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UA In the News: Oct. 21, 2014

UA School of Music presents spooky concert – Paul Hubbert leaves estate to UA – UA prof’s study looks at media coverage of women at Olympics – UA hosts recruitment event – Library collection represents history of print culture – Career Center helps students find jobs – Music students perform solo recitals

UA Student News for Oct. 21, 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 Homegrown Alabama leadership applications, Oct. 21 Ignite UA applications, Nov. 3, 4:45 p.m., 1040 Student Activity Center Presidential Village THIS MONTH Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive, ongoing through Nov. 21 Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, ongoing […]

UA Astronomy to Host Public Star Gazing Events

The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes.

ESPN Producer to Speak at UA on Role of Hispanic Journalists

Hugo Balta, coordinating producer for ESPN, will speak on the role of Hispanic journalists in the media at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in The University of Alabama’s Lloyd Hall, room 324.

UA’s 57 Miles Program Returns to Marion to Work at High School

About 40 freshmen and 10 student leaders from The University of Alabama will perform service projects at Francis Marion High School in Marion from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. The projects include painting the interior of the main entrance, landscaping the grounds and cleaning classrooms.

UA in the News: Oct. 18-20, 2014

EPA awards UA students grant for sustainability contest – UA student receives AWWA scholarship – UA sculptors raise money for Children’s Hospital – UA experts comment on university presidential searches, formation of local union at Mercedes-Benz plant, unemployment rates – Cuban poet to present poetry, music – UA Dance Marathon raises funds for Children’s Hospital – Chi Omega hosts breakfast to benefit Make-a-Wish – Alabama basketball teams scrimmage on Quad – and more…

The Ebola Crisis: Virologist to Present Lecture at UA

Dr. Michael B.A. Oldstone, a National Academy of Sciences member and a University of Alabama visiting professor, will present “Ebola: The Current Plague and Crisis,” Oct. 22 in a talk on the UA campus.

UA’s Guide to What to Watch for in 2014 Midterm Elections

The most exciting aspect of the 2014 midterm elections boils down to a race for six seats in the U.S. Senate. That’s what it will take for Republicans to take a majority in the Senate. While many pundits consider three races to be a lock—or nearly so—for Republicans, The University of Alabama has you covered on just what these elections could mean down the road.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Two hundred researchers to attend NanoBio Summit – UA student team selected for EPA competition – UA prof discovers links between arthritic pain, depression and sleep – Grants to expand Coping Power program – UA prof tests use virtual reality as a key to stemming adolescents’ marijuana use – Study shows students’ views on evolution shaped by church attendance – UA experts comment on midterm elections, watching for signs of language delay in children – Events include lecture, poetry reading, service project and Halloween concert

UA School of Music Hosts Haunting Halloween Performance

Some songs carry a haunting melody, and the organ studio at UA’s School of Music presents a ghostly performance on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moody Music Concert Hall.

Engineering Professor to Receive UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Gregory B. Thompson, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2014 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award at an Oct. 24 ceremony.

UA Researcher Finds Links among Depression, Sleep Problems, Osteoarthritis

Dr. Patricia Parmelee, director for the Center for Mental Health and Aging at The University of Alabama, has discovered links between high levels of pain and symptoms of depression exacerbated by a combination of sleep disturbances due to pain.

UA Matters: Watching for Signs of Language Delay in your Child

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jason Scofield shares a few developmental milestones parents should expect from their children.

UA in the News: Oct. 17, 2014

UA to host nanotechnology summit – UA PR students create campaign for Alabama Power – UA prof’s study shows women had more Olympics media coverage than men – New Iowa Flood Center would like to partner with National Water Center on UA campus

Award-Winning Author to Speak at UA’s Laible Memorial Lecture

Award-winning author Dr. Patricia Hill Collins will deliver the annual Julie C. Laible Memorial Lecture Oct. 22 at The University of Alabama.

Noted Cuban Poet Omar Perez to Visit UA

Omar Pérez, a highly accomplished Cuban poet, musician, artist and translator, visits The University of Alabama campus Oct. 20-24. The featured event is a poetry reading and musical exploration Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jemison Mansion in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Student News for Oct. 17, 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. ANNOUNCEMENTS ALABAMA FOOTBALL TEAM WELCOMES TEXAS A&M ON SATURDAY — This week’s football game against Texas A&M kicks off at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The game will be televised on CBS. […]

UA in the News: Oct. 16, 2014

UA study looks at how people respond to severe weather – UA PR students raise funds for Secret Meals – UA Be the Match competes with Texas A&M – Professor discusses new book about the Cold War – Museum hosts Fossil Day event – Sorority breakfast to benefit Make-A-Wish – Relay for Life plans Oktoberfest – and more…

UA Faculty to Discuss Alabama Greece Initiative Projects

University of Alabama faculty members who traveled to Thessaloniki, Greece, in May will participate in an Oct. 22 symposium in which they will discuss their ongoing collaborative projects with faculty at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

UA Students Selected for Environmental Contest

A team of University of Alabama students were selected for a national competition to design solutions to challenges facing the environment, the federal Environmental Protection Agency announced.

UA in the News: Oct. 15, 2014

Former AEA Secretary Hubbert to live on through UA scholarship – UA prof’s research says CEO’s facial width is correlated with leverage – UA librarians publish novel – UA prof writes book about Cold War era – UA expert comments on coverage of women vs. men at the Olympics – Beat Auburn Beat Hunger kicks off – UA Relay for Life holds Oktoberfest – Academic Honor council hosts Academic Integrity Week – and more…

UA in the News: Oct. 14, 2014

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger kicks off – Museum hosts Fossil Day event – UA Relay for Life plans Oktoberfest – Honors College program connects UA to Marion – Students benefit from study abroad – UnlockED hosts education career fair – Black Warrior Film Festival seeks volunteers – UA history prof comments on Badin Bible – and more…

UA Student News for Oct. 14, 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 Undergraduate Research Grant Application, Oct. 15, 2617 Ferguson Center Homegrown Alabama leadership applications, Oct. 21 THIS MONTH Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive, ongoing through Nov. 21 Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, ongoing through Oct. 23 THIS […]

UA in the News: Oct. 11-13, 2014

UA researcher studies link between arthritis pain, sleep problems – Theta Chi fraternity brothers raise funds for suicide prevention – Former Fox 6 anchor inducted into Communication Hall of Fame – UA expert comments on Truman Capote’s editing of Joanne Carson’s memoir – Moundville Native American Festival draws visitors – Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger food drive kicks off – and more…

NASCAR’s Integrated Marketing Communications Managing Director to Speak at UA

David Higdon will open students to the world of NASCAR at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in 216 Reese Phifer. The event is free and open to the public. As the integrated marketing communications managing director of NASCAR, Higdon plays a major role in the development of communication strategies and in overseeing communication initiatives across the company. Higdon will discuss the initiatives UA’s Program in Sports Communication has established with NASCAR.

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