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UA Apparel Design Students Ready to Take on the Fashion World

A handful of University of Alabama apparel design students will vie for the title of 2015 Emerging Designer during the fifth annual Birmingham Fashion Week in May.

UA Staff, Students Win Big at PRCA Conference

A number of students and staff members from The University of Alabama were honored at the Public Relations Council of Alabama’s annual conference.

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.

UA to Present ’42nd Street’ in Mobile

The award-winning musical “42nd Street” will be performed by The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance at the Mobile Civic Center April 9.

UA Recognizes Outstanding Members of Academic Community During 2015 Honors Week

The University of Alabama honored its top students for their academic achievements and leadership Friday, April 4, during the Honors Day Tapping Ceremony, the highlight of UA’s annual Honors Week, March 30-April 5.

UA Researchers Study Sounds from Colliding Football Helmets as Alternative to Understanding Forces

University of Alabama student Brandon McChristian hopes his research of sound waves generated from colliding football helmets leads to a a better understanding of the forces involved in those collisions and, perhaps one day, enables inexpensive sensing methods for a safer game.

Noted Behavioral Health Expert to Speak at UA Symposium

A noted behavioral expert will give the keynote address for a graduate student symposium in The University of Alabama College of Education April 9.

UA’s Honors College Hosts One-Man Theatrical Performance

The University of Alabama Honors College presents Jhino “The Piper” Ferreira in his one-man play, “Cops and Robbers,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Tuscaloosa River Market, 1900 Jack Warner Parkway. Ferreira, a rapper as well as a Bay Area police officer, plays 17 different characters in the play, which centers on a police shooting.

Hundreds of UA Student Researchers to Display, Discuss Findings

More than 700 University of Alabama students representing a cross section of campus will present research findings April 7, during UA’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference at the Bryant Conference Center.