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University of Alabama students will have an opportunity to teach area schoolchildren the importance of keeping water clean during the second annual Waterfest Student Expo.
Dr. Bobby Wilson, a professor in the department of geography at The University of Alabama, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Presidential Achievement Award, given by the Association of American Geographers, for his career-long dedication to anti-racist scholarship in geography.
Individuals interested in a career in geospatial sciences will have an opportunity to learn about the science and its applications during The University of Alabama’s Geospatial Information Sciences and Technologies Awareness Day Nov. 15.
The University of Alabama's College of Arts and Sciences and its Alabama Museum of Natural History will host a tornado research symposium Friday, April 27 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the tornado outbreak that struck Tuscaloosa and the region.
More than 500 students are expected to participate in the 2012 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama Saturday, Feb. 18.
The University of Alabama will host Bama Grad Expo 2012, which brings top prospective graduate students to campus, Jan. 12-14, 2012.
A team of undergraduate and graduate students from The University of Alabama set out to survey people at public events in Pensacola and Jacksonville, Fla., to see how they interpret the “Cones of Uncertainty” and to evaluate different designs that could be easier to interpret.
Studying and writing aren’t enough to make the grade in Dr. Michael Steinberg’s Spring 2009 course in The University of Alabama’s New College. To pass this class, you first must catch the bass – or trout. Students will have to get in a river and catch a fish on a fly.
The Association of American Publishers has presented "Rivers of North America," co-edited by University of Alabama ecologist Dr. Arthur Benke, an Award for Excellence.
Dr. Roberta "Bobbi" Webster, an instructor and director of undergraduate studies in the geography department at The University of Alabama, recently received the Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award from the National Council for Geographic Education.
Dr. Arthur Benke, professor of biological sciences at The University of Alabama, will discuss his book "Rivers of North America" on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 2-3 p.m. at Rodgers Library on campus.
Ask someone about the biggest threats to the Earth’s rivers – a primary source of drinking water for its inhabitants – and pollution is likely to come to mind, possibly followed by dams. However, a University of Alabama ecologist, who recently edited a 1,168-page comprehensive guide to North America’s rivers, says introduction of non-native species is a lesser discussed but real threat to our most valuable natural resource.
Lauren Megginson of Whately, Christina Corley of Mobile and Desiree Adams of Mobile conducted research at The University of Alabama as members of the 2005 McNair Scholars class.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series will host Dr. Christian Davenport, associate professor of political science at the University of Maryland-College Park, for events at The University of Alabama and Stillman College on Oct. 28.