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UA in the News: Jan. 21, 2015

UA history professor remembered – Student veterans, CAPS administrator comment on voting technology – Programs raise wildlife conservation awareness – Real estate center provides sales figures – Research shows ways to maintain cognitive skills

UA’s Lullaby Concert Brings Families Together

The University of Alabama’s Child Development Resources hosts second annual Lullaby Concert from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Child Development Research Center.

UA Engineering Students Take Part in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

A team of University of Alabama engineering students is to take part in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend, a national contest on the leading edge of transportation research.

UA in the News: Jan. 20, 2016

President Bell to speak at alumni event – Economic experts cite slow progress for 2016 – Mental challenges can maintain cognitive skills – Strategic planning input sought … and more …  

Multiple Schools to Compete in Leadership Diversity Competition at UA

Nine schools will make up 14 teams participating in the 2016 Culverhouse Leadership Diversity Competition Jan. 28-30 at The University of Alabama.

UA Stages One-Day Course in Cyber Security

A one-day course titled “Cyberforce Security: Risk and Mitigation” will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Offers Physics Contest for Students in High School

The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy will host its 40th annual physics contest for students in high school on Friday, Jan. 29, in the Ferguson Center on campus. The contest typically draws hundreds of students from several states to compete for scholarships, awards and bragging rights.

UA in the News: Jan. 16-Jan. 19, 2016

UA panel to discuss aspects of aging – Realizing the Dream Concert at UA – MLK march starts on campus – UA to celebrate championship – Researcher shows mental challenges can maintain cognitive vitality – Center’s report shows education funding has not kept pace with inflation – Legal scholars weigh-in on courtroom strategy – Scholar on African-American issues examines life in South … and more …     

UA Student News for Jan. 19, 2016

Click on http://uanews.ua.edu/category/ua-student-news/ to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. Submit your news at http://uanews.ua.edu/submit-student. DEADLINES Capstone Men and Women applications, Jan. 29, noon, 284 Rose Administration Building Peer Leader applications, Feb. 5, 5 p.m. SGA applications for executive and senate positions, Feb. 4, 6 p.m. […]

Founder of IntegraNet to Address McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at UA

Larry Wedekind, founder and CEO of IntegraNet Health Systems, will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture and discussion will be followed by dinner with UA students at 5:45 p.m. in the Shelby Hall rotunda.

UA’s Bama Dining to Offer Cooking Classes to Community

The University of Alabama’s Bama Dining program is launching a series of cooking classes called Crimson Kitchen.

Paintings by UA Alumna Dale Kennington on Display at Downtown Gallery

Paintings by contemporary realist and University of Alabama alumna Dale Kennington will be on display from Monday, Feb. 1, to Friday, March 11, at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, titled “Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington,” showcases scenes from ordinary life, including getting haircut and waiting for a train.

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This week at The University of Alabama: Registration available for upcoming cooking classes – Gorgas House floors get makeover – Honor society hosts symposium on aging – STEM conference to be held this weekend

UA School of Social Work to Host Symposium on Aging Adults

The University of Alabama School of Social Work will host the Allan V. Kaufman Phi Alpha Symposium, a community panel to discuss aspects of aging adults, Jan. 20 at Little Hall.

UA in the News: Jan. 15, 2016

Activities honor legacy of Martin Luther King – Education center study shows public education funding rates below inflation rate – Business center predicts slow economic growth for state – Political scientist comments on State of Union address – Winter graduates announced –  Law professors comment on legal issues in criminal trials … and more …

UA’s National Championship Football Team to be Honored

The University of Alabama football team will be honored for its College Football Playoff National Championship with a parade beginning at Denny Chimes and a program held on the north steps of Bryant-Denny Stadium at the Walk of Champions Saturday, Jan. 23.

UA in the News: Jan. 14, 2016

South African artist headlines Realizing the Dream – Political scientist comments on State of the Union – Center for Ethics offers free tax preparation – CAPS provides traffic crash data – Catholic student center to be named for Saban – City benefits from publicity surrounding game

UA in the News: Jan. 13, 2016

Fans welcome back football team – U.S. House delegation, Astronaut congratulate Tide – Empire State Building lit crimson – Retailers benefit from win – Political scientist previews State of the Union speech – Students prepare free tax services … and more …

UA in the News: Jan. 12, 2016

Director of museum research, collections named – Cuban novelist to speak at UA – UA holds Watch Party for students – Students provide free tax preparation service – Local trumpet player takes field for band during championship – Friends twirl together during game

UA Student News for Jan. 12, 2016

Click on http://uanews.ua.edu/category/ua-student-news/ to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. Submit your news at http://uanews.ua.edu/submit-student. DEADLINES Al’s Pals applications, Jan. 15 Sitters for Service applications, Jan. 15 UPCOMING Classes begin, Jan. 13 Legacy Banquet, Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m., Embassy Suites Hotel Realizing the Dream Concert, Jan. […]

UA in the News: Jan. 9-11, 2016

UA’s sideline tent – Band’s drum majors quarterbacks of their teams – Gospel fest to be held in Moody – Musician to perform at UA – UA, Clemson library deans make friendly wager – History professor discusses racial language in politics – Band, cheerleaders prepare for national championship game … and more …

Cuban Novelist to Present UA Lecture on Mario Conde Character

Leonardo Padura, an award-winning Cuban novelist, screenwriter and journalist, will present “The Birth of Mario Conde (Divine Breath: The Creation of a Character)” on at 4:30 p.m Thursday, Jan. 21, in room 30 of ten Hoor Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

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This week at The University of Alabama: Realizing the Dream events — Economic Outlook Conference slated

Texas Native Ready for UA Museum Research, Collections Role

Dr. John Abbott has been an insect lover for as long as he remembers.

UA in the News: Jan. 8, 2016

High school seniors in state cite UA as top choice – Library deans make friendly bet – Book entries taken for Harper Lee Prize – Research project includes developing robotic aid to help with mobility – Law professors provide analysis – Network reps on campus preparing for championship game