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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

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

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

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

Vuorovesi Trio Performs in Smith Hall’s Grand Gallery

The trio performing through the teeth of a large fossil.

The Vuorovesi Trio performed in the Grand Gallery of Smith Hall on July 22.

July 24, 2019

Watch Out for These Summer Bugs

Professor holds southern devil scorpion in hand

Most of Alabama’s "bugs" don’t cause problems for people. But, some can, and summer is the most likely time for humans and arthropods to clash.

July 24, 2019

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

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

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

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

Go Back in Time at Family Night at the Museum

The University of Alabama invites the campus and West Alabama communities to travel back to prehistoric times when dinosaurs roamed the Earth at the ninth annual Family Night at the Museum Feb. 9.

February 4, 2019