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.
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The Delta Sigma Pi fraternity at The University of Alabama asks students, faculty and the Tuscaloosa community to participate in a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the Life South Bloodmobile, which will be parked on the north side of the UA Quad.
The U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs honored University of Alabama student Aaron Brazelton with the International Exchange Alumni Award for February.
The University of Alabama’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is sponsoring a “Be the Match on Campus” bone-marrow registration drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the fraternity house, 202 University Blvd. on campus.
The American Council on Education has named The University of Alabama’s Graduate Parent Support program as the 2014 recipient of its State Network Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women in Higher Education. The award will be presented to Dr. Cori Perdue, director of GPS and UA Graduate School programs, at the Women’s Network Leadership Council reception, part of ACE’s 96th annual meeting in March in San Diego.
Students in The University of Alabama’s department of advertising and public relations recently brought home a number of awards from the 2013 AAF-Tuscaloosa American Advertising Federation Awards.
Marketing students from The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce recently raised funds and helped build a Habitat for Humanity home in Tuscaloosa for the second year in a row.
A group of University of Alabama ROTC cadets will travel to Montevallo Monday, Feb. 17, to participate in the dedication of the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor at the American Village.
A new Miss University of Alabama will be selected at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. Marking 40 years as a preliminary competition for the Miss Alabama and Miss America titles, the 2014 Miss UA pageant will feature 17 students vying for the crown in the categories of private interview, swimsuit-physical fitness, talent, evening wear and on-stage question. The winner will receive numerous gifts, including a full-tuition scholarship and book scholarships for her year of service, and she will also represent UA at the 2014 Miss Alabama Pageant in Birmingham in June.
A student studying electrical engineering at The University of Alabama was one of seven students in North America selected for a national scholarship.