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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 […]

Prints by African-American Artists Exhibited at UA’s Paul R. Jones Gallery

A total of 34 lithographs, serigraphs, woodcuts and engravings by African-American artists are displayed at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa through June 12.

Former Cuban Air Force Brigadier General to Present UA Lecture

Brig. Gen. Rafael del Pino, who was second-in-command of the Cuban Air Force during Fidel Castro’s regime, will present a lecture on his book, “Inside Castro’s Bunker,” Monday, June 8 at 3 p.m. in room 256, the Robel Room, of ten Hoor Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

Black Belt Experience: UA Students Work with Perry County Communities

Throughout May, The University of Alabama’s University Fellows are engaging in a number of community service initiatives in Marion and Perry County as part of the annual Black Belt Experience.

UA’s Moundville Park Teaches Children Native American Art via Camps

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park Indian Summer Day Camp teaches students Native American arts and lifeways.

UA’s Moundville Park Features Birds in Saturday Program

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park invites visitors to a fun-filled day of activities related to birds.

UA Museum Highlights Historic Figure Who Wore Multiple Hats

The Gorgas House Museum is set to open a new exhibit next week. The exhibit is a reinterpretation of the post office that Amelia Gorgas ran out of the Gorgas House in the late 1890s and early 1900s.

UA Honors College Brings Southern Photography Exhibit to Marion

The University of Alabama’s Honors College, in partnership with the Do Good Fund, will host an opening reception for the exhibition “Eternal Moments: Photographs of the South” Friday, May 15, in Marion, as part of the 57 Miles Initiative.

Havana Professor to Discuss Cuban Economics in UA Lecture

Juan A. Triana Barros, an economics professor at the University of Havana in Cuba, will present “Cuba in the 21st Century: Capitalism or Socialism?” on Monday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in room 115 of Woods Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

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