|‘WOMEN OF THE TIDE’ EXHIBIT CELEBRATES 125 YEARS OF UA WOMEN —
The University of Alabama Museums will showcase the contributions and achievements women have made at the Capstone through “Women of the Tide: 125 Years of Women at The University of Alabama,” an exhibit that opens June 29 at the Gorgas House Museum. The exhibit will highlight numerous individuals and organizations that have left a lasting legacy at the University. https://www.ua.edu/news/2018/06/women-of-the-tide-exhibit-celebrates-125-years-of-ua-women/
UA ASTRONOMER HELPS DISCOVER ELUSIVE BLACK HOLE —
Dr. Jimmy Irwin, associate professor of astronomy and physics, is part of an international team of researchers who found a mid-sized black hole, a cosmic oddity in observations of the universe. The finding, which demonstrates an effective method to detect this class of black holes, was announced in the journal Nature Astronomy.
UA PROFESSOR TO DIRECT EPISODE OF ‘QUEEN SUGAR’ —
Dr. Rachel Raimist, professor of journalism and creative media, will direct an episode of “Queen Sugar” in New Orleans in June. The invitation came from Ava DuVernay, who directed “Selma,” “13th” and “A Wrinkle in Time.” Directing this episode will place Raimist in the Directors Guild of America, which represents 17,000 members worldwide. https://www.ua.edu/news/2018/06/ua-professor-to-direct-episode-of-queen-sugar/
UA ANNOUNCES NEW MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC HEALTH —
As health promotion, education and the health care industry rapidly evolve, the College of Human Environmental Sciences is changing to meet new needs by adding a Master of Public Health, which will be offered both on campus and by distance. https://www.ua.edu/news/2018/06/ua-announces-new-masters-degree-in-public-health/
APR WINS NATIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD —
The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded Alabama Public Radio, also known as APR, a National Edward R. Murrow Award for best news series in the small market radio category for its series, titled “Alabama Rural Health Care.”
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