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March 26, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM hosts chess tourney

Contributed by Scott Varagona The inaugural Falcon Chess Invitational tournament took place March 7 at the University of Montevallo and featured a very unusual format: “doubles chess.” A game of doubles chess is played by two teams of two players each. One team controls the white pieces and the other controls the black pieces. The […]

March 26, 2015 | UM Happenings

Annual Run for Research to take place April 9

The 9th Annual Run for Research is set for Thursday, April 9. The event will include a 5-K Run and a 1-Mile Walk. Registration will begin at 3 p.m. and the race will begin promptly at 3:45 p.m. at the McChesney Student Activity Center parking lot. (In the event of inclement weather, registration will take […]

March 20, 2015 | UM Happenings

Community service and internship fair set for March 24

A community service and internship fair will take place Tuesday, March 24, from 9 a.m.-noon in the Anna Irvin Dining Hall. A number of agencies will be on hand to talk to those interested in learning more. Agencies currently scheduled include: SafeHouse of Shelby County, Boys and Girls Club, Shelby County RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer […]

March 3, 2015 | UM Happenings

Faculty Research Symposium set for Wednesday, March 4

The Faculty Research Symposium is set for Wednesday, March 4, from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in Wills 200 (master classroom).All are encouraged to stop by as time permits throughout the day to see presentations both formal and informal,  given by University of Montevallo faculty members who will be showcasing their latest research and creative activities.UM President John W. Stewart […]

February 24, 2015 | UM Happenings

Montevallo to close Wednesday, Feb. 25

The University of Montevallo will be closed Wednesday, February 25, 2015. The National Weather Service has currently placed the University’s service area under a winter storm warning for Wednesday. The Anna Irvin Cafeteria will remain open for regular hours during this time. Multiple forecasts indicate a high probability of snow (1-4 inches) in the Birmingham […]

February 19, 2015 | UM Happenings

“Possibilities of Prison Reform" set for Feb. 26

“Possibilities of Prison Reform,” a public forum on Alabama’s 2015 prison reform, will take place Thursday, Feb. 26. from 6-8 p.m. in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium, Comer Hall. Sponsored by the Department of Behavioral and Social sciences and the UM Social Work Club, the event will feature forum panelists Senator Cam Ward, Alabama […]

February 16, 2015 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Research Day set for March 25

The University of Montevallo’s Undergraduate Research Day is held each spring to highlight undergraduate student research. It is open to all students who have completed an independent research or creative project in any discipline. This year’s event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25 from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. in Harman Hall on the UM […]

February 9, 2015 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Research Day 2015 set for March 25

The University of Montevallo’s Undergraduate Research Day 2015 is set for Wednesday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (the time may be adjusted slightly depending on the number of presentations). The award ceremony is set for 3 to 4 p.m. Undergraduate Research Day is held every spring to highlight undergraduate student research. It is open to all […]

December 12, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM students honored at Elite Night 2014

UM students were recently honored at Elite Night, held in mid-November. More than 50 students were named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Individuals chosen for this honor are of junior or senior status and show outstanding leadership and academic ability through participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship […]

November 25, 2014 | UM Happenings

Art Department to present Virginia Barnes exhibition

The UM Art Department presents an exhibition of Virginia Barnes’ prints curated by the Art 327: Collections and Exhibitions students. Barnes (1895-1984) was a UM alumna and art professor. This exhibition explores connections between Barnes’ printmaking processes and the people, places, and environment of Montevallo. The opening reception is set for Dec. 3 from 4 […]

November 24, 2014 | UM Happenings

Dining In for Healthy Families 2014

In conjunction with Family and Consumer Sciences Day Wednesday, Dec. 3, the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will sponsor a “‘Dining In’ for Healthy Families” event, and the UM Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is encouraging everyone to participate! Studies link better nutrition to better overall health and weight management for people […]

November 21, 2014 | UM Happenings

Choral Christmas Concert set for Dec. 1, 2014

The University of Montevallo’s Choral Christmas concert is set for Monday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Village Chapel. General admission tickets will be $10, and student tickets will be $5. Tickets will be sold at the door. Contact the Department of Music at 205-665-6670 for more information.

November 20, 2014 | UM Happenings

Opera Scenes concert set for Nov. 21 and 22

The annual Opera Scenes concert will take place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22, at 7:30 nightly in LeBaron Recital Hall. Opera Director Charles Wood pointed out that this year’s opera ensemble is the largest yet, with nearly 20 singers ranging from freshman through graduate level. “With a cast this large, we will be […]

November 17, 2014 | UM Happenings

'No-shave November' for UM police

Have you noticed some of the campus police officers sporting more facial hair than usual? Members of the University of Montevallo Police Department are participating in “No-Shave November” and added the month of December to raise additional funds. Each officer or staff member who decides to participate will pay $50 toward the John Oliver “Ollie” […]

November 17, 2014 | UM Happenings

History Day set for Nov. 18

History Day will take place in the UMOM building Tuesday, Nov. 18, from noon-2 p.m. All are encouraged to come and enjoy this semi-annual showcase of student research. Fifteen history majors will be on hand to discuss their work. Students and their presentations include: Laura Beth Askelson, “Women in the Late Middle Ages;” Lonie Coleman, […]

November 6, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM Theatre to perform Cabaret

UM Theatre will present Cabaret for the first time in more than a decade Thursday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 16, in Reynolds Studio Theatre. Performances will be nightly at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matineé performance on Sunday. Ticket reservations will be accepted beginning Thursday, Nov. 6. Performances at this venue sell out quickly, so […]

October 17, 2014 | UM Happenings

Barone wins 17th annual Life Raft Debate

As told by Professor Michael Patton . . . Yes, that’s right, there is a consensus emerging among long-time Life Raft Debate aficionados that last night’s (Oct. 9) 17th annual debate was one of the best in LRD history. It was certainly hard to decide whom to vote for. With a packed Palmer Auditorium, attendance […]

October 16, 2014 | UM Happenings

Communication Science and Disorders to host open house

The UM Department of Communication Science and Disorders is hosting an open house for prospective graduate students Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the George C. Wallace Speech and Hearing Center. Call (205) 665-6720 to register. Visit Communication Science and Disorders to learn more about speech-language pathology at the University of Montevallo.

October 13, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM to follow normal hours

The National Weather Service is currently monitoring a large storm system approaching Alabama. This is a dangerous system capable of producing heavy thunderstorms, strong winds, and isolated tornadoes from 4 p.m.-midnight. At this time, the University of Montevallo plans to follow normal business and class hours. The University will continue to monitor weather conditions and will […]

October 8, 2014 | UM Happenings

Murphy published, book signings announced

Jim Murphy, professor of English and creative writing, has recently published a new book of poems and will give readings and sign copies Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the J. A. Brown Room of Carmichael Library; and Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Eclipse Coffee and Books. The Uniform House, just released from […]