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UA In the News — Oct. 23

University of Alabama Jazz Ensemble to perform Thursday
Tuscaloosa News – Oct. 23
The University of Alabama Jazz Ensemble will be in concert Thursday night at the Moody Music Building, 810 Second Ave. The ensemble’s repetoire includes musical styles from the 1940s to contemporary arrangements, including works written and arranged by students. The award-winning group, directed by associate professor Chris Kozak, has performed at the Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival, the Mobile Jazz Festival and the Wichita Jazz Festival.

Untangling Tattoos’ Influence On Immune Response
IFL Science! – Oct. 23
I lay on the mat of the open-air bungalow in Apia, Samoa, looking up at a gecko. As its tail quivered, I felt a sympathetic twitch in my leg. Su’a Sulu’ape Paulo III, the sixth-generation Samoan hand-tap tattoo master leaning over me, paused to see if my movement was due to pain. I’d been in Samoa for a month, studying Samoan tattooing culture and the impact of the big traditional pieces called pe’a and malu – tatau in general – on the immune system. Now I was getting my own hand-tapped leg tattoo, albeit considerably smaller. Christopher D. Lynn, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Alabama

University of Alabama Arboretum to Host Halloween Event Sunday, October 27th
Nick 97.5 – Oct. 23
The University of Alabama Arboretum has a special event planned this weekend. Afternoon at the ArBOOretum will  be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. this Sunday, October 27th. This Halloween-themed event features biology-based activities for kids. The Arboretum trails will also have over 30 different trick-or-treat stops at which kids can receive Halloween candy. If you attend, you can park at the Pritchett Running Park and walk along the trick-or-treat trails to the Arboretum, or you can take a hayride to the pavilion.
Tuscaloosa News – Oct. 23

State unemployment drops again in September
Al Reporter – Oct. 23
The University of Alabama economists who had prepared the 2019 Alabama Economic Outlook had predicted that 2019 total job growth would measure 22,200. The booming Trump-Ivey economy has surpassed that goal by two and a half times.

Jolly’s Mind: An analysis of Koodathai killings
Mathrubhumi (Malaya) – Oct. 23
Jolly incubated murder in her mind, believe the police and a large number of the general public. Otherwise, how could she commit six well-planned crime… Andrea Glenn, University of Alabama, found that those with psychopathic tendencies had lower amygdala functioning.

UA takes top spot in Wallethub rankings
Fox 6 – Oct. 22 ranked the top universities in Alabama and much like its football team, Alabama took the top spot. Behind The University of Alabama was the University of West Alabama, in third, the University of Montevallo, followed by UAB and Birmingham Southern. Auburn, was number nine. says they considered safety, campus life, educational and career outcomes.
Fox 6
Meet Alabama’s 2019 Homecoming Queen candidates – Oct. 22
The University of Alabama homecoming queen election remains one of the most popular traditions on campus. Eli Gold will announce the election results at Friday night’s pep rally on the Quad in Tuscaloosa at 7 p.m. In the meantime, get to know this year’s candidates.