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UA’s Alabama Public Radio Wins National Diversity Award

University of Alabama-housed APR won a national award for “Remembering 1963,” a look at Civil Rights era events in the state.

‘Shakespeare and American Integration’ Offers Take on UA’s History

Language is the shared medium by which we explore our world, and the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at The University of Alabama has come up with a novel way to talk about American integration.

UA’s Community Service Center Organizes Volunteer Project at Holt Cemetery

The University of Alabama’s Community Service Center is sponsoring a volunteer service project titled Schoolhouse Service Stand to mark the 50th anniversary of desegregation at UA.

Motivational Coach Dr. Winifred Bragg to Speak at UA

Dr. Winifred Bragg, author of the upcoming book “Anatomy of Success” and a University of Alabama alumna, will present a lecture, “How to Turn A Missed Opportunity into Success,” Thursday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall on the UA campus.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. to Deliver Lecture at UA

Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald columnist and 2004 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary, will deliver a lecture, “If This is America . . .” at The University of Alabama.

UA’s ‘Through the Doors’ Series Continues with Film Screening, Panel Discussion

Keith Dunnavant, noted sports author and former adjunct professor at The University of Alabama, invites the public to a viewing and panel discussion of his groundbreaking film, “Three Days at Foster: How Integration Turned the Tide,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Ferguson Center Theatre on campus. Admission is free.

UA Hosts ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’ Performance

Opera theatre students from The University of Alabama, in partnership with Red Mountain Theatre Company of Birmingham, will soon bring to life one of the most famous exchanges of the civil rights movement.

UA’s Gladney Lecture Offers Female Perspective of Civil Rights Movement

The South may look different than it did during the Civil Rights Era of the 1960s, but Constance Curry and Doris Derby understand that equality must continue to evolve.

UA Graduate School to Host African American Graduate Education Symposium

The University of Alabama Graduate School will host a symposium titled “Opening the (Graduate) Schoolhouse Door at UA” from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Ferguson Center Theatre on campus.

UA to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of the Stand in the Schoolhouse Door

Fifty years after the first two African-American students enrolled at The University of Alabama following then Gov. George Wallace’s unsuccessful “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door,” UA will commemorate that historic day and celebrate 50 years of progress with two public events – a program featuring speakers and musical performances on June 11 and an interfaith prayer breakfast on June 7.

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