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From analyzing the environmental damage of DDT to developing warning systems for evacuation zones, The University’s best and brightest are not only excelling in the classroom but also improving the society in which we live.
The powerful feeling that music can provide is the impetus behind a new piece of music from UA to honor victims of the devastating tornado that slammed through Enterprise on March 1.
The support, energy, enthusiasm and class shown by Alabama fans means a lot to every player and coach who has ever been a part of the Crimson Tide.
If you were living 1,000 years ago, among your primary concerns would have been obtaining salt. Yep, sodium chloride… good ol’ table salt.
A state wildlife grant is providing UA researchers funding to search for cave crayfish – eyeless, small, white, almost transparent animals – within 10 Alabama caves.
A new football season brings changes in parking, tailgating and transportation in and around the UA campus.
Thanks to two talented and enterprising UA students, prospective students now have a new way of touring the UA campus: the iPod.
A new academic year brings many new and exciting opportunities to campus. Here are a few of the new additions to your UA experience.
Crimson Ride, UA’s new transit system, gets you where you want to go on campus. It’s free, fast and makes our campus more pedestrian friendly.
Everyone has a story. Sometimes you have to dig a bit in order to tell it – especially when it’s covered by the absence of freedom and beneath the layers of time.
Child abuse costs Alabamians more than $520 million each year, according to the report prepared by UA’s College of Human Environmental Sciences and the Center for Business and Economic Research.
What began as a three-week excavation in the parking lot behind Gorgas Library, may become much more.
Engineers Without Borders has partnered with HERO Housing Resource Center, an organization aimed at reducing substandard housing conditions in Hale County, to improve residential plumbing in the area.
One of the world’s most closely monitored experiments recently yielded its initial findings. The results were made possible, in part, by three UA scientists who developed one of the primary sets of code used in key portions of the internationally-known effort’s computer analysis.
An exhibit by student Rachael Crawley showcases unconventional portraits of UA student, faculty and staff artists in a range of fields.
The University will premiere a composition by nationally-acclaimed hip-hop violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain at an innovative concert on April 10. The original piece commemorates the heroism of the desegregation of the University through such important figures as Vivian Malone Jones and James Hood.
The University’s parking and transportation department is about four months from seeing one of its biggest projects to date becoming a reality.
A new exhibit at UA’s Alabama Museum of Natural History will give visitors a hands-on look at crime scene analysis and forensic investigations, minus the backlighting and Hollywood glitz.
Researchers at UA are offering clues as to why some people appear to have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease following exposure to a widely used chemical weed killer.
From B-boying to Fuel Cells, Gaming to Cancer Medication, UA Undergraduates Further the Institution’s Mission Through Groundbreaking Research
The University recently relaunched its Crimson Calendar at http://events.ua.edu. The completely-redesigned Crimson Calendar offers the ability to unite events from the entire UA community into a centralized campus-wide events calendar.