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World-renowned Trumpeter Dave Douglas to Perform at UA

Don’t tell Dave Douglas to stop tooting his own horn. Douglas, a world-renowned jazz musician, has been “blissing” out on the trumpet for so long that it’s a way of life, and now he’s coming to The University of Alabama for a pair of concerts and a master class during the month of October.

UA Exhibit Commemorates 100th Anniversary of World War I

Objects offering a glimpse into the lives of World War I veterans will be displayed this month at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA Theatre and Dance’s ‘The Dining Room’ to Open Season

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance kicks off its 2014-15 theatrical season with the Drama Desk Award-nominee “The Dining Room” Sept. 29, in the Allen Bales Theatre.

UA Marks Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with Events

The University of Alabama’s Crossroads Community Center announces a number of events honoring Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, which continues through Oct. 23 on the UA campus.

Nebulae and Star-Clustering Viewing Set for UA’s Moundville Park

The University of Alabama’s Astronomy Group within the department of physics and astronomy will hold a nebulae and star-cluster viewing for the public from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park.

UA Engages in Intervention Pilot Program for Childhood Obesity

Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevention plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program.

UA’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra Opens 2014 Season

The University of Alabama’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra is preparing to hit all the right notes in this year’s 2014-2015 season, which begins Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Frank Moody Music Building on UA’s campus.

UA Professor to Lecture on Russia and Modern World

The University of Alabama’s department of modern languages and classics invites the public to hear Dr. Andrew M. Drozd, associate professor of Russian at UA, present the first lecture of a three-part series titled “Russia and the Making of the Modern World” at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, in 205 Gorgas Library.

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.

UA Biology Student Receives Award, Cash Prize for Birth Defect Research

Kristin R. Di Bona, a doctoral candidate and graduate research assistant in The University of Alabama’s department of biological sciences, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Teratology Society’s Marie W. Taubeneck award.