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ALLELE Series Brings Canadian Rap Artist and Scholar to UA

Baba Brinkman hosted by evolution lecture series The University of Alabama begins its 2013-2014 Alabama’s Lecture on Life’s Evolution (ALLELE) Series this week with a performance by Baba Brinkman, a Canadian rapper and scholar. Brinkman’s lecture will take place Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium (room 127). The event is free and open to the public. This year marks the eighth year for ALLELE, which is an interdisciplinary lecture series organized by UA’s Evolution Working Group. […]

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Creatively Speaking

Art Night fosters UA, local arts communities For the September Art Night, the first of the 2013 fall semester, artists flocked to campus for an energizing get-together with food and camaraderie. “I’m excited to see who’s going to come tonight,” said UA student Sarah Austin as early arrivals began filtering in. Since 2003, Art Night has served as a monthly gathering where artists and art lovers view, present, discuss, and sometimes create art and crafts. The event takes place at […]

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Students Intern in DC

Washington Experience Gives Students Real-Life Political Experience through Internships From the May 2013 Desktop News | For students with career aspirations in public service, there is no better place to see politics in action than in Washington, D.C. The Washington Experience, which is coordinated by the Department of Political Science under the direction of Dr. Michael New, annually connects students with internship opportunities in the Capitol. This year’s student internships represent 20 different congressional offices and political organizations. According to New, […]

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