The University of Alabama invites the public to Collaborama, a presentation of collaborative work from student writers, dancers and artists. The event is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Morgan Hall Auditorium on campus. Admission is free.
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The University of Alabama won the 2013 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Food Drive by collecting 299,398 pounds of food to top Auburn University’s collection of 169,702 pounds of food.
The University of Alabama has become one of the newest partners of Hathitrust, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in a digital library initiative to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form.
The University of Alabama Circle K student organization will host its annual Luminaries on the Quad event from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. During this community service leadership project, Circle K members arrange thousands of luminary candles on the Quad between Denny Chimes and Gorgas Library and along University Boulevard. The event is free and open to the public.
The University of Alabama’s Division of Student Affairs will host the first campus-based session of the LeaderShape Institute in May 2014. Applications will be available in January 2014 through UA’s student leadership programs. The LeaderShape Institute is a six-day ethical leadership development program organized through the Office of Student Leadership in the Division of Student Affairs. The division will sponsor 60 students to attend the UA session, covering the program cost as well as travel and lodging.
The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.
The University of Alabama’s Center for Community-Based Partnerships will host a viewing of “The Dialogue,” an hour-long documentary championing international culture, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Global Café on University Boulevard.
The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies will give away more than $5,000 in free books to schools in Alabama’s Black Belt region.
The First Scholars Program at The University of Alabama is holding an animal food and supplies drive through Friday, Nov. 15, to benefit the Alabama SPCA. Suggested donations include dog and cat food, pet collars, treats, leashes, blankets, beds, toys and flea prevention. Monetary donations in the form of cash, checksor Bama Cash are also welcome.
The University of Alabama will honor students and individuals who served their country in the armed forces with activities from Saturday, Nov. 9, to Friday, Nov. 15, including a ceremony Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.