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Why Football Matters: Author to Present Lecture at UA

Does football matter? It’s a question author and acclaimed essayist Dr. Mark Edmundson will try to answer as he discusses his newest book, “Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game,” in a lecture Friday, Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture will be held in the Ferguson Center Theater and is free and open to the public.

Producer, Star of ‘The Unbelievers’ to Present Next ALLELE Lecture at UA

Dr. Lawrence Krauss, an internationally known physicist, bestselling author, public intellectual and executive producer of the feature film documentary “The Unbelievers,” will present “A Universe from Nothing: Cosmic Evolution, Natural Selection, and How to Get Something From Nothing, ” as part of The University of Alabama’s 2013-2014 ALLELE lecture series.

Musical Performance to Kick Off Exhibit at UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art

A musical performance by Atlanta-based visual artist and musician Lonnie Holley, known to locals as “The Sandman,” will kick off the next exhibit at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Purple Martins Get Prime Living Quarters on UA Campus

A University of Alabama geographer and ornithologist is leading an effort to build houses on campus for the purple martin, a popular migratory bird.

Slash Pine Writer’s Festival Returns to UA, Tuscaloosa

The Slash Pine Writer’s Festival 2011, an event that will bring more than 40 writers from across the nation to Tuscaloosa for readings and workshops, will be from Wednesday, March 30 through Saturday, April 2, at venues throughout the city, including The University of Alabama.

UA’s Capstone Business Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for Summer

Applications are being accepted for the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration’s Capstone Business Leadership Academy, a summer program for high school students.

Scholarships on the Line in UA’s High School Physics Contest Set for Feb. 11

Hundreds of high school students from Alabama and surrounding states are expected to compete in The University of Alabama’s 35th annual physics contest Feb. 11 on campus.

UA Undergraduates Invited to Enter Research and Creative Activity Conference

Undergraduate students of all majors are invited to enter The University of Alabama’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference scheduled for April 11 at the Bryant Conference Center.

UA Recycles More Than 1,200 Tons During Past Year

It has been another record year for recycling on The University of Alabama campus.

Meeting Set for Miss UA Contestants

The Miss University of Alabama program committee will host a candidate interest meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall.

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