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UA Trade Center Celebrates 20 Years of Service, Creates $18 Million in New State Exports in 1999

The Alabama International Trade Center (AITC) at The University of Alabama is celebrating 20 years of service to the state’s business community and to the University’s students.

May 15, 2000

Area Residents Among UA Graduates

The University of Alabama awarded approximately 2,190 degrees at spring commencement exercises held Saturday, May 13, at Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus.

May 15, 2000

“Forrest Gump” Author Winston Groom Speaks at UA Spring Commencement, Posthumous Degree Awarded to NFL Great Derrick Thomas

Best-selling author Winston Groom spoke Saturday to the 2,190 members of The University of Alabama's 2000 graduating class.

May 13, 2000

UA National Alumni Association Announces Awards

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association (NAA) recently named the recipients for the 2000 Distinguished Alumni Awards and 2000 Alumni Student Awards.

May 12, 2000

Tuscaloosa Area Residents to be Among UA Graduates

The University of Alabama expects to award approximately 2,189 degrees at spring commencement exercises to be held Saturday, May 13, at Coleman Coliseum on the Tuscaloosa campus.

May 12, 2000

Five Honored as UA Distinguished Engineering Fellows

Five people were recently honored by The University of Alabama College of Engineering as its 2000 Distinguished Engineering Fellows.

May 12, 2000

Media Advisory: Spring Commencement Excercises at The University of Alabama

Spring Commencement Excercises at The University of Alabama Saturday, May 13, 2000

May 12, 2000

Rare Galaxy Alignment Observed by UA Astronomers

An image showing a rare alignment of two spiral galaxies, as viewed by two University of Alabama astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, was made public today.

May 11, 2000

Magazine Features Daniel Cram’s Sketches of the Mexican War

In the summer of 1847, young Lt. Daniel Houston Cram of New Hampshire stepped onto Mexican soil and into one of the most important but often neglected conflicts of the 19th century. During the...

May 11, 2000

The Extraordinary Frederick Augstus Porter Barnard Featured in Alabama Heritage

Former University of Alabama alumnus and president William R. Smith remembered one of his favorite professors at the Capstone, F.A.P. Barnard, as "a marvel of intellectual brilliancy and practical versatility He was conceded to...

May 11, 2000

Magazine Tells of How Marie Bankhead Owen Almost Killed the WPA Guide to Alabama

In the spring of 1935, when the country was scraping out of its worst-ever depression and Franklin D. Roosevelt's make-work New Deal policies were starting to take shape, the Federal Writers Project was born....

May 11, 2000

UA Engineering Professor Receives Hackney Leadership Award

Dr. Lloyd "Pete" Morley, professor and interim head of the department of electrical and computer engineering in The University of Alabama College of Engineering, has been selected as the 2000 recipient of the T....

May 11, 2000

NASA Selects UA Alumnus as Space Shuttle Pilot

NASA has selected a University of Alabama graduate as a pilot on an upcoming space shuttle mission to the International Space Station.

May 10, 2000

Diabetes Support Group to Meet Friday at UA

Adults with Type II diabetes who need to lose weight are invited to join a support group that is meeting Friday, May 12, from 11 a.m.-noon at the Capstone Medical Center carrel room on...

May 10, 2000

Derrick Thomas: Family Members to Accept His Posthumous Degree May 13th

The University of Alabama will award former NFL linebacker, the late Derrick Thomas, his bachelor of arts degree posthumously during the Capstone's afternoon graduation ceremony, May 13th at 1:30 p.m. at Coleman Coliseum on...

May 10, 2000