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UA in the News: Aug. 29, 2014

Million Dollar Band prepares for football season – UA report shows Samford’s economic impact

John Grisham Wins the 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

For his work in “Sycamore Row,” New York Times bestselling author, lawyer and previous Harper Lee Prize winner John Grisham received the 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

UA in the News: Aug. 28, 2014

UA prof studies sleep deprivation among college students – UA social work students intern at Walter Reed – Professor finds new plant species – University Medical Center expands hours – Student helps establish new scholarship – Blood drive held on campus – Old pictures show Million Dollar Band’s early days – and more…

UA’s Hudson Strode Program to Host Film Series at Bama Theatre

The Hudson Strode program in Renaissance Studies in the English department of The University of Alabama will kick off a monthly Shakespeare on Film series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15 at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. The series, which will continue through April, features a range of films with Shakespearian themes. It will include the popular, contemporary film “Ten Things I Hate about You” as well as such classics as”West Side Story” and lesser-known but equally relevant works including ” The Bad Sleep Well.”

UA in the News: Aug. 27, 2014

UA students participate in Semester at Sea – New kinesiology class offers horseback riding – Al’s Pals adds new schools – UA senior develops program to help fund first generation students – UA expert comments on Tor network – Blood drive held on campus – New dance prof brings diverse styles to UA – and more…

UA’s Sport Management Lecture Series Kicks Off Friday

The 2014 University of Alabama Distinguished Lectures in Sport Management series offers the University and West Alabama communities talks ranging from marketing the Harlem Globetrotters to career opportunities in the sporting goods industry.

UA’s University Medical Center Offers Evening Appointments

University Medical Center, located on The University of Alabama campus, has expanded its evening hours to include scheduled patient appointments.

UA in the News: Aug. 26, 2014

UA seeks donations for Rising Tide Scholarship – New, renovated buildings open on campus – Two new sorority houses open – STEM Path to MBA steers students to two degrees in five years – West Alabama Recycling Partnership receives grant – and more…

UA Student News for Aug. 26, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. TODAY Week of Welcome Blend into the Capstone, 5-8 p.m., 3104 Ferguson Center Alpha Delta Chi information meeting, 7:30 p.m., 313 Ferguson Center (more information: Sigma Delta Tau informal recruitment, 8 p.m., 420 Smithwoods Circle […]

UA Researchers to Embark on New Search for Mysterious Dark Matter

Three University of Alabama physicists are among dozens of researchers planning and developing a new international search for dark matter – invisible material scientists believe makes up roughly 27 percent of the universe’s mass.

UA Social Work Graduate Student Wins SOGIE Award

Sarah Young, doctoral student in The University of Alabama School of Social Work, has been named a winner of the 2014 CSWE Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Expression Scholarship Award.

UA In the News: Aug. 23-25, 2014

UA researchers study restless leg syndrome – UA study shows students not getting enough sleep – New facilities open on UA campus – Enrollment increasing – Freshmen participate in Alabama Action – Football players cut hair for charity – Students benefit from studying abroad – UA students intern at amphitheater — World War I exhibit at Gorgas Library – and more…

Chinese Professor to Study Master of Social Work Program Structure at UA

Dr. Wanhong Gao has returned to The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work to serve as a visiting scholar in an ongoing collaborative to help shape master’s level social work instruction in China.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: UA study looks at students’ reasons for insufficient sleep – Social work student wins national award – UA experts comment on optimizing energy during the workday, impact of SEC Network

UA Social Work Graduate Student Wins National Leadership Award

Ning Tang, a doctoral student in The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work, has been named the winner of the 2014 Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work Student Award for Leadership and Services for her efforts to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation between Chinese and American social workers.

UA Matters: Optimizing Your Energy Throughout the Workday

As more Americans work long hours, it is no surprise that individuals are looking for ways to improve energy, feel better and perform at their best – both at work and at home. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Rebecca Kelly offers a daily guide on how to do just that.

UA in the News: Aug. 22, 2014

Fall semester underway at UA – Alabama Public Radio fundraiser planned – UA nursing student featured in Q&A

New Rankings List UA’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy 8th Nationally

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy’s undergraduate and master’s programs are ranked eighth in the nation and the doctoral program 12th.

UA in the News: Aug. 21, 2014

Fall classes begin at UA – Joe Scarborough to speak at Blackburn Institute event – UA prof writes book about 2011 tornado – UA expert’s research shows students don’t get enough sleep – Steven Hood named interim vice president – Community Service Center changes name – New Student Activities Center opens

UA Biology Student Receives Award, Cash Prize for Birth Defect Research

Kristin R. Di Bona, a doctoral candidate and graduate research assistant in The University of Alabama’s department of biological sciences, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Teratology Society’s Marie W. Taubeneck award.

UA In the News: Aug. 20, 2014

Abraham Lincoln letters found at UA – UA students spend first week volunteering – Students participate in ‘Ripple Effect’ – UA social work students intern at Walter Reed Medical Center – UA prof named to Alabama Graphite Corp.’s advisory council – CBER updates state economic forecast – Students attend Week of Welcome events – and more…

Student-led Effort Seeks to Establish Scholarship for UA Students in Need

Beginning Aug. 25, The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors will conduct a two-week-long campaign to promote The Rising Tide Scholarship, which will provide a helping hand to students facing a variety of challenges.

Sleepy Students Emphasize Studies, Social Activity to Detriment of Health, According to UA Study  

College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a University of Alabama researcher who studies the topic.

UA in the News: Aug. 19, 2014

New recreation center opens at UA – UA journalism prof publishes ‘The Storm and the Tide’ – UA prof joins Alabama Graphite Corp.’s technical advisory council – UA expert speaks at Mobile community conversation

UA Student News for Aug. 19, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. TODAY Week of Welcome Capstone Convocation, 6-8 p.m., Foster Auditorium THIS WEEK Fall classes begin, Aug. 20 Week of Welcome, Aug. 20-28 Sigma Delta Tau information table, Aug. 20-22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Ferguson Center Homegrown Alabama […]

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