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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

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

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

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 to Hold Spring and Summer Commencement July 31-Aug. 2

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The University of Alabama will hold joint spring and summer commencement exercises over three days beginning Friday, July 31, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

June 24, 2020

UA Shifts to ACT Cards on Mobile Phone

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Starting this fall semester, The University of Alabama will be moving to mobile ACT Cards.

June 23, 2020

UA to Help Bring Computer Sciences to Alabama High Schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.

June 19, 2020

Social Work Dean Search Underway

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The UA School of Social Work is keen to hire an innovative and facilitative leader.

June 19, 2020

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Spring 2020 Semester

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More than 16,000 students were named to the dean's and president's lists for Spring Semester 2020.

June 18, 2020

UA Releases Evolving Plan for Return to Full Operations

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The University of Alabama unveiled today its guiding plan to return to full campus operations this fall. The UA plan, which is governed by the UA System Comprehensive Health and Safety Plan released earlier...

June 15, 2020

Plan to Return to Campus Prioritizes Employee Health and Safety

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The health and safety of our faculty and staff are a priority as The University of Alabama plans to return to full operations this fall.

June 15, 2020

Joint Statement by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees, UA President Stuart Bell and Chancellor Finis St. John

Three plaques, which commemorate UA students who served in the Confederate Army and members of the student cadet corps involved in defending the campus, will be placed at a more appropriate historical setting to...

June 8, 2020

Tuition to Remain Level for UA Students

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Tuition for both in- and out-of-state students will remain the same for the upcoming academic year.

June 8, 2020

UA Beginning Distribution of CARES Act Funds to Eligible Students

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Funds will go directly to those eligible with the greatest need who experienced a disruption because of the coronavirus pandemic.

June 2, 2020