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Community Service Center Update

Community Service Center Volunteer Response for Hurricane Katrina

September 1, 2005

Hurricane Relief Weblog by George M. Brown

We here in Tuscaloosa have been affected by the Hurricane in one of the most profound of ways. We are now "home" to 465+ evacuees from mostly New Orleans, Louisiana as well as Gulfport...

September 1, 2005

Students From Alabama Black Belt Participate in UA Health Program

Fifteen students selected from the Black Belt region recently completed the 2005 Minority Rural Health Pipeline Program at The University of Alabama.

August 16, 2005

Alabama Students Complete UA Rural Health Program

Eighteen students selected from across the state recently completed the 2005 Rural Health Scholars Program at The University of Alabama.

August 16, 2005

Students Help West Alabama Community Through UA Ripple Effect Event

University of Alabama students will have an opportunity to be connected to the West Alabama community through a variety of volunteer service projects held Saturday, Aug. 27, as part of the 2005 Ripple Effect...

August 15, 2005

UA Honor Students Come to Campus Early to Volunteer at Local Elementary School

Some 50 freshmen in The University of Alabama Honors College, along with 17 student leaders, will be starting school a week early to participate in a community service project at Crestmont Elementary School in...

August 12, 2005

Alabama Safe State and OSHA to Hold Safety Fair for Hispanic Workers and Families Aug. 13

Hispanic workers and their families are invited to the Hispanic Family Safety and Health Fair, la Feria Familiar Hispana de Seguridad y Salud, Saturday, Aug. 13, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Pelham Civic...

August 11, 2005

Eufaula Teachers Take Part in Cutting-Edge Research at UA

Brenda O'Neal and Leigh McKenzie, both teachers in the Eufaula City School System, spent their summer at The University of Alabama conducting nanoscience research as part of a summer research program funded by the...

August 9, 2005

Shuttle Discovery Launch Weblog by Dr. Michael Freeman

Safely home! How sweet those words are!

August 9, 2005

Shuttle Discovery Launch Weblog by Dr. Michael Freeman

Well, along with I'm sure lots of other people, I was up at 3 a.m. CDT to watch Discovery come home to Florida. As soon as I turned on NASA TV at 3:05 a.m.,...

August 8, 2005

Shuttle Discovery Launch Weblog by Dr. Michael Freeman

Discovery has been cleared for landing. Previously this week, Shuttle managers had determined that both the tiles and the reinforced carbon-carbon components of the thermal protection system were fit for re-entry.

August 5, 2005

Students Participate in SURP Summer Program at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The 2005 Summer Undergraduate Research Participation Program in the chemistry department at The University of Alabama gives students an individual project to work on for 10 weeks […]

August 4, 2005

Shuttle Discovery Launch Weblog by Dr. Michael Freeman

I'm back home in Alabama. In fact, I have been working at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville this week. I got home to Tuscaloosa around 10:00 p.m. Friday night, spent the weekend recovering...

August 3, 2005

Shuttle Discovery Launch Weblog by Dr. Michael Freeman

Late yesterday evening, the Shuttle managers announced that it appeared that a small piece of foam had struck Discovery's heat shield on ascent from the launch pad. Vegas and the rest of the STS-114...

July 29, 2005