Events

Day of Silence to be Held at UA April 17

As part of the national Day of Silence, a Breaking the Silence event will be held in the Ferguson Center lounge on The University of Alabama campus April 17 at 5 p.m.

Partnership Between Southern Union, UA Offers Nurses Mobility

Advanced nursing degrees are within easier reach for area registered nurses through a new Internet-based partnership between Southern Union State Community College and The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing.

UA Libraries Announce Book Collecting Contest Winners

Four University of Alabama students who have a passion for books have been named winners in the UA Libraries’ 3rd annual Book Collecting Contest. On Wednesday, April 15, at 2:30 p.m. in 205 Gorgas Library there will be an event to recognize contest winners, after which Dr. Louis Pitschmann, dean of University Libraries, will speak on book collecting and book collections. A reception will follow.

UA Capstone Engineering Society to Sponsor Golf Tournament

The Capstone Engineering Society of The University of Alabama College of Engineering will hold the ninth annual CES Golf Tournament Thursday, April 30, at the Bent Brook Golf Course in Bessemer with registration and lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Ceramic Artists Childers, Cain to Show Works at UA

Ceramic artists Ian Childers and Micah Cain will visit The University of Alabama from Wednesday, April 15, to Friday, April 17. UA’s Creative Campus Initiative and the department of art and art history are presenting the visit.

Thoroughly Spectacular ‘Millie’ Sings, Dances up a Storm At UA Theatre

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance presents the musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” Tuesday, April 21 to Sunday, April 26, in the Gallaway Theatre on Stadium Drive in the UA Theatre District. Shows are at 7:30pm Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

UA Mechanical Engineering Students Prepare Vehicles for SAE Competitions

What makes members of The University of Alabama’s Society of Automotive Engineers teams more skilled than NASCAR drivers? UA’s SAE teams not only drive, but they also design, build, test and race their team’s vehicles.

World Voice Day Talks the Talk About Vocal Health at UA Event

World Voice Day, a chance for members of The University of Alabama community to learn more about vocal health, will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in UA’s Ferguson Center, rooms 300 and 360.

Philosopher Asks ‘What’s Wrong With Human Cloning?’ in Lecture at UA

A sheep named Dolly in 1996 raised the possibility of the cloning of human beings in the near future. To address this issue, Dr. Alastair Norcross, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will lecture on “The Clone Wars: What’s Wrong With Human Cloning?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the AIME Building, room 110, on The University of Alabama campus.

Location for UA Tappings and Awards Ceremony Changed to Moody Music Concert Hall

The location for the University of Alabama Honors Day Tappings and Awards Ceremony to be held today at 2 p.m. has been moved indoors to the Moody Music Concert Hall.