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UA’s OAR, Historical Commission to Host Archaeology Days at Old Cahawba

  • July 7, 2016

The Alabama Historical Commission and The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research invite the public to participate in three days of investigation, presentations and discovery of the mysterious town of Old Cahawba during Old Cahawba Public Archaeology Days.

UA’s APR Recognized Internationally for ‘Bloody Sunday’ Coverage

  • July 5, 2016

In recent weeks APR has received the national “Kaleidoscope Award” for outstanding achievements in coverage of diversity presented by the Radio-Television Digital News Association, the “Bronze Radio Award” from the New York Festivals International Radio Competition, two first place Public Radio News Directors Incorporated awards for “best short documentary” and “best use of sound” in addition to being named the “Most Outstanding News Operation” in the state by the Alabama Associated Press for the fifth year in a row.

UA Develops Model for Greek Community Diversity and Inclusion

  • July 1, 2016

The University of Alabama has developed an action plan that provides a model to promote inclusion in the recruitment process for its Greek community. The model captures three years of focused effort, which began in fall 2013 and resulted in increasingly diverse new member sorority classes in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

UA Swim to the Top Participants to be Recognized at Luncheon

  • June 29, 2016

Participants ages 4 to 14 and University of Alabama and local officials will celebrate Swim to the Top, a four-week program designed to save lives and improve the health of at-risk children and youth, at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at the Benjamin Barnes Branch YMCA.

UA Selects Incoming Freshmen for University Fellows Experience

  • June 28, 2016

The University Fellows Experience, housed in the Honors College at The University of Alabama, has selected 34 freshmen for the incoming Class of 2020. The Honors College selected these members from a pool of more than 660. The selected members represent 17 states.

UA Professor’s Work Wins ‘Best Film’ at Black Film Festival

  • June 20, 2016

University of Alabama theatre professor Seth Panitch’s first full, feature-length film, “Service to Man,” was awarded the grand jury prize for best film at the 20th American Black Film Festival Sunday.

The film was one of 25 selected to be showcased at the festival, which is the largest of its kind in the country. The festival is dedicated to bringing awareness of entertainment content made by and about people of African descent to a worldwide audience. The festival was held in Miami June 15-19.

UA Matters: Benefits of Eating Carbohydrates

  • June 20, 2016

When eaten strategically in amount and type, carbohydrates can serve as a key player in not only losing weight but maintaining weight loss, says a University of Alabama nutritionist.