The University of Alabama National Alumni Association's tour program will travel the world with 24 scheduled tour packages from Antarctica to the Yucatan.
University of Alabama graduate student Shaw Gargis of Muscle Shoals has received a Fulbright Scholarship to study abroad during the 2006-2007 academic year.
University of Alabama astronomers and their students will soon regularly point and focus two mountaintop-based telescopes, including one in the southern hemisphere, without leaving campus.
The University of Alabama Ghana Study Abroad Program has changed the lives of those involved in the program as well as improving life for young people in the African country.
Through a thoughtful class assignment, social work students at The University of Alabama recently worked together to improve the quality of life for families in developing countries.
Four members of The University of Alabama Women's Wheelchair Basketball team will be going to Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 8-15 to represent the United States and play in the Gold Cup Wheelchair Basketball World Championship.
University of Alabama student Ava Giana Leone of Ashville has been awarded a National Security Exchange Program Boren Graduate Fellowship.
University of Alabama students Megan Carper of Decatur and Amanda McMillan of Monroeville have been named 2006 Fulbright Scholars.
Flava Fest, an annual event sponsored by the International Students Association at The University of Alabama, will feature multicultural activities March 6-12.
Chase Jennings, a University of Alabama junior majoring in industrial engineering, was recently selected for a co-op program in Germany with Mercedes-Benz.
The University of Alabama International Honors Program and the UA Muslim Student Association will present "Building Bridges Between Communities: A Forum Focused on Islam" March 9-11 on the UA campus.
The University of Alabama's 20th annual Sakura (cherry blossom) Festival, a celebration of Japanese culture and friendships, is scheduled for March 1-31.
Japanese university representatives will tour The University of Alabama Wednesday, March 1 during one of three U.S. stops in their science education idea exchange tour.
Dr. Salvador Larrúa, a Cuban historian and economist, will speak on the anticipated transition in Cuba in the post-Fidel Castro period and recapturing the historical memory in Cuba, as a guest of The University of Alabama department of history, its Program in Latin American and Hispanic Studies and the Emeritus Committee on International Strategic Studies.
The Capstone International Center at The University of Alabama will be holding numerous events on campus during International Education Week Nov. 14-18.
The Indian Association of Tuscaloosa will hold their annual Diwali Night festival along with a week-long celebration of the culture of India at The University of Alabama.
The Chinese poet Bei Dao will read a selection of his poems Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in 205 Smith Hall at The University of Alabama.
The University of Alabama National Alumni Association's tour program will travel the world with more than 23 scheduled tour packages from Antarctica to the Yucatan.
University of Alabama student Jason E. Roberts of Tupelo, Miss., has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Romania for the 2005-2006 school year.
University of Alabama chemistry graduate student Keith Gutowski will join an elite group of students to meet with Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 27-July 2.
"Travel is fatal to prejudice," a quote attributed to Mark Twain, is prominently posted atop the door of the offices of Capstone International Center, a division of Academic Affairs at The University of Alabama. The office’s décor is an eclectic mix of photographs and art from all over the world, much of it mementos from students who have studied abroad.
A panel discussion on the devastating Asian Tsunami will be held on The University of Alabama campus Tuesday, April 26, at noon in the Ferguson Center Forum.
Two televisions with international programming, including soccer matches, have been installed in a study area on the second floor of the Gorgas Library for the benefit of The University of Alabama community.
A "Farewell Ceremony" for visiting nursing students from Japan's Chiba University will be held Thursday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. in The University of Alabama Museum of Natural History in Smith Hall.
The 19th annual Sakura (cherry blossom) Festival, a celebration of Japanese culture and friendship, is scheduled for the month of March. The festival provides an opportunity to experience Japanese culture through lectures, exhibits, demonstrations, a Haiku contest and other activities.