Events

Understanding Russia

Lecture series explores nation’s place in the modern world Are human beings any different from frogs? According to Dr. Andrew Drozd, this question appears often in the literature of great Russian authors of the 19th century, and the answer is almost always a resounding “No.” Monday, September 15, the associate professor of Russian spoke to […]

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Pharmacology Expert to Speak at Shelby

The chemistry department welcomes Shaun Stauffer, research assistant professor of pharmacology at Vanderbilt University, for a seminar on drug development Oct. 9 from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Shelby Hall room 1093. The seminar, “Collaborative Drug Discovery and Probe Development in Academia,” will focus on Stauffer’s research on drug development. On top of the […]

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2014-15 ALLELE Series

Lecture on Dinosaur Trace Fossils Kicks Off Evolution Series’ Ninth Year Dr. Anthony Martin will deliver the first lecture of the 2014-15 ALLELE series on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium (room 127). Anthony Martin, honors program coordinator and professor of practice at Emory University College of Arts and Sciences, will […]

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Former NEH Chair Kicks Off New Hidden Humanities Lecture Series at UA

Dr. William Ferris, professor of history and senior associate director of the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “Standing at the Crossroads: The Humanities and the American South” Oct. 6 as part of The University of Alabama’s new Hidden Humanities lecture series. […]

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Star Light, Star Bright

Head to Moundville for Public Nights The astronomy group in the Department of Physics and Astronomy kicks off the monthly Public Nights series this Friday, September 26, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Moundville Archaeological Park, where they will set up telescopes for the public to view the night sky. Each Public Night focuses […]

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Why Football Matters: Author to Present Lecture at UA

Does football matter? It’s a question author and acclaimed essayist Dr. Mark Edmundson will try to answer as he discusses his newest book, “Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game,” in a lecture Friday, Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture will be held in the Ferguson Center […]

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Woods Quad Sculpture Garden Opens

From the August 2014 Desktop News | Woods Quad has long been home to students filling sketchbooks and lounging between classes. Now, thanks to a recently completed renovation, it will serve as the University’s outdoor sculpture garden, featuring work by faculty and the very same students who call the quad “home.” A dedication ceremony for […]

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Gulf Shores Is “All Shook Up”

From the June 2014 Desktop News | In its 11th season, SummerTide Theatre will be shaking things up this summer in Gulf Shores, where The University of Alabama’s professional summer theatre company will present All Shook Up by Joe DiPietro. Performances will run June 6-July 4 Tuesdays through Sundays beginning at 8 p.m. at the George C. […]

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Greek Geologist to Discuss Volcanic Activity

Dr. Spyros Pavlides, geologist and dean of the Faculty of Sciences at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, will present a lecture on geodynamic characteristics and volcanic activity in the southern Aegean Sea as part of a weeklong visit to The University of Alabama. The lecture, “The Southern Aegean Volcanic Arc, The Volcano of Santorini and […]

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