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UA in the News: Dec. 19, 2014

UA experts make “Educated Guesses” for 2015 – UA history prof writes book about Coca-Cola – Alabama-Cuba Initiative started in 2002 – Million Dollar Band to perform at Senior Bowl – UA student quoted on body cameras – Historic marker commemorates UA cadets’ role in Civil War battle

UA Donates Shirts to Crew of USS Alabama

UA President Judy Bonner donated University of Alabama T-shirts to the 350 members of the USS Alabama SSBN 731, which saw Cmdr. Paul B. Reinhardt, son-in-law of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), take command of the ship’s “Blue Crew” Friday, Dec. 19.

UA in the News: Dec. 18, 2014

UA President Bonner announces plans to leave the presidency – UA-affiliated company selected for 2015 Alabama Launchpad competition – UA experts comment on worst presidents, job interviews, shift in relations with Cuba and preventative healthcare

UA’s Adapted Athletics to Add New Classes, Non-Competitive Options

University of Alabama students with disabilities now have non-competitive sporting options.

Educated Guesses: Top 15 Predictions for 2015

For the 34th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. See our list of the Top 15 “Educated Guesses” for 2015.

UA In the News: Dec. 17, 2014

Rise School director honored for 40 years of service – UA expert comments on China’s Great Green Wall of trees – UA researcher finds a fire can relieve stress – UA prof’s book on Made In Alabama’s holiday gift guide – UA traffic study cited

UA President Judy Bonner Announces Plans to Leave Presidency

UA President Judy Bonner announced her resignation in a letter to the campus community today.

UA’s Ed Policy Center to Study Return on Investment of State’s Universities

Dr. Stephen Katsinas and The University of Alabama Education Policy Center have been commissioned by the Higher Education Partnership of Alabama to study the per-dollar return on the state’s investment in their public universities and what they contribute to their respective regions and local labor markets.

UA In the News: Dec. 16, 2014

Army veteran, 60, graduates from UA – National Water Center, located at UA, receives funding – UA researcher shows positive impact of watching crackling fire – UA expert comments on impact of winter weather advisories – Rick Bragg inducted into Alabama Writers Hall of Fame – and more…

UA StartUp Finishes Second at International Innovation Conference

A University of Alabama-based startup company that specializes in biodegradable medical implants recently placed second at the International Innovation in Materials Science Competition in Boston, Mass.

UA Biology Students Donate Toys in Tuscaloosa

More than 750 University of Alabama students in biology classes donated more than 5,100 toys to families in need in the Tuscaloosa area.

UA in the News: Dec. 13-15, 2014

More than 2,000 graduates receive degrees at UA’s winter commencement – UA Press holds holiday book sale – Nick’s Kids Foundation pays tribute to teachers – UA prof leads computer coding workshops for teachers – UA prof among first writers selected for Alabama Writers Hall of Fame – UA expert comments on recovery for victim of sexual abuse

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Watch for Educated Guesses – Student sponsors day at Soup Bowl – Lower blood pressure readings documented with fireside relaxation – UA professor selected for Writers Hall of Fame – UA experts offer tips on tracing your genealogy, impact of early education, types of food needed at food banks and protective tips while shopping online.

UA Matters: Unearthing Your Family Roots

The University of Alabama’s Mary Bess Paluzzi offers these simple steps to help you begin building your family history.

UA in the News: Dec. 12, 2014

Harper Lee, Rick Bragg among Alabama Writers Hall of Fame Class

Winter 2014 Graduates Announced at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will award some 2,109 degrees during winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 13, on campus. With this graduating class, UA will have awarded more than 242,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state’s first public university. Students listed as candidates to receive degrees include: CITY STATE/NATION ZIPCODE NAME […]

UA in the News: Dec. 11, 2014

Education faculty select recipient for top award – Social work professor discusses food bank needs – Free legal services co-sponsored by UA School of Law – Mural installation underway at Coleman Coliseum – UA to hold holiday book sale

UA in the News: Dec. 10, 2014

K-12 computer science instruction gets boost from UA faculty – Social work professor discuses best donations for food banks – Real estate center to present conference – UA Press holds book sale … and more …

UA Professor to be Inducted into First Alabama Writers Hall of Fame

A University of Alabama professor has been selected to the inaugural class of the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame.

UA in the News: Dec. 9, 2014

UA’s CBER to hosts economic conference – Gymnasts host RISE holiday party – UA participates in initiative to address world hunger

UA Earns Place on National Honor Roll for Community Service, Service Learning

For the fifth consecutive year, The University of Alabama has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, recognizing the University’s strong commitment to bettering communities through service and service-learning partnerships.

UA Student News for Dec. 9, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. DEADLINES Dewpoint submissions, Dec. 15 THIS WEEK UA Press holiday book sale, Dec. 12-14, second floor, McMillan Building on Hackberry Lane Winter commencement, Dec. 13, 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Coleman Coliseum UA Recycling Day, Dec. […]

UA in the News: Dec. 5-8, 2014

UA commencement set for Saturday – UA president joins other university leaders in global fight against hunger – Four inducted into Educator Hall of Fame – UA lists foods needed at local food banks – New UA grad earns degree at 60 – UA researcher’s study shows sitting by a fire can reduce blood pressure – UA scientists study Pyrex – and more…

UA Computer Science Professor Honored as Distinguished Educator

A University of Alabama professor of computer science is one of 49 scientists, engineers and educators recently named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Winter commencement ceremonies to be held Dec. 13 – Inaugural class to be inducted into Alabama Writers Hall of Fame – New option allows Presidential Scholars to use funds for grad school – UA experts offer tips on what kinds of food local food banks need, planning a holiday party and protecting your money while shopping online

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