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UA Honors Opera Director with Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Paul Houghtaling points during the introduction of an opera.

Dr. Paul Houghtaling, coordinator of voice and director of opera at The University of Alabama, received the 2019 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

December 17, 2019

Island Life Propels, Nurtures O’Connor’s Free Spirit

Caleb OConner in his studio

Caleb O’Connor grew up in Maui and took full advantage of his surroundings as he developed a love for art at a young age.

December 11, 2019

Wedderspoon Thrives When the Heat Turns Up

Craig Wedderspoon in the foundry

For Craig Wedderspoon, professor of sculpture at UA, the foundry is a second home where he not only molds countless masterpieces, but influences future generations of artists by helping them hone their craft.

December 9, 2019

Gorgas Library Renovations Progress; Contest Open to Name Rooms

Gorgas Library administrators cut ribbon

The newest upgrade to the 80-year-old library is that Room 205 – a popular meeting space – has now been made into two meeting spaces replete with new technology, including video walls.

November 22, 2019

UA Contributes Heavily to Tuscaloosa’s Public Art Scene

Art on Woods Quad

Public art not only beautifies a city, but also draws people to see it and patronize local businesses.

November 6, 2019

NASA Engineer Part of Native American Heritage Month Events

Native American art

UA will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events designed to spotlight the history, tradition and values of Native Americans.

November 4, 2019

Art Adventures in Spain

Faculty members led an art and art history study trip to Spain. Don't miss the chance to go study art in Italy in 2020.

October 31, 2019

Alabama Writers Hall of Fame to Induct 7 in 2020

Seven distinguished authors will be inducted into the 2020 Alabama Writers Hall of Fame at The University of Alabama’s Bryant Conference Center March 9, 2020.

October 21, 2019

Falling in Love with a Sound

Matthew Meadows performs on a stage on the French horn with a pianist.

Matthew Meadows, a UA first-year graduate student, won second prize in the university division of the International Horn Competition of America in Fort Collins, Colorado.

October 10, 2019

LGBTQIA+ History Month Celebrates Diversity

LGBTQIA poster art

Lectures on identity highlight October's LBGTQIΔ+ History Month on campus.

October 1, 2019

Moundville Festival Celebrates Native American Cultures

A performer hoop dancing.

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host the 31st annual Moundville Native American Festival Oct. 9-12.

September 25, 2019

The Long Drone is Over, Cicada Season Ends in Alabama

Newly molted adult cicada emerging from its nymph shell

Go outside and just listen. Frogs may be croaking, and birds may be singing, but the loud, incessant droning of cicadas that grate on psyches like nails on a chalkboard is fading.

September 24, 2019

From Self-Taught to Art Faculty, Exhibits Showcase Creativity

eerie photo of dog outside a house in the forest

Enjoy art exhibitions at both the Paul R. Jones Museum downtown and on campus.

September 17, 2019

Sharing Our Legacy Dance Theatre to Perform in Tuscaloosa

dancers in various poses

Sharing Our Legacy Dance Theatre will perform at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. as part of the ongoing Realizing the Dream performing arts series. The performance is...

September 6, 2019

Gorgas Library Open for Business; Renovations Ongoing

Though Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library is only four months into its estimated 18-month renovation, it is open and ready for students to use its abundant wealth of resources.

August 21, 2019