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Archive for August 22nd, 2011

Dialog Extra for Aug. 22, 2011

Crimson Calendar Click on to view Dialog Extra on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. ANNOUNCEMENTS DAY OF REMEMBRANCE THIS SUNDAY EVENING — UA employees and students are invited to gather around Palmer Lake at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 28 for a service to remember the impact the April 27 […]

Move-in Days

For the past six years, Rob Hall and the staff of housing operations have refined the move-in process to make it more efficient and easier on students, parents and volunteers.

Accolades for Aug. 22, 2011

Marouan Receives Postdoctoral Fellowship at Penn State, Cooper Awarded Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clark Named UA Press Director, Women in Business Council Honors Parker, Nominations Sought for McKinley Award

A Question of Ethics – Football Tickets

Periodically, Dialog will feature questions and answers about the new state ethics law and how it affects University employees. This month’s question addresses the sale of football ticketspurchased through the faculty/staff order form.

Remembrance Event to Honor UA Response, Celebrate Moving Forward Set for Aug. 28

A remembrance service for UA students and employees will be held Sunday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Palmer Lake.

Jones Gallery of Art Now Open Downtown

The University has established an art gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa that will exhibit works year round from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, as well as other artists’ exhibitions.

Directory Opt-Out Available

Faculty and staff may opt out of receiving a print campus directory in the fall. To opt out, log in to myBama, select the Employee tab, click on the Employee Services folder, select the Campus Directory Opt Out link, check the opt-out box, and then click the Submit button.

New Bus Route Offers Downtown Option

Tuscaloosa Transit, in partnership with Crimson Ride, has begun a new route from the downtown Intermodal Facility (IMF) to the UA campus and back. This bus runs a complete route each half hour, from 5 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday throughout the year (except holidays).

University Libraries Release New One-Search

The University Libraries has transitioned to a new Google-like search interface version of Scout that now includes full-text articles along with traditional catalog material. It will soon include digitized items from the Hoole Special Collections Library.