Capstone String Quartet
Baldwin County Youth Orchestra performance: Fox (Mobile, AL) – May 10
The organization has a group for all levels and ages. The mission is to make music available to all students. As a special treat, the Capstone String Quartet from The University of Alabama join in the performance.
UA freshman places in top percentage of prestigious math competition: Tuscaloosa Patch – May 11
UA freshman Jacob Glidewell has been competing in mathematics competitions since eighth grade, constantly trying to push himself to do better and grow in his skill. This year, he has once again succeeded in his challenge by placing in the top 100 competitors of the Putnam Competition.
Ancient Forest Fires
Earliest forest fires evidence of ancient tree expansion: Phys.org – May 12
The Earth’s first forest fires appear to have occurred earlier than previously thought, pointing out a link between widespread wildfires and ancient tree evolution, according to researchers at The University of Alabama.
Variety of UA camps return for Summer 2021: Tuscaloosa Patch – May 12
After a year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Alabama Youth Programs will host a variety of summer camps that will follow appropriate health guidelines to ensure the safety of all participants.