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UA Arboretum Announces Spring Events

The Friends of The University of Alabama Arboretum has announced a spring calendar of events.

Top Students to Attend UA’s Capstone Scholars Day Jan. 15

Some 1,000 outstanding high school students and their families are expected to take part in The University of Alabama’s second annual Capstone Scholars Day on Saturday, Jan. 15.

Media Advisory: Former UA President Joab Thomas to Keynote UA’s “Education in the New Millennium” Event Jan. 14

Former University of Alabama president Joab Thomas will be the keynote speaker for UA’s continuing education seminar, “Blast Off Into the New Millennium,” Friday, Jan. 14, at the Bryant Conference Center.

Diabetes Support Group to Meet Friday at UA

Adults with Type II diabetes who need to lose weight are invited to join a support group that is meeting Friday, Jan. 14, from noon-1 p.m. at the Capstone Medical Center carrel room on The University of Alabama campus.

Judge Calabresi to Deliver Hugo Black Lecture at UA Law School Thursday

Guido Calabresi, judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, will present the Hugo L. Black Lecture at The University of Alabama School of Law on Thursday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m. in the Bedsole Moot Courtroom at the school.

UA’s Alabama Economic Outlook Offers Glimpse of 2000; Conference Set for Jan. 27

In 2000 Alabama’s economy is expected to grow by 3.1 percent and to add about 18,000 new jobs. Most job growth will be in retailing, services, and construction. Unemployment should average 4.7 percent, slightly higher than the predicted U.S. rate of 4.4 percent. Income growth in the state will be modest.

UA Engineering Professor Receives National Award

A University of Alabama College of Engineering professor has been awarded the 1999 Director’s Award by The American Foundrymen’s Society, an honor given annually to only one professor nationwide.

Actor/Director Ossie Davis to Headline 11th Annual “Realizing the Dream” Event at UA

Distinguished actor, director, producer and writer Ossie Davis will highlight the 11th annual “Realizing the Dream” concert at The University of Alabama’s Moody Music Concert Hall on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

UA Student Recreation Center Grand Re-Opening to be Jan. 10

The University of Alabama Student Recreation Center will hold a grand re-opening celebration at the newly renovated facility on Monday, Jan. 10, at 5 p.m.

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