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UA in the News: July 26-28, 2014

UA researchers awarded $1.5 million for shrimp/uranium project – UA geographer comments on highway names – UA to host sustainable fuels workshop – UA sorority is St. Jude’s top fundraiser – Community Journalism Fellows graduate – Student news – and more…

UA, College of Commerce Host Event for Budding Entrepreneurs

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce STEM Path to the MBA Program is hosting a hands-on entrepreneurship workshop, Startup Weekend, to help jumpstart business ideas.

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This week at The University of Alabama: More than 1,700 students to graduate Aug. 2 – Grad student uses Bluetooth technology to help coach students with cognitive disabilities – UA to host military transition summits – UA experts comment on Ukraine-Russia crisis, offer college prep tips – Events include sustainable fuels workshop, computer science camp

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 2

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremony Aug. 2 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA Matters: College Prep Tips for High-School Seniors

Whether you’re an incoming high-school freshman or senior, there are a multitude of things you can do to prepare for college. The University of Alabama’s admissions office offers a few suggestions on how students can better plan for their college future.

UA in the News: July 25, 2014

UA’s Rise School celebrates achievements at graduation – Students build marshmallow launchers at UA engineering camp – UA hires wheelchair tennis coach – UA expert comments on workaholic behavior – CBER releases Business Confidence Index – New book chronicles how football helped Tuscaloosa recover from tornado – Study looks at likability – Student receives hospitality scholarship – and more…

Tri Delta at UA Sets Fundraising Record for Children’s Hospital

The University of Alabama’s Delta Mu chapter of the Delta Delta Delta national sorority has been recognized as this year’s top fundraiser for Tri Delta’s philanthropic partner, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During the 2013-2014 fundraising campaign, Delta Mu raised $204,414.79 for St. Jude, making it the first chapter to donate more than $200,000 in a single year. The contribution was part of some $6.1 million raised this year by Tri Delta chapters nationwide.

UA in the News: July 24, 2014

CBER releases Alabama Business Confidence Index – Blood drive includes chance to use UA’s electron microscope – UA School of Law assists with free legal clinic – UA bass fishing team finishes 5th – Student interns work in Georgia, California – and more…

UA in the News: July 23, 2014

Blood donors given chance to see blood cells under electron microscope – UA College of Education works with city, county schools – C&IS labs used for child nutrition study – UA expert comments on helping children build healthy eating habits – Upcoming events include ADHD conference, patient-centered medical homes, Hot Hundred bike race – Students alternate work/study in co-op program – and more…

UA in the News: July 22, 2014

UA students, graduates produce new episode of ‘Alabama Ghostbusters’ – Blood donors at UA offered chance to see red blood cells under electron microscope – Injured football recruit offered non-football scholarship

UA-housed APR Named Best Radio News Operation in Alabama

Alabama Public Radio, housed in The University of Alabama’s Digital Media Center, was honored for its outstanding news coverage, bringing home a total of six first-place awards.

UA in the News: July 19-21, 2014

Researchers hope to turn shrimp shells into useful products – UA filmmakers take home top honors – UA sources comment on political process involved in storm preparedness, unemployment rates and monetary support in politics

UA’s RISE Program Promotes 21 Students

The University of Alabama’s RISE program will graduate 21 young students during its annual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Stallings Center on UA’s campus.

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This week at The University of Alabama: RISE graduation ceremony, rehearsal Thursday — Nutrition camp for children — Engineering camp for high-schoolers — UA experts offer tips for preparing your preschooler to transition to kindergarten, how to stay safe in the water

UA Matters: Helping Your Preschooler Transition to Kindergarten

Sending your child to ‘big school’ can be one of the most exciting yet stressful times for you and your child. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Laura Bloom offers some simple things that can help ease the transition. Visit the school and meet the teacher(s). There may be an “Open House” or “Meet and Greet,” or […]

UA in the News: July 18, 2014

UA start-up company receives $1,5 million award — Students compete in robotic, space-mining simulation competition in Hawaii

UA Hosting Workshop on Sustainable Fuels

Ten nationally-recognized experts in energy will speak as part of a workshop on sustainable fuels at The University of Alabama.

UA Students Participate in Co-op Program in Summer 2014

More than 180 University of Alabama students during the summer 2014 semester are receiving a hands-on educational experience at more than 60 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program. In the Cooperative Education Program, students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment. This program offers work related to the academic major or career interests of each student. The experience enhances the students’ employment prospects after graduation.

UA in the News: July 17, 2014

UA officials help recruit aerospace industry at international airshow – UA’s Patterson leaves gymnastics team in great shape – Insurance Day set for October – and more…

UA Start-Up Brings Health Device Concept to Friday’s Launchpad Competition

A University of Alabama start-up company developing a low-cost device for checking both muscle health and nerve cells will compete Friday in a business competition.

Shrimp, 30,000 Volts Help UA Start-up Land $1.5 Million for Uranium Extraction

The U.S. Department of Energy selected a University of Alabama start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the ocean.

UA in the News: July 16, 2014

UA gymnastics coach steps down after 36 years – UA prof listed among most highly cited researchers – Entrepreneurship program expands to Selma – Plank Center names mentoring-award winners – Digital display features Black Belt 100 Lenses photos – UA Museum offers outdoor trips – and more…

UA Graduate Student to Attend National Research Symposium

Ashley Jolly, a University of Alabama doctoral student studying organic chemistry, is one of approximately 75 graduate students who will present their research at a national research symposium this month.

UA Cooperative Education Program Names Director

Naomi Powell was named director of The University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program.

UA in the News: July 15, 2014

UA gymnastics coach steps down – UA MINT internship offers high school students research experience – UA hosts child nutrition camp – Bleachers removed in preparation for baseball stadium expansion – UA experts comment on impact of city economic development director, cyber attacks on law enforcement – Dean’s list announced

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