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UA in the News: Sept. 23, 2015

Religious studies expert comments on Pope’s visit – Quad in Motion Day set – Law professor quoted on varying interpretations of child safety statute – International professor describes game day experience – and more …

UA’s Vedic Society Presents ‘Sacred Sounds’ Meditation Concert

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Vedic Society at The University of Alabama invites the public to its “Sacred Sounds” musical meditation concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the ballroom at 3300 Ferguson Center on campus. The event will feature free vegetarian food and kirtan music by The Mayapuris. Participants will also be able to explore […]

UA Student, Veteran Seeks Participants for Combat Stress Study

Mike LaRocca, a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at The University of Alabama, is seeking military veterans to participate in a survey-based study about how positive psychology may predict psychological distress among combat veterans.

UA to Host Panel on Cyber Security

Students and community members can learn how to protect themselves against cyber crimes, and what law enforcement agencies and private sector companies are doing to combat the growing problem, during a community panel Oct. 1 at The University of Alabama.

UA Student News for Sept. 22, 2015

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 Sept. 23: applications for Beyond Bama‘s fall-break service-trip to Selma, Alabama. More information and application. Sept. 25: registration for homecoming events CAMPUS SAFETY National Hazing Prevention Week is Sept. 21-25. […]

UA in the News: Sept. 22, 2015

Homecoming events – UA co-sponsors Best Companies to Work for in Alabama – Latino Heritage Month – Nutritionist discusses differences between types of hunger – UA rep shares why students should consider her school – Student scholar recognized

UA Part of National STEM Initiative

The University of Alabama is a founding member in a national effort to support minority women and girls interested in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the White House recently announced.

UA in the News: Sept. 19-21

Tickets for ‘The Science Guy’ – Museum of Natural History hosts ‘Experts’ – GameDay host returns to alma mater – Dad bikes in remembrance of daughter – Film scene flourishing – Bone marrow drive at UA … and more …

UA’s Human Resources Management Specialization Recognized by HR Authority

The human resources management specialization at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce gets a thumbs-up from the Society for Human Resources Management.

UA’s C&IS to Induct Five Into Hall of Fame

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will hold its annual Communication Hall of Fame Thursday, Oct. 1, in the North Zone at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

UA’s Culverhouse Team Places in Top 10 Percent in Google Challenge

Five University of Alabama students in the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s masters of marketing program placed in the top 10 percent of the more than 1,500 participants competing in the 2015 Google Online Marketing Challenge.

UA Matters: Deciphering between Emotional, Physical Hunger

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg offers four ways to tell the difference between emotional and physical hunger.

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This week at The University of Alabama: UA part of national STEM initiative – Researchers study bridge improvements – Partnering with schools in math — Lunar eclipse – Profile in Courage Award – Experts comment on importance of computer science, flu vaccines, interest rates, next GOP candidates to drop out  … and more.  

UA in the News: Sept. 18, 2015

UA studying how to improve bridges – Political science professor discusses tax increase – UA focuses on Black Belt economic development – Free legal clinic offered – Boxer visits RISE – Researchers study bird migration … and more …

Expert to Lecture at UA Law School on Legal Responses to Catastrophes

The University of Alabama School of Law will host Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Kenneth Feinberg at noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Bedsole Moot Courtroom 140. The lecture is free and open to the public. Feinberg is an expert in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. He has handled financial claims for major crises and disasters. He will lecture on “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges.”

UA in the News: Sept. 17, 2015

Researchers seek ways of improving bridges – Enrollment rises – Transportation expert discusses school bus seat belts – UAS named among most innovative – PR expert discusses professional ethics

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Summer 2015 Term

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 390 students enrolled during the 2015 summer semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. […]

UA in the News: Sept. 16, 2015

UA sees enrollment increase – Alumna listed among “most powerful” women — Museum to host Garden Party – Researcher discusses bus safety – Legal expert addresses same sex marriage case … and more …

Law’s Rhetorical Life to be Discussed Friday at UA School of Law

Legal scholars will visit The University of Alabama School of Law and discuss law’s rhetorical life Sept. 18 during a symposium.

UA Enrollment Tops 37,000

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record 37,100 students this fall, and it includes another academically talented freshman class. Total enrollment is up by 945 students, a 2.6 percent increase from fall 2014. “The University continues to attract talented students,” said UA President Stuart R. Bell. “We are pleased they selected […]

UA In the News: Sept. 15, 2015

UA economist offers insight on hospital mergers – Economist discusses career salaries in state – Dad bikes in remembrance of his daughter

UA Student News for Sept. 15, 2015

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 Sept. 23: applications for Beyond Bama‘s fall-break service-trip to Selma, Alabama. More information and application. ANNOUNCEMENTS The Student Government Association has kicked off the “It’s On Us” campaign that focuses […]

UA Studying How to Make Longer, More Durable Bridge Girders

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are testing massive concrete girders in a campus laboratory to find ways for bridges to span longer distances with fewer supports underneath.

UA Theatre and Dance Kicks Off 2015-16 Season with ‘Seduced’

UA Theatre & Dance begins its 2015-2016 season with American playwright Sam Shepard’s drama, Seduced, September 21-27 in the Allen Bales Theatre. The play centers on the final days of a paranoid tycoon, based on billionaire recluse Howard Hughes.

UA’s MBA Program Moves Up Seven Spots in Forbes 2015 Rankings

The University of Alabama’s MBA program at the Manderson Graduate School of Business moved up seven spots from last year to number 49 in the Forbes 2015 MBA rankings.