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UA in the News: July 25-27, 2015

Criminal justice professor discusses rampage shooters – Researchers assess retirement readiness – Law professor analyzes wage garnishment – Finance professor researches credit unions – RISE graduation – Students introduced to engineering – Historian offers commentary on symbols

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This week at The University of Alabama: Summer Commencement set for Saturday — Researching Links between Imagination, School Readiness – Art Day Camp — UA Matters offers tips on gift-giving to children, staying safe in the heat

UA to Hold its Summer Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 1 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA Matters: Keeping a Handle on Gift Giving to Children

The University of Alabama’s Tammy Morrow and Amy Walker share a practical way to help pare down the excess in gift giving.

UA in the News: July 24, 2015

Former gymnast nominated for Woman of the Year – Business professor analyzes credit union

UA Film Students Selected for Internships

Three University of Alabama students were selected for internships through the Television Academy Foundation’s Internship Program.

UA in the News: July 23, 2015

Criminal justice professor researches behaviors of mass murderers – Faith conference co-hosted by UA – Water policy expert analyzes the state’s groundwater use laws – Geography professor writes of Ghana’s national development plan – Indian Summer day camp held at Moundville … and more …

Area Teens Complete Social Work Camp at UA

Thirty-five high-school juniors and seniors completed a six-week camp at The University of Alabama Friday and gained insight into social work careers and social work agency internship experience.

UA’s CCBP Co-Sponsors Conference on Faith-Based Groups, Community

The University of Alabama’s Council on Community-Based Partnerships is collaborating with Tuscaloosa-area churches and organizations for a conference on how faith-based groups can improve their communities.

UA in the News: July 22, 2015

Professor spearheads new computer science course for high school teachers – Archaeological researchers organize artifacts – Moundville hosts camp for kids – Law School co-hosts free legal clinic – Katrina response documentary produced by students … and more …

UA in the News: July 21, 2015

Archaeological researchers organize artifacts – UA starts partnership with TDK – Class project leads to documentary

UA Student News for July 21, 2015

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. ANNOUNCEMENTS You must pay and confirm your enrollment by Aug. 7 or your Fall Semester 2015 schedule will be canceled. After that date, you will have to re-enroll in available classes. The Student Government Association is […]

UA in the News: July 18-20, 2015

Archaeological research curating items collected during TVA project – Economist analyzes unemployment numbers – Cybercrime expert writes about changing approach behind organized crime – New College students spend summer in Walker County – Researchers investigate links between sleep quality, pain

UA’s RISE Graduation Celebrates Perseverance, Strength

The University of Alabama’s RISE program holds its annual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Stallings Center on UA’s campus.

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This week at The University of Alabama: RISE graduation – Researching links between imagination, school readiness – Summer Camps –  Researcher receives Emerging Scholar Award – Experts comment on Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ Bernie Sanders’ popularity – UA Matters offers tips on staying safe in the heat, encouraging children to help at home.

UA Researchers to Explore Imaginative Play, Links to Cognitive Development

A psychology professor at The University of Alabama hopes to determine the most reliable and valid measurements of imagination in young children and test whether imaginative play can improve cognitive function.

UA Matters: Keeping the Young, Young at Heart Safe from Sun

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Phil Bishop offers a few tips on how to protect those who are especially susceptible to problems from the hot summer sun.

UA Journalism Professor Wins National Multicultural Recruitment Award

Dr. George Daniels, an associate professor of journalism at The University of Alabama, was named recipient of the 2015 Robert P. Knight Multicultural Recruitment Award.

UA in the News: July 17, 2015

UA signs research agreement with TDK – UA experts comment on same-sex couple adoption, Southern politics, conviction of virtual ‘mob boss’ – UA building maintenance director discusses training program – Crimson Cabaret visits day camp

UA Researchers Receive Grants for Work on Sustainability Communications

Faculty members in the College of Communication & Information Sciences were awarded two grants from the Arthur W. Page Center.

UA in the News: July 16, 2015

UA president spends first day meeting students – UA prof receives grant to study bumblebees – UA experts comment on criminal justice reform, Pluto, history of Lane cakes, how companies influence consumers – Historian lectures on Amelia Gorgas’ life – UA offers services to veterans – and more…

UA Professors Talk Bernie Sanders’ Upstart Presidential Candidacy

While BernieMania is running wild as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) tours the country in his bid to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, the initial rush of excitement for his candidacy could wane as the Democratic Primary draws closer, said a group of political science professors at The University of Alabama.

UA Filmmaker Awarded Media Arts Fellowship

The University of Alabama’s Nick Corrao received a fellowship and grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

UA in the News: July 15, 2015

Bonner looks back on presidency – UA signs research agreement with TDK Corp. – UA experts comment on ‘To Set a Watchman,’ NASA’s flyby of Pluto – UA study looks at leatherback sea turtles – and more…

UA-housed APR Named Best News Operation in Alabama

APR, housed at The University of Alabama, won the award from the Alabama Associated Press for the fourth year in a row.

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