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UA’s May Interim Session Offers Variety of Unusual Classes

Professors at The University of Alabama are offering a number of thought-provoking and unusual classes during UA’s May Interim session, which runs from Monday, May 9, through Friday, May 27.

UA Researcher Studies Cuba’s Coastal Forests in Anticipation of Tourism Increase

Dr. Michael Steinberg, a University of Alabama researcher, is conducting a study of the coastal mangrove forests in Cuba’s Zapata Peninsula and in two national parks. The study uses satellite maps of the park’s coastal mangrove forests from the past 40 years to examine the forests growth or decline during that time frame.

2016 Randall Research Program Honors 16 UA Students

Sixteen University of Alabama undergraduate researchers have received recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. The program recognizes the best research activity conducted by UA undergraduates, who are nominated by faculty and staff research directors.

Seniors in UA’s Army ROTC to be Commissioned

The University of Alabama’s Senior Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, Crimson Tide Battalion, will hold a commissioning ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Ferguson Center Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 6-7 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program Celebrates 20th Class

The Rural Medical Scholars Program at the College of Community Health Sciences will honor the graduates of its 20th class, as well as alumni of the now two-decade-old program, on Sunday, May 1, at Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus. A reception for program alumni will be at 3 p.m. and will be followed by the 20th Annual Rural Scholars Convocation, where the current classes of the Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars will be recognized.

UA’s Order of Omega Chapter Announces 2016 Awards

The University of Alabama chapter of Order of Omega recently announced award and scholarship recipients and initiated new officers at its annual Greek awards banquet in Tuscaloosa. Order of Omega is the national honorary for fraternity and sorority members.

UA Center for Community-Based Partnerships to Hold Awards Program

A University of Alabama awards program recognizing the best of engaged scholarship conducted by faculty, staff, student and community teams turns 10 years old Friday, April 29.

UA Student Team Wins Dow Big Data Challenge

A University of Alabama student team from the Culverhouse College of Commerce recently won first place in the 2016 Dow Big Data Challenge.

President Bell Announces Four Pillars of UA’s New Strategic Plan

President Stuart R. Bell announced the four pillars of The University of Alabama’s new strategic plan at a meeting with faculty and staff this afternoon.