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Race Roaches, Spit Crickets, Eat Insects at Bama Bug Fest

Illustration of a cockroach pulling a green tractor

The University of Alabama’s natural history museum, in partnership with the Tuscaloosa Public Library, is hoping to reignite peoples' childlike wonder with bugs at the first “Bama Bug Fest,” a free event at the...

July 15, 2019

Summer Bites and Stings: Alabama’s Most Dangerous Arthropods

Professor holds southern devil scorpion in hand

Most of Alabama’s more than 20,000 arthropod species – invertebrates with segmented bodies and jointed limbs such as insects and spiders – don’t cause problems for people. But, some can, and summer is the...

July 8, 2019

UA Artists Contribute to Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

University of Alabama art and art history students, faculty, staff and alumni have been intensely involved in the state of Alabama’s 200th anniversary celebrations over the past two years.

June 18, 2019

UA Campus Is Perfect Subject for Nature Photography Day

A hydrangea bloom with the Round House in the background.

If you want a place for great nature photos, look no further than our campus.

June 14, 2019

Theater at the Beach: SummerTide Rolls In

SummerTide's 2018 production of "Pump Boys and Dinettes."

For three weeks starting June 4, youth in kindergarten through 12th grade will have the opportunity to join UA’s SummerTide Theatre Camp at South Baldwin Community Theatre and learn story theater, dance and music.

May 13, 2019

Historic Gorgas House Furniture Gets New Life

The Gorgas family didn’t move to Tuscaloosa with just their good name and character. They brought furniture, some of which has remained intact – with help – in the Gorgas House since the 1800s....

May 8, 2019

University Libraries Allows Online Renewals

Due to the Gorgas Library renovation project, UA Libraries will be allowing some online renewals.

April 25, 2019

University of Alabama Press Offers Three-Day Warehouse Sale

The University of Alabama Press will hold its annual warehouse book sale from Thursday, April 11, to Saturday April 13, in the Ferguson Student Center.

April 5, 2019

Stressed? Final Paper Due? Get Relief at The Great Campus Write-In!

On April 8, UA Libraries and the English department’s Writing Center will host the third annual “Great Campus Write-In” from 1-4 p.m. at 205 Gorgas Library.

April 4, 2019

Grants Awarded for Innovative Women’s History Month Projects

March is Women’s History Month, and one new way that the Women and Gender Resource Center has celebrated it is by offering $100 mini-grants to faculty, staff and students who came up with innovative...

March 21, 2019

The ‘Roots’ of Scriptures

Dr. Richard Newton, assistant professor of religious studies, finds the impact on human life that both "Roots" and the Bible have engendered to be fascinating -- so much so that he’s writing a book,...

March 7, 2019

Photomontage Takes Center Stage at Moody Gallery

One exhibition closes and another opens as the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art hosts the work of internationally acclaimed artists this month.

March 6, 2019

Screening of Oscar-Winning Film Highlights Women’s History Month

“Period. End of Sentence,” which recently won the Oscar for best short documentary, will be shown as part of The University of Alabama’s celebration of Women’s History Month.

March 1, 2019

Knap-In to Spotlight Native American Stone Tools, Culture

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park invites the West Alabama community to learn the Native American skill of flintknapping at the 19th annual Knap-In March 8-9.

February 27, 2019

Artists Cross Disciplines in Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre

For five straight days -- Feb. 26 to March 2 -- a masterful showcase of dance, art, music and more will collide in the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre.

February 25, 2019