Thirteen University of Alabama students were recognized as Wells Fargo First Generation Scholars in a recent campus luncheon.
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The University of Alabama finished the 2015 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive by collecting 116,370 pounds of food.
The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs at The University of Alabama now is offering emergency scholarships for veterans.
The University of Alabama Graduate School will host the third annual Three Minute Thesis competition, which challenges graduate students to demonstrate their research and presentation skills concisely for cash prizes and travel grants.
About 35 students and 10 student leaders from The University of Alabama’s Honors College will perform hands-on service projects in downtown Marion from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Nov. 14. Projects include painting and gardening as well as general maintenance. Once the students finish their work, the student leaders will lead discussion about the day’s events in small groups.
The University of Alabama Feminist Caucus will hold a panel discussion on reproductive rights in the South at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Lloyd Hall, room 133. The event is free and open to the public.
An exhibit exploring Namibian craft culture through photographs, a documentary and physical objects collected during a University of Alabama student’s visit to the African country are on display Nov. 6-23 at the University Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.
Fulbright Canada has awarded Jordan Sandy, a student at The University of Alabama, a Killam Fellowship to study at The University of British Columbia during the 2015-2016 academic year. Sandy, a Chicago native who is double majoring in economics and English, is a University Fellow and has held membership in the Lambda Sigma Academic Honor Society. He has interned with Creative Campus and worked with SaveFirst, a free tax preparation service for low-income families.
Brandon Hooks, president of the Alabama International Relations Club at The University of Alabama, was recently presented with the UNA-USA Greater Birmingham Chapter Campus Leadership Award at the United Nations 70th anniversary banquet in Birmingham.
A composition by Tyler Grant, a student in The University of Alabama’s School of Music, has been selected to be showcased at Carnegie Hall in New York City in April. “Panoramic Landscapes” will be performed by the Scarsdale, New York, High School wind ensemble under the direction of Jason Noble. It is Grant’s first work to be played at Carnegie Hall.