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Former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive to speak at UA

Former Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, in Graves Hall 118 on The University of Alabama campus. The talk is free and open to the public. Slive will discuss his tenure as SEC commissioner, specifically addressing the evolving role of the media during his time.

‘Nurturing Families’ Focus of UA Social Work-Sponsored Conference

The University of Alabama School of Social Work will host its 14th Annual Fall Social Work Conference Aug. 27-28.

Polk’s George Washington Carver Photos on Display at UA’s Jones Gallery

Renowned Alabama photographer P.H. Polk’s images of famed botanist George Washington Carver during his days at Tuskegee Institute will be displayed Aug. 27-Sept. 25 at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA’s Child Development Resources Hosts Conference

The University of Alabama’s Child Development Resources is hosting its first Early Learning Child Development Conference “Building a Good Foundation” Aug. 28.

‘Ripple Effect’ Sends UA Students into Community for Service

The University of Alabama’s Center for Service and Leadership is giving students a chance to meet fellow students before classes start while giving back to the community.

UA’s University Medical Center-Northport Celebrates Grand Opening

University Medical Center-Northport, which is operated by The University of Alabama, will hold a grand opening Aug. 26.

UA Honors College Freshmen Arrive Early for Week of Service

More than 250 University of Alabama Honors College freshmen and upper-class leaders will begin the fall semester with community service projects through Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Black Belt Action.

UA’s Mobile Hearing Center Unveiled

“Can you hear me now?” OK, that may not be exactly what The University of Alabama’s Dr. Marcia Hay-McCutcheon asks patients at the new Hear Here Alabama project, but it’s pretty close. Hay-McCutcheon, UA associate professor of communicative disorders, will lead the project as she drives a mobile hearing center—a large, motorcoach-like vehicle—into areas of West Alabama to test, at no cost, patients’ hearing.

Area Teens Complete Social Work Camp at UA

Thirty-five high-school juniors and seniors completed a six-week camp at The University of Alabama Friday and gained insight into social work careers and social work agency internship experience.

UA’s CCBP Co-Sponsors Conference on Faith-Based Groups, Community

The University of Alabama’s Council on Community-Based Partnerships is collaborating with Tuscaloosa-area churches and organizations for a conference on how faith-based groups can improve their communities.

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