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UA Student Team Wins Dow Big Data Challenge

A University of Alabama student team from the Culverhouse College of Commerce recently won first place in the 2016 Dow Big Data Challenge.

UA Student News for April 26, 2016

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President Bell Announces Four Pillars of UA’s New Strategic Plan

President Stuart R. Bell announced the four pillars of The University of Alabama’s new strategic plan at a meeting with faculty and staff this afternoon.

UA In the News — April 26

‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ brings sales pitch to UA — Different photographic perspectives on Cuba — Diet and sleep — and more.

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior

Stephen Peter Rowe, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2016 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.

UA In the News — April 23-25

Business plan rocks competition — Living History comes to Gorgas House — Mapping crime patterns — and more.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Conference focuses on combining conventional meds with alternative approaches to health – Students receive graduate study awards – Short documentaries address issues of social justice, injustice – Experts offer shoppers insight on food label information – Theatre, dance to present curious nature of entropy in Tuesday performance

UA Matters: Deciphering Label Claims on Food Products

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg explains what some of the most common food label claims mean to you as a consumer.

UA Engineering Student Receives Prestigious Hertz Fellowship

Sarah McFann, a University of Alabama senior from Arlington, Tennessee, has received an elite Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship for 2016. McFann is the first UA student to be named a recipient of the award, which has been presented to fewer than 1,200 students in its 53 year history.

UA In the News — April 22

UA music professor remembers Prince — “Boeing, Boeing” flies high — Gates Millennium Scholar headed to UA — and more.

UA’s Living History Festival Brings Historical Figures to Life

The West Alabama community is invited to meet historical figures from The University of Alabama’s past, learn a little about what life was like during their lifetime and make connections to the present during the second annual Living History Festival on April 23.

2 UA Students Named Truman Scholars for 2016

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has named two University of Alabama students — Ciara Malaugh, of Huntsville, and Dana Sweeney, of Kingsland, Georgia, — as Truman Scholars for 2016.

UA In the News — April 21

To be or not to be: That may be the question at a UA Shakespeare symposium — UA historian discusses legacy of Janney Furnace — First the Iron Bowl, and now the Iron Throne — and more.

Bonner, Parker Named 2016 UA Distinguished Alumni

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has named the recipients of its top awards. The 2016 Distinguished Alumna Award winner is Dr. Judy Bonner, of Tuscaloosa, and the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award winner is Tim Parker, of Tuscaloosa.

UA In the News — April 20

Lecture on Zika virus — Competing in NASA space race — Class in art therapy fascinates students — and more.

UA’s Spears Named 2016 Recipient of Buford Peace Award

Dr. Ellen Griffith Spears, associate professor in New College and the department of American Studies at The University of Alabama, is the 2016 winner of the Buford Peace Award.

UA’s Documenting Justice Course to Screen Films at Bama Theatre

The University of Alabama Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility and the UA department of telecommunication & film will host the 10th Annual Documenting Justice film screening at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. The screening is free and open to the public. The five short documentaries that will premiere were created by non-film majors who dedicated a year to learning how to document and analyze culture and social experience – and communicate about issues of justice and injustice in Alabama – through videography.

Three Innovative Teams Win UA Business Plan Competition

Three University of Alabama student teams are on their way to starting their own businesses after winning the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s third annual Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition.

UA Student News for April 19, 2016

Click on to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. Submit your news at DEADLINES Priority renewal date for registered campus organizations for fall time period, May 31 Student Opinions of Instruction course-evaluation surveys, May 1 ANNOUNCEMENTS Student Account Services reminds students that payment in […]

In UA Lecture, Researcher to Discuss Coping With Health-Related Adversity

A leading researcher in clinical health psychology will deliver the 2016 Michael Dinoff Memorial Lecture on Friday, April 22 at The University of Alabama.

UA In the News — April 19

Save a seat for ‘Elijah’ at Moody — UA students help in tax preparation — Sorority sisters help alumna — and more.

UA In the News — April 16-18

C-SPAN looks at the history of UA and Tuscaloosa — UA students seek to collaborate with NASA on space project — UA students help out at Caring Days — and more.

UA Matters: Tips for Moms, Dads in Developing Infant Attachment Bonds

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Mary Elizabeth Curtner-Smith offers tips to help parents bond with their babies.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Media availability with paleoanthropologist – Fashion show set for Tuesday – Bringing business ideas to life – Former FBI agent talks crime – Huxford Orchestra, University Singers present “Elijah” – Tips for moms, dads in developing infant bonds — Nursing leader, psychologist offer lectures


UA to Host Training Course for Clinicians who Prescribe Opioid Medications

The University of Alabama will host a training course May 12 for clinicians who prescribe opioid medications.