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UA’s Plank Center to Host Free Webinar on Getting a Job in Public Relations

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, located at The University of Alabama, will host a free, one-hour webinar titled, “Getting a Job in Public Relations,” Monday, March 7, starting at 2 p.m.

UA to Host Symposium on Politics of Diversity and Visibility

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will host the seventh annual Discerning Diverse Voices Symposium, a daylong symposium that showcases interdisciplinary scholarship and creative activity on all aspects of diversity, March 9 in Gorgas Library.

UA Library School Awards Record Number of Books to Black Belt Schools

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies is awarding a record $22,552 in new, free books to elementary-, middle- and high-school libraries in the Black Belt region of the state during February and March.

General Motors Executive to Address UA Students

Tony Cervone, senior vice president of global communications at General Motors Co. and chairman of the GM Foundation, will deliver the Koten Distinguished Lecture in Public Relations Tuesday, March 8.

UA Journalism Student Wins Scripps Howard Award

A University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences student, Matthew Wilson, was named a winner of a Scripps Howard Foundation collegiate reporting competition.

UA Departments of Journalism, Telecommunication and Film to Merge

The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences will begin the process of merging its department of journalism and its department of telecommunication and film in fall 2016.

UA’s Library, Information Studies Giving Away Books to Black Belt Schools

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies will award more than $6,000 in new, free books to school libraries in the Black Belt region of the state during February via the SLIS Book Bonanza for the Black Belt (and Beyond) program.

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.

High-School Students Recognized in UA’s ‘Mockingbird’ Essay Contest

High-school student winners in The University of Alabama’s 15th annual “To Kill A Mockingbird” Essay Contest will be recognized on campus with a luncheon and awards ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom Friday, Feb. 5.

UA Celebrates African American History Month with Tours, Events

The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center invites the UA campus and community to participate in events throughout February during African American History Month. The theme this year is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories.”