Where Legends Are Made

Stories

The University of Alabama is steeped in tradition and success. Legends have been made in our academic halls, on our athletic fields and courts, and in our endeavors to shape a better world through our teaching, research and service.

Life can take some interesting twists and turns. Some of those turns can lead to dead ends. Others can lead to success that can launch a person into a legend.

As host for ESPN’s “College Game Day,” Rece Davis knows a thing or two about telling stories.

The University of Alabama empowered Bruce Culpepper to move from a small rural town to the president of Shell Oil.

Janet Gurwitch grew up dreaming of the big time. Her years at The University of Alabama equipped her for that.

Sonequa Martin-Green, a Russellville native, chased her Hollywood dreams from Alabama to L.A.

University of Alabama Alumna Marillyn Hewson, the chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., was named 2018 Chief Executive of the Year by Chief Executive magazine.

Early in their careers, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and improve the education and experience of students.

Once again, UA has been recognized as a leader in international education – the University is a top producing institution for Fulbright U.S. Student Awards.

Continuing his work to improve the energy industry, Dr. Jason E. Bara is creating new materials he hopes can respond to future energy challenges.

UA’s Division of Strategic Communications racked up several honors in 2018 for its influential and powerful “Where Legends are Made” campaign.

Just two years into his tenure at The University of Alabama, Dr. Jason Allred is already gaining recognition for his work in chemistry.

The way Chris Emerson tells it, his life changed dramatically almost the moment he first set foot on campus at the University of Alabama.

When Bob Hines was 6 years old, he witnessed an event that would forever change the trajectory of his life: the launch of NASA’s first space shuttle, the STS-1, on April 12, 1981.

Titles like best of the best and best in the world still don't sit well with University of Alabama doctorate of musical arts candidate Joshua Williams.

The University of Alabama continues to set increasingly higher goals for itself in the recruitment of talented students, as seen in the fall 2017 incoming freshman class.

At the University of Alabama, we resolve to better our world and all the people in it, and our students play a major role.


For the third consecutive year, a student team at The University of Alabama placed first at a NASA robotics contest.

Highly regarded for his research and a devoted scholar, Dr. Arunava Gupta, is one of the most innovative professors at UA.

For theatre professor Seth Panitch, 2016 has been an incredible year, with multiple awards, honors and nominations.

Dr. Samantha Hansen is as likely to be found on top of a mountain in the coldest place on Earth as she is grading papers in a classroom.

Each year, UA sororities adorn their houses for Homecoming with decorative displays celebrating their love of the Capstone.

For many Pulitzer Prize winners or finalists, their paths passed through or eventually brought them to The University of Alabama.

The University of Alabama continues to take the national stage with four 2017 Goldwater Scholars.

Faculty at The University of Alabama are leading cutting-edge research projects around the world.

UA boasts 26 team NCAA Championships and more than 100 conference championships and 95 individual collegiate national champions.

The University recently unveiled a new branding campaign with the launch of a new television commercial.

UA chose its 2016 football season opener on Saturday to unveil a new campaign meant to promote stories of success and excellence.

The University of Alabama doesn’t take its status as a school of legends lightly. But what exactly defines a legend?

The University of Alabama’s new branding campaign, Where Legends Are Made, recently collected multiple advertising awards.