UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA NEWS



Denny Chimes Memorial Day Concert
Campus Life
Denny Chimes will play a selection of patriotic music at noon on Monday, May 28, in honor of Memorial Day.


What Can the FRC Do for Me? (webinar)
Faculty Resource Center
Learn about the different technologies supported by the FRC, and how they can enhance your teaching experience.


Webinar – Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy
HR Learning and Development
Continuous improvement, understanding complex systems, and promoting innovation are all part of the landscape of learning challenges today's companies face. Amy Edmondson shows that organizations thrive, or fail to thrive, based on how well the small groups within those organizations work. In most organizations, the work that produces value for customers is carried out by…


Escambia County Alumni Chapter
National Alumni Association
2018 Spring Banquet with Eli Gold May 24, 20186:00 p.m.The Hourglass220 St. Joseph AvenueBrewton, AL  36426 Dinner Fee: $25 per person RSVP: Spinks Megginson  [email protected]


Alabama Writers Hall of Fame
Arts
The Alabama Writers Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony will be held at the Bryant Conference Center on Thursday, May 24, 2018.  Reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7:00 p.m. The third class of writers to be inducted include Shirley Ann Grau, Gay Talese, Charles Gaines, Winston Groom, Joseph Glover Baldwin, William Bradford Huie, Wayne Greenhaw…


Managing the Unexpected
Workshops and Seminars
Special information sessions provide program-specific information and covers topics that are unique and critical to planning a successful program, camp or activity. These sessions are offered once a month on select weekdays throughout the year. https://compliance.ua.edu/ypsessions/


Exhibit: "The Modernization of Tuscaloosa's Built Environment: The Architecture of Don Buel Schuyler, 1937 – 1964"
UA Museums
Exhibit: The Modernization of Tuscaloosa’s Built Environment: The Architecture of Don Buel Schuyler, 1937 – 1964 The exhibit is on display at the Bryant Conference Center and will run through the end of the summer 2018. Enjoy the works of Tuscaloosa’s premier architect, Don Buel Schuyler. Guest curators Gene Ford, Architectural Historian with the Office…


The Etiquette Advantage in Business
HR Learning and Development
Recent survey research shows that relationships at work are important to managers and to employees. Up to 40% of workers leave their jobs because they were treated rudely in the office. 70% of executives say that they would terminate an employee for bad office behavior. This two hour interactive seminar will help you maximize the…


Licensure Examination Preparation Course- MSW and Clinical Candidates
School of Social Work
Our Social Work Examination Services (SWES) licensure exam prep courses offer intensive coursework designed for BSW exam candidates, recent MSW graduates and experienced practitioners taking the Association of Social Work Board’s social work licensing examination. The information-packed sessions emphasize a review of major social work content and test preparation. Instructor: Deborah Cantor, PhD, LICSW SWES faculty member…


Licensure Examination Preparation Course- BSW Candidates
School of Social Work
Instructor: Deborah Cantor, PhD, LICSW SWES faculty member Dr. Deborah Cantor will lead social work exam licensure prep courses at The University of Alabama. She is an educator and experienced, licensed clinician who has worked with adolescents, adults and couples. BSW Candidates9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Friday, May 18, 2018Bryant Conference Center, 240 Paul W Bryant…


Autauga County Alumni Chapter
National Alumni Association
2018 Scholarship Eventwith Dean KarrMay 17, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. Prattville Country Club723 US-82prattville, AL  36067 RSVP by May 13 to Tatum Smith  [email protected]    


Professional Development Series V: Teamwork and Partnerships
HR Learning and Development
Understanding similarities and differences in our roles and our co-workers will be the focus of Teamwork and Partnerships as personality styles, generational differences, and the broadness of diversity are explored. The primary topics addressed include: Understanding smiliarities and differences Achieving departmental goals through teamwork Identifying resources for successful teams This is the last of the…


FA Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy
HR Learning and Development
For Financial Affairs Supervisors Only. Drug and alcohol use may pose a serious threat to our employees' health and safety in the workplace. In Financial Affairs' continued efforts to protect our employees as well as our customers and the public, a new Drug and Alcohol Testing policy will be implemented in our division. All employees…


