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UA in the News: April 23, 2014

E.O. Wilson donates awards to UA – UA students named Goldwater, Hollings Scholars – RISE partners with Russian group – CBER releases Business Confidence Index – UA researcher co-authors study on dementia care intervention – UA prof’s book tells story of PCB pollution in Anniston – Relay for Life to raise money for cancer awareness – and more…

UA-based APR Wins Regional Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association named University of Alabama-housed Alabama Public Radio the winner of five regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in the categories of overall excellence, best series, best soft feature, best use of sound and best documentary.

UA Student Named Truman Scholar

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has named University of Alabama student Jason Arterburn, a junior from Madison, as a Truman Scholar in 2014. He is one of 59 U.S. students to receive a Truman Scholarship this year.

UA in the News: April 22, 2014

Renowned scientist E.O. Wilson donates awards to UA – Russians visit RISE – WVUA to move into Bryant-Denny Stadium – UA students to make Katrina documentary – UA expert’s book tells story of PCB pollution in Anniston – UA study says Northern Beltline will create jobs – UA experts comment on economic outlook, Internet marketing for small businesses – Students to travel to Italy for new summer program – and more…

UA Student News for April 22, 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 Student Opinions of Instruction course-evaluation surveys, April 27 THIS WEEK Denim Day, April 23 “Stress Free Daze,” April 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., the Quad Last day to withdraw from the University without having to petition […]

Five UA Students to Receive Hollings Scholarships

Five University of Alabama students will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2014-2016.

UA’s Order of Omega Chapter Announces Awards

The University of Alabama chapter of Order of Omega announced award recipients at its annual banquet in Tuscaloosa. Order of Omega is the national honorary for fraternity and sorority members.

UA’s C&IS Names Ambassadors

Eighteen undergraduate students from across the United States have been named Ambassadors for The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences.

UA in the News: April 19-21, 2014

A-Day brings fans to campus – UA experts comment on unemployment rate, job market – Sen. Shelby’s impact on UA System noted – UA prof co-edits community college guide – Bama Dining to eliminate Styrofoam boxes – Nursing prof seeks to save shelter dogs

UA’s Creative Writing Club to Offer Readings

The University of Alabama’s Spring 2014 Creative Writing Club for high school students will offer its annual reading from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Morgan Hall, room 301.

UA Journalism Students Win National Professional Ethics Award

Crimson White editors Mazie Bryant, Abbey Crain and Matt Ford were recognized as winners of the 2014 Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism.

UA’s Sakura Festival Returns to Celebrate Japanese Culture

The University of Alabama Capstone International Center invites the public to learn about and celebrate Japanese culture during the 28th annual Sakura Festival, with events through the end of April.

Edward O. Wilson Donates Career Awards to UA, Endows Fellows Program for Research

Dr. Edward O. Wilson, the most highly decorated scientist in the world and a University of Alabama alumnus, has made two major gifts to UA with an approximate value totaling $500,000.

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This week at The University of Alabama: E.O. Wilson makes gift announcement, participates in symposium – Students receive Goldwater, Hollings scholarships – UA prof’s book looks at impact of PCB pollution on Anniston – UA experts offer tips for high school graduation gifts, how to spot depression in teenagers

UA Matters: Graduation Gift Ideas for your High School Senior

The University of Alabama’s Janine Gascoigne offers some gift ideas that might be perfect for your high school graduate.

UA in the News: April 18, 2014

Biology student creates ‘treadwheel’ for obesity research – Researcher receives Presidential Early Career Award – A-Day expected to attract big crowd – Theatre student takes roles to next level – Tom Cherones Festival held at Bama – Researcher comments on holiday traffic – and more …

UA National Alumni Association Honors Students With Awards

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association recently named the recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, 2014 Alumni Student Awards and 2014 Outstanding Senior Awards.

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars for 2014-15

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two outstanding University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2014-2015. Over the past eight years, UA ranks second among U.S. universities in the number of students receiving scholarships from the Goldwater program.

UA in the News: April 17, 2014

UA geologist honored at White House – Undergraduates present research at conference – UA Ad team places first in district – Advertising students’ work to be displayed in national showcase – Law student remembered for kindness – Communication prof presents ‘Last Lecture’ – Concerts, lectures, events – and more…

Panitch Named UA’s 2014 Burnum Award Winner

Following his passion has led Seth Panitch to some interesting places, from the stage, to overseas, and finally to the department of theatre and dance at The University of Alabama. The zeal he brings to the next generation of acting students has led Panitch to the 2014 Burnum Award.

UA Speech Team Members Bring Home Championship, All-America Honor

One member of the Alabama Forensic Council won a national championship in extemporaneous speaking, while another was named an All-American.

Educational Neuroscientist to Address UA Graduate Student Symposium

Dr. Firat Soylu, of Northwestern University, will explain how education can shape neuroscience research at the sixth annual Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methods Graduate Student Symposium Friday at The University of Alabama.

UA in the News: April 16, 2014

UA’s Stephen Black comments on Impact Alabama, efforts to help low-income taxpayers – UA prof ‘s study looks at Hispanics’ voting records – CBER study shows economic impact of state parks – UA student’s research on women and social networks cited – Sports Illustrated writer teaches at UA – “Eating Alabama” documentary promotes local eating – Boys State and Girls State to be held at UA – Events – and more…

UA’s Community Affairs, CCBP to Honor Community Engagement Projects

The University of Alabama Center for Community-Based Partnerships will hold its eighth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, in the Bryant Conference Center’s Sellers Auditorium.

UA Leadership Academy Announces Graduation Ceremony

The University of Alabama Parent Teacher Leadership Academy will host its graduation ceremony from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Hotel Capstone ballroom.

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