The University of Alabama Student Government Association’s Student Judiciary will host its third annual Coaching Character lecture series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Ferguson Center ballroom on campus.
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The University of Alabama Vedic Society will celebrate Diwali — the festival of lights –with music and dance from 6 to8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in 300 Ferguson Center on campus.
Dr. Michael B.A. Oldstone, a National Academy of Sciences member and a University of Alabama visiting professor, will present “Ebola: The Current Plague and Crisis,” Oct. 22 in a talk on the UA campus.
David Higdon will open students to the world of NASCAR at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in 216 Reese Phifer. The event is free and open to the public. As the integrated marketing communications managing director of NASCAR, Higdon plays a major role in the development of communication strategies and in overseeing communication initiatives across the company. Higdon will discuss the initiatives UA’s Program in Sports Communication has established with NASCAR.
The University of Alabama’s Be The Match On Campus student organization will hold a drive to add student names to the bone marrow registry and provide hope for blood cancer patients from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, and Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Ferguson Theatre. The drive, which is part of Be The Match’s first Cheek Week challenge, is being held in competition with the Texas A&M University chapter of Be The Match on Campus.
The Women’s Resource Center at The University of Alabama is recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month by hosting a series of events to help eliminate the problem of dating and domestic violence in the Tuscaloosa area.
With more than 30 years of experience in reinforced concrete structures and earthquake engineering, Dr. Michael E. Kreger recently joined the faculty at The University of Alabama as the Garry Neil Drummond Endowed Chair in Civil Engineering.
The University of Alabama’s Crossroads Community Center is hosting a photography exhibit, reception and lecture featuring Jose Galvez, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist. The exhibit will be in the Ferguson Student Center Art Gallery.
The University of Alabama Student Health Center’s department of health promotion and wellness will host the annual fall student health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, on the Ferguson Center plaza.
The University of Alabama Sales Program will host a sales and marketing career fair from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Ferguson Center’s third floor ballroom. “Connect 2014” will feature recruiters representing more than 35 companies — including Belk, AT&T and Frito-Lay — that are hiring for full time jobs and internships.