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Screenplay about Unsung Civil Rights Pioneer Wins Competition

A screenplay, co-written by a University of Alabama history professor, about an often overlooked Civil Rights pioneer was selected as the winning entry in the Alabama Writers’ Conclave 2017 Screenwriting Competition.

August 18, 2017

Accolades for Aug. 7, 2017

Honors and awards earned by the faculty, staff and retirees of The University of Alabama.

August 7, 2017

Alabama Panhellenic Association Recognized

The Alabama Panhellenic Association has been selected to receive the National Panhellenic Conference College Panhellenic Achievement Award. 

August 7, 2017

UA Political Science PhD Student Wins 1 of 23 National Fellowships

University of Alabama political science PhD candidate Cameryn Blackmore was named a 2017-18 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fellow for the spring cycle by the American Political Science Association.

July 31, 2017

UA Doctoral Student Earns Social Work Research Fellowship

A University of Alabama doctoral student has received a $17,900 fellowship award to help fund dissertation research of HIV health and health care payer types.

July 12, 2017

‘Gone Again’ Wins 2017 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced that James Grippando, author of “Gone Again,” will receive the 2017 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

July 12, 2017

UA’s Culverhouse Announces 2017 Business Hall of Fame Inductees

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce announced six business professionals to be inducted into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.

June 27, 2017

Bradt Named Life Member of Ceramic Society

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, metallurgical and materials engineering professor emeritus at UA, has been named a Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society.

June 26, 2017

Roy Selected by U.S. Air Force for Scientific Role

Dr. Samit Roy in aerospace engineering and mechanics was competitively selected to serve a two-year rotation as a program officer in the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Arlington, Virginia.

June 23, 2017

APR, WVUA Win Multiple Associated Press Awards

Alabama Public Radio and WVUA 23 each won multiple awards, including APR’s selection as Most Outstanding Radio News Operation, during a recent Alabama Associated Press event.

June 21, 2017

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Spring 2017 Term

A total of 11,101 students enrolled during the 2017 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List...

June 16, 2017

UA Engineering Students Awarded Scholarships, Fellowships by NASA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama Space Grant Consortium has given seven University of Alabama engineering students $42,000 in graduate fellowship and undergraduate scholarship money. Fellowships were given to Nicholas Jose […]

June 7, 2017

Ancient Clam Species Named for Emeritus Geology Professor

Two European scientists recently named an ancient chemosynthetic clam after Dr. Paul Aharon, professor emeritus of geological sciences.

June 1, 2017

UA’s Brown Receives Early Career Research Award

Dr. Kenon Brown was awarded the Early Career Research Award from the International Communication Association's Sports Communication Interest Group.

May 30, 2017

A Three-peat for UA Robotics Team at NASA Contest

For the third consecutive year, a student team at The University of Alabama placed first at a NASA robotics contest.

May 30, 2017