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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Wyclef Jean

At this point in his life and career, Wyclef Jean can do just about whatever he wants. He's sold millions in many configurations: as a leader of The Fugees, as a solo artist, as a featured guest on Shakira's eternal "Hips Don't Lie," as a producer and collaborator on Santana's Grammy-winning 1999 blockbuster Supernatural and more. His latest project is an endearing exercise in torch-passing called Wyclef Goes Back to School , an album in which he collaborates with college students he'd...

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Women’s Week at Alabama A&M University

Beyond Normal Lecture Series “Tea on The Hill" with guest speaker, Kandi Burruss. March 28, 201912:30 p.m. Knight CenterYOU MUST R.S.V.P. to attend attend. Click here to reserve your seat. 

19th Annual Black Tie Scholarship Gala

Alabama A&M University is excited to announce its 19th Annual Black Tie Scholarship Gala on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

The Black Tie Scholarship Gala is Alabama A&M University’s premiere fundraising event and is designed to support talented students who demonstrate a financial need. Of our 6,108 students, roughly 90 percent are in need of financial aid. Your support of this event will grant students an education and a future filled with possibilities.

2019 Scholarship Recognition & Promotional Tour

The President, along with the First Lady, students, alumni, and community members, returned to campus at 3 p.m. Friday after a week-long tour across the state. The group traveled a total of 1,193 miles!

The February 2019 Edition of the "Presidential Community News From The Hill" is here!

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. is interviewed by WJAB 90.9 Program Manager, Erica Fox Washington. They discuss several topics related to Alabama A&M, including 50th Anniversary of the designation of Alabama A&M gaining university status and the establishment of The Foundation, Electric Buses, Presidential Scholarship and Promotional Bus Tour, Chase Road and Meridian Street intersection and a new crosswalk.

In response to the fire in Foster Complex on Monday night, Alabama A&M University officials have re-opened the building and started an incremental move-in approach.  All students have been scheduled to return to Foster Complex or have been reassigned to other residence halls.  The University has and will continue to provide toiletries, blankets, and hygiene items to students that were displaced.  Those items are now available for displaced students at Foster Complex on campus. 

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Beautiful—The Carole King Musical, Comes to Broadway Theatre League in Huntsville March 5-10, 2019.

For more information and tickets, click here.

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Music

TERRY GROSS, HOST:

This is FRESH AIR. There's a new recording of two familiar concert works, piano concertos by Mozart and Beethoven, that are performed in an unfamiliar way that our classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz finds very exciting. Here's his review.

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Ask anyone in Dublin to recommend a pub with traditional Irish music, and you're likely to hear about The Cobblestone. For our last World Cafe dispatch from Ireland, we pop into the cozy spot in Smithfield and can immediately see why this place is beloved by locals, tourists and musicians from far and wide. It's warm and welcoming with a big, long bar filled with people leaning over each other and laughing and clinking glasses.

There's something extra special about going to visit an artist in the place where it all began. On our recent trip to Dublin, Paul Noonan, lead singer of beloved Irish band Bell X1, took us on a walking city tour to show us some of the spots that have been important to the band over its 20-year career.

At this point in his life and career, Wyclef Jean can do just about whatever he wants. He's sold millions in many configurations: as a leader of The Fugees, as a solo artist, as a featured guest on Shakira's eternal "Hips Don't Lie," as a producer and collaborator on Santana's Grammy-winning 1999 blockbuster Supernatural and more.

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