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Nobel Peace Prize Winner F.W. de Klerk to Deliver Blackburn Institute’s Nix Lecture Oct. 17 at UA

President F.W. de Klerk, the Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped bring majority rule to South Africa, will speak at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Sellers Auditorium in the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Students Take Alternative Winter Break to Work in Costa Rica Rain Forest

The University of Alabama Community Service Center is giving students the opportunity to participate in an Alternative Winter Break in the Costa Rica Rain Forest to take part in a service-learning project Dec. 28-Jan. 6.

UA’s Engineers Without Borders Treks to Peru

While many University of Alabama students were enjoying the relaxation of a summer vacation, a group of five students and two faculty members traveled to Peru as part of UA’s Engineers Without Borders international service learning project.

Internationally Acclaimed Musical Stars Represent Diverse Styles at UA’s Celebrity Series

The University of Alabama’s 2008-2009 Celebrity Series promises to dazzle audiences with internationally acclaimed stars representing diverse musical styles unlike any previously seen on the UA campus.

Elite Scholarship for Study in Germany Awarded to UA Student

University of Alabama student William Robertson of Ozark has received a DAAD Scholarship to study in Germany.

UA French Scholar Awarded Knighthood in France’s Ordre des Palmes Académiques

Dr. Metka Zupancic, associate professor of French/modern languages at The University of Alabama, has been inducted as a knight, or chevalier, in France’s Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms).

UA’s Students in Free Enterprise Team, Cintas to Clothe Kids in Impoverished Third World Countries

More than 1,700 articles of clothing have been collected during the past year for distribution to impoverished children in Third World countries, thanks to the combined efforts of The University of Alabama’s Students in Free Enterprise and Cintas Corp.

UA Crossroads Center to Celebrate Scottish Culture

The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center is hosting a celebration of Scottish culture on Thursday, April 3, at 4 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Crossroads Lounge.

UA Students to Spend Spring Break Helping Others

For many students across the country, spring break is spent at the beach working on a tan, but a group of University of Alabama students will spend their spring break as volunteers helping less fortunate people in another country.

Scholar of Globalization to Speak March 11 in UA’s Aronov Lecture Series

Dr. Arjun Appadurai, a noted social scientist, scholar of globalization and currently the John Dewey Distinguished Professor in the Social Sciences at The New School in New York City, will give The University of Alabama department of religious studies’ 2007-2008 Aaron Aronov Lecture.