The University of Alabama’s Crossroads Community Center announces a number of events honoring Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, which continues through Oct. 23 on the UA campus.
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The University of Alabama’s Astronomy Group within the department of physics and astronomy will hold a nebulae and star-cluster viewing for the public from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park.
UA UnlockED, a student-run organization at The University of Alabama dedicated to improving educational equality, will host a documentary screening at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in 120 Lloyd Hall on campus. The event is free and open to the public. The featured film will be “Waiting for ‘Superman,’” which analyzes the failures of the American public education system by following the journey of several students striving to be accepted into a charter school.
Six Thai educators arrived in Tuscaloosa Sunday for a three-day tour of University of Alabama science education facilities, lectures by UA faculty, and classroom observation at two Tuscaloosa-area middle schools.
Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevention plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program.
The Betty Shirley Annual Golf Tournament benefiting CrossingPoints is set for Sept. 25 at Ol’ Colony Golf Course in Tuscaloosa.
The Hudson Strode program in Renaissance Studies in the English department of The University of Alabama will kick off a monthly Shakespeare on Film series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15 at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. The series, which will continue through April, features a range of films with Shakespearian themes. It will include the popular, contemporary film “Ten Things I Hate about You” as well as such classics as”West Side Story” and lesser-known but equally relevant works including ” The Bad Sleep Well.”
University Medical Center, located on The University of Alabama campus, has expanded its evening hours to include scheduled patient appointments.
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. The programs will run through Friday, Aug. 15, in the West Alabama community.