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UA Matters: Exercising, Working in the Summer Heat

Hot, humid weather poses great challenges for those working or exercising out of doors. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Phil Bishop offers some advice on staying safe in the heat. Exercise and work causes us to produce more heat, and we must evaporate sweat to stay cool, so exercise early in the AM and late […]

UA Matters: Avoiding Brain Drain during Summer

Summer is a time for students, parents and teachers to get a break from the rigors of academic life and prepare themselves for the upcoming school year. Unfortunately, most students will inevitably fall victim to brain drain during this time. Summer brain drain refers to the loss of skills, especially in reading and mathematics, during the […]

UA Education Encourages Comments during Accreditation Process

The University of Alabama’s College of Education invites third-party comments to be submitted to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Standards, which will visit UA for an accreditation visit in Spring of 2016.

Ninth Cohort of Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars Attending UA

The University of Alabama has welcomed the ninth cohort of Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars to campus.

Bice to Speak at UA Childhood Literacy Summit

The University of Alabama will hold “Lifting Literacy, Lifting Lives: A Statewide Summit to Discuss Literacy Issues in the Education of Early and Emergent Readers,” May 7.

UA Summer Enrichment Deadline Extended Until May 15

The University of Alabama’s Gifted Education Program has extended the deadline for its 2015 Summer Enrichment Workshop to Friday, May 15.

UA Honors Faculty, Students and Residents at Excellence in Community Engagement Awards Luncheon

The UA Council on Community-Based Partnerships will honor leaders in community engagement at the ninth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon Friday, April 17, at the Bryant Conference Center. The program begins at 10 a.m. with research poster presentations, and the awards program starts at 11:30. The council also will celebrate UA’s 2015 Carnegie recognition as an engaged institution and award the first Zachary Dodson Memorial Scholarship.

Philosopher, Author to Deliver Curtis Lecture at UA

Dr. Harry Brighouse, professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will deliver the annual James P. Curtis Lecture at 6 p.m. Tuesday on The University of Alabama campus.

Noted Behavioral Health Expert to Speak at UA Symposium

A noted behavioral expert will give the keynote address for a graduate student symposium in The University of Alabama College of Education April 9.

UA to Conduct Wheelchair Study in Partnership with Tuscaloosa Schools

Over the next year, The University of Alabama’s Dr. Margaret Stran will conduct a manual wheelchair study in which she’ll adjust chairs of students at Tuscaloosa City and Tuscaloosa County School systems. The study is funded by a grant from the Christopher Reeve Foundation.

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