Tuesday, January 29, 2008



Jan. 30
Off-Campus Housing Fair at the Ferguson Center
Check Your Well-Being from 10-3 at the Ferguson Center

Jan. 31
Yearbooks Sales at Lakeside Dining from 4-7

Feb. 1
All Honor Society Applications Due
Capstone Men and Women Applications Due
Student Alumni Association Applications Due

Feb. 4
College Bowl at the Ferguson Center
Resume Critiques from 10-2 at the Career Center’s Jones Center


Capstone Men and Women applications are due Friday, Feb. 1. Applications are available at http://bama.ua.edu/~cmw/.

College Bowl will be played at the Ferguson Center Feb. 4-6. College Bowl is a game in which your serious brainpower can help you rack up some serious points on the scoreboard. We’re signing up teams for our Campus Tournament now, so fire up those brain cells and get in the game! Registration is $25 per team. For more information, visit http://ferguson.ua.edu/collegebowl.asp.

Short and Sweet Resume Critiques will be offered Feb. 5 & 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come to the Career Center’s Jones Center (3rd floor Ferguson right by the elevators) for a 5-10 minute resume critique, and enjoy some sweet treats while you’re there. For more information, contact Tiffany Goodin at tgoodin@sa.ua.edu.

The Off-campus Housing Fair will be held Jan. 30-31, at the Ferguson Center. Students considering living off-campus will have an opportunity to talk to representatives of area rental properties. Information will be provided regarding leases, landlord and tenant rights, being a good neighbor and more.

Nutrition Services are now offered by the Student Health Center. The Student Health Center now has a full-time dietician that offers individual nutrition appointments, grocery store tours at Publix, nutrition presentations to student groups, and a dietitian on-the-go table at the Ferguson Center for students to ask their nutrition questions. For more information contact Lori Greene, MS, RD, LD at nutrition@ua.edu.

Find your talent and discover your abilities with Discovery Courses at the Ferguson Center. Courses begin in early February and run for five weeks. Courses offered this semester include Beginning Guitar, Sign Language, Wine Tasting (for those 21 and older), Latin Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, and Yin-Yang Yoga. For more information, visit www.ferguson.ua.edu/discovery.asp.

Attention UA students from Mississippi: the Mississippi Legislature has authorized the issuance of car tags with out-of-state university logos. The application is available at www.jacksonbama.com if you’re interested.

FREE & LEGAL music returns at Ruckus.com. Registration takes 30 seconds and is absolutely free. No viruses. No spyware. 100% legal.

Alabama’s Student Alumni Association is now accepting applications for Spring 2008. Applications can be picked up at Alumni Hall or electronically sent through email. (For electronic copy, let SAA know at saa@bama.ua.edu.) Applications are due Feb. 1, and a list of those selected for interviews will be posted at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, on the doors outside Alumni Hall. Please contact Cody Smith, SAA President, at saa@bama.ua.edu with any questions.

Corolla yearbooks will be sold Jan. 31, from 4-7 p.m. in front of Lakeside Dining. You can also order your yearbook and have it charged to your student account at http://corolla.ua.edu.

Check your well-being with the Counseling Center on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Anderson Room. Free screenings and food will be available.

The ACSS will celebrate their 2008 Spring Festival starting at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Ferguson Ballroom. The celebration includes two sections, a platform show and Kara-OK. Special buffet will be supplied. For more information contact Ben Ma at 205-886-0060 or mben@bama.ua.edu.


Changed Your Address Recently? New to UA? Update Your Records so you don’t miss important information from UA.

Order Your Transcript Anytime, Anywhere. Avoid the trip to the Student Services Center by ordering a copy of your transcript via the web. Go to the Student tab on myBama. Click on Self-Services, Student Records, then Order Official Transcript.

Verify Your Enrollment Online. Need to verify your enrollment status for an insurance company, embassy or consulate? From myBama, click on Student Services, Student Records, then Order Current Enrollment Verifications.

The National Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the 2008 Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards. All full-time faculty are eligible. Nominations are due Feb. 15, and the nomination form is available at http://alumni.ua.edu/octaform.pdf. Contact Robin Elmore at 348-1545 or relmore@alumni.ua.edu for more information.

The Elliot Society is now accepting applications. This society recognizes students, faculty, and alumni who made significant leadership contributions to the campus, community, state, and nation in areas of social and cultural progress and who portray a spirit of the ideals held by Congressman Elliott. For more information and an application, visit www.honorsocieties.ua.edu by Feb. 1.

Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, Math Exam Reviews and Study Skills Workshops are now available for all students. For details, visit www.ctl.ua.edu. You may also call the CTL at 348-5175 for general information, 348-8854 for tutorial appointments, or 348-5186 for Study Skills/Independent Study Lab Assistance.

Nominations for the 2008 Last Lecture Award are now open. Students and alumni are invited to nominate the faculty member from whom they would most like to hear a lecture delivered on this premise: If this were your last chance to talk to a group of UA students, what would you say to them? You may nominate online at http://graduate.ua.edu/events/lastlecture.html. For more information contact Dr. Natalie Adams at 348-8283 or nadams@ua.edu.

Always remember to check the Crimson Calendar at http://events.ua.edu for all the week’s events.

Submit your news at www.uanews.ua.edu/student/submit.html.

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