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UA Faculty Member, Collaborator to Display Photographs of Cuban Farmers in Rome for Vatican Celebration

An exhibit featuring a series of photos taken in Cuba by Chip Cooper, faculty member and artist-in-residence at The University of Alabama’s Honors College, and Julio Ángel Larramendi Joa will be on display starting June 4 at the Massimiliano Massimo Institute in Rome in an exhibit titled “ Campesinos.” The exhibit is part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Vatican.

Elite Students to Participate in American Legion Boys State on UA Campus

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Some 600 Alabama high school seniors will try their hands at politics and community service from Sunday, May 31, to Saturday, June 6, during the 2015 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention on The University of Alabama  campus. During the week, students conduct mock elections and learn about civic processes as well […]

Knitting, Glassblowing Highlight UA Interim Classes for 2015

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.”

Spring 2015 Graduates Announced at UA

The University of Alabama will award some 4,714 degrees during winter commencement Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, on campus.

Two UA Students Named as Hollings Scholars

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.

Economic Forecast from UA’s CBER Optimistic as State Job Growth Continues

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.

UA Departments Collaborate With New Orleans Producers on Student Film

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.

UA Honors Faculty, Students and Residents at Excellence in Community Engagement Awards Luncheon

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.

UA National Alumni Association Names Distinguished Alumni for 2015

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association recently named the recipients of its top awards.

Sleep Out Event to Educate UA Students About Homelessness

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.

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