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Evolution Conference Issues Call for Proposals

The Southeastern Evolutionary Perspectives Society is seeking proposals for papers, posters, workshops, performances, and creative activities to be presented at the inaugural meeting February 12-14, 2016. The conference will be held at The University of Alabama, and is open to evolution researchers and scholars at all levels. It will integrate natural science, social science, humanities, and applied evolutionary perspectives with different sessions for student and professional presentations. To be considered, submit 100-250 word proposals to Amanda Glaze (alglazephd@gmail.com) or Steve Platek (splatek@gmail.com) by July […]

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UA Cyber Initiatives Aid Law Enforcement

From the April 2014 Desktop News | Two College of Arts and Sciences professors have been invited to provide law enforcement officials worldwide with a “behind the curtain” look at how academics can help investigate cyber-related crimes. Dr. Diana Dolliver and Dr. Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar, both faculty members in the Department of Criminal Justice, will present to an audience of about 500-600 law enforcement professionals at an international training event in Atlanta in May. Their goal is to make conference attendees […]

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Student Club Hosts Model U.N.

  From the March 2014 Desktop News | With the help of UA students, some 125 high school students got a glimpse of global politics in the United Nations when they came to campus to participate in the sixth annual Alabama Model United Nations Conference, one of the largest conferences of its kind in the Southeast. The Alabama International Relations Club, an academic organization comprised of undergraduate and graduate students interested in global issues, hosted the high school students from […]

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College to Host Edward O. Wilson Symposium

From the January 2014 Desktop News | International biodiversity experts will join University of Alabama and College of Arts and Sciences alumnus Dr. Edward O. Wilson for the Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Symposium, three days of research presentations and forums on the state and future of biodiversity on our planet. The symposium will be held April 22–24, 2014 on the UA campus. Wilson is a 1949 and 1950 UA graduate and is one of the most highly decorated scientists in […]

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Scientists Hold Diversity Conference

UA Chemistry Department to Host STEM Diversity Awareness Conference The University of Alabama’s chemistry department will host a day-long symposium featuring research contributions of faculty who are traditionally underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The Saturday, April 27, symposium will be held from 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. in 1093 Shelby Hall. The event’s goal is to “to increase the appreciation of diversity, to encourage students from diverse backgrounds to pursue education in fields in which […]

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