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UA Gallery Hosts UA/UAB Joint Faculty Art Exhibit

In an unprecedented event, the work of art and art history faculty from The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be displayed from Friday, Aug. 5 to Friday, Sept. 30 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Professor Helped Create Willie Mays Statue, Unveiling Scheduled for July 20

The recently completed life-sized bronze statue of National Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays will be officially unveiled at the home of the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team at Regions Field Wednesday at 4 p.m. on the 14th Street side of the stadium.

Forum at UA to Discuss Safety During Severe Weather at Outdoor Events

The University of Alabama along with American Meteorological Society will host a panel discussion among meteorologists and event organizers on weather safety during outdoor events.

UA’s OAR, Historical Commission to Host Archaeology Days at Old Cahawba

The Alabama Historical Commission and The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research invite the public to participate in three days of investigation, presentations and discovery of the mysterious town of Old Cahawba during Old Cahawba Public Archaeology Days.

UA Theatre Professor’s Film to Premiere at American Black Film Festival

University of Alabama theater professor Seth Panitch has recently completed a full, feature-length film that has been selected as one of 25 films to be showcased in the 20th American Black Film Festival.

UA’s Moundville Park’s Birdfest Offers Fun for Adults, Children

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park hosts its second annual Birdfest Saturday, May 28.

UA Hosts Letters About Literature Award Ceremony for Alabama Winners

The Alabama winners of the 23rd Letters About Literature competition have been selected and will be announced at a ceremony held in their honor at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at The University of Alabama’s Gorgas Library, room 205.

Letters About Literature is a national reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12, according to read.gov. Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write a letter to the author about how the work impacted their lives. The letters are divided into three levels and are judged by each state affiliate for the Center of the Book.

UA’s May Interim Session Offers Variety of Unusual Classes

Professors at The University of Alabama are offering a number of thought-provoking and unusual classes during UA’s May Interim session, which runs from Monday, May 9, through Friday, May 27.

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 6-7 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art Showcases Miniature Art

Forget murals and mammoth outdoor sculptures. The new exhibit at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa is featuring art at the other end of the spectrum—not big paintings, but miniatures—through July 22.

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