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UA Student News for Sept. 30, 2014

Click on http://uanews.ua.edu/student to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. DEADLINES Alternative winter break program, Oct. 2 THIS MONTH Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, ongoing through Oct. 23 TODAY “Throwdown for Your Hometown,” 7-9 p.m., Ferguson Center Heritage Room UADM benefit, 5-8 p.m., TCBY on the Strip THIS […]

Pulitzer-Prize Photographer Jose Galvez Featured in UA Lecture, Exhibit

The University of Alabama’s Crossroads Community Center is hosting a photography exhibit, reception and lecture featuring Jose Galvez, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist. The exhibit will be in the Ferguson Student Center Art Gallery.

UA’s 57 Miles Sends Freshmen to Service Projects in Marion

About 50 freshmen and 10 student leaders from The University of Alabama will perform service projects in Marion from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. The projects include cleaning storefronts, landscaping around the town square and removing trash from empty buildings.

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in UA Pilot Program

Third-year medical students at The University of Alabama have an opportunity to follow a patient over time through the health care system as part of an innovative new program being piloted this year.

UA in the News: Sept. 27-29, 2014

Statistics expert discusses Microsoft’s Prediction Lab – Campus offers cultural events – Jazz trumpeter heads to UA – Sorority, fraternity raise charitable donations – Theatre season kicks off – World War I exhibit to open … and more …

UA Researchers Develop Novel Method for Making Electrical Cellulose Fibers

By using liquid salts during formation instead of harsh chemicals, fibers that conduct electricity can be strengthened, according to a patent issued to a team of researchers at The University of Alabama.

Society of Women Engineers Honors Two UA Students

Two University of Alabama students were recently selected for nationally competitive awards by the Society of Women Engineers. Since 2009 seven UA students have been selected for the honor, the most from any university during that time.

Former NEH Chair Kicks Off New Hidden Humanities Lecture Series at UA

William Ferris, professor of history and senior associate director of the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “The Storied South and the Future of the Humanities” Oct. 6 as part of The University of Alabama’s new Hidden Humanities lecture series.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Pilot program offers med students chance to follow patients – Museum hosts Growing up Wild for preschoolers – Expert source available to discuss breastfeeding – UA President to speak to faculty, staff – Engineering hosts open house for high-school students

UA Matters: Tips, Myths Surrounding Breastfeeding

The University of Alabama’s Melissa Carruth offers a few tips, as well as myths, expectant and nursing mothers ought to know.

UA in the News: Sept. 26, 2014

Opera Guild hosts fundraiser – Discounts offered at UA Press – Buy for Rise – President Denny’s influence – Ford discusses popularity of UA football – Theatre offers ‘Dining Room’ – and more …

Lecture on Dinosaur Trace Fossils, Evolution Kicks Off UA’s ALLELE Series

An Emory College professor will present “Dinosaurs Without Bones: What Dinosaur Trace Fossils Tell Us About Evolution,” as part of the 2014-2015 Alabama’s Lecture on Life’s Evolution series at The University of Alabama.

World-renowned Trumpeter Dave Douglas to Perform at UA

Don’t tell Dave Douglas to stop tooting his own horn. Douglas, a world-renowned jazz musician, has been “blissing” out on the trumpet for so long that it’s a way of life, and now he’s coming to The University of Alabama for a pair of concerts and a master class during the month of October.

UA Exhibit Commemorates 100th Anniversary of World War I

Objects offering a glimpse into the lives of World War I veterans will be displayed this month at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Theatre and Dance’s ‘The Dining Room’ to Open Season

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance kicks off its 2014-15 theatrical season with the Drama Desk Award-nominee “The Dining Room” Sept. 29, in the Allen Bales Theatre.

UA in the News: Sept. 25, 2014

UA starts German exchange program – UA expert comments on terrorism – Culverhouse hosts business analytics symposium – Law school assists with free legal clinic – Museum plans Science Sunday program – Astronomy group hosts star cluster viewing – Opera Guild holds ‘Gustatory Gala’ – and more…

UA Offers Wellness Promotion, Free Flu Shots to Students at Health Fair

The University of Alabama Student Health Center’s department of health promotion and wellness will host the annual fall student health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, on the Ferguson Center plaza.

UA in the News: Sept. 24, 2014

UA student receives NASA scholarship – Lecturer discusses zombies in American culture – Town Hall forum focuses on legal rights

UA Sorority, Fraternity Promote Charities Through Gold-Ribbon Campaign

The University of Alabama chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham with the “Paint the Campus Gold” event during September.

UA Professor Named Fellow by Manufacturing Society

Dr. Yuebin Guo, a professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, was elected a Fellow by the Society for Manufacturing Engineers, or SME, one of two elected Fellows in this year’s class from American universities.

UA College of Engineering to Host Open House

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host Engineering Day, or E-Day, an open house for high-school students and their families, Thursday, Oct. 2, from 8:15 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Science Sunday Kicks Off this Week at UA Museum

The community is invited to learn more about the origins of the Universe during the Alabama Museum of Natural History’s Science Sunday at Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Museum Offers Variety of Programs for Younger Children

West Alabama’s children are invited to explore natural history and science in a hands-on learning environment through a variety of programs offered at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus.

Baseball, Banks, Aerospace Top Topics at UA Business Analytics Symposium

Already branded “innovators” by SAS, the world’s largest advanced business analytics and software service provider, organizers of the Culverhouse College of Commerce Institute of Business Analytics are again championing new ideas as they host The University of Alabama’s seventh Business Analytics Symposium Thursday and Friday.

UA Student News for Sept. 23, 2014

Click on http://uanews.ua.edu/student to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. THIS MONTH Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, ongoing through Oct. 23 THIS WEEK Free flu shots, Sept. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., the Quad Blend Lunch, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ferguson Center second floor General Interest and Business […]

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