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Project Health Peer applications, April 1
Gamma Greek Peer applications, April 1


Registration for summer and fall 2016 terms begins Monday, March 28.


The Office of Information Technology warns everyone to be cautious of emails or phone calls claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS does not send emails or make phone calls to taxpayers regarding problems with taxpayers’ taxes or tax returns. If a problem exists, the IRS will notify a taxpayer by letter sent through the U.S. Postal Service. OIT recommends that such emails be deleted and phone calls ignored. More information:

The Human Services Summit is accepting presentation submissions from UA undergraduate and graduate students on a variety of human services topics. The summit will be held June 10 at UA’s Bryant Conference Center. More information: Student scholarships to attend the conference are also available. Questions: Pamela Harvey at

University Libraries’ Office of Library Technology offers free 3-D printing services to the University community. Patrons can send their completed 3-D image STL files to The technology staff will print the designs and notify patrons when they can pick up the completed jobs at the Circulation Desk on the second floor of Gorgas Library. For assistance, send an email to At present, the service is provided exclusively to UA students, faculty and staff.


Applications for Project Health Peer Educators and Gamma Greek Peer Educators are due April 1. Project Health and Gamma interns create and distribute health information to students on campus. Applications are available at and Questions:


Crimson Chaos is recruiting students with experience in marketing or graphic design. Send résumés to Questions: James Brewer at


Get a free hearing test. The Speech and Hearing Center’s “Hear Here Alabama” truck will provide free screenings on Friday, March 25, noon to 3 p.m., between Morgan Hall and the Gorgas House.

Check the Events Calendar daily for an extensive list of campus events, including club meetings, arts and entertainment.

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The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.