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UA Senior Elected 2015 Homecoming Queen

Katelyn Katsafanas, a senior majoring in finance from Naperville, Illinois, was announced as The University of Alabama’s 2015 Homecoming Queen at the bonfire and pep rally Friday, Oct. 9, on the UA Quad.

UA in the News: Oct. 9, 2015

Creative Campus’ Art in the Park returns – Political scientist comments on gendered concepts – Native American Festival continues – CrossingPoints benefits from golf tourney – UA prepares for bonfire … and more …

5 Named to UA’s 2015 Homecoming Court

The 2015 University of Alabama Homecoming Court was selected in a recent student election.

Staff Members of Bilingual TV Show to Speak at UA

“Breaking Barriers with Bilingual TV: The Alabama TV Story” will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12 in Gorgas Library room 205 on The University of Alabama campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Bonnin Named UA Vice President for Strategic Communications

A communications and marketing professional with 19 years of experience in higher education has been named vice president for strategic communications at The University of Alabama.

Feminist Scholar to Present Humanities Lecture at UA

Dr. Catharine Stimpson, a pioneer in the study of women and gender and a founder of feminist criticism, will present “Waging War, Making Peace, Doing the Humanities: Why ‘Macbeth’ Matters” Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.

UA in the News: Oct. 8, 2015

Nursing Hall of Fame honors five – Organ superstar hits Denver – Start-Ups advance – Meet the homecoming court — Material manipulates speed of light more effectively … and more …

UA Women Engineers to Host Event for Middle School Girls

The University of Alabama section of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, will host about 200 middle-school girls at the 2015 “Wow! That’s Engineering” event Oct. 17.

UA, Shanghai Normal University Begin Elementary Ed Partnership

The University of Alabama’s College of Education is strengthening its international ties through a collaborative effort with Shanghai Normal University Tianhua College in China.

Innovative Program Pairs UA Med Students with Local Physicians

Several University of Alabama medical students have paired up with community physicians as part of an innovative medical education program promoting deeper connections with patients and stronger student-teacher relationships.

UA in the News: Oct. 7, 2015

Researchers develop new material that slows light – Native American festival – Doctoral student studies veterans and PTSD – Criminal justice professor analyzes mass shootings – Students to participate in launch event – Finalists for homecoming queen announced – Sprucing up campus … and more …

UA Faculty Members Named SEC Academic Leadership Development Fellows

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Four faculty members at The University of Alabama were selected as 2015 – 2016 Academic Leadership Development Program fellows by the Southeastern Conference. The UA fellows – Dr. Melondie Reeves Carter, assistant dean of undergraduate programs, Capstone College of Nursing; Dr. Matthew Holt, head of the UA department of economics, finance and […]

UA Offers Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat

The University of Alabama’s Panhellenic Association will host its annual Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. Children from the Tuscaloosa area ages 12 and younger are invited to dress up in Halloween costumes without masks and visit the lawns of the campus sorority houses on Magnolia and Colonial drives for candy and activities. Tutwiler and Harris residence halls will also host trick-or-treaters.

UA’s Creative Campus Holds ‘Art in the Park’

The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus presents Art in the Park, a day of free, hands on arts workshops designed for children of all ages, taught by University of Alabama students on Sunday, October 11 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Magnolia shelter in Snow Hinton Park, located on McFarland Blvd. across from McFarland Mall.

UA’s HES to Present Jack Davis Alumni Awards

The University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences will present the Jack Davis Professional Achievement Awards during upcoming homecoming activities on campus.

UA Social Work Colloquium to Focus on Evidence-Based Practice

Dr. Bruce Thyer, professor and former dean at the Florida State University School of Social Work, will give a talk on “Evidence-Based Practice: Myths and Misconceptions,” at noon Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in room 104 of Little Hall at The University of Alabama.

UA in the News: Oct. 6, 2015

Researchers design material that slows light more effectively – Professor co-authors bank study – UA kicks off homecoming – Criminal justice profess studies mass shootings – Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger – Law School gets high ‘smart rank’ – English professor discusses portrayal of black women in literature … and more …

South African Professor to Speak at UA on Post-Apartheid Education System

The United States and South Africa face similar challenges in dealing with race, poverty and education, according to a South African researcher who’ll speak Thursday at The University of Alabama.

UA to Dedicate Cuba Center; Analyst to Discuss U.S.-Cuba Relations

A dedication ceremony for The University of Alabama’s new Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship will be held Thursday, Oct. 15 at Capital Hall on UA’s Bryce campus. In conjunction with the dedication, special guest Dr. Peter Kornbluh, a senior analyst for the National Security Archive, will present a lecture on “The Secret Story of How Washington and Havana Normalized Diplomatic Relations.”

UA Student News for Oct. 6, 2015

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. Submit your news at DEADLINES Homecoming Queen Election, Oct. 6, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Undergraduate research grant applications, Oct. 23 Beyond Bama winter-break service-trip applications, Oct. 28 Education Abroad Photo Contest entries, Oct. 29, 5 p.m. […]

UA in the News: Oct. 3-5, 2015

Five inducted into communication hall of fame – Criminal justice professor discusses role of “glory” in mass shootings – UA joins national initiative to increase diversity in STEM fields – Student raises funds for Oregon victims – Students to publish new magazine – Public administration expert weighs in on construction of civic complexes by select municipalities – Alumni join social social work hall of fame … and more …

UA Researchers Design Material that More Effectively Slows Light

Researchers at The University of Alabama designed and made a material that manipulates the speed of light in a new, more effective way than previous methods, according to findings recently published in Scientific Reports by the Nature Publishing Group.

Nursing Leaders to be Inducted into UA-Sponsored Hall of Fame

Five nursing professionals will be inducted into the eighth annual Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame on Oct. 8. Established by The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing’s Board of Visitors in March 2001, the Hall of Fame was created to honor nurses and others who, through their work and accomplishments, have brought honor and fame to the profession of nursing and the state of Alabama.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Homecoming – Researcher finds mergers ineffective for largest banks – Native American Festival — Beat Auburn Beat Hunger – Music expert available to discusses selecting tutor for your child – Veteran studies PTSD

Author to Discuss 1970s Student Protests in UA’s Gladney Lecture

Dr. Candace Waid, a professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will present the Rose Gladney Lecture for Justice and Social Change at The University of Alabama Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 pm. in room 30 of ten Hoor Hall.

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