The Alabama Center for the Book, part of The University of Alabama Libraries, invites young readers in grades four to 10 to enter the 21st Annual Letters About Literature letter-writing competition.
Comprehensive prenatal care can decrease the rate of low birth weights, according to a study led by Dr. Yasmin Neggers, a University of Alabama researcher and professor of human nutrition and hospitality management.
The University of Alabama’s RISE Program will hold its annual commencement ceremony Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. at the Stallings Center on the UA campus. The graduating class includes six-year-old Emma Collins, who will walk across the stage to get her diploma in spite of having cerebral palsy and being told she would never walk.
Thirteen expectant families who have been working with Baby TALK, a University of Alabama-based community engagement program building parent-infant relationships, will be presented with a handmade quilt Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. at Maude L. Whatley Health Center, 2731 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Tuscaloosa.
University of Alabama researcher Dr. Yasmin Neggers, a professor of human nutrition and hospitality management, found a possible lipid metabolism disorder in children with autism.
University of Alabama's Camp Cash, a two-week, weekday program beginning Monday, June 13 and concluding Friday, June 24, teaches the importance of money management and budgeting.
The Moundville Knap-in, which celebrates Native American crafts and games, returns Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13 at the The University of Alabama's Moundville Archaeological Musem.
A University of Alabama nursing and Computer-Based Honors Program student is striving to give a state disability advocacy program a means to better explore incidents with youth occurring in treatment facilities.
During a Smith Hall Homecoming celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 10, a time capsule placed in the hall's cornerstone will be opened. The event celebrates the 100th anniversary of Smith Hall, home of UA Museums' Alabama Museum of Natural History.
Dr. Philip C. Kendall, director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University, will be the guest speaker for the annual Michael Dinoff Memorial Lecture on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies awarded more than $8,800 in books to elementary and high school library media centers in the Black Belt region of the state through the SLIS Book Bonanza for the Black Belt Program.
The University of Alabama's 2009-2010 Celebrity Series will feature internationally acclaimed stars ranging from a Russian flutist to an acoustic guitar duo. The five-concert series begins Oct. 6.
Maternal Stress Plays Critical Role in Whether Child’s Conduct Problems Continue, According to UA Researcher
Many children's behavior problems fade prior to adolescence, while others do not. What differentiates these two groups? Oftentimes, it's the moms' prenatal anxiety.
The University of Alabama's Moundville Archaeological Park offers theme-oriented demonstrations and lectures along with hands-on activities for kids from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday in June.
Members of The University of Alabama Sigma Chi fraternity, in conjunction with UA sororities, recently presented a $32,000 check to Children's Hospital of Alabama.
Teasing can be a positive experience for children as it teaches them how to show affection and deal with conflict, according to Dr. Carol Bishop Mills, assistant professor in the communication studies department at The University of Alabama.
UA’s Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity and Phi Mu Sorority Host ‘Get on the Ball’ Event for Children’s Miracle Network
Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity and Phi Mu Sorority at The University of Alabama will be presenting the second annual "Get on the Ball" for Children's Miracle Network event on campus from April 13-18.
Stephen Black, director of the Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility at The University of Alabama, has received the 2009 Children's Advocate Award from Childcare Resources.
The University of Alabama Panhellenic Association will host their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 5, from 2-4 p.m. on the front lawn of the UA President’s Mansion.
The University of Alabama's Multiple Abilities Program has received a prestigious award from the International Reading Association: a certificate of distinction that commends the program for exemplary preparation of pre-service teachers in the area of literacy.
The University of Alabama’s Kappa Delta Sorority will hold its 26th annual 5K Shamrock Run for RISE and Crossing Points at UA Feb. 28.
UA Matters is a weekly column that offers information and tips on consumer issues facing Alabamians. This week's edition gives parents tips for dealing with their kids' "puppy love."
Crossing Points, The University of Alabama’s transition program for special needs students, recently received the “Best Practices” award from The Association of Persons in Supported Employment.
Claudia Quigg, founder and executive director of “Baby TALK,” a community engagement program building parent-infant relationships, will speak Thursday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Child Development Research Center on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama’s RISE Program will hold its annual commencement ceremony Thursday, July 24 at 6 p.m. at the Stallings Center on the UA campus.