Professors at The University of Alabama are offering a number of thought-provoking, unusual and challenging classes during UA’s May Interim session through Friday, May 22. Classes range from the “Scientific Glassblowing” to “Knitting and History.”
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The University of Alabama will award some 4,714 degrees during winter commencement Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, on campus.
Two University of Alabama students in the College of Engineering will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2015-2017.
Alabama job growth continues to pick up from the slow pace seen in the first half of 2014, according to data from the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.
Several academic units at The University of Alabama have entered into collaboration with Court 13, a New Orleans-based film cooperative that produced the Academy Award-nominated “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” The collaboration is titled Court13@UA and started in the fall 2014 semester on the UA campus. The pilot year of the partnership has produced a short film, which premieres at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center.
The UA Council on Community-Based Partnerships will honor leaders in community engagement at the ninth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon Friday, April 17, at the Bryant Conference Center. The program begins at 10 a.m. with research poster presentations, and the awards program starts at 11:30. The council also will celebrate UA’s 2015 Carnegie recognition as an engaged institution and award the first Zachary Dodson Memorial Scholarship.
The University of Alabama National Alumni Association recently named the recipients of its top awards.
The Impacting Poverty Team for The University of Alabama Center for Sustainable Service and Volunteerism will hold its annual Sleep Out on the Quad event from 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, until 6 a.m. Thursday, April 23, on the soccer fields near the Student Recreation Center.
Students from across Alabama, from third graders to seniors in high school, will be at The University of Alabama April 11 programming robots and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.