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UA Astronomy to Host Public Star Gazing Events

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.

ESPN Producer to Speak at UA on Role of Hispanic Journalists

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.

UA’s 57 Miles Program Returns to Marion to Work at High School

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.

The Ebola Crisis: Virologist to Present Lecture at UA

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.

UA School of Music Hosts Haunting Halloween Performance

Some songs carry a haunting melody, and the organ studio at UA’s School of Music presents a ghostly performance on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moody Music Concert Hall.

Award-Winning Author to Speak at UA’s Laible Memorial Lecture

Award-winning author Dr. Patricia Hill Collins will deliver the annual Julie C. Laible Memorial Lecture Oct. 22 at The University of Alabama.

Noted Cuban Poet Omar Perez to Visit UA

Omar Pérez, a highly accomplished Cuban poet, musician, artist and translator, visits The University of Alabama campus Oct. 20-24. The featured event is a poetry reading and musical exploration Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jemison Mansion in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Faculty to Discuss Alabama Greece Initiative Projects

University of Alabama faculty members who traveled to Thessaloniki, Greece, in May will participate in an Oct. 22 symposium in which they will discuss their ongoing collaborative projects with faculty at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

NASCAR’s Integrated Marketing Communications Managing Director to Speak at UA

David Higdon will open students to the world of NASCAR at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in 216 Reese Phifer. The event is free and open to the public. As the integrated marketing communications managing director of NASCAR, Higdon plays a major role in the development of communication strategies and in overseeing communication initiatives across the company. Higdon will discuss the initiatives UA’s Program in Sports Communication has established with NASCAR.

UA Museum Event Features Fossil Fun

National Fossil Day at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus features new fossil displays, 3-D printing, interactive children’s activities and more.

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