Psychologist to Discuss Links Between Impulsive Anger, Depression in 2009 Basowitz Lecture at UA

Dr. Charles S. Caver, distinguished professor of psychology at the University of Miami, will speak on “Two Layers of the Mind: Serotonergic Function, and What Impulsive Aggression and Depression Have in Common” at The University of Alabama’s Harold Basowitz Lecture.

UA Cason Award to Honor Journalist and Novelist Roy Hoffman

Roy Hoffman, an acclaimed novelist and journalist, will receive the 2009 Clarence Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing from The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences Thursday, March 5 at a dinner in his honor at the Hotel Capstone.

National Teach-In on Global Warming Encourages Campus Dialogue at UA

The National Teach-In on Global Warming will offer an opportunity for The University of Alabama community to discuss the impact of the environment and climate change. Teach-In sessions are planned from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5 in 205 Gorgas Library.

Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame to Hold 2009 Ceremony

The state of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame will induct seven individuals and honor one project during a Feb. 21 ceremony at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center in Auburn.

UA’s Black Faculty Association Hosts ‘Evening Conversation’ with Paul R. Jones Feb. 26

The University of Alabama’s Black Faculty and Staff Association will host an “Evening Conversation with Paul R. Jones,” from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in Gorgas Library, room 205, on the UA campus as part of its BFSA Presents lecture series.

Violin, Clarinet, Piano Trio Grace Stage for Celebrity Series

The melodic morphing of a violin, clarinet and piano trio will fill the concert hall of The University of Alabama’s Moody Music Building starting at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 as the Verdehr Trio performs the next concert of the 2008-2009 Celebrity Series.

Commemorative Event at UA Recognizes Darwin’s Work, Birthday

The University of Alabama Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering is presenting a program on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. to commemorate Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of his major work “On the Origin of Species.”

African-American Heritage Month at UA will Reflect History, Unity

The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center invites the campus and community to participate in the observance of African-American Heritage Month events throughout February.

University Libraries to Celebrate Composer’s 200th Birthday

University Libraries will host a concert in honor of Felix Mendelssohn’s 200th birthday in the J. Wray and Joan Billingsley Pearce Foyer on the second floor of Gorgas Library, Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 2- 4 p.m. on The University of Alabama campus.

Personality Expert to Discuss ‘Two Layers of the Mind’ in Guest Lecture at UA

Dr. Charles S. Carver, an expert on personality and individual differences, will discuss “Two Layers of the Mind: Serotonergic Function and What Impulsive Aggression and Depression Have in Common” as the guest speaker for the Basowitz Memorial Lecture hosted by The University of Alabama psychology department Friday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in 208 Gordon Palmer Hall.