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UA Hosts ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’ Performance

Opera theatre students from The University of Alabama, in partnership with Red Mountain Theatre Company of Birmingham, will soon bring to life one of the most famous exchanges of the civil rights movement.

Polar Marine Biologist to Give UA’s Darden Lecture on Climate Change

A polar marine biologist will present “Lost Antarctica – The Ecological Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula” as the 14th Annual William Darden Lecture Thursday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m. in the Biology Building, room 127 on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s Day Lecture Examines Intersection of Religion, Pop Culture

Religion and pop culture intersect and intertwine in a number of interesting ways, and a new lecture series at The University of Alabama aims to examine that trend in its inaugural Zachary Daniel Day Memorial Lecture series.

Noted Historian, UA Alumnus to Lecture on Middle East

Dr. Richard Chambers, a University of Alabama alumnus and noted historian of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, will visit The University of Alabama this month to discuss the development of Middle Eastern studies and what it takes to be a specialist in that field.

UA to Screen Award-Winning Indie Film

When The University of Alabama screens independent film “The Spectacular Now” later this month, it will be a chance to explore how personal relationships have changed in the digital age.

UA’s Gladney Lecture Offers Female Perspective of Civil Rights Movement

The South may look different than it did during the Civil Rights Era of the 1960s, but Constance Curry and Doris Derby understand that equality must continue to evolve.

UA to Observe Constitution Day with Debate among Student Groups

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences and the department of political science will host a debate to mark Constitution Day Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Theater on UA’s campus. The debate is free and open to the public. Three campus political groups […]

UA Professor Examines Cultural Impact of Barbecue on Alabama

There are places that love barbecue and do it well. Then there’s the South, where barbecue could be considered a second religion (behind only college football). A University of Alabama professor is set to explore how barbecue became a cultural phenomenon within the borders of the state.

UA to Gain Remote Access to Canary Island Telescope

University of Alabama faculty and student astronomers are gaining remote access to a telescope on one of the Canary Islands, off Africa’s coast.

UA Student Wins NSF Grant for HIV/AIDS Research

Martina Thomas, a doctoral student in The University of Alabama’s anthropology department, was awarded a $16,000 Dissertation Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation for her work in determining the social factors that influence a person’s knowledge and behavior regarding HIV risk.