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Evolutionary Biologist to Speak about Race at UA ALLELE Lecture

Dr. Joseph Graves Jr., an evolutionary biologist and geneticist, will speak about race Nov. 10 as a part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, seminar series.

October 31, 2016

7 Frightful Things at UA (with an Educational Purpose)

1. Haunting music In the Moody Music Building Concert Hall, Dr. Faythe Freese sits at UA’s famous Holtkamp pipe organ and plays a few bars. Recognize the composition? For many of […]

October 31, 2016

“This is How We Roll”

  The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics Program celebrated the debut of “This is How We Roll,” a documentary series about its men’s and women’s basketball teams, during a red […]

October 27, 2016

UA Psychology Professor: Children Benefit from Halloween Activities

Whether or not you embrace the pageantry of Halloween, the parent-child activities associated with the holiday incorporate core developmental exercises for children, according to a psychology professor at The University of Alabama.

October 27, 2016

The Not-So-Spooky, Yet Still Sort-of-Spooky, History of Halloween

Warty-nosed witches, ghouls, goblins, Transformers, princesses and clowns stalking neighborhood streets upon nightfall for the sweet taste of candy wasn’t always what Halloween was about.

October 26, 2016

Cuban News Anchor to Present Lecture at UA

Cuban news anchor Cristina Escobar will visit The University of Alabama on Wednesday, Nov. 2, to talk about the current climate of Cuban journalism and how it is evolving with the developing relationship between...

October 25, 2016

Bridging the Gap

Pass under one bridge on the interstate, and you might as well have seen them all. Right? Not so fast. Researchers at The University of Alabama are using a one-of-a-kind lab in the quest...

October 24, 2016

UA Adapted Athletics to Celebrate Documentary of 2014-15 Teams

The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program will celebrate the debut of “This is How We Roll,” a documentary series about its men’s and women’s basketball teams, during a red carpet premiere Wednesday, Oct....

October 24, 2016

Researcher to Discuss Teaching Life Skills in UA Lecture

Dr. Michael A. Hemphill, an expert in physical education, will detail a new method for teaching life skills through sport in a lecture Monday, Oct. 24 at The University of Alabama.

October 21, 2016

UA Study Finds Unexplainable Activity in Distant Stars

Space energy anomalies more than 50 million light years from our galaxy are creating conditions that should be destroying stars, but instead are regenerating them, according to an astronomer at The University of Alabama.

October 19, 2016

Put it on the Wall: UA Social Work Students Create Unique Awareness Project

As students from the School of Social Work at The University of Alabama analyzed the responses from a campus project Thursday at The Ferguson Center, there was a common thread: peace, love and unity.

October 19, 2016

UA Launches Website for Studying Scottsboro Trials

The homepage of the new online database “‘To See Justice Done’: Letters from the Scottsboro Trials.”

The Alabama Digital Humanities Center is launching a new online database called “‘To See Justice Done’: Letters from the Scottsboro Trials,” at noon Monday, Oct. 24, in room 109a of Gorgas Library on...

October 19, 2016

Exploring Possible Link between Pythons, Diabetes in Humans

Humans couldn’t be further away from snakes in the evolutionary chain, but snakes’ ability to grow and restructure particular organs could impact future treatments for diabetes and other diseases in humans, according to a...

October 18, 2016

Educator to Discuss Segregation, Impact on Curriculum at UA Lecture

Dr. Jerry Rosiek, associate professor of education at the University of Oregon, will discuss resegregation of American schools during the annual Laible Lecture, Thursday at The University of Alabama.

October 18, 2016