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UA Summer Enrichment Deadline Extended Until May 15

The University of Alabama’s Gifted Education Program has extended the deadline for its 2015 Summer Enrichment Workshop to Friday, May 15.

UA Professor, Students to Lead Free Memory Screenings

The University of Alabama is hosting an open-enrollment period for a free memory screening to be conducted over the next few months.

UA Greek Community Raises Funds, Donates Time to Local Nonprofits

University of Alabama fraternity and sorority members garnered $101,000 for area nonprofits and provided more than 1,200 hours of community service in fund-raisers and volunteer opportunities connected to UA’s Greek Week and the all-Greek service project.

UA Honors Faculty, Students and Residents at Excellence in Community Engagement Awards Luncheon

The UA Council on Community-Based Partnerships will honor leaders in community engagement at the ninth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon Friday, April 17, at the Bryant Conference Center. The program begins at 10 a.m. with research poster presentations, and the awards program starts at 11:30. The council also will celebrate UA’s 2015 Carnegie recognition as an engaged institution and award the first Zachary Dodson Memorial Scholarship.

UA Scholars Seek to Bridge Gap Between Communities, Researchers

A team of University of Alabama scholars aims to strengthen the relationships between researchers and the communities they study via a new grant.

UA’s History Comes to Life during Guided Tour

The Alabama Museum of Natural History and the Gorgas House Museum hosts its first Living History Tour April 25. Through guided tours, visitors will learn from fascinating figures who have earned their spot in Alabama’s history, including the Gorgas family.

Cramer, Maddox to Speak at Child Maltreatment Conference on UA Campus

Dr. Debra Nelson-Gardell is an organizer of “A Blue Ribbon Event: Leading the Way in Protecting our Children – An Alabama Legacy of Innovation and Leadership,” a mini-conference to be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on April 20 at the Child Development Research Center on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Museum’s Innovation Fair Looks to the Future

The Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus hosts its first Innovation Fair April 26.

UA’s 57 Miles Initiative Offers Creative Outlet for Black Belt Teens

The University of Alabama’s Honors College is offering a Young Voices Conference for about 50 high school students from Francis Marion, Pickens and Greensboro high schools. The conference will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at UA’s Russell Hall.

UA Offers Engineering Day at Francis Marion High School

University of Alabama students will travel to Marion for Engineering Day from noon to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Francis Marion High School. The event is designed to encourage high school students’ interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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