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UA Study Abroad Brings More Than Education

"Travel is fatal to prejudice," a quote attributed to Mark Twain, is prominently posted atop the door of the offices of Capstone International Center, a division of Academic Affairs at The University of Alabama....

June 2, 2005

UA, Graduate Student Matching Black Belt Seamstresses with Employment

The University of Alabama Office of Community Affairs recently announced funding assistance for "Planting Stitches," a startup non-profit organization that provides economic development opportunities for women living in the Black Belt region.

May 30, 2005

UA Nursing Academy Attracts Participants from Three States

Twenty high school students interested in learning more about nursing – the profession with the nation’s largest projected job growth – will attend a May 29-June 4 academy hosted by The University of Alabama...

May 23, 2005

ASPA to Host Weekend Journalism Camp at UA in July

The Alabama Scholastic Press Association will host a three-day journalism camp for high school students and teachers at The University of Alabama July 14-16.

May 12, 2005

Safe State at UA Partners With Hyundai to Protect Alabama Auto Manufacturing Workers

The Safe State Alabama Consultation Program in The University of Alabama's College of Continuing Studies has partnered with Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the...

May 11, 2005

UA Partnering with Law Enforcement, Judicial Agenices to Develop Technology Training Center

Law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, who increasingly rely upon technology in providing public safety, will have more opportunities for technology training through a new center under development by multiple agencies in partnership with...

May 4, 2005

Middle School Students Visit UA Campus on April 25

Middle school girls involved with The University of Alabama Women's Resource Center Young Women Leaders Program will be visiting the UA campus on Monday, April 25, to learn what college life is all about.

April 21, 2005

International Television Programming Available in UA’s Gorgas Library

Two televisions with international programming, including soccer matches, have been installed in a study area on the second floor of the Gorgas Library for the benefit of The University of Alabama community.

April 15, 2005

UA Prepares Civil Engineers with OSHA Safe Job Site Training

The University of Alabama's recently formed Associated Builders and Contractors student chapter is providing civil engineering students certified OSHA training.

April 14, 2005

UA Experts Provide Earth Day Tips

This year marks the 35th anniversary of Earth Day, a worldwide movement to protect our planet, our children and our future. Environmental consciousness has become more and more heightened, from recycling newspapers and plastics...

April 12, 2005

UA Creative Writing Students Share Skills With Young Writers

The University of Alabama's master of fine arts program in creative writing has implemented a pilot program for young writers.

April 7, 2005

UA Engineering Students Develop Toys for RISE Center

University of Alabama senior mechanical engineering students have designed and built ride-on toys for children who have motor skill limitations and attend the RISE Program at the Stallings Center. Besides giving the children toys...

April 6, 2005

UA Students Help Others During Alternative Spring Break

Several groups of students from The University of Alabama will participate in Alternative Spring Break, a program that gives students the opportunity to perform community service.

March 22, 2005

Alabama Scholastic Press Association Honors Announced

Some 300 journalism students and advisers from high schools across the state were on The University of Alabama campus Friday, Feb. 25, for the annual convention of the Alabama Scholastic Press Association.

March 16, 2005

Heart Walk to be Held on UA Campus for First Time

The Greater Tuscaloosa Heart Walk, to be held for the first time on The University of Alabama campus, will be March 12 at the UA Field Services Complex on the Intramural Fields.

March 8, 2005