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UA Conference on ‘Race and Place’ Attracts National Speakers

More than 30 presenters from around the nation will discuss issues concerning race and ethnicity at the "Race and Place in the Americas" conference on March 7-8 at The University of Alabama.

February 24, 2003

‘Moving Beyond the Edmund Pettus Bridge’; Speaker to Voice Self-Help Message at UA

The founder of a national organization that advocates grassroots efforts to solve societal problems will discuss the group’s campaign to encourage self-help and community empowerment in Lowndes County, Ala., in a 4 p.m. Feb....

February 3, 2003

High School Essay Contest Winners to be Honored at UA

Winners of the second annual "To Kill a Mockingbird" Essay Contest will be honored Friday, Jan. 31, at The University of Alabama.

January 29, 2003

UA’s Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series will Host Paul Schulte

The Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series, now in its fourth year, is a significant part of The University of Alabama's celebration of, and dedication to, the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King,...

January 23, 2003

Television and Radio Outlets will Continue Their Consolidation and Give Audiences Fewer Real Choices

The consolidation of ownership will continue to drive the media industry in 2003, says Dr. Loy Singleton, professor and chair of the telecommunication and film department at The University of Alabama.

December 19, 2002

Following Their Lead

While the number of women scientists and engineers has certainly increased since the late 1970s, when Dr. Margaret Johnson was an undergraduate student, it has been a slow change.

November 14, 2002

International Education Week Events to be Held at UA

The University of Alabama will host a variety of interesting events on campus during International Education Week, Nov. 18-22.

November 12, 2002

Autherine Lucy Foster to Visit, Lecture at UA

Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American student admitted to The University of Alabama, will speak publicly on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m., in UA’s Alston Hall, room 10.

November 8, 2002

UA College of Engineering Receives $17,000 Grant from ExxonMobil

The University of Alabama's College of Engineering received $17,000 from ExxonMobil as part of a program that contributes $1.8 million in departmental grants to 102 colleges and universities to assist these institutions with academic...

October 29, 2002

UA Biologist Explores ‘Abominable Mystery’ that is the World of Flowers

It's commonly known as Japanese sweet flag, although scientists call it acorus. Prior to blooming, this plant's long, narrow, dark green blades remind the untrained of monkey grass. However, in the laboratories of The...

October 21, 2002