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March 11, 2014 | UM Happenings

Montevallo Celebrates Pi Week 2014

The University of Montevallo celebrates Pi Week with several events including a Math Grand Prix (a math-related scavenger hunt) on Tuesday, March 11, and presentations on Wednesday, March 12, by guest alumni who will speak on graduate research and graduate studies in math. UM’s Math Club will hold a bake sale on Friday morning, and […]

March 5, 2014 | UM Happenings

University Scholar presentation announced

The University Scholar presentation is scheduled for Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m., in LeBaron Recital Hall. A lecture and performance featuring small ensemble and solo pieces will be presented by Lori Ardovino, the 2014 University Scholar. The presentation will involve a variety of music, including three song cycles, two pieces for clarinet and narrator […]

March 4, 2014 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo's Undergraduate Research Day set for March 12

UM’s annual Undergraduate Research Day will take place Wednesday, March 12, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Harman Hall. This year features the research of undergraduate students from across the curriculum. The presenters, their advisors, and the titles of their work are: Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics • Rachel Blackerby, Christine Sestero — Characterization of TGFβR3 Signaling Pathways in […]

February 28, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM to host Faculty Research Symposium March 5

The 5th annual Faculty Research Symposium will take place Wednesday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Wills 200 (master classroom). This year’s event will include a Fulbright Scholar Presentation by Professor of Art Karen Graffeo. Members of the UM community are encouraged to attend this annual event featuring presentations by recent recipients […]

February 25, 2014 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo Kinesiology Department to Host Golf Tournament

The University of Montevallo is hosting a Kinesiology Golf Tournament Saturday, April 5 at the Montevallo Golf Course. Proceeds will go toward the renovation and refurbishing of a classroom in honor of Dr. Miriam Collins. The tournament will be a three-person scramble with cash or certificate awards for the top-three teams. The entry fee is $60 […]

February 21, 2014 | UM Happenings

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Professional Realm of Puzzles, Logic, LEGO and Scrabble

The Concert and Lecture Series and Game Studies and Design are pleased to announce a lecture by Eric Harshbarger titled “Curiouser and Curiouser: The Professional Realm of Puzzles, Logic, LEGO®, and Scrabble®” Thursday, Feb. 27, from 5-6 p.m. in the Wills Hall master classroom (Wills 200). Harshbarger is a mathematician by education, a computer engineer […]

February 13, 2014 | UM Happenings

Montevallo set to open at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 due to Weather

Attention UM Students, Faculty, and Staff, The University of Montevallo will delay opening until 1 p.m., Thursday, February 13. (This is a change from the previous plan to delay opening until 11 a.m.) Please note that the State of Alabama has asked everyone to stay off the roads during the morning hours today. Those commuting to […]

February 10, 2014 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo to close Feb. 11 due to Winter Storm Warning

Attention UM Students, Faculty, and Staff: The University of Montevallo will be closed Tuesday, February 11. This includes all classes and extracurricular activities. Classes and activities for the remainder of Monday, February 10, will proceed as scheduled. At this point, it is not possible to know how the developing weather system will directly affect Montevallo, […]

February 10, 2014 | UM Happenings

Clayton Colvin and Beyond

The University of Montevallo Art Gallery in Bloch Hall is pleased to exhibit the work of Birmingham Based painter, Clayton Colvin. An opening reception is set for Feb 13 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. His work will be on display Feb. 13 through March 6, 2014. His critically acclaimed work has been widely exhibited nationally […]

February 7, 2014 | UM Happenings

Message from 2014 College Night Committee

Attention Thursday night College Night ticket holders: Members of the College Night committee have been working diligently since Thursday afternoon’s weather cancellation to find a way to allow those holding tickets for the Thursday-evening performances an opportunity to see the Golds and Purples compete on stage. With the assistance of and a shout out to UM’s […]

February 7, 2014 | UM Happenings

Carmichael Library Digitizes Alabamian

Carmichael Library has announced the Alabamian, the student newspaper, is now digitized and available on the Internet Archive.  The digitized content includes the first issue from 1924 called the Vanguard  to the 1984 issues. The Library plans to digitize the entire run. The Library’s digitization program aligns with the University’s Strategic Plan to digitize material in the Milner Archives and […]

February 6, 2014 | UM Happenings

New York playwright will give Dancy Lecture at the University of Montevallo

Due to a winter storm warning, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13. An open forum with students on “Living as an Artist in New York” will now take place from 4 to 5 p.m. in Reynolds Studio Theatre. A free public reading from Nguyen’s play Men of Steel and a talk with Nguyen is set for 7 p.m. in LeBaron […]

February 4, 2014 | UM Happenings

Renaissance England Music Expert set to speak at UM

Due to a winter storm warning, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in LeBaron Recital Hall. The Concert and Lecture Committee of the University of Montevallo and the Department of Music is presenting a lecture by Kerry McCarthy, associate professor of music at Duke University, entitled “From the Library […]

February 3, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM Greek Life Welcomes Phi Gamma Delta

Headquarters staff from the International Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta, known as “FIJI,” will be on campus February 6 through March 22 recruiting men to become the founding fathers of the first ever FIJI chapter at the University of Montevallo. Phi Gamma Delta will be the first fraternity added to the UM Greek community since Alpha Kappa […]

November 20, 2013 | UM Happenings

Falcons fall to top-ranked Kentucky 95-72 in exhibition game

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Montevallo junior Troran Brown finished just one point shy of his career high as he led the Falcons with 30 points in a 95-72 loss on the road at top-ranked Kentucky in front of the largest crowd in school history at historic Rupp Arena in an exhibition game Nov. 4. Brown finished 12-of-34 […]

November 1, 2013 | UM Happenings

Freddie the Falcon returns at Midnight Madness

Freddie the Falcon made his return to the University of Montevallo campus Oct. 17 during Midnight Madness, which served as the official kick off of the Montevallo men’s and women’s basketball season. Freddie performed a pair of skits with Montevallo cheerleaders in front of a packed Trustmark Arena before ending the night by having his […]

October 11, 2013 | UM Happenings

UM honors its own at 117th Founders’ Day

The University of Montevallo celebrated Founders’ Day on Oct. 10, commemorating 117 years of service to its alumni and to education in the State of Alabama. The day began with a convocation in Palmer Hall featuring a message by entrepreneur and UM alumnus Michael E. Stephens, awards presentations to several members of the university faculty, […]

October 8, 2013 | UM Happenings

UM Theatre to present The Thugs

UM Theatre will present The Thugs, a recent off-Broadway play by NYC-based playwright Adam Bock. The production will open Thursday, Oct. 10, with a 2 p.m. matinee. Additional performances will take place Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. All performances will take place in […]

October 8, 2013 | UM Happenings

2013 Founders' Day

The University of Montevallo will celebrate its 117th Founders’ Day Thursday, Oct. 10. The day will begin with an 11 a.m. convocation in Palmer Auditorium on the UM campus, during which Michael E. Stephens ’73 will deliver the keynote address. In keeping with annual tradition, the senior class will be invested into the Community of […]