Noted Scholar to Discuss Myths of Language and College Education in Lecture at UA

Dr. Shirley Brice Heath, a linguistic anthropologist and a former MacArthur Foundation fellow, will speak on “What’s Language Got to Do With It?” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Gorgas Library, room 205 at The University of Alabama.

‘Headwaters,’ A Book Celebrating Alabama’s Rivers, to be Subject of Talk, Signing at UA’s Natural History Museum

“Headwaters: A Journey on Alabama Rivers,” a new book from The University of Alabama Press presenting one photographer’s exploration of Alabama’s waterways, will be the subject of a talk, signing and reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Alabama Museum of Natural History in Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s Creative Campus Initiative to Host Foster Auditorium Awareness Week

The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus Initiative will host Foster Auditorium Awareness Week April 6-10 on the UA campus. The week is planned as a response to ongoing conversation about Foster and the variety of historically significant cultural events that have taken place there.

Researcher Who Discovered Role Fungi Play in Restoring Salt Marshes to Give UA’s Darden Lecture April 8

Dr. Jinx Campbell, a leading investigator on the role of fungi in salt marsh and sea grass plants, will give the annual Darden Lecture at 7 p.m. April 8 in The University of Alabama’s Biology Building, room 127.

Environmental Justice Expert to Speak at UA

Dr. Breena Holland, assistant professor of political science at Lehigh University, will speak on “Environmental Policy and the Problem of Justice” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in the Biology Auditorium at The University of Alabama.

International Take Back the Night Rally to End Violence Against Women to be Held at UA

The University of Alabama Women’s Resource Center will sponsor its annual Take Back the Night march to support the end of violence against women on Tuesday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at the Ferguson Center Plaza.

Public Invited to Worldwide Astronomy Marathon via UA Telescopes

Billed as the “largest science public outreach event ever,” this week’s 100 Hours of Astronomy is expected to prompt more than one million people around the globe to peer at the nighttime sky, including participants at The University of Alabama.

Financial Analyst to Present ‘Life After College… Can You Afford It?’ at UA Lecture

Jonathan Pond, acclaimed author and financial media analyst, will serve as an executive-in-residence and guest speaker for The University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences on Thursday, April 2.

Scholarship, Leadership to be Recognized at UA During Honors Week

The University of Alabama will recognize the achievement of outstanding students and faculty during 2009 Honors Week activities on campus April 6-10.

Easter Egg Hunt to be Hosted by UA Panhellenic

The University of Alabama Panhellenic Association will host their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 5, from 2-4 p.m. on the front lawn of the UA President’s Mansion.