‘Palace of Illusions’ Novelist Divakaruni to Speak, Sign Books at UA

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, the acclaimed author of the novels “Palace of Illusions” and “The Mistress of Spices,” will speak at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, at 227 Gallalee Hall on The University of Alabama campus. The event is free and open to the public; a book-signing and reception will follow.

Asia Interest Week at UA Presents Film, Music and Scholarship

Films, lectures and cultural programs highlight Asia Interest Week at The University of Alabama.

UA Helps Sponsor Community Festival March 28 at Holt High School

The Holt Community Partnership, a collaboration between The University of Alabama and Holt High School, is sponsoring a community festival at Holt High School Saturday, March 28, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

High School Students Named Winners in UA Physics Contest

Talented high school students from across the Southeast were recently on campus to compete in the 33rd annual University of Alabama High School Physics Contest.

Capstone Leadership Academy Brings Talented High School Students to UA Campus

A select group of top students from Alabama high schools have been invited to attend the Capstone Leadership Academy April 2-3 at The University of Alabama.

Noted Psychologist to Speak on Diagnosis of Emotional Disorders at UA’s Dinoff Memorial Lecture

Dr. David H. Barlow, professor of psychology and psychiatry and founder and director emeritus of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University, will be the guest speaker for the annual Michael Dinoff Memorial Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 3.

UA’s Dance Alabama! Gets Imaginations of Student Choreographers Moving

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance presents the student-choreographed Dance Alabama! Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, through Thursday, April 2, and at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, in Morgan Auditorium on Colonial Drive in the UA Theatre District.

That’s Our Story, and We’re Sticking to It: UA’s Creative Campus Presents Black Warrior Storytelling Festival

Alabama storytellers, comedians and folklorists will share their tales at the Black Warrior Storytelling Festival Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, in River Road Park at McCorvey Drive and Jack Warner Parkway.

TV Star Victoria Rowell to Speak at UA About Her Memoir of a Childhood in Foster Care

Victoria Rowell, best-selling author, former star of the daytime drama “The Young and the Restless” and advocate for foster children, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, at Sellers Auditorium in the Paul Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Engineering Students Prepare for Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Competitions

Rolling pins are often associated with baking, however University of Alabama engineering students are taking them out of the kitchen and into the garage to make an ultra-sleek, floating concrete canoe. And, when they are not cooking up concrete mixtures, you can find them also constructing a steel deck bridge with the ability to support 2,500 pounds.