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UA in the News: Oct. 30, 2014

UA students operate free health clinic – UA to host talk by renowned physicist – UA athletes lead SEC in graduation rate – Quarterback speaks to middle school students – UA expert comments on political participation – High school student accepted to UA Early College

UA Hosts Second Year of Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Graduate students at The University of Alabama get a chance to show off their research and presentation skills in the second iteration of Three Minute Thesis, and this time the stakes are even higher.

UA to Host Medal of Honor Exhibit

The University of Alabama has been selected by the Saluting America Foundation as the nation’s first university to host the Medal of Honor Exhibit of Valor from Friday, Nov. 7, through Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Ferguson Center’s Grand Hall on campus.

UA Hosts Academic Officers of National Consortium

A college career can be about exploration, about setting no limits other than one’s own. That spirit of innovation is showcased when The University of Alabama’s New College hosts the academic officers of the Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning Nov. 6-8 in room 202 of Lloyd Hall.

Blount Undergraduate Initiative Celebrates 15th Anniversary

The Blount Undergraduate Initiative, a four-year liberal arts program in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences, will celebrate its 15th anniversary Saturday, Nov. 1, with an open house at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and a reception at 6-9 p.m.

Journalist Presents “The Science of Why We Deny Science” in UA’s ALLELE Lecture

Science and political journalist Chris Mooney will present “The Science of Why We Deny Science,” as part of the 2014-2015 Alabama’s Lecture on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Scientist to Discuss Physics, National Security in UA’s Mills Lecture

R. Michael Dowe Jr., chief scientist of Raytheon Ktech, will discuss “A Career in Physics and National Security,” for the the Helen Crow Mills and John Carroll Mills Lecture at The University of Alabama Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in room 227 of Gallalee Hall.

UA in the News: Oct. 29, 2014

UA journalism prof writes biography of Jerry Lee Lewis – Student researchers recognized at NanoBio Summit – UA to offer cybercrime minor – Crimson Couch to 5K/10K set for Nov. 16 – Halloween events – and more…

‘Queen of Carbon Science’ to Speak at UA

Dr. Mildred Dresselhaus, an internationally known physicist and professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present a colloquium, “Graphene for Enhancement of Raman Effect” at The University of Alabama Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 3:45 p.m. in room 227 of Gallalee Hall.

Advocate for State’s Children to Speak at UA

Melanie Bridgeforth, executive director of VOICES for Alabama’s Children, will deliver, “VOICES for Alabama Children: Priorities for Change,” Nov. 17 at The University of Alabama.

UA in the News: Oct. 28, 2014

Bonner, Saban inducted into Alabama Academy of Honor – Former Coca-Cola CFO gives $1.5 million to UA School of Accountancy – UA archaeologists aid in relocating cemetery – Halloween events – Criminal justice department hosts forum – UA experts comment on political races, banks and marijuana businesses – and more…

UA Student News for Oct. 28, 2014

Click on http://uanews.ua.edu/student to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. MIDSEMESTER STUDY BREAK Classes will be dismissed Thursday and Friday, Oct. 30-31, for the midsemester study break. UA will be open normal business hours. Crimson Ride will operate from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 348-Ride […]

Student Researchers Recognized at UA’s NanoBio Summit

Judges selected seven student presenters as winners for their research poster presentations given during a recent scientific forum on nanotechnology and biotechnology hosted by The University of Alabama.

Dance Alabama! Returns Nov. 4-7

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance displays its budding choreographers’ talents in the fall concert of Dance Alabama! in Morgan Auditorium from Tuesday, Nov. 4 through Friday, Nov. 7.

UA’s Annual Crimson Couch to 5K/10K Event set for Nov. 16

The University of Alabama’s fifth annual Crimson Couch to 5K/10K event will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16.

UA In the News: Oct. 25-27, 2014

Bonner, Saban inducted into Alabama Academy of Honor – UA student’s film pitch places first in New Orleans competition – Award-winning tuba player to perform – Panhellenic to host trick-or-treat – Student volunteers spruce up elementary schools – Halloween in Oz raises funds for Community Music School – UA, AU gospel choirs to present Unity Concert – Visiting journalist discuses image of Latinos in media – and more…

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Events include Moral Forum debate, Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat, panel discussion about Ferguson, Missouri, MINT research review – UA political scientist offers guide to midterm elections – UA students selected for EPA contest – Researcher finds link between arthritic pain and sleep – Professors expand Coping Power curriculum – Study looks at virtual reality as a way to stem adolescent marijuana use – UA experts offer tips on helping caregivers, watching for signs of language delay in children

UA Matters: How to Help Those Taking Care of Sick Loved Ones

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Amy Beasley offers some helpful tips to help reduce strain from caregivers.

UA in the News: Oct. 24, 2014

UA’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy receives $1.5 million gift – Bonner, Saban to be inducted into Alabama Academy of Honor – UA president named to SEC commissioner search committee – CBER releases Alabama Business Confidence Index – UA rowing facility opens

UA Alumni Establish $1.5 Million Endowment for School of Accountancy

University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce alumnus Gary Fayard and his wife, Nancy, have made a $1.5 million gift to the College to create the Fayard Endowed Chair in Accounting, the largest endowment in the history of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy, a division of the Culverhouse College of Commerce.

Two Teams Compete in Final Round of James P. Hayes Jr. Moral Forum Debate Tournament

Two pairs of University Honors 101 Moral Forum students at The University of Alabama will compete for $10,000 in scholarships in the final round of the ninth annual James P. Hayes Jr. Moral Forum debate tournament at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in UA’s Ferguson Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Establishes Scholarship at UA

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation has established the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Scholarship for Students with Spinal Cord Injury at The University of Alabama.

UA in the News: Oct. 23, 2014

Alabama Rowing’s new boathouse opens today – UA experts comment on Ebola, indictment of Alabama speaker of the house – Former AEA head leaves estate to UA College of Education – Simulator demonstrates dangers of drunk driving – UA School of Law assists with free legal clinic – and more…

UA Panhellenic Association Offers Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat

The University of Alabama’s Panhellenic Association will host the annual Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27. 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 Criminal Justice to Host Interactive Discussion on Ferguson, Mo. Events

Scholars, law enforcement officials and community activists will participate in “From the Station to the Sidewalks: An Informed Discussion of Police and Community Relations in Light of Ferguson,” a panel discussion to be held Oct. 27 on The University of Alabama campus.

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