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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 Paul Jones Gallery of Art Showcases Miniature Art

Forget murals and mammoth outdoor sculptures. The new exhibit at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa is featuring art at the other end of the spectrum—not big paintings, but miniatures—through July 22.

UA Engineering Student Receives Prestigious Hertz Fellowship

Sarah McFann, a University of Alabama senior from Arlington, Tennessee, has received an elite Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship for 2016. McFann is the first UA student to be named a recipient of the award, which has been presented to fewer than 1,200 students in its 53 year history.

2 UA Students Named Truman Scholars for 2016

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has named two University of Alabama students — Ciara Malaugh, of Huntsville, and Dana Sweeney, of Kingsland, Georgia, — as Truman Scholars for 2016.

UA’s Spears Named 2016 Recipient of Buford Peace Award

Dr. Ellen Griffith Spears, associate professor in New College and the department of American Studies at The University of Alabama, is the 2016 winner of the Buford Peace Award.

UA’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra, University Singers Present ‘Elijah’

The story of Elijah, one of the greatest prophets of the Bible, will be told through the conjoined sound of song and classical instruments in the “Huxford Symphony Orchestra and University Singers Present Elijah” concert April 21, 7:30 p.m. at The University of Alabama’s Moody Music Hall.

Virus Expert to Discuss Zika in UA Lecture

Dr. Michael B.A. Oldstone, a National Academy of Sciences member and a University of Alabama visiting professor, will present “Zika’s Kiss: How, When and Consequences” Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. on UA’s campus.

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Birds in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. Julia Clarke, a professor at the University of Texas, will discuss modern birds’ relationship to dinosaurs April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

3 UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships

Three University of Alabama sophomores will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2016-2018.

Philosopher to Discuss Morality, Evolution in UA Lecture

Dr. William FitzPatrick, a professor of philosophy at the University of Rochester, will explore the relations between scientific and philosophical questions about morality tonight in the final lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2015–2016 Philosophy Today series.