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UA National Alumni Association Honors Students With Awards

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association recently named the recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, 2014 Alumni Student Awards and 2014 Outstanding Senior Awards.

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars for 2014-15

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two outstanding University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2014-2015. Over the past eight years, UA ranks second among U.S. universities in the number of students receiving scholarships from the Goldwater program.

UA in the News: April 17, 2014

UA geologist honored at White House – Undergraduates present research at conference – UA Ad team places first in district – Advertising students’ work to be displayed in national showcase – Law student remembered for kindness – Communication prof presents ‘Last Lecture’ – Concerts, lectures, events – and more…

Panitch Named UA’s 2014 Burnum Award Winner

Following his passion has led Seth Panitch to some interesting places, from the stage, to overseas, and finally to the department of theatre and dance at The University of Alabama. The zeal he brings to the next generation of acting students has led Panitch to the 2014 Burnum Award.

UA Speech Team Members Bring Home Championship, All-America Honor

One member of the Alabama Forensic Council won a national championship in extemporaneous speaking, while another was named an All-American.

Educational Neuroscientist to Address UA Graduate Student Symposium

Dr. Firat Soylu, of Northwestern University, will explain how education can shape neuroscience research at the sixth annual Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methods Graduate Student Symposium Friday at The University of Alabama.

UA in the News: April 16, 2014

UA’s Stephen Black comments on Impact Alabama, efforts to help low-income taxpayers – UA prof ‘s study looks at Hispanics’ voting records – CBER study shows economic impact of state parks – UA student’s research on women and social networks cited – Sports Illustrated writer teaches at UA – “Eating Alabama” documentary promotes local eating – Boys State and Girls State to be held at UA – Events – and more…

UA’s Community Affairs, CCBP to Honor Community Engagement Projects

The University of Alabama Center for Community-Based Partnerships will hold its eighth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, in the Bryant Conference Center’s Sellers Auditorium.

UA Leadership Academy Announces Graduation Ceremony

The University of Alabama Parent Teacher Leadership Academy will host its graduation ceremony from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Hotel Capstone ballroom.

White House Honors UA Geologist

A University of Alabama geologist was among researchers honored at the White House Monday, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

UA In the News: April 15, 2014

UA to build performing arts center – CHES dean honored with portrait – UA expert discusses tax preparers preying on low-income people – UA student documentaries to premiere at Bama Theatre – UA athletes nominated for McWhorter Post-Graduate Scholarships – UA social work prof works in mitigation of death penalty cases – UA experts comment on UA’s collaboration with Falkner State, dating apps and how students should use tax refunds – Sonic Frontiers to present Dawn of Midi concert

UA Student News for April 15, 2014

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. DEADLINES Registration for Lavender Graduation 2014, April 16, 11:59 p.m. Student Opinions of Instruction course-evaluation surveys, April 27 TODAY Opt in to purchase football tickets Take Back the Night, 6-7:30 p.m., Denny Chimes THIS WEEK Opt […]

UA Presents Tee Time Fashion Show Featuring Repurposed Materials

The University of Alabama will present Tee Time, an annual fashion show, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, on the lawn outside Doster Hall on the UA campus.

Activist Eli Clare to Lecture at UA about Disability As a ‘Social Justice Issue’

Activist Eli Clare will deliver “Moving Beyond Pity & Inspiration: Disability as a Social Justice Issue,” a workshop aimed at arming people with tools to create more disability access in their workplaces and communities, at 11:30 a.m. April 16 in room 313 of Graves Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA in the News: April 12-14, 2014

UA to build performing arts center – Stephen Black discusses tax prep services – UA Army ROTC trains in Blackhawk helicopters – Student wins Austin Cup – UA scientist looks at metabolites – Experts comment on state parks, using telemedicine – Children enjoy Panhellenic Easter egg hunt – and more…

New Orleans Film Producer to Screen Court 13 Film at UA

Josh Penn, a producer and member of the New Orleans-based film production group Court 13, will screen a short film titled “Glory at Sea” 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the AIME building, room 110, on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Student researchers to display, discuss findings – Innovation Day showcases UA start-up companies – UA prof’s book sheds light on pollution scandal – UA experts comment on retirement planning, pregnancy, changing attitudes toward marijuana – Events include Alabama High School Personal Finance Challenge, lectures, art exhibit

UA to Screen Documenting Justice Films at Bama Theatre

The University of Alabama Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility and the UA department of telecommunication and film will host the eighth annual Documenting Justice film screening at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Matters: Basic Guidelines for Retirement Planning

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Shane Stinson offers some basic guidelines when considering two popular retirement planning options: traditional and Roth IRAs.

UA In the News: April 11, 2014

UA celebrates 8 years of Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars Program – UA teams tout new technology at AIME Day – UA to build storm shelter – Sonic Frontiers hosts Dawn of Midi – Black Warrior Film Festival to screen 82 films – and more…

Coca-Cola Renews UA First Generation Scholars Program for Four Years With $1 Million Gift

The Coca-Cola Foundation renewed the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars program at The University of Alabama for another four years with a gift of $1 million. The gift brings Coca-Cola’s contribution to the First Generation Scholars program, begun in 2006, to $3 million.

UA Professor’s ‘Last Lecture’ Will Focus on Celebrating Diversity

Dr. Robin Boylorn knows that sometimes wisdom can come from unexpected places, and she hopes she can bring some of that wisdom to life for students in the 2014 Last Lecture at The University of Alabama.

Hundreds of UA Student Researchers to Display, Discuss Findings

Some 600 University of Alabama students representing a cross section of campus will present research findings April 17, during UA’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference at the Bryant Conference Center.

UA in the News: April 10, 2014

UA professor receives SEC Faculty Achievement Award – Engineering students participate in aircraft competition – Nursing students distribute bike helmets – Sorority publishes book to celebrate 40th anniversary – UA experts comment on slow food movement, rural health care – UA students’ zombie comedy to be screened – UA theatre department performs ‘Urinetown’ – Sororities host Easter egg hunt – Cosmologist to lecture – WRC plans events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

UA Physics and Astronomy to Host Public Viewings During Lunar Eclipse

The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites community members to two viewings of the moon and planets through UA telescopes during the total lunar eclipse on Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, on the fourth floor of Gallalee Hall on the UA campus.

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