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UA Honors College Students Perform Service Projects in Marion

About 125 students and 25 student leaders from The University of Alabama Honors College will perform service projects from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 in in Marion as part of the 57 Miles Project.

Birmingham Artist Brings Exhibit To UA

Birmingham artist Carolyn Sherer will be bringing her “Family Matters” exhibit to The University of Alabama’s Ferguson Center Art Gallery on Oct. 20. The exhibit will feature 12 images of self-identified LGBTQ youth as well as a narrative that accompanies each photo that details the subject’s perceptions on family acceptance.

Staff Members of Bilingual TV Show to Speak at UA

“Breaking Barriers with Bilingual TV: The Alabama TV Story” will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12 in Gorgas Library room 205 on The University of Alabama campus. The event is free and open to the public.

UA Women Engineers to Host Event for Middle School Girls

The University of Alabama section of the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, will host about 200 middle-school girls at the 2015 “Wow! That’s Engineering” event Oct. 17.

UA Offers Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat

The University of Alabama’s Panhellenic Association will host its annual Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. Children from the Tuscaloosa area ages 12 and younger are invited to dress up in Halloween costumes without masks and visit the lawns of the campus sorority houses on Magnolia and Colonial drives for candy and activities. Tutwiler and Harris residence halls will also host trick-or-treaters.

UA’s Creative Campus Holds ‘Art in the Park’

The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus presents Art in the Park, a day of free, hands on arts workshops designed for children of all ages, taught by University of Alabama students on Sunday, October 11 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Magnolia shelter in Snow Hinton Park, located on McFarland Blvd. across from McFarland Mall.

South African Professor to Speak at UA on Post-Apartheid Education System

The United States and South Africa face similar challenges in dealing with race, poverty and education, according to a South African researcher who’ll speak Thursday at The University of Alabama.

‘Beat Auburn Beat Hunger’ Drive Launches Oct. 5 at UA

The University of Alabama Center for Service and Leadership launches the 22nd annual Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive with a kickoff event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at UA’s Ferguson Plaza. The food drive, which benefits the West Alabama Food Bank, runs through Friday, Nov. 20.

UA’s ‘Discovering Alabama’ Features Local Watershed in New Documentary

The University of Alabama’s Emmy Award-winning series “Discovering Alabama” announces its newest documentary “North River Watershed” will air on Alabama Public Television Oct. 18.

‘Forever Crimson’ Theme of 2015 UA Homecoming

The University of Alabama’s annual Homecoming celebration will run from Sunday, Oct. 4, to Saturday, Oct. 10.