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UA In the News: Feb. 6-8

U. of Alabama president celebrates 60th anniversary of first black student accepted, enrolled USA Today College – Feb 7 University of Alabama President Stuart Bell sent an email to students, faculty and staff on Feb. 5, 2016, marking the 60th anniversary of the day the first black student was accepted and enrolled at the University. On […]

UA Announces Winners of Culverhouse Leadership Diversity Competition

Teams from Alabama State University, Tuskegee University and Rhodes College took home the top honors in The University of Alabama’s second annual Culverhouse Leadership Diversity Competition.

UA’s Darwin Day Evolves to a Three-Day Regional Conference

Darwin Day, an annual event hosted by The University of Alabama’s Evolutionary Studies Club, has evolved into the Southeastern Evolutionary Perspectives Society, or SEEPS, conference, which will be held Feb. 12–14 in room 227 of Lloyd Hall on the UA campus.

UA’s Insurance Center Welcomes New Researcher

The Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research at The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce has welcomed a new associate researcher to its team.

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This week at The University of Alabama: Engineering students work at Moundville Park – Adapted Athletics gets new arena, training facility – Social work honor society delivers teddy bears to children – Geography professors published in Nature — Art professors hold art show — UA hosts numerous events for African-American History Month – CCHS co-sponsors African film festival – LIFT Program seeking participants — Mini Medical School continues with weekly lecture series – Brussels Sprout Challenge part of annual Heart Walk – Guest lecturer discusses history of the corpse

UA Trustees Approve $10 Million Budget for Adapted Athletics Facility

The University of Alabama’s Adapted Athletics program will have a new home in 2017.

UA In the News: Feb. 5, 2016

Early College deadline coming up — New director at Moundville Archaeological Park — Approval for adaptive athletic facility — and more.

Freedom Riders to Share Accounts at Event Co-Sponsored by UA Groups

Three Freedom Riders will share their personal accounts of challenging racial segregation at 1:30 p.m Sunday, Feb. 7, hosted by the First African Baptist Church, 621 Stillman Blvd. and T.Y. Rogers Avenue. The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center, Black Student Union, University Programs, Afro American Gospel Choir and the First African Baptist Church are co-sponsoring this event, part of UA’s African American History Month.

UA In the News: Feb. 4, 2016

60th anniversary of Autherine Lucy’s enrollment at UA — Concrete Canoe Race coming up — film about African American chemist — and more.

UA Engineering Students Replace Historic Steps at Moundville Park

University of Alabama engineering students are getting real-world experience while taking on projects at Moundville Archaeological Park, including replacing the Mound B steps.

Benitez Takes on Leadership of UA’s Moundville Park

Dr. Alexander Benitez took on the role of Moundville Archaeological Park’s director Feb. 1.

UA’S CCHS to Host Brussels Sprout Challenge at Heart Walk

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences is offering a Brussels Sprout Challenge during the American Heart Association’s West Alabama Heart Walk.

High-School Students Recognized in UA’s ‘Mockingbird’ Essay Contest

High-school student winners in The University of Alabama’s 15th annual “To Kill A Mockingbird” Essay Contest will be recognized on campus with a luncheon and awards ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom Friday, Feb. 5.

UA In the News: Feb. 3, 2016

Political science professor looks at the Iowa caucuses — Campus MovieFest — and more.

UA Research Featured in World’s Top Science Journal

Research co-authored by two University of Alabama geography professors published today in an online edition of Nature, the world’s most highly cited interdisciplinary scientific journal.

UA Student News for Feb. 2, 2016

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. Submit your news at DEADLINES SGA applications for executive and senate positions, Feb. 4, 6 p.m. Peer Leader applications, Feb. 5, 5 p.m. Honor Society applications, Feb. 12, 11:59 p.m. A-Team applications, Feb. 15, 2 […]

UA in the News: Feb. 2, 2016

UA opens diversity center — Saban breaks ground for St. Francis student center — Who was Nat Turner? — and more.

UA Celebrates African American History Month with Tours, Events

The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center invites the UA campus and community to participate in events throughout February during African American History Month. The theme this year is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories.”

UA’s Community Health Sciences Co-Sponsors African Film Festival

The fourth annual Tuscaloosa Evening of African Film, co-sponsored by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, will be Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Psychologist to Discuss Evolution of Language in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Morten Christiansen, a professor of psychology at Cornell University, will present a lecture on the evolution of language Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture is part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at UA. The lecture, […]

UA in the News: Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2016

Prominent public universities see growth in out-of-state students – Atom Probe workshop held at UA – Nick’s Kids, Habitat break ground on new home – UA to open Intercultural Diversity Center – Buddhist priest visits UA – Big Al inspires young writers – Ferguson Missouri photographer to speak at UA … and more …

Historian Mary Louise Roberts to Present Lecture at UA About the Corpse

Dr. Mary Louise Roberts, an internationally recognized historian and distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, will present “Five Ways to Read a Corpse” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, . in room 38 of Lloyd Hall on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture, which is sponsored by the department of history, is free and open to the public.

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This week at The University of Alabama: UA hosts numerous events for African-American History Month – UA hosts lullaby concert – Natural history museum kicks off children’s programs – Mini Medical School continues with weekly lecture series – It’s a jungle out there during annual family night

International Relations Club at UA Receives Awards at Model U.N. in Mexico City

A delegation from the Alabama International Relations Club at The University of Alabama recently received awards at the fifth annual Harvard National Model United Nations- Latin America conference in Mexico City.
A group of 10 UA students traveled to the week-long event, where they debated international politics and discussed solutions to critical global issues with hundreds of students from universities around the world.

UA in the News: Jan. 29, 2016

Challenge raises funds – UA diversity center to open – Free tax prep service – UA reps weigh-in on online voting for veterans … and more …

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