Sunday, March 9, 2008

Children on the hunt

Crimson White Email Edition
Sunday, March 9, 2008
Tuscaloosa Weather: HI / LO 34 Partly Cloudy

Children on the hunt

Growing up an Alabama fan, Brady Jowers finally got to visit the university he hopes to attend in six years. The seventh grader from Opp walked around campus for the first time Sunday afternoon with his family, taking in the highlights of the Capstone: Bryant-Denny Stadium, Denny Chimes, the President's Mansion and the Easter Bunny standing on the lawn.

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In This Issue:

Down Arrow News | Down Arrow Campus INbrief | Down Arrow Opinion | Down Arrow INfocus | Down Arrow Entertainment | Down Arrow Sports |


article icon Housing grows with campus

The concrete forms and fences surrounding the construction site are all students see of Ridgecrest East right now. Between the exposed dirt and gravel trails leading to the construction site, the more than $70 million the University is pouring into the building has not yet started to show. Full Story

Campus INbrief

article icon Page 2 announcements for Monday, March 10, 2008

UA to host ADHD conference The University, together with a statewide advisory committee, will host the second annual conference on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder planned for April 30 to May 2 at the Bryant Conference Center. This three-day, southeast regional conference is planned to bring together a multidisciplinary group of experts to share their research and intervention on ADD/ADHD, and for practitioners to share their best practices. Full Story


article icon Let the sun in

National Sunshine Week, a week designed to highlight the need for open government and access to information, runs from March 16 to 22. Since we'll be taking in some literal sunshine next week during Spring Break, we thought it appropriate to speak about Sunshine Week before it gets underway. Full Story


article icon UA junior creates endowed fund

When it comes to gifts for their 21st birthday, some students want cars or some other sort of lavish gift from their parents. Few students, however, want to use their birthday as a chance to give a gift to someone else. Phillips Thomas, a junior majoring in international studies, said she participated in Black Belt Action during interim term 2007, and the experience will stay with her a long time to come. Full Story


article icon UA faculty perform experimental art

The variation on movement through time is the theme of the latest Creative Campus Initiative and New College guest artist presentation. The event, titled "Moving in (Geologic) Time," will explore variations on sound, poetry, film and their relation to the idea of time. Full Story


article icon The power of 1

Mykal Riley's senior night wasn't going to end with a freshman mistake. After making a foul near the end of regulation that allowed No. 16 Vanderbilt to force extra minutes, Riley scored Alabama's first 13 points in overtime to lead the Crimson Tide to a 78-73 win Saturday. Full Story

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