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UA in the News: Aug. 22, 2014

Fall semester underway at UA – Alabama Public Radio fundraiser planned – UA nursing student featured in Q&A

New Rankings List UA’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy 8th Nationally

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy’s undergraduate and master’s programs are ranked eighth in the nation and the doctoral program 12th.

UA in the News: Aug. 21, 2014

Fall classes begin at UA – Joe Scarborough to speak at Blackburn Institute event – UA prof writes book about 2011 tornado – UA expert’s research shows students don’t get enough sleep – Steven Hood named interim vice president – Community Service Center changes name – New Student Activities Center opens

UA Biology Student Receives Award, Cash Prize for Birth Defect Research

Kristin R. Di Bona, a doctoral candidate and graduate research assistant in The University of Alabama’s department of biological sciences, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Teratology Society’s Marie W. Taubeneck award.

UA In the News: Aug. 20, 2014

Abraham Lincoln letters found at UA – UA students spend first week volunteering – Students participate in ‘Ripple Effect’ – UA social work students intern at Walter Reed Medical Center – UA prof named to Alabama Graphite Corp.’s advisory council – CBER updates state economic forecast – Students attend Week of Welcome events – and more…

Student-led Effort Seeks to Establish Scholarship for UA Students in Need

Beginning Aug. 25, The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors will conduct a two-week-long campaign to promote The Rising Tide Scholarship, which will provide a helping hand to students facing a variety of challenges.

Sleepy Students Emphasize Studies, Social Activity to Detriment of Health, According to UA Study  

College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a University of Alabama researcher who studies the topic.

UA in the News: Aug. 19, 2014

New recreation center opens at UA – UA journalism prof publishes ‘The Storm and the Tide’ – UA prof joins Alabama Graphite Corp.’s technical advisory council – UA expert speaks at Mobile community conversation

UA Student News for Aug. 19, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. TODAY Week of Welcome Capstone Convocation, 6-8 p.m., Foster Auditorium THIS WEEK Fall classes begin, Aug. 20 Week of Welcome, Aug. 20-28 Sigma Delta Tau information table, Aug. 20-22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Ferguson Center Homegrown Alabama […]

UA Social Work Students Help Launch Internship Program at Walter Reed

Five undergraduate students from The University of Alabama School of Social Work’s honors program will participate this fall in the first structured undergraduate internship program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

UA in the News: Aug. 16-18, 2014

More than 2,000 women accept sorority bids – UA freshmen attend Week of Welcome party – Letters from Abraham Lincoln found in UA collection – UA psychologist comments on sleep – and more…

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: MSNBC anchor to speak at Blackburn Institute symposium – New Student Convocation set for Tuesday – UA administrator elected chair of federal partnership – UA experts offer tips on choosing child care, helping k-12 students excel in literacy courses, preparing children for school – Sports communication expert comments on SEC Network

Message from UA President Judy Bonner

As many of you already know, one of our students posted a photo on Snap Chat on Saturday afternoon that included particularly offensive racial language. I immediately asked the Office of Student Conduct to conduct a full investigation and was assured by the national Chi Omega headquarters that they had already begun an investigation of […]

UA Matters: Choosing Child Care II

Representatives from The University of Alabama’s Child Development Resources offer issues and questions to consider when visiting and selecting a child-care program.

2014 UA Sorority Pledges Announced

Pledging sororities recently at The University of Alabama were 2,054 women.

UA in the News: Aug. 15, 2014

UA Honors College students take part in Alabama Action – Letters from Abraham Lincoln found in UA’s Williams Collection – UA student affairs vp, students offer advice to freshmen – UA psychologist comments on factors leading to suicide – Scholarship named for Sarah and David Patterson

UA’s Week of Welcome for New Students Includes Convocation, Service

The University of Alabama’s Week of Welcome, opening the fall semester for students, will feature a kick-off party Sunday, Aug. 17; a day of service and a new-student convocation on Tuesday, Aug. 19; and the Get on Board day Thursday, Aug. 28.

UA in the News: Aug. 14, 2014

UA’s Williams Collection includes Lincoln letters – Joe Scarborough to speak at UA – UA SafeState to host environmental management conference – UA employee wins diving championship

UA in the News: Aug. 13, 2014

Abraham Lincoln letters found in UA’s Williams Collection – UA experts comment on media coverage of football star, meteor shower, payday loan interest rates – WVUA engineer retires – Alumni chapter raises funds for scholarships – United Way kicks off campaign at UA

UA in the News: Aug. 12, 2014

Researchers find Lincoln documents in UA’s Williams Collection – UA freshmen do service projects at local elementary schools – New recreation center opens – Tuscaloosa County alumni chapter donates scholarships – Five to be inducted into Communication Hall of Fame – UA’s Plank Center re-elects members – UA expert comments on helping children reach literacy standards – and more…

UA Student News for Aug. 12, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. TODAY Tied with the Tide week THIS WEEK Tied with the Tide week, Aug. 12-16 International undergraduate student check-in and orientation, Aug. 13, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Russell Hall auditorium Homegrown Alabama Farmers Market, Aug. 14, 3-6 […]

UA’s Annual Social Work Conference Set for Aug. 28-29

The University of Alabama School of Social Work will host its 13th Annual Fall Social Work Conference Aug. 28-29.

MSNBC Host Highlights Blackburn Institute’s 20th Anniversary Symposium

Former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and University of Alabama alumnus, will speak at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the Moody Music Building Concert Hall on the UA campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, will highlight the 20th anniversary symposium of UA’s Blackburn Institute. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

UA in the News: Aug. 9-11, 2014

UA students begin moving in – Five to be inducted into Communication Hall of Fame – UA researcher looks at movement of stock prices – UA expert comments on impact of tornado movie – Students intern in Sen. Shelby’s office – and more…

UA’s Woods Quad Sculpture Garden Dedication Set for Aug. 15

A dedication ceremony for the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden will be held Aug. 15 from 11:30-1 p.m. There will be a brief presentation on Woods Quad’s most recent changes and the sculptures featured within it.

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