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The National Science Foundation awarded a $236,000 grant to Dr. Douglas M. Gibler, professor of political science at The University of Alabama, to collect and code data about armed conflict between nations.
The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.
The University of Alabama’s department of communicative disorders will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a colloquium starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Speech and Hearing Center.
The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.
A symposium on elemental ecocriticism, which is a critical field that examines literary representations of the world and their effects on the world, will be hosted by the department of English at The University of Alabama April 25-27.
University of Alabama faculty will present their work on a variety of research and scholarly topics at the College of Arts and Sciences 2013 Academy Conference, Tuesday, April 23, from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Bryant Conference Center.
Sherri Jackson, an award-winning broadcaster and news anchor for CBS 42 in Birmingham, will present a lecture Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. in room 120 of Farrah Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
Joel Brouwer, a poet and University of Alabama professor of English, will receive UA’s 2012 Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
Dr. Donald Bersoff, president of the American Psychological Association, will be the guest speaker for the annual Michael Dinoff Memorial Lecture on The University of Alabama campus Friday, April 19.
Dr. Joseph Carroll, a leading scholar on the connection between social science and literary study, will visit The University of Alabama to give the lecture “The Historical Position of Literary Darwinism” April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium.
Dr. Robert H. Grubbs, the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, will visit The University of Alabama to lecture on his ground-breaking research in the area of organic synthesis.
Professor Emeritus Alvin "Al" Sella, acclaimed artist and long-time faculty member in the department of art and art history at The University of Alabama, died April 8 at Hospice of West Alabama.
The University of Alabama will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication April 19 at 1 p.m. to open a new foundry meant to encourage creative collaboration between engineering and art students.
Two University of Alabama students were awarded scholarships by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, and two more students were recognized for an honorable mention.
The University of Alabama's chemistry department will host a day-long symposium featuring research contributions of faculty who are traditionally underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series presents a concert by New York composer Aaron Siegel and the UA Percussion Ensemble at 6 p.m. Monday, April 8, in the Park at Manderson Landing on the Black Warrior River.
Analyses of clam shells used in ancient funeral ceremonies offer additional evidence as to how climate change may have contributed to the gradual collapse of an early South-American civilization, according to University of Alabama scientists.
A fundraising event, “Writing On The River,” will focus on the creative writing program in The University of Alabama’s department of English and will be held April 5 at 6 p.m. at The Pavilion at Cypress Inn on the Black Warrior River.
Dr. Timothy M. Murphy, a University of Alabama associate professor of religious studies, died March 15 from complications related to cystic fibrosis.
Students from The University of Alabama were named winners in the Society of Professional Journalists' 2013 regional Mark of Excellence contest.
The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Arunava Gupta, a professor of chemistry and chemical and biological engineering at UA, a Distinguished University Research Professor.
Artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph will be in-residence at The University of Alabama March 11-12, Creative Campus announced.
A University of Alabama researcher is the principal investigator in a large National Science Foundation project designed to discover and describe various types of green algae.
A research scientist with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute will discuss biodiversity studies done in collaboration with oil and gas companies in an upcoming talk at The University of Alabama.
Prominent philosopher Dr. William G. Lycan will discuss “Why the Abortion Issue is So Difficult,” as part of the 2012-2013 Philosophy Today Lecture Series.