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UA Offers Workshop on Promoting Alabama Trails

The University of Alabama’s Center for Economic Development in partnership with the Alabama Trails Commission is sponsoring a leadership workshop on Alabama trails from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in Tuscaloosa.

Virus Expert to Discuss Zika in UA Lecture

Dr. Michael B.A. Oldstone, a National Academy of Sciences member and a University of Alabama visiting professor, will present “Zika’s Kiss: How, When and Consequences” Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. on UA’s campus.

UA Museum’s Science Sunday Features Alabama’s Waterways

The West Alabama community is invited to delve into Alabama’s waterways and learn what makes them unique during “Science Sunday: Aquatic Alabama” at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama campus this weekend.

UA’s Robertson to Deliver Orman Harris Lecture

Dr. Liz Robertson, professor and associate dean for research in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama, will speak about child behavioral interventions Thursday on the UA campus.

Entrepreneurs to Pitch Business Plans, Demo Technologies at UA AIME Day

Entrepreneurial teams at The University of Alabama will compete for funds to build prototypes and advanced startups will demonstrate their technologies during AIME Day, an annual showcase of burgeoning technologies and business plan competition Friday, April 15 on the UA campus.

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Birds in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. Julia Clarke, a professor at the University of Texas, will discuss modern birds’ relationship to dinosaurs April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

Philosopher to Discuss Morality, Evolution in UA Lecture

Dr. William FitzPatrick, a professor of philosophy at the University of Rochester, will explore the relations between scientific and philosophical questions about morality tonight in the final lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2015–2016 Philosophy Today series.

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby to Speak at UA Water Policy Summit

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby will speak at The University of Alabama’s 2016 Water Policy Summit Friday, April 8 at 8 a.m.

UA Engineering Students Host 2016 Rocket Contest at Nearby School

Student volunteers from the University of Alabama College of Engineering will host the Tuscaloosa Rocketry Challenge at Hillcrest High School’s football field at noon Friday, April 8.

UA Alumna, Director of Google Engineering to Speak on Campus

Dr. Nan Boden, director of engineering at Google, is speaking Friday, April 8, on The University of Alabama campus as part of the department of computer science’s colloquium series and with the Alabama IEEE Computer Society.