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National Geographic Explorer Shares New Species Discovery Story in UA Lecture

Paleoanthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Lee Berger will present “Almost Human: The Discovery of Homo naledi” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in The University of Alabama’s Biology Building auditorium.

Annual Civil War Lectures Series to be Held at UA

A series of Civil War lectures will be hosted at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus April 2.

UA’s ‘Discovering Alabama’ Features Local Watershed in New Documentary

The University of Alabama’s Emmy Award-winning series “Discovering Alabama” announces its newest documentary “North River Watershed” will air on Alabama Public Television Oct. 18.

UA Museum’s Innovation Fair Looks to the Future

The Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus hosts its first Innovation Fair April 26.

UA’s Moundville Park Boasts Dance, Demonstrations at Annual Festival

Visitors to The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in Native American culture and history during the 26th annual Moundville Native American Festival, which is held Oct. 8-11.

UA’s Moundville Park to Host Lecture Series

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host a series of scholarly lectures this fall that will look at a variety of topics, including the iconography of Moundville art, the history of archaeological investigations at the site and how scientific techniques have changed over time.

Bomar Named Executive Director of UA Museums

Dr. William Bomar was recently appointed to executive director of The University of Alabama Museums.

UA’s Moundville Museum Celebrates 75 Years

The University of Alabama’s Jones Museum at Moundville Archaeological Park will mark its 75th anniversary this month, and the community is invited to join in the celebration.

UA’s Moundville Native American Festival Aims to Educate, Entertain

Through storytelling, a variety of arts and crafts demonstrations, living history enactments and musical performances, The University of Alabama’s annual Native American Festival brings to life the Southeastern Indian culture, a culture that is markedly different from the tribes found elsewhere in the Americas.

UA’s Moundville Park Seeks Festival Volunteers

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park is searching for volunteers to help with its annual Moundville Native American Festival, which will be held Oct. 9-12.

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