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Watch 1996 Kudzu Documentary

In “The Amazing Story of Kudzu” you’ll learn about kudzu’s colorful past, present and future. Travel from Chipley, Florida — where Glen Arden Nursery sold kudzu plants through the mail in the 1920s — to Covington, Georgia — where Channing Cope crowned kudzu “king” in the 1940s. Meet a 93 year old man who supervised Civilian Conservation Corps workers as they…

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The Mulligan Brothers – “Wait for Me”

The Mulligan Brothers perform “Wait for Me” from their album, “Via Portland” at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Mulligan Brothers met playing in bars in Mobile, Alabama. Their name comes from a golfing term for a second chance. Band members include Ross Newell (lead vocals, guitar, and songwriting); Gram Rea… Read more »

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UA’s Blackburn Institute

The Blackburn Institute is developing a network of leaders, the Blackburn Fellows, who have a clear understanding of the challenges that face the state of Alabama. The Institute provides the fellows opportunities to explore issues and identify strategic actions that will improve the quality of life for our state and nation. The Blackburn Institute is… Read more »

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UA Student Affairs Hall of Fame 2015

The Student Affairs Hall of Fame, located in the Ferguson Student Union, is named in honor of former history professor and beloved Director of Honors Day, Dr. Warner “Lanny” Moore. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding contributions to student life at the Capstone. By recognizing these distinguished individuals, the Student Affairs Hall of Fame stands… Read more »

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Carolina Story

Ben and Emily Roberts craft songs that are a perfect mix of the lyrical grit and wit of Hank Williams Sr. and the tender atmosphere of Heartbreaker-era Ryan Adams. They evoke the blue collar man and woman because that’s exactly who they are, and their blended harmonies backed by guitar, harmonica and suitcase percussion create… Read more »

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Meiko

Meiko is an American singer-songwriter, currently residing in Los Angeles but originally from Georgia. A prolific writer, her songs have been used in many TV shows and films. She is a headliner at LA’s Hotel Cafe, ground zero for the new wave of young, folksy songwriters and she has been featured in late-night TV appearances… Read more »