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
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.
The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation has established the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Scholarship for Students with Spinal Cord Injury at The University of Alabama.
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…
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.
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.
Dr. Kim Nielsen knows American history is made up of disparate voices, but some of those voices are often overlooked. Nielsen, a professor at the University of Toledo, works to include those voices and viewpoints in The University of Alabama’s 2014 Rose Gladney Lecture for Justice and Social Change Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall.
Tuba specialist Øystein Baadsvik has traveled the world, but his upcoming performance at The University of Alabama is his first trip to the Yellowhammer State. Baadsvik performs and offers a master’s lecture in the Moody Music concert hall Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Ebola expert to speak at UA – UA physician comments on fear of Ebola – UA students help spruce up elementary schools – Public invited to view star clusters, nebulae – ESPN producer to speak on campus – and more…
The University of Alabama Student Government Association’s Student Judiciary will host its third annual Coaching Character lecture series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Ferguson Center ballroom on campus.
The University of Alabama Vedic Society will celebrate Diwali — the festival of lights –with music and dance from 6 to8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in 300 Ferguson Center on campus.
The University of Alabama’s Center for Sustainable Service and Volunteerism is offering the second SERVE Better Together service event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Central and Maxwell elementary schools in the Tuscaloosa area.
UA School of Music presents spooky concert – Paul Hubbert leaves estate to UA – UA prof’s study looks at media coverage of women at Olympics – UA hosts recruitment event – Library collection represents history of print culture – Career Center helps students find jobs – Music students perform solo recitals
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The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes.
Hugo Balta, coordinating producer for ESPN, will speak on the role of Hispanic journalists in the media at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in The University of Alabama’s Lloyd Hall, room 324.
About 40 freshmen and 10 student leaders from The University of Alabama will perform service projects at Francis Marion High School in Marion from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. The projects include painting the interior of the main entrance, landscaping the grounds and cleaning classrooms.
EPA awards UA students grant for sustainability contest – UA student receives AWWA scholarship – UA sculptors raise money for Children’s Hospital – UA experts comment on university presidential searches, formation of local union at Mercedes-Benz plant, unemployment rates – Cuban poet to present poetry, music – UA Dance Marathon raises funds for Children’s Hospital – Chi Omega hosts breakfast to benefit Make-a-Wish – Alabama basketball teams scrimmage on Quad – and more…
Dr. Michael B.A. Oldstone, a National Academy of Sciences member and a University of Alabama visiting professor, will present “Ebola: The Current Plague and Crisis,” Oct. 22 in a talk on the UA campus.
The most exciting aspect of the 2014 midterm elections boils down to a race for six seats in the U.S. Senate. That’s what it will take for Republicans to take a majority in the Senate. While many pundits consider three races to be a lock—or nearly so—for Republicans, The University of Alabama has you covered on just what these elections could mean down the road.
This week at The University of Alabama: Two hundred researchers to attend NanoBio Summit – UA student team selected for EPA competition – UA prof discovers links between arthritic pain, depression and sleep – Grants to expand Coping Power program – UA prof tests use virtual reality as a key to stemming adolescents’ marijuana use – Study shows students’ views on evolution shaped by church attendance – UA experts comment on midterm elections, watching for signs of language delay in children – Events include lecture, poetry reading, service project and Halloween concert
Some songs carry a haunting melody, and the organ studio at UA’s School of Music presents a ghostly performance on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moody Music Concert Hall.
Dr. Patricia Parmelee, director for the Center for Mental Health and Aging at The University of Alabama, has discovered links between high levels of pain and symptoms of depression exacerbated by a combination of sleep disturbances due to pain.