Desktop News | October 2023 The John S. Steiner Endowed Lecture Series in Museums had its inaugural lecture on September 16, 2023, to promote the education of students in disciplines emphasized by The University of Alabama Museums such as anthropology, archaeology, biology, geology, paleontology and history. The lectures aim to target a broad audience and will include speakers who are known for being able to discuss science or historical/cultural research with non-academic audiences and engage them in discussions about cutting-edge […]
Desktop News | October 2023 Dr. Kari Frederickson, Professor of History at The University of Alabama, recently played a pivotal role in the organization of the Truman Civil Rights Symposium, where President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker. The symposium held in Washington, D.C. from July 26 – 28, 2023, marked the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of President Truman’s historic desegregation policy for the American Armed Forces established on July 26th, 1948. As a scholar whose research focuses on […]
Desktop News | August 2023 The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the Yonder Contemporary Dance Company’s captivating dance concert, “Unstuck With You,” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. The production will take place August 5th-12th, internationally showcasing the company’s artistry and creativity, and will be available for viewing in-person throughout the run, with a livestream of the final performance. “Unstuck With You” is a production that takes inspiration from the outer edges of the universe […]
Desktop News | April 2023 On March 31st, 2023, The University of Alabama hosted Brain Day, an event aimed at promoting brain health and preventing brain injuries amongst student-athletes. Organized by faculty members from the colleges of Human Environmental Sciences and Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Alabama Life Research Institute and the UA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the event was successful. UA News Center’s press release stated that the event was comprised of a comprehensive tour of campus […]
The Alabama Museum of Natural History and University of Alabama Graduate School are partnering to present Family Night at the Museum March 4 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Desktop News | February 2023 The Department of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to welcome Eldar Aliev, Ballet Artistic Director of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre in Russia, from February 5 – 11. Aliev, a former principal dancer and honored artistic creator of Russia, is widely recognized for his exceptional contributions to the dance world. He has performed on prestigious stages such as the Kennedy Center and the Metropolitan Opera, worked with renowned choreographers, and served as a […]
Desktop News | February 2023 Industry professionals from around the country will address students at the annual Susan N. and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Feb. 10 at Shelby Hall. The forum, designed to prepare students pursuing medical and health science professions, will begin with a lecture by Dr. Jeffery Bishop, a social and moral philosopher and physician, who teaches medical ethics and philosophy. Professor Bishop holds the Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University and […]
At the UA Opera Guild’s 9th annual Opera Gala on February 3, attendees can expect high-energy entertainment and enticing auction items, with proceeds going directly to benefit students.
The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in collaboration with the UA Department of Theatre and Dance, the UA School of Music and other UA community members will present the “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Life and Legacy Celebration: An Evening of Music, Dance, and Spoken Word” on January 26 to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his many contributions to society. The evening, starting at 7 p.m. at the Moody Music Building, includes performances by […]
Art Exhibits Cedric Smith: Horsepower Through Dec. 9, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Paul R. Jones Museum, FreeCedric Smith’s work draws on a wide range of influences and sources, traditional and contemporary, to express his poignant observations of African American life. Annual West Alabama Juried Art Show Through Dec. 16, Mon.-Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, FreeThe Arts Council of Tuscaloosa is sponsoring its annual juried show/exhibit for West Alabama artists. Clay+/Invitational Through Dec. 21, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., […]