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UA to Host Robotics Competition

Students from across Alabama, from third graders to seniors in high school, will be at The University of Alabama April 9 programming robots and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition.

UA, South African Researchers to Speak at Indigenous Education Symposium

National and international education researchers will discuss the importance and impact of indigenous education at the Symposium on Indigenous Education: Philosophies and Practices Wednesday, April 6 at The University of Alabama.

Abstract Textile Art on Display at UA Gallery

The artwork of Heather Whidden, a University of Alabama Master of Fine Arts student, will be displayed from Friday, April 1 to Friday, April 29 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Painter to Present UA Art Lecture at Dinah Washington Center

Acclaimed artist Phoebe Beasley will present a keynote lecture titled “Connecting Textured Roots and Routes” at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m.

Anthropologist to Present UA Lecture on the Muslim Headscarf

Dr. Mayanthi Fernando, an anthropologist and ethnographer from the University of California at Santa Cruz, will present “Storytelling Against the Grain: Muslim Lives, French Myths, and the Power of Ethnography” Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Annual Lecture Series Celebrates Men in Nursing

New York nursing leader Timothy Shi presents “Just Nurse, Not Male Nurse” during UA’s Capstone College of Nursing annual Joe Burrage Memorial Lectureship on April 19.

UA’s Museum Expedition to Investigate Gulf State Park

The University of Alabama’s 38th annual Museum Expedition is heading to the Gulf Coast this summer in an effort to help archaeologists investigate the prehistoric occupation of the Gulf State Park area.

Music, Pedal Power Highlight Yellowhammer Festival, Co-Hosted by UA Groups

Bicycles engineered by the Rock the Bike company in Oakland, California, will power all the concert stage, lighting and sound for the Yellowhammer Festival on Sunday, April 3. The event is a music and arts festival that focuses on health and environmental sustainability. The festival is hosted by The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus, the Student Government Association and University Programs.

UA’s Tapping on the Mound Ceremony Caps Honors Week

The University of Alabama will recognize the achievement of outstanding students and faculty during Honors Week, April 4-8, culminating in the Tapping on the Mound ceremony on Honors Day.

UA Law School to Host Symposium on Death Penalty

Legal scholars will visit The University of Alabama School of Law April 8 to discuss the death penalty.