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Friel Ready to Lead UA’s Natural History Museum

Dr. John Friel from Cornell University is the new director of the Alabama Museum of Natural History at The University of Alabama.

UA Theatre Students to Perform Tributes to Tennessee Williams

University of Alabama theatre students will perform dramatic readings from the plays of Tennessee Williams, including performances from “Glass Menagerie” and “A Streetcar Named Desire,” on March 2 and 3 as part of a tribute to Williams and his friendship with Dr. Marian Gallaway, longtime professor of theatre at UA and director of UA’s department of theatre from 1947-1973.

Caldwell Named UA Distinguished Research Professor

The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Guy Caldwell, UA professor of biological sciences, a University Distinguished Research Professor.

UA Professor Emeritus Emmett Parker Dies

Dr. Samuel Emmett Parker, professor emeritus of French at The University of Alabama, died Wednesday, Jan. 28 in Tuscaloosa.

UA Celebrates 2015 African-American Heritage Month with Tours, Events

The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center invites the UA campus and community to participate in events throughout February during African-American Heritage Month. This year’s campus events are held in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery and Voting Rights Act of 1965.

UA Nursing Professor Selected to International Leadership Academy

Dr. JoAnn Oliver, an associate professor in the Capstone College of Nursing, was selected to participate in the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy.

UA to Expand Entrepreneurship Mentoring via NSF I-Corps

The University of Alabama’s ability to foster entrepreneurship and, ultimately, create jobs is strengthened through its recent selection by the National Science Foundation as an Innovation Corp site.

UA’s Leeper Honored by American Public Health Association

Dr. James Leeper, a professor in the department of community and rural medicine in The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, was honored by the American Public Health Association for his contributions and commitment to the organization.

UA Faculty Member Named Woman Physicist of the Month

Dr. Dawn Williams, associate professor of physics and astronomy at The University of Alabama, has been named the February 2015 Woman Physicist of the Month by the American Physical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women in Physics.

Two UA Professors Selected for Research Leadership Roles

Two University of Alabama professors will soon add research leadership responsibilities to their campus roles.

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