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Greeks host Easter egg hunt

Bethany Blair April 14, 2011

The Alabama Panhellenic Association will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn of the President’s Mansion this Sunday April 17, according to a Panhellenic Association press release. According...

Four UA students named Goldwater Scholars

Bethany Blair April 13, 2011

    All four UA 2011 Goldwater Scholar applicants received the prestigious academic award this year, a record held by such schools as Princeton, Arizona State, the University of Minnesota and the University...

Community Service Center outlines end-of-year opportunities

Bethany Blair March 30, 2011

  Students passing through the Ferguson Center Plaza earlier this week may have noticed a small, seemingly misplaced shed being constructed in the middle of the bustling student center. But the oddly...

Roses not part of historical Valentine’s Day

Bethany Blair February 13, 2011

Chocolates, love poems and red roses. The modern symbols of Valentine’s Day are a far cry from the burning, stoning and beheading thought to have been endured by St. Valentine, the man for whom the holiday...

Greek growth limits on-campus housing

Bethany Blair February 3, 2011

Returning students will not be not guaranteed on-campus housing for the 2011-2012 school year because of the growing demand for greek housing, according to the “Frequently Asked Questions” section...

Work study opportunities appear on and off campus

Bethany Blair February 2, 2011

Fifty-two profit and non-profit organizations are currently accepting applications from UA students for off-campus work study opportunities. Organizations like the Humane Society, The American Cancer...

Rec introduces new series

Bethany Blair February 1, 2011

Each day, students flock to the Student Recreation Center to participate in its group exercise classes; students can kickbox, cycle, and even tone their hips, butts and guts. But the Rec is offering its...

Symposium to encourage undergraduate research

Bethany Blair January 26, 2011

The College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a series of workshops aimed at increasing undergraduate involvement in professors’ research projects. The symposium, which will be held Mondays, Tuesdays...

Speaker supports young Republicans

Bethany Blair January 20, 2011

? Forty-two percent of Americans consider themselves Republicans, said Ron Robinson, president of the Young America’s Foundation, but although some of the country is behind them, young conservatives...

Young America’s Foundation president to speak at UA

Bethany Blair January 20, 2011

The UA College Republicans will welcome Young America’s Foundation President Ron Robinson for a meet-and-greet and lecture tonight at 7 p.m. in the Mortar Board Room in the Ferguson Center, according...

Science presentation talks nanotechnology

Bethany Blair January 14, 2011

University researchers are hosting a Science Café to inform the public about the benefits of nanotechnology Saturday, according to a UA news release. The event, organized by Nitin Chopra, assistant professor...

5K walk/run to promote Toys for Tots

Bethany Blair December 2, 2010

Tuscaloosa’s first ever Reindeer Walk/Run 5K benefitting Toys for Tots will be held on Sunday at 9 a.m. As part of the entry fee, competitors can either make a $5 donation or present an unused, unwrapped...

RAs create sense of community

Bethany Blair November 12, 2010

Being a residential advisor is a lot more than monitoring the halls and getting free housing, said Ross Bryan, director of residential communities. There are 212 residential advisors in dorms and apartments...

UA looks to raise admission standards

Bethany Blair November 3, 2010

Within the next five years, the University will focus on improving quality, not quantity, President Robert Witt said in an Oct. 22 interview with The Crimson White. “I think The University of Alabama...

PLSA preps students for law school

Bethany Blair October 24, 2010

For students with hopes of attending law school, the guest speakers, mentorship and leadership opportunities provided by the Pre-Law Student Association can make all the difference, Nick Lambert, president...

UA aims to boost student alcohol IQ

Bethany Blair October 19, 2010

The Office of Student Judicial Affairs and the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness are teaming up to promote Alcohol Awareness Week on campus from Oct. 18th to Oct. 22. According to the Judicial Affairs...

Health Center expects normal flu season

Health Center expects “normal” flu season

Bethany Blair October 17, 2010

Despite last year’s H1N1 outbreak, the Student Health Center is expecting a typical flu season this year, SHC Nurse Supervisor David Brown said. “We don’t have any number predictions, but we’re...

IT Service Desk brings fresh outlook to customer service

Bethany Blair October 12, 2010

The HelpDesk has gotten a new name and a fresh outlook on customer service, according to a UA press release. Renamed the IT Service Desk over the summer, the organization has revamped its key customer-facing...

Sparks recounts meeting with Castro for Cuba Week

Bethany Blair October 11, 2010

With less than 600 nautical miles and a 2-day trip separating the two, trade between Alabama and Cuba was too opportune to overlook, Ron Sparks, State Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries and Democratic...

University clamps down on piracy

Bethany Blair October 3, 2010

The Office of Information Technology sent out an e-mail Sept. 24 informing students of the consequences and qualifications for illegal file sharing on university networks. Mandated by the Higher Education...

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