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UA Astronomy to Host Public Star Gazing Events

The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes.

Sale to Benefit UA’s RISE Center

“Buy for RISE,” a charity sale and silent auction, will raise money for The University of Alabama’s RISE Center Friday, Aug. 26, and Saturday, Aug. 27, at the center, 600 Johnny Stallings Drive, across from University Medical Center.

UA Law School to Host Conference on Bank Director, Officer Responsibilities

Legal scholars and members of the banking community will visit The University of Alabama School of Law Aug. 26 to discuss bank director and officer responsibilities.

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery Showcases #blackgirls4change: Hobson City 9 Exhibit

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— A total of 29 images taken by young African American girls from Hobson City will be on display at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa from Wednesday, Aug. 24, through Friday, Sept. 30. The exhibit, “#blackgirls4change: The Hobson City 9, Cultivating Community and Creating Change,” is free and […]

UA Brings 2016 Rural Health Scholars to Campus

Two select groups of students from across Alabama recently were on The University of Alabama campus for the 2016 Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars programs in UA’s College of Community Health Sciences.

UA Center Releases Guide to Help Coastal Communities Prepare for Disasters

The University of Alabama’s Insurance Research Center released a guide today to help homeowners on the Gulf Coast prepare for weather-related disasters. The guide was produced by the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce in partnership with Smart Home America and Coastal Alabama Partnership.

UA Gallery Hosts UA/UAB Joint Faculty Art Exhibit

In an unprecedented event, the work of art and art history faculty from The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be displayed from Friday, Aug. 5 to Friday, Sept. 30 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

‘Pleasantville’ Wins 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced that Attica Locke, author of “Pleasantville,” will receive the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. Locke is the sixth winner of the prize. The prize, authorized by Lee, is given annually to a book-length work of fiction that best […]

UA to Conduct STEM Entrepreneurship Camp for Students in High School

About 40 students from eight area high schools will have the opportunity to improve their knowledge and application of science, technology, engineering, and math while developing their entrepreneurship skills at The University of Alabama.

UA, Pickens Partnership Aims to Improve Rural Area’s Health, Education

The University of Alabama has teamed with Pickens County to provide learning opportunities for students while improving the health and well-being of the rural county of nearly 20,000.

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