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Six Selected for Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Alabama Business Hall fo Fame logo

The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business announced six business professionals for induction into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.

July 22, 2019

UA Initiates Campus Safety Discussion with SEC Peers

Denny Chimes on the UA quad.

The University of Alabama will host the inaugural Southeastern Conference Threat Assessment Summit July 22-23, bringing together those tasked with campus safety responsibilities at their respective SEC universities.  

July 18, 2019

‘The Boat People’ Author Wins Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Cover of The Boat People

The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal announced that Sharon Bala, author of "The Boat People," will receive the 2019 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction at an Aug. 29 ceremony at...

July 18, 2019

UA to Implement Telehealth Network to Combat Opioids in Alabama

A university researcher discusses opioid treatments with a colleague

The University of Alabama will soon begin addressing opioid-related morbidity and mortality in four Alabama counties by developing a community care network to strengthen prevention, treatment and recovery.

July 18, 2019

Tied with the Tide Activities Grow for Early Move-In

Male and female university freshmen pose for a picture during a campus carnival

Carnivals, bumper cars, spa nights and glow skating – there are a week’s worth of fun events to welcome University of Alabama students back to on-campus residency.

July 18, 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

Bigger, Better: Yea, Alabama! Weeks of Welcome Starts Aug. 17

University students roller skate in a room of black lights and neon colors

In line with the welcoming spirit of Southerners and UA’s immersive new-student programming, the University has rebranded its annual “Week of Welcome” to “Yea, Alabama! Weeks of Welcome.”

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 Faculty, Staff Help College-Prep Campers Explore Possibilities

A female college professor works on a computer activity with prospective students

For the UA Early College staff members tasked with planning and operating the annual Leaders Exploring Academic Possibilities camp, their first signal of success was a successful pilot 2016 and immediate addition of a...

July 2, 2019

Inspired by Community, Eager to Better Alabama

Two female graduate students pose for a photo at a literacy center

As much as Tuscaloosa has grown in recent years, it still has a “small-town feel” that continues to empower UA doctoral student Lauren Rollins as both a leader and educator.

July 1, 2019

UA CrossingPoints Accepting Applications for New Certificate Program

A female teacher explains a lesson to students.

The University of Alabama will debut an innovative, year-round academic program for individuals with intellectual disabilities, beginning in the fall 2019 semester.

June 28, 2019

Heat’s On! Tuscaloosa Has Historically Been a Hot City

The sun blazing down above trees and a fence in black and white

Is T-Town’s high heat a trait that’s only been a part of the Tuscaloosa experience in recent memory, or has it always been this way? Dr. David Keellings, an assistant professor of geography, said...

June 27, 2019

Transportation Town Halls: Service Enhancements for 2019-20

Parking deck and signage

Transportation Services will host its annual on-campus town hall meetings next week to present changes for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.

June 24, 2019

Faculty and Staff Accolades for June 24, 2019

The latest publications, performances and awards of the UA faculty and staff.

June 24, 2019

Distance Students Provide Nutrition Plans for ‘Silent Injury’ Survivors

The University of Alabama recently partnered with the Alabama Head Injury Foundation to conduct the Bright Ideas TBI Camp at the Capstone for 10 traumatic brain injury survivors and their caregivers.

June 24, 2019