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UA in the News: Sept. 12, 2014

UA to buy Partlow property – Golf tournament to benefit CrossingPoints – UA grad competing as Miss Maryland wins Miss America preliminary

UA Engages in Intervention Pilot Program for Childhood Obesity

Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevention plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program.

Campus-wide Flu Shot Campaign Under Way at UA

A University of Alabama campaign to vaccinate faculty, staff and students against the flu this year begins in mid-September and will continue into November.

UA Student News for Sept. 12, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. ANNOUNCEMENTS ALABAMA VS. SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI — This week’s football game against Southern Mississippi kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Bryant-Denny Stadium.The game will be televised on ESPN2. Click here to read the latest […]

UA in the News: Sept. 11, 2014

UA campus filmed by drone – RecycleBama plans events – Huxford Symphony Orchestra opens season – UA ensemble to perform in Knoxville – Million Dollar Band prepares for gamedays – NAMI fights stigma of mental health issues – Philosophy department chair profiled

RecycleBama at UA to Raise Environmental Awareness in September

RecycleBama, a subcommittee of the Student Government Association at The University of Alabama, will kick off a month-long environmental campaign with a campus cleanup event beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in front of the Ridgecrest South residential complex on campus.

UA Alumni-Athlete Award Recipients Honored at Football Game

Three outstanding University of Alabama alumni — Dr.Jeff Laubenthal, L.W. “Red” Noonan and Fred Sington Jr. — received the 2014 Paul W. Bryant Alumni-Athlete Award during a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 6 at Bryant-Denny Stadium on the UA campus. Noonan was honored posthumously.

UA’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra Opens 2014 Season

The University of Alabama’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra is preparing to hit all the right notes in this year’s 2014-2015 season, which begins Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Frank Moody Music Building on UA’s campus.

UA in the News: Sept. 10, 2014

U.S. News ranks UA first in state – UA, Lockheed Martin partner in new analytics research lab – UA researchers co-author study on lipid deficiency – UA experts comments on cigarette promoters – Golf tournament benefits adaptive athletics program – Lecturer discusses biological evidence for faith – Professors create courses – and more…

Betty Shirley Golf Tourney to Benefit UA’s CrossingPoints

The Betty Shirley Annual Golf Tournament benefiting CrossingPoints is set for Sept. 25 at Ol’ Colony Golf Course in Tuscaloosa.

UA in the News: Sept. 9, 2014

U.S. News ranks UA highest in state – UA Culverhouse College of Commerce, Lockheed Martin announce partnership – Hyde named head of UA’s Cyber Institute – UA students develop ‘Fetch My Contacts’ app – and more…

UA Professor to Lecture on Russia and Modern World

The University of Alabama’s department of modern languages and classics invites the public to hear Dr. Andrew M. Drozd, associate professor of Russian at UA, present the first lecture of a three-part series titled “Russia and the Making of the Modern World” at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, in 205 Gorgas Library.

UA Student News for Sept. 9, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. THIS WEEK Swimming and diving vs. Delta State, Sept. 12, 4 p.m., Aquatics Center Women’s soccer vs. UAB, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., Soccer Stadium University Supply Store game-day hours and locations, Sept. 13 Bryant Museum game-day […]

UA’s Culverhouse Partners with Lockheed Martin to Create Research Lab

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce is partnering with advanced technology company Lockheed Martin to combine academia and industry to create a first-of-its-kind data analytics laboratory to help companies better compete in a global economy.

UA in the News: Sept. 6-8, 2014

UA student builds boat to study river bottom – UA legal expert comments on BP oil spill case – ‘Buy for Rise’ benefit planned – Dean’s and President’s lists announced – Expanded Ferguson Center includes larger Supe Store, more food options – Tailgating tips – and more…

Lipid Deficiency Linked to Neuron Degeneration in UA Lab Study

A type of lipid that naturally declines in the aging brain impacts – within laboratory models used to study Parkinson’s disease – a protein associated with the disease, according to a study co-authored by University of Alabama researchers.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: UA professor wins public health award – Social work student receives national leadership award – UA experts offer tips on preventing West Nile Virus, tailgating and storing data in ‘the Cloud’ – Professor to lecture on ‘The Storm and the Tide’

UA Matters: What is West Nile Virus?

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jared Ellis provides some basic information about West Nile Virus, as well as ways to prevent it.

UA in the News: Sept. 5, 2014

Hyde named director of UA’s Cyber Institute – UA research shows college students are sleep deprived – UA study says anti-smoking ads are effective – Author to speak on ‘Why Football Matters’ – Lectures planned at Moundville Archaeological Park – and more…

UA’s Moundville Park Boasts Dance, Demonstrations at Annual Festival

Visitors to The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in Native American culture and history during the 26th annual Moundville Native American Festival, which is held Oct. 8-11.

UA Student News for Sept. 5, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. ANNOUNCEMENTS ALABAMA VS. FLORIDA ATLANTIC — This week’s football game against Florida Atlantic kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Bryant-Denny Stadium.The game will be televised on the SEC Network. Click here to read […]

UA in the News: Sept. 4, 2014

UA researchers take part in dark matter project – UA grad student builds boat to study river bottom – Hyde named Cyber Institute director – Grisham wins UA Law School’s Harper Lee Prize – UA researchers say students don’t get enough sleep – Engineering prof studies sharks, butterflies for aviation research – UA experts comment on jurors feeling remorse, iCloud privacy – UA hosts two art exhibitions – and more…

Why Football Matters: Author to Present Lecture at UA

Does football matter? It’s a question author and acclaimed essayist Dr. Mark Edmundson will try to answer as he discusses his newest book, “Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game,” in a lecture Friday, Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture will be held in the Ferguson Center Theater and is free and open to the public.

UA’s Moundville Park to Host Lecture Series

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host a series of scholarly lectures this fall that will look at a variety of topics, including the iconography of Moundville art, the history of archaeological investigations at the site and how scientific techniques have changed over time.

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Summer 2014 Term

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 404 students enrolled during the 2014 summer semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognizes full-time undergraduate students. […]

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