News Archive

Search By Keywords

UA To Change Snack Machines

The University of Alabama will replace all on-campus snack machines with new machines during the break between fall and spring semesters. The new machines will have reduced prices on some items.

December 6, 2000

Diabetes Support Group To Meet Friday At UA

Adults with Type II diabetes are invited to join a support group that is meeting Friday, Dec. 8, from noon-1 p.m. at the Capstone Medical Center carrel room on The University of Alabama campus.

December 5, 2000

UA Offers Financial Planning Degree Through Distance Education

The University of Alabama offers a distance education degree in what the latest edition of "Jobs Rated Almanac" ranked at the top of the "Best Jobs" list.

December 4, 2000

UA Habitat For Humanity Chapter To Hold Bashin’ To Build Event

The University of Alabama chapter of Habitat for Humanity is offering students and faculty a chance to unleash their end-of-the-semester frustrations and help a worthy cause at the same time.

December 4, 2000

UA Receives Grant From ExxonMobil For Engineering And Business Programs

The University of Alabama recently received an $18,000 grant from ExxonMobil as part of the company's new program to help fund college academic programs. The gift is part of $1.9 million in grants that...

December 1, 2000

New Program at UA’s Rise Named in Memory of UA Trustee

The University of Alabama's award winning early intervention program, RISE, recently announced the establishment of the George S. Shirley Leadership Program, named in memory of the UA trustee.

December 1, 2000

UA Astronomers To Host Public Sky Viewing Friday

Visitors can, weather permitting, get a close look at a crescent moon, Jupiter and Saturn by peering through a University of Alabama telescope at Gallalee Hall, on Friday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.

November 30, 2000

Kendrick Receives Top Faculty Award In UA’s HES

Dr. Olivia Kendrick, University of Alabama associate professor of human nutrition and hospitality management, was recently named the 2000 recipient of the Joseph S. Rowland Teaching Excellence Award, the top faculty award given in...

November 29, 2000

UA To Open Phifer Honors Computer Lab Thursday

The University of Alabama Honors Program will hold a dedication ceremony for the opening of the Phifer Honors Computer Lab on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 5 p.m. in 100 New Hall.

November 28, 2000

UA Press Book Wins Lillian Smith Award For Non-Fiction

A book published by The University of Alabama Press highlighting the life of civil rights leader Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth has received the Southern Regional Council's 2000 Lillian Smith Book Award for non-fiction.

November 27, 2000

State Housing Affordability Index Posts Third Consecutive Drop, According To UA Center

The Alabama Housing Affordability Index fell during the third quarter of the year, according to figures released by the Alabama Real Estate Research and Education Center at The University of Alabama.

November 27, 2000

Census Bureau Releases Poverty Rate Estimates For State; Shelby Is Most Affluent, Black Belt Counties Poorest

It is likely to be a bleak Thanksgiving in much of Alabama, if the poverty rate estimates just released by the U.S. Census Bureau are any indication.

November 22, 2000

UA/Stillman Presidents To Join Impressive List Of Speakers Addressing Innovative Honors Class

How do you handle ethical dilemmas? Find fair and effective solutions to some of the world's toughest problems?

November 20, 2000

UA Computer System Analyzes Holiday Traffic Crashes

Each year thousands of Alabama motorists travel for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Unfortunately, many of them don't reach their destinations safely.

November 15, 2000

Iron Bowl Elephant Stomp To Begin In New Location

The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band has announced that the starting location of the "Elephant Stomp" -- UA's traditional band-led march into the football stadium -- will be changed for Saturday's game from...

November 15, 2000