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Alabama Architecture Featured In Magazine

What makes a strip mall different from a farmer's market? Why is the dining experience at a fast food restaurant so different from that at a tucked-away neighborhood bistro?

May 9, 2001

The Birmingham Museum Of Art: A Civilizing Spirit

How does a rough-and-tumble mercantile town polish off its edges and get a little refinement?

May 9, 2001

Clarabelle: The Montgomery Advertiser’s “Felonious Feline” Featured In Alabama Heritage Magazine

Even Grover Cleveland Hall, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editor of the Montgomery Advertiser from 1926-1941, didn’t know the scroungy piebald cat that appeared at the Advertiser’s offices in January 1938 would soon become the most...

May 9, 2001

Clarence Cason’s Shade: A Look At Alabama Then And Now

Clarence Cason was described in the Montgomery Advertiser as one of the "most brilliant and engaging thinkers in Alabama."

May 9, 2001

Diabetes Support Group To Meet Friday At UA

Adults with Type II diabetes are invited to join a support group that is meeting Friday, May 11, from noon-1 p.m. at the Capstone Medical Center west conference room on The University of Alabama...

May 8, 2001

Huntsville Attorney Establishes Scholarship At UA School Of Law

Huntsville attorney David L. Thomas has established a new scholarship at The University of Alabama School of Law. The David L. Thomas Endowed Scholarship will be added to the list of more than 100...

May 7, 2001

UA Law Professor To Teach At Harvard

A University of Alabama law professor has been invited to teach at Harvard Law School next year.

May 7, 2001

UA’s Isom Named Vice President Of College Media Advisers Inc

Paul Isom, director of the Office of Student Media at The University of Alabama, was recently elected vice president of College Media Advisers Inc.

May 4, 2001

UA Professor Named an Outstanding Social Work Faculty Scholar

Dr. Michael Parker, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at The University of Alabama, has been selected as one of 10 outstanding social work faculty scholars by The John A. Hartford Foundation...

May 3, 2001

U.S. Surgeon General To Speak; Workshops Planned For Dedication Of Mary Starke Harper Center

U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher will speak at a dedication ceremony for the Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatry Center in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday, May 8. The noon luncheon ceremony at Tuscaloosa’s NorthRiver Yacht Club...

May 3, 2001

Scientists To Teach Excavation, Artifact Id On UA Museum Expedition

Registration for this summer's University of Alabama Museum of Natural History Expedition at Moundville Archaeological Park closes May 15 or when all spaces are filled.

May 2, 2001

Annual Phi Beta Kappa Lecture “Anti-Evolution In 20th Century America” At UA May 10

Dr. Ronald L. Numbers will present this year’s Allen Going Lecture event titled "Anti-Evolution in 20th Century America: From Creation Science to Intelligent Design," on Thursday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m., in 125 ten...

May 2, 2001

Author Gay Talese To Speak At Ua Graduation May 19

Best-selling author Gay Talese will be the featured speaker for The University of Alabama’s spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 19 in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. Two University-wide commencement ceremonies will be...

May 2, 2001

UA Society Of Women Engineers Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The University of Alabama Society of Women Engineers student chapter is celebrating its 25th anniversary this spring.

May 1, 2001

UA’s Stripling Named Young Engineer Of The Year

Chris Stripling, energy manager for The University of Alabama and a UA alumnus, was recently named Young Engineer of the Year by the Engineering Council of Birmingham. Stripling has implemented energy cost-cutting strategies that...

May 1, 2001