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For This Busy Veteran, New College LifeTrack a Perfect Fit

LifeTrack started in 1973 as part of a movement on campus called “University Without Walls.” The focus of the program was to get people out of the classroom, into experiential learning and critical thinking.

November 10, 2017

Holt Wins Speak Off; Six Finalists Eligible to Compete for $10,000 Prize

UA Student Christian Holt won first place at the 2017 Speak Off, a public speaking competition hosted by the College of Communication and Information Sciences.

November 9, 2017

Accolades for Nov. 2, 2017

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

November 2, 2017

Pre-Med Student Completes ‘Ironman World Championship’ Triathlon

On Oct. 14 in Hawaii, 13 hours and 49 minutes after starting the 140.6-mile Ironman World Championship triathlon, Lambert, a 21-year-old senior pre-med exercise science major at UA, crossed the finish line.

November 1, 2017

Mortar Board Chapter Wins National Gold Torch Honor

The Gold Torch is a national distinction conferred annually upon the most outstanding chapters of Mortar Board.

October 27, 2017

UA Alumni Association Honors Four With Teaching Awards

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2017 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.

October 17, 2017

Montgomery Senior Elected Homecoming Queen

Abigail Greenberg, a senior from Montgomery majoring in nursing, was announced as The University of Alabama’s 2017 Homecoming Queen.

October 13, 2017

Q&A: Forbes No. 1 Ranked Instructor Douglas Klutz

In a nationwide poll conducted last month, college students voted for their favorite professors on Out of the 1.7 million professors from more than 7,500 colleges on the site, one stood above all...

October 10, 2017

Patrick Receives Foster Scholarship

The Mark G. Foster Scholarship is awarded annually to a member of the UA professional staff and honors the memory of the late PSA president.

October 6, 2017

MBA Students Win National Case Competition

MBA students in the Manderson Graduate School of Business at The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce have returned from the recent 2017 National Black MBA Association/FCA US National Graduate Student Case Competition...

October 6, 2017

Nick and Terry Saban Named Honorary UA Alumni

Football Head Coach Nick Saban and his wife, Terry Saban, have been name honorary alumni of The University of Alabama.

October 2, 2017

From UA Grad to Outer Space, Hines Selected as Astronaut Candidate

UA alumnus Bob Hines was selected for NASA’s 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. He was chosen as one of 12 candidates from a pool of 18,300 applicants – the largest number of applicants in the...

October 2, 2017

UA Doctoral Student Named One of Best Horn Players in the World

Titles like best in the world still don’t sit well with University of Alabama doctorate of musical arts candidate Joshua Williams. But, the 25-year-old Tuscaloosa native will have to get used to them, because...

September 27, 2017

UA Doctoral Student Named One of the Best Horn Players in the World

Joshua Williams, a 25-year-old Tuscaloosa native, will have to get used to being called the "best of the best" after winning first place in the professional division of the International Horn Competition of America....

September 25, 2017

UA-Sponsored Nursing Hall of Fame to be Oct. 5

The Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame will be held Oct. 5.

September 20, 2017