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UA’s Sport Management Lecture Series Kicks Off Friday

The 2014 University of Alabama Distinguished Lectures in Sport Management series offers the University and West Alabama communities talks ranging from marketing the Harlem Globetrotters to career opportunities in the sporting goods industry.

Student-led Effort Seeks to Establish Scholarship for UA Students in Need

Beginning Aug. 25, The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors will conduct a two-week-long campaign to promote The Rising Tide Scholarship, which will provide a helping hand to students facing a variety of challenges.

UA’s Annual Social Work Conference Set for Aug. 28-29

The University of Alabama School of Social Work will host its 13th Annual Fall Social Work Conference Aug. 28-29.

MSNBC Host Highlights Blackburn Institute’s 20th Anniversary Symposium

Former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and University of Alabama alumnus, will speak at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the Moody Music Building Concert Hall on the UA campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, will highlight the 20th anniversary symposium of UA’s Blackburn Institute. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

UA’s Woods Quad Sculpture Garden Dedication Set for Aug. 15

A dedication ceremony for the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden will be held Aug. 15 from 11:30-1 p.m. There will be a brief presentation on Woods Quad’s most recent changes and the sculptures featured within it.

UA Honors Freshmen Participate in Three Service Projects

More than 250 University of Alabama Honors College freshmen and upper-class leaders will begin the fall semester with community service projects through Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Black Belt Action. The programs will run through Friday, Aug. 15, in the West Alabama community.

UA Fulbright Scholars to Share Overseas Experiences, Application Tips

Recent Fulbright Scholarship winners from The University of Alabama will participate in a discussion panel to share their experiences and offer scholarship application tips at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Center for Community-Based Partnerships. The event is at 900 Anna Ave. behind Arby’s on University Boulevard.

UA’s Communication Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences will induct five new members into its Communication Hall of Fame.

UA’s Manderson Names Georgia-Pacific Corporate Partner of the Year

The University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business at the Culverhouse College of Commerce will award Georgia-Pacific Corp. with the Manderson Partner of the Year award Friday, Aug. 15 at Manderson’s annual Speakers Edge luncheon.

UA, College of Commerce Host Event for Budding Entrepreneurs

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce STEM Path to the MBA Program is hosting a hands-on entrepreneurship workshop, Startup Weekend, to help jumpstart business ideas.

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