Building Awareness: Sensitivity and Human Relations
Faculty & Staff
Sensitivity to the circumstances and feelings of others is the cornerstone of human relationships. Sensitivity Training exists to make people more aware of their own prejudices, sensitivities, and behaviors..with the aim of enhancing their sensitivity toward others. This course is designed to: Heighten awareness of the need for "sensitivity in the workplace"  Provide opportunities to…


Join us for the All of Us Journey
Office for Research and Economic Development
Come learn more about the national All of Us Research Program at University Medical Center (UMC) 850 Peter Bryce Blvd. on The University of Alabama campus. As the journey bus travels the country making stops at all the All of Us program locations, come join UA's Institute for Rural Health Research in the College of Community…


All of Us Journey kickoff
College of Community Health Sciences
On Thursday, May 10, the College of Community Health Sciences at The University of Alabama kicks off its participation in the national All of Us Research Program, a landmark effort to advance individualized care, prevention and treatment for people of all backgrounds. The kickoff, scheduled from 2 pm to 6 pm in the parking lot…


Getting Started With The Registration Process
Workshops and Seminars
The registration process for activities or programs with youth participants is a centralized online registration process for University and third-party groups hosting camps, activities or programs that involve youth participants. The goal for this online process is to help foster a safe and enriching environment for all youth participants.


Unmarried Mothers in Chinese Social Media: Motivations, Challenges, Desires and Policy Implications
School of Social Work
The School of Social Work will host a brown bag lunch session with visiting scholar Dr. Moxian Liu at 12 p.m. May at Little Hall. This lecture will provide one contact hour or CEU to social work faculty. Dr. Liu's lecture, titled "Unmarried Mothers in Chinese Social Media: Motivations, Challenges, Desires and Policy Implications," will focus on her…


Tide in Texas Alumni Chapter
National Alumni Association
2018 Crimson Classic Golf Tournament May 7, 2018 Woodbridge Golf Club2800 Sachse RoadWylie, Texas  75098 Check in 11:30 a.m. – Shot Gun Start – 12:30 p.m. Dinner and Auction at 5:00 p.m. RSVP by April 28, 2018 Contact:  John Onufreiczuk  214/356-6718


EXHIBITION: Color by Color
Arts
University of Alabama students under the direction of Assistant Professor Wendy Castenell have curated an exhibition for the Paul R. Jones Museum titled Color by Color, opening May 4 with a First Friday reception in the downtown museum from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The exhibition runs through June 29.  Josh Allen, Robby Bradford, Hannah Christopher,…


Free Math 005, 100, 110, 112 Walk-in Tutorial Assistance–Osband Hall 108 (final exam week)
Center for Academic Success
Free tutorial assistance for students enrolled in Math 005, 100, 110, 112 at UA.  No appointment is needed.  Students are asked to come prepared with questions as tutors do not assist with graded assignments, but will assist students in better understanding Math concepts.


Free CH 231/232 Walk-in Tutorial Assistance–Russell Hall 323 (final exam week–Monday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
Center for Academic Success
Free tutorial assistance for students enrolled in CH 231/232 at UA.  No appointment is needed.  Students are asked to come prepared with questions as tutors do not assist with graded assignments, but will assist students in better understanding CH concepts.


Concur Travel and Expense: System Overview and Introduction
HR Learning and Development
This course will provide an introduction to the Concur System.  Including the Request, Travel, Expense, and Invoice modules of Concur as well as the user profile, setting up delegates, and booking travel.  This instructor-led course fulfills the Concur training requirement for new Concur users to gain system access.  Click Here to Register Online through Skillport.


Inclusive Campus Breakfast – 3 Year Anniversary
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Join us Wednesday, May 2, at 8:30 am to network with other students, faculty, and staff and plan inclusive engagement opportunities at UA! If your organization or department is planning an event for UA's 2018 Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month (HLHM) from September 15 – October 15, or LGBTQ History Month from October 1-31, come join these…


Crucial Conversations
HR Learning and Development
Course Fee: $295.00 Payable via DTA Crucial Conversations, based on the Best-selling book, teaches participants a comprehensive strategy for reaching alignment and agreement. Whenever there are discussions between two or more people where stakes are high, opinions vary and emotions run strong. These conversations – when handled poorly – can cause teams and organizations to…