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UA Student Named Gilman International Scholar

Carmen Abigail "Abby" Hall, a University of Alabama student from Birmingham (zip code 35226) has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the spring 2004 semester to study in England at the...

December 23, 2003

UA to Hold African-American Heritage Month Essay Contest

The University of Alabama Women's Resource Center, Marr's Field Journal, the New College Student Council, and Common Ground are sponsoring an essay contest from Jan. 7-Feb. 9 in conjunction with African-American Heritage Month events...

December 22, 2003

Virtual Physics Course has Real Time Benefits at UA, UAB

Through the technological power of the Internet, the physics departments at The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama at Birmingham are offering physics students the opportunity to study in ways those before...

December 22, 2003

President’s Message

The Alabama Black Belt stretches from the Mississippi border through the heart of the state covering 19 counties across west and south Alabama. It is where some of the state's most significant historical events...

December 20, 2003

That Darned Drive to Work Might Not be as Bad as You Think; UA State Data Center Reports on State Commute Times

Despite the often heard complaint about how long it takes Alabama workers to get to their jobs, a recent report from the Bureau of the Census shows a lot of Alabamians actually have a...

December 19, 2003

Alabama’s Population Tops 4.5 Million in 2003, According to Census Bureau, UA’s State Data Center

Alabama's population grew by 21,856 people between 2002 and 2003, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's most recent population estimates. Alabama ranks 30th of 51 (including the District of Columbia) in number of residents...

December 18, 2003

Yolanda Adams Headlines the 2004 MLK ‘Realizing the Dream’ Concert at UA

Yolanda Adams will highlight the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. "Realizing the Dream" event at The University of Alabama’s Moody Music Concert Hall, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004 at 7:30 p.m.

December 18, 2003

UA Program Receives National Award

The University of Alabama's Rehabilitation Counseling program was selected as one of two programs nationally to receive the Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner’s Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation Education and Training.

December 16, 2003

Tuscaloosa Area Residents Among UA Graduates

The University of Alabama awarded some 1,400 degrees at winter commencement ceremonies held Monday, Dec. 15, in Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus.

December 16, 2003

Mobile Area Residents Among UA Graduates

The University of Alabama awarded some 1,400 degrees at winter commencement ceremonies held Monday, Dec. 15, in Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus.

December 16, 2003

Huntsville Area Residents Among UA Graduates

The University of Alabama awarded some 1,400 degrees at winter commencement ceremonies held Monday, Dec. 15, in Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus.

December 16, 2003

Florence Area Residents Among UA Graduates

The University of Alabama awarded some 1,400 degrees at winter commencement ceremonies held Monday, Dec. 15, in Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus.

December 16, 2003

Birmingham Area Residents Among UA Graduates

The University of Alabama awarded some 1,400 degrees at winter commencement ceremonies held Monday, Dec. 15, in Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus.

December 16, 2003

The Children of the Black Belt: UA Offers Help and Hope

Pick a grim statistic—poverty, infant deaths, poor education, births to single mothers, unemployment, gaps in health care—and you'll find the counties of Alabama's Black Belt at the top of each category.

December 16, 2003

No Tax Reform for Alabama in 2004; Republicans to Sweep State

Don't expect Alabama's governor or legislature to present another new tax package like the one soundly defeated in 2003, says University of Alabama political expert Dr. William Stewart.

December 15, 2003