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UA Recognized by the American Concrete Institute

The University of Alabama was selected by the American Concrete Institute as an ACI Outstanding University for 2013.

UA Students Aid Community in Hands on Tuscaloosa

More than 300 University of Alabama students are expected to perform service projects with 13 nonprofit organizations as part of Hands on Tuscaloosa from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8.

UA Digital Media Center Grand Opening Set for March 13

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will host a panel on the future of digital media and tours of cutting-edge teaching/professional media laboratories March 13.

UA Names Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for 2014

The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student awards. The awards will be presented during UA Honors Week, scheduled for Monday, March 31, to Friday, April 4.

UA Circle K Hosts Benefit Roller Skating Event

The University of Alabama Circle K student organization invites the public to a benefit roller-skating event from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Super Skate skating rink on McFarland Boulevard.

Student Team from UA’s Culverhouse Wins Investment Competition

Students from The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce recently placed first in the regional CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual regional, national and global investment research competition.

UA’s TCF Department Chooses Scriptwriting Contest Winners

The grand prize winner in a University of Alabama screenwriting contest, a telecommunication and film student from Mobile, will receive a $5,000 cash prize.

UA Faculty, Students Win National BEA Awards

Representatives from The University of Alabama’s telecommunication and film department recently brought home three top paper awards, along with multiple media awards.

UA Senior Named Southeastern College Journalist of the Year

University of Alabama journalism senior and Crimson White culture editor Abbey Crain was named 2013 College Journalist of the Year, and the newspaper won the Best Public Service award in the Southeastern Journalism Conference’s annual “Best of the South” contest, at the recent SEJC convention in Lafayette, La.

In UA’s Tide Talks, Students Address Variety of Issues

Tide Talks, a student-run speaker series at The University of Alabama, will host Tide Talks VI at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in Russell Auditorium on campus. Each installment of the Tide Talks series showcases four diverse UA students who are invited to share personal experiences, trials and successes from their time on campus.