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UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art to Unveil ‘Black is Beautiful’ Exhibit

University of Alabama students have curated an art exhibition that responds to stereotypical portrayals of African-Americans.

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Series Presents Five Days of Collaborative Art Performances

Each day from Monday, Feb. 29, to Friday, March 4, a different artist who specializes in a particular medium will create a new piece while musician and composer Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar simultaneously creates new saxophone and electronic music. The work of each of the six Alabama-based artists will inspire the sound that Dewar creates, and in turn their work will be inspired by his music.

Church, UA Art Department Team to Host “Empty Bowls”

More than 100 ceramic bowls will come out of the firing kilns of University of Alabama ceramics instructor Wade MacDonald’s class in the coming week. Colored and glazed, the bowls will be donated to University Presbyterian Church’s “Empty Bowls 2016” fundraiser for the hungry Feb. 26.

UA’s Faculty Research Day Set for March 31

Thirteen faculty members at The University of Alabama will be presented with the President’s Faculty Research Award, Thursday, March 31 as part of The University of Alabama’s annual Faculty Research Day.

K-12 Students to Visit UA for Regional Science Competition

More than 400 middle- and high-school students are expected to participate in the 2016 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama on Saturday, Feb. 20, beginning at 9 a.m.

Broadway-bound musical, “The Countess of Storyville,” comes to UA

Murder, prostitution, war, greed, racism and politics all collide in New Orleans’ historic red light district of Storyville in the musical, “The Countess of Storyville,” coming to The University of Alabama’s Marian Gallaway Theatre Feb. 16-20.

UA Names Director of the Center for Sedimentary Basin Studies

Dr. Berry H. “Nick” Tew Jr., Alabama’s state geologist and oil and gas supervisor, has been named director of The University of Alabama’s Center for Sedimentary Basin Studies and a research professor in the UA’s department of geological sciences. His work with UA will be in addition to his duties directing the Geological Survey of Alabama and the staff of the State Oil and Gas Board.

UA, Art Initiative to Present Evening of Art in Downtown Tuscaloosa

This Thursday at 7:30 p.m., The University of Alabama’s art and art history department in partnership with the Fuel & Lumber Company art initiative, are hosting an evening of art in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA’s Darwin Day Evolves to a Three-Day Regional Conference

Darwin Day, an annual event hosted by The University of Alabama’s Evolutionary Studies Club, has evolved into the Southeastern Evolutionary Perspectives Society, or SEEPS, conference, which will be held Feb. 12–14 in room 227 of Lloyd Hall on the UA campus.

UA Research Featured in World’s Top Science Journal

Research co-authored by two University of Alabama geography professors published today in an online edition of Nature, the world’s most highly cited interdisciplinary scientific journal.