Dr. John Friel from Cornell University is the new director of the Alabama Museum of Natural History at The University of Alabama.
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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.
The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Guy Caldwell, UA professor of biological sciences, a University Distinguished Research Professor.
Dr. Samuel Emmett Parker, professor emeritus of French at The University of Alabama, died Wednesday, Jan. 28 in Tuscaloosa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 University of Alabama professors will soon add research leadership responsibilities to their campus roles.