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Methos Wins 2020 Harper Lee Prize

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Victor Methos, author of “The Hallows,” will receive The University of Alabama School of Law’s 2020 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction during a virtual ceremony. “On the 10th anniversary […]

July 14, 2020

New Hotline Provides COVID-19 Information to UA Community

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Members of the campus community can call 348-CV19 to get answers to frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 and UA’s plan and protocols.

July 14, 2020

New Vice President for Student Life Making Himself At Home Again

Dr. Myron Pope, University of Alabama Vice President of Student Life

“It was a great opportunity to serve in a place that gave so much to me in so many ways."

July 13, 2020

Fleet Services Holds Online Vehicle Auction

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UA’s Fleet Services will hold its first online vehicle auction beginning July 13, with a variety of vehicles up for grabs.

July 13, 2020

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: UA partners to provide COVID testing in Aliceville; UA’s fleet services to hold online auction; UA expert available to discuss racial aspects of emojis.

July 13, 2020

Emoji Reveal Whiteness as Driver of Technology

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A study of broadening the skin tone of emoji to include diverse representation of race, ethnicity, gender and culture found emoji continue to center whiteness in their design and coding structures.

July 10, 2020

UA’s Sorority Recruitment Goes Virtual

The University of Alabama Panhellenic Association’s fall recruitment week will look much different this year without any public activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the recruitment rounds, which […]

July 10, 2020

Weather, Defense Professional to Lead UA Water Security Initiative

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An experienced weather and intelligence professional in the military and intelligence communities will lead global water and security initiatives at The University of Alabama.

July 9, 2020

UA Libraries: Faculty Resources for Alternative Instruction

UA Libraries' staff and resources can help UA faculty teaching hybrid courses, and save UA students money on textbooks.

July 9, 2020

Leaving Home for a Brighter Future

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Nasir Eisty has come a long way from the small Bangladeshi town where he grew up. But the constant love and care from his parents and teachers made it possible to get where he...

July 6, 2020

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Bama Bug Fest is coming to the web; UA Student creates election forecast model; and a UA political scientist says D.C. should become a state.

July 6, 2020

The Last Frontier

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Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.

July 2, 2020

Statement Concerning COVID Gathering Rumors

We conducted a thorough investigation of COVID party rumors, and have been unable to identify any students who may have participated in these types of activities. We will continue to follow up on any information we receive...

July 2, 2020

National Leader in Water Resources to Head Alabama Water Institute

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Scott Rayder, an expert on building opportunities and funding for scientific organizations, was selected as the executive director of the Alabama Water Institute for The University of Alabama.

July 1, 2020

UA Experts Available to Discuss Issues Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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The list of UA faculty available to discuss aspects of the coronavirus pandemic will be regularly updated.

July 1, 2020