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UA to Host Political Training Program for Campus Women

The University of Alabama’s Women’s Resource Center will host the fourth annual Elect Her-UA Women Win program at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb 1, in 301 Ferguson Center on campus.

Annexstad Family Foundation to Provide Scholarships for UA Students

The Annexstad Family Foundation has chosen The University of Alabama for their “Leaders for Tomorrow” national scholarship program and will provide major scholarships to selected UA students each year for four years.

John Legend to Lecture at UA

The University of Alabama welcomes multiple Grammy winner John Legend to present a lecture Jan. 19 at Moody Music Hall as part of the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Realizing the Dream Concert.

Winter Graduates Announced at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will award some 2,150 degrees during winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 14, on campus. With this graduating class, UA will have awarded more than 234,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state’s first public university. Students listed as candidates to receive degrees include: City State Zipcode Name […]

UA to Feature Work of Student Writers, Dancers, Artists

The University of Alabama invites the public to Collaborama, a presentation of collaborative work from student writers, dancers and artists. The event is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Morgan Hall Auditorium on campus. Admission is free.

UA Wins 2013 Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger Competition

The University of Alabama won the 2013 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Food Drive by collecting 299,398 pounds of food to top Auburn University’s collection of 169,702 pounds of food.

UA Libraries Join HathiTrust

The University of Alabama has become one of the newest partners of Hathitrust, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in a digital library initiative to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form.

UA’s Circle K Student Group Offers Luminaries on the Quad

The University of Alabama Circle K student organization will host its annual Luminaries on the Quad event from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. During this community service leadership project, Circle K members arrange thousands of luminary candles on the Quad between Denny Chimes and Gorgas Library and along University Boulevard. The event is free and open to the public.

UA to Sponsor Student Leadership Development Session in 2014

The University of Alabama’s Division of Student Affairs will host the first campus-based session of the LeaderShape Institute in May 2014. Applications will be available in January 2014 through UA’s student leadership programs. The LeaderShape Institute is a six-day ethical leadership development program organized through the Office of Student Leadership in the Division of Student Affairs. The division will sponsor 60 students to attend the UA session, covering the program cost as well as travel and lodging.

UA Study: Holiday Driving Dangerous, More So Just Before Christmas

The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.