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Independence and Self-Advocacy: CrossingPoints’ Mission Grows

With the right supports, people with intellectual disabilities can set and reach goals, including the goal of being successful in college.

October 15, 2018

College of Engineering Hosts E-Day to Inspire Students

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host more than 1,000 students for a day dedicated to educating young students about the world of STEM.

September 26, 2018

Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger Launches 25th Anniversary Drive

The 25th annual Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger food drive kicks off Monday, Oct. 1, at The University of Alabama and runs through Nov. 15. The drive collects food donations for the West Alabama Food...

September 26, 2018

Where Focus Comes First

UA students play a key role in making Alabama the top state in the nation for finding and correcting vision problems in young children.

September 26, 2018

UA Freshman Receives Congressional Honor for Service

After more than 200 hours of service and earning a Congressional medal, Sara Lang is eager to explore new volunteer opportunities as she begins her college career at UA.

September 24, 2018

‘Community Without Borders’ Theme of Hispanic Latino Heritage Month

“A Community Without  Borders” is the theme for the 2018 Hispanic Latino Heritage Month at The University of Alabama. Highlights for the event, which ends Oct. 16, includes lectures, campus dialogues and activities.

September 19, 2018

UA Dance Marathon Reaches $1 Million Milestone for Hospital

Children’s of Alabama honored The University of Alabama Dance Marathon program today for donating more than $1 million to the hospital over a seven-year period by presenting the organization with a recognition plaque on...

September 11, 2018

UA to Host State College Fair for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Post-secondary education opportunities are growing for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and a new summit at The University of Alabama aims to increase awareness of the programs across the state of Alabama.

September 4, 2018

Registration Open for Culverhouse LIFT Job Skills Training Program

Free job skills and financial literacy training sessions will soon be available to West Alabama adults, including veterans, and teens through The University of Alabama's business college.

August 31, 2018

‘All of Us’ Research Program at UA Enrolling Participants

Participating sites in the national All of Us Research Program, including The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, have received another round of funding for work on the landmark effort to advance...

August 29, 2018

Community Affairs’ Advisory Board to Host Gala at Harbert Center

The University of Alabama Division of Community Affairs’ board of advisors will host a “Coming Back, Giving Back” gala Monday, Sept. 10, at the Harbert Center, 2019 Fourth Ave. N., in downtown Birmingham.

August 27, 2018

UA Launches Child Intervention Pilot for Traumatized Youth

UA researchers are working with social service providers to implement an intervention intended to help manage problem behaviors in children who've experienced trauma.

August 23, 2018

UA Students Strive to Improve Community Through Service Projects

Before classes start, University of Alabama students strive to improve their community through such programs as Outdoor Action for the Honors College and the Ripple Effect day of service. Projects often include work at...

August 20, 2018

UA, SGA Boost Adapted Athletics Scholarship Pool

UA’s Adapted Athletics has been strengthened for the 2018-19 academic year after the University’s administration and Student Government Association worked to allocate revenues to fund scholarships for the program.

August 17, 2018

UA’s Honors College Empowers Community through Action Programs

The University of Alabama’s Honors College continues as a transformative force in West Alabama through its Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Black Belt Action and Health Action programs.

August 13, 2018