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711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States

September 2017

For Home and Country America’s Entry in the War to End all Wars

September 3, 2017
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I (April 6, 1917), the University Libraries Special Collections has installed an exhibit featuring selections from their collections that illustrate how the War impacted the lives of those serving on the “Front Lines” and those on the “Home Front.”  On display are uniforms and military paraphernalia, letters, photographs, and posters that each have a story to tell.  They tell of young men who had probably never been more…

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Office for Undergraduate Research Presents Pizza with Professors

September 25, 2017,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Interested in getting involved in research?  If so, come to our Pizza with Professors luncheon in 205 Gorgas Library and learn about what research faculty across campus are doing in their research labs and in their research projects.  You'll have the opportunity to sit down and talk with faculty from a variety of disciplines and learn more about how you can get involved. Contact Info: Dr. Kim Bissell, kbissell@ua.edu, 205-348-8247

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October 2017

The Family We Choose Exhibit

October 3, 2017,9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Date: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Time: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM Location: A. S. Williams Americana Collection, Room 301 Gorgas Library Cost: FREE   This exhibit, a mix of originals and facsimiles, is drawn from the Miller-Stephens GLBTQ UA Student Organization Collection, held by the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library at The University of Alabama. It provides just a sampling of what’s available in this research collection, which comprises the group’s records and artifacts, as well as ephemera documenting…

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November 2017

For Home and Country Americas Entry into the War to End All Wars

November 26, 2017
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I (April 6, 1917), the University Libraries Special Collections has installed an exhibit featuring selections from their collections that illustrate how the War impacted the lives of those serving on the “Front Lines” and those on the “Home Front.”  On display are uniforms and military paraphernalia, letters, photographs, and posters that each have a story to tell.  They tell of young men who had probably never been more…

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December 2017

Research Rescue- Special Drop In Hours at Gorgas Library

December 2, 2017,4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Research paper due soon and you haven't started? Librarians are always available to help with developing your topic, finding resources, and citing sources. Special research rescue hours are now available Mon. – Thurs., 4 – 6:00 p.m., Gorgas Library, Information Desk, first floor.  Special hours end Dec. 14.

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August 2018

BFSA: Welcome Reception

August 22, 2018,4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Please join the Black Faculty and Staff Association in Gorgas 205 for a reception for incoming freshman.

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September 2018

Restorative Yoga

September 11, 2018,12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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This free event is hosted by University Libraries to bring a little calm to your hectic life. Yoga is every Tuesday from September 11 through October 23. Join this yoga class in Room 205 in the Gorgas Library.

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Poetry Reading

September 24, 2018,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Robin Behn and Heidi Lynn Staples Poetry Reading at the Gorgas Library, Room 205

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Restorative Yoga

September 25, 2018,12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Located in Room 205 of the Gorgas Library, Restorative Yoga is offered every Tuesday beginning Sept. 11.  Dr. Millie Jackson, RYT and certified Restorative Yoga teacher will demonstrate how to experience deep relaxation.

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October 2018

Pizza with Professors

October 3, 2018,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Come and meet UA professors and enjoy some pizza in Gorgas Library Room 205 from 12:00-1:00 pm.

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January 2019

Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial, 1819-2019

January 13
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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This exhibit covers a variety of topics, including historical moments like the early statehood period; secession, Civil War and Reconstruction; the Space Race; and the Civil Rights Movement.  It also looks at major industries from cotton and timber to coal and steel.  Other subjects include education, transportation, politics, nature and the arts.

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February 2019

Transfer Community Lunch

February 14,11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Join us as we come together to celebrate our Transfer Community! We hope to see you in Gorgas 205.  

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Body Positivity Event for Transfer Students

February 26,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Join us and other students in Gorgas 205 as we have a discussion about "What's on my Plate?, a discussion of healthy eating and disordered eating". Food and drinks will be provided.

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September 2019

Exhibit: Life while Hispanic/Latinx Abroad

September 16
Gorgas Library, 711 Capstone Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 United States
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Curious about what life abroad is like as a Hispanic/Latinx student? Stop by this display to view photos and read stories from Hispanic/Latinx students who recently returned to UA.

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