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Freedom Riders to Share Accounts at Event Co-Sponsored by UA Groups

Three Freedom Riders will share their personal accounts of challenging racial segregation at 1:30 p.m Sunday, Feb. 7, hosted by the First African Baptist Church, 621 Stillman Blvd. and T.Y. Rogers Avenue. The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center, Black Student Union, University Programs, Afro American Gospel Choir and the First African Baptist Church are co-sponsoring this event, part of UA’s African American History Month.

UA Engineering Students Replace Historic Steps at Moundville Park

University of Alabama engineering students are getting real-world experience while taking on projects at Moundville Archaeological Park, including replacing the Mound B steps.

UA Celebrates African American History 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 History Month. The theme this year is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories.”

UA’s Community Health Sciences Co-Sponsors African Film Festival

The fourth annual Tuscaloosa Evening of African Film, co-sponsored by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, will be Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Historian Mary Louise Roberts to Present Lecture at UA About the Corpse

Dr. Mary Louise Roberts, an internationally recognized historian and distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, will present “Five Ways to Read a Corpse” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, . in room 38 of Lloyd Hall on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture, which is sponsored by the department of history, is free and open to the public.

UA Stages One-Day Course in Cyber Security

A one-day course titled “Cyberforce Security: Risk and Mitigation” will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.

Founder of IntegraNet to Address McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at UA

Larry Wedekind, founder and CEO of IntegraNet Health Systems, will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture and discussion will be followed by dinner with UA students at 5:45 p.m. in the Shelby Hall rotunda.

UA’s Bama Dining to Offer Cooking Classes to Community

The University of Alabama’s Bama Dining program is launching a series of cooking classes called Crimson Kitchen.

Paintings by UA Alumna Dale Kennington on Display at Downtown Gallery

Paintings by contemporary realist and University of Alabama alumna Dale Kennington will be on display from Monday, Feb. 1, to Friday, March 11, at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, titled “Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington,” showcases scenes from ordinary life, including getting haircut and waiting for a train.

UA’s Plank Center Seeks Applicants for Fellowship for Educators Program

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama is accepting applications for the 7th Annual Fellowship for Educators program.

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