annual Documenting Justice film screening at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Matters: Basic Guidelines for Retirement Planning
Apr 14, 2014

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Shane Stinson offers some basic guidelines when considering two popular retirement planning options: traditional and Roth IRAs.

Hundreds of UA Student Researchers to Display, Discuss Findings
Apr 11, 2014

Some 600 University of Alabama students representing a cross section of campus will present research findings April 17, during UA’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference at the Bryant Conference Center.

UA Physics and Astronomy to Host Public Viewings During Lunar Eclipse
Apr 10, 2014

The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites community members to two viewings of the moon and planets through UA telescopes during the total lunar eclipse on Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, on the fourth floor of Gallalee Hall on the UA campus.

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Update on Greek integration

UA President Dr. Judy Bonner updates the UA campus on the integration of the Greek system.

Dr. Judy Bonner delivers the 2014 Spring Faculty/Staff Address
April 17th, 2014On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, UA President, Dr. Judy Bonner, spoke to faculty and staff at the Spring Semester Faculty/Staff Meeting.

The Capstone of Higher Education
April 16th, 2014

UA Health Corner: 40 Weeks of Pregnancy
April 8th, 2014Dr. Kristie Graettinger discusses why it's important for women to have a pregnancy that lasts at least 39 weeks.

Health Corner: Ovulation
April 1st, 2014Dr. Dan Avery explains the process of ovulation and how a woman can tell if she is ovulating.

Health Corner: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
March 18th, 2014Dr. Cathy Gresham discusses how someone gets diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Health Corner: Skin Cancer
March 11th, 2014Dr. Jared Ellis discusses the most common types of skin cancers.

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Eyeing an opportunity to provide options to University of Alabama students, Hugh Culverhouse and his wife, Eliza, have donated $2 million to The University of Alabama for scholarships.

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Dr. Adam Lankford, a faculty member in The University of Alabama’s criminal justice department, examines the similarities between suicide terrorists and rampage shooters.

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