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400 Middle-, High-School Students Travel to UA for Science Olympiad

More than 400 students are expected to participate in the 2014 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama Saturday, Feb. 22, beginning at 9 a.m.

UA to Host High-School Physics Contest Feb. 18

The University of Alabama’s high school physics contest, now in its 38th year, is set for Feb. 18.

UA’s Creative Campus Event Examines Worth of a Dollar

What is a dollar? A buck is a buck is a buck, right? But what does that dollar mean to an artist, a nutritionist or a small business owner? The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus tackles that subject at an Object X event Monday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in ten Hoor Hall’s room 30.

UA’s Moundville Kicks Off its Saturday in the Park Programs

“Saturday in the Park,” a series of programs running during the warmer months at The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park, kicks off Feb. 22.

UA Museum Celebrates Darwin Day

The community is invited to Darwin Day from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Alabama Museum of Natural History in Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s Books for the Black Belt to Make Donation to Perry County Schools

The University of Alabama’s Books for the Black Belt program will donate more than 1,400 books Friday, Feb. 7, to school libraries in Marion County.

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Concert Series Presents ‘3 Views of Viola’

The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers Series presents violists LaDonna Smith, Jessica Pavone and Wendy Richman in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, in the Bama Theatre’s Greensboro Room, 600 Greensboro Ave.

UA Researcher Wins National Grant to Produce Children’s Health App

Dr. Kim Bissell received a grant from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication to create a smart app for children’s nutrition tracking.

UA Invites Families to Take a ‘Trip Around the World’

Children and their families can explore the academic world at The University of Alabama during the third annual Hands-On Family Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at UA’s Smith Hall.

UA Celebrates 2014 African-American Heritage 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. This year’s campus celebration promotes recognition of the contributions of African-American culture to area communities and the nation. It will highlight moments in African-American history and the ongoing impact of the African-American experience.