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Student Shopping for Elderly Service Expands to Tuscaloosa, Birmingham

Leave It To Us, a University of Alabama student-created non-profit organization that helps senior citizens practice social distancing by using volunteers to grocery shop for them free of charge, now has Tuscaloosa and Birmingham...

April 3, 2020

Video: Faculty Share More Words of Encouragement

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As The University of Alabama wraps up its first week of all-virtual classes, faculty members sent more words of encouragement to students.

April 3, 2020

UA Helping Fabricate Protection for Health Care Workers

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The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region.

April 2, 2020

Aldag Business Competition Moved Online

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The University of Alabama’s annual celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation, the Edward K. Aldag, Jr. Business Plan Competition, is moving online.

April 2, 2020

UA ACCESS Support Center Offers Free Online Courses to Grades 7-12

The UA ACCESS Support Center, in collaboration with the Alabama State Department of Education, is offering free online courses to all students in grades 7-12 in the state.

April 2, 2020

UA Program Helps Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network, based at The University of Alabama’s Office for Research and Economic Development, is providing direct assistance to small businesses in Alabama in the wake of the COVID-19...

March 31, 2020

Video: Faculty Welcome Students to Online Classes

Today marked the first day of all-virtual classes for UA. Faculty from around campus got together, online of course, to send encouraging messages to students.

March 30, 2020

UA Experts Available to Discuss Issues Around K-12 School Closures

Faculty at The University of Alabama are available to discuss aspects of continuing the school year remotely across the state.

March 26, 2020

Concern for Students Driving Creative Solutions to Continuing Semester

As UA moves to remote instruction to finish the semester, the faculty has kept student needs at the forefront of decision making.

March 25, 2020

With Schools Out, Parents Encouraged to Help Learning Continue


Parents are crucial in maintaining a routine and engaging children in educational activities.

March 24, 2020

Student Spring Break Extended Until March 30 as UA Transitions to Remote Learning

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

After Friday, March 13, UA will extend spring break for students through Sunday, March 29, to allow additional time for instructors to transition to alternative teaching resources. Remote instruction will resume Monday, March 30....

March 12, 2020

UA to Host Opioid Overdose Training, Free Narcan Kit Giveaways

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A March 25 community event at The University of Alabama will provide free Narcan kits and training on how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug.

March 12, 2020

Band Member to Fulfill Lifelong Dream with Bama Blitz Support

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Marley Perry attended the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade the first time as a kid. This fall, with the public's help, she’ll get to experience the magic again, this time as a performer in the...

March 12, 2020

Reading Allies Literacy Program Featured in Bama Blitz

Reading Allies, an innovative reading initiative to improve literacy among elementary school students across Alabama, is the UA Honors College’s passion project for the upcoming Bama Blitz crowdfunding campaign.

March 11, 2020