Noted Civil War scholar Dr. George C. Rable, the Charles Grayson Summersell Chair in Southern History at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2011 Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
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A vertebrate paleobiologist specializing in fossils from the age of dinosaurs, will visit The University of Alabama campus to give the lecture, “Emergence of Marine Mammals and Reptiles during past Global Warming and Sea Level Rise,” Thursday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building.
As the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic approaches, author Julie Hedgepeth Williams will speak about her great aunt and uncle’s survivor story at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.
Douglas Blackmon, former bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal, will visit The University of Alabama Feb. 23 to speak about his Pulitzer Prize winning book, “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II.”
Dr. Brian Fagan, one of the world’s leading archaeological and historical writers, will visit The University of Alabama campus to give the lecture, “Elixir: Water and Humans over 10,000 years,” Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building.
Teaching evolution in American classrooms will be examined in the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, known as ALLELE, lecture series Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building on The University of Alabama campus.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates Alabama gained 17,340 residents in the 15 months between April 1, 2010 (Census Day) and July 1, 2011.
The nation is preparing to observe Veterans Day 2011, and among those to be honored are more than 400,000 Alabamians, according to Annette Watters, manager of the Alabama State Data Center at The University of Alabama.
“Black and White in Crimson: A Symposium on Race and Sports,” presented by The University of Alabama’s department of history, the Friends of History and the Paul W. Bryant Museum, will be Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4 at the Hotel Capstone on the UA campus.
The University of Alabama will host Bama Grad Expo 2012, which brings top prospective graduate students to campus, Jan. 12-14, 2012.