Two pairs of University Honors 101 Moral Forum students at The University of Alabama will compete for $10,000 in scholarships in the final round of the ninth annual James P. Hayes Jr. Moral Forum debate tournament at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in UA’s Ferguson Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
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Scholars, law enforcement officials and community activists will participate in “From the Station to the Sidewalks: An Informed Discussion of Police and Community Relations in Light of Ferguson,” a panel discussion to be held Oct. 27 on The University of Alabama campus.
Dr. Kim Nielsen knows American history is made up of disparate voices, but some of those voices are often overlooked. Nielsen, a professor at the University of Toledo, works to include those voices and viewpoints in The University of Alabama’s 2014 Rose Gladney Lecture for Justice and Social Change Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall.
Tuba specialist Øystein Baadsvik has traveled the world, but his upcoming performance at The University of Alabama is his first trip to the Yellowhammer State. Baadsvik performs and offers a master’s lecture in the Moody Music concert hall Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
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.
The University of Alabama’s Center for Sustainable Service and Volunteerism is offering the second SERVE Better Together service event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Central and Maxwell elementary schools in the Tuscaloosa area.
The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes.
Hugo Balta, coordinating producer for ESPN, will speak on the role of Hispanic journalists in the media at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in The University of Alabama’s Lloyd Hall, room 324.
About 40 freshmen and 10 student leaders from The University of Alabama will perform service projects at Francis Marion High School in Marion from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. The projects include painting the interior of the main entrance, landscaping the grounds and cleaning classrooms.
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.