The American Geosciences Institute recently announced that Dr. Berry H. “Nick” Tew Jr., the state geologist of Alabama and the director of The University of Alabama’s Center for Sedimentary Basin Studies, has received the AGI Medal in Memory of Ian Campbell for Superlative Service to the Geosciences, the institute’s highest award.
Award-winning author and science journalist Carl Zimmer will be on campus Thursday, Oct. 6, to talk about the global impact of human evolution at the 11th Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, seminar series.
The University of Alabama’s role in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation is strengthened through a new $3.45 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the regional hub to which UA and three other universities belong.
The University of Alabama’s 2016 Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger drive launches Saturday, Oct. 1. The drive, which benefits the West Alabama Food Bank, has collected more than 2 million pounds of food over 20 years for those in need.