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UA to Help Bring Computer Sciences to Alabama High Schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.

June 19, 2020

Documenting Life During Coronavirus for Future Generations

Still Tide Together Archive project

The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking community input to document for future generations how people lived during the time of a global coronavirus pandemic.

June 2, 2020

Tuscaloosa Community Business Plan Competition Goes Virtual

The University of Alabama will host the 2020 Tuscaloosa Innovates Business Plan Competition that will distribute $25,000 and in-kind support to the top ideas, pitched in front of a panel of area business leaders.

May 7, 2020

Pandemic Doesn’t Stop UA Student From Still Serving Tuscaloosa

Abigail Gunter passing out bags of free breakfast and lunch to Tuscaloosa City School students

And now with the virus being widespread, how she’s volunteering has changed, but her heart to help has not.

April 29, 2020

UA Students Help Youth on Path to GED Diploma

Close up of hands holding pens and marking on papers

Two UA students created a student-run community program that tutors youth coming out of the juvenile justice system.

April 29, 2020

Hundreds of UA Students Tutoring with Local Schools

Portraits of two people, a man in a suit on the left and a women in a suit on the left.

UA students are providing free online tutoring and academic engagement sessions for the remainder of the school year.

April 24, 2020

UA Opera Students Send the Power of Song

Woman looks at the camera while singing.

Over the past few weeks, students in The University of Alabama opera theatre program have used videoconferencing and phone calls to sing to the elderly and others who may be self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 21, 2020

UA Biology Professor Supports Hospital COVID-19 Testing

Carol Duffy smiles for portrait.

Dr. Carol Duffy is creating biological solutions for DCH Health System to maintain the stability of patient coronavirus testing samples collected at DCH during transport to a lab in Montgomery.

April 20, 2020

UA Students Partner With Schools for Tutoring

A collage of three video stills of students tutoring while facing the camera.

University of Alabama students will provide free online tutoring and academic engagement sessions for the remainder of the school year in a partnership with Birmingham City Schools and the Tuscaloosa County School System.

April 17, 2020

UA Helping Provide Coronavirus Screenings in Livingston

UMC and the Office for Research and Economic Development are collaborating with Alabama Power and Livingston Mayor Tom Tartt to provide coronavirus screenings in Livingston.

April 15, 2020

UA Senior Working Pandemic Front Lines in NYC Area

A EMT poses for a photo in the door of an ambulance.

Aerospace engineering student John Glidden III is volunteering as an EMT and at a drive-thru virus testing site in a suburb of New York City.

April 9, 2020

UA Offering Free Webinar on Pandemic Stimulus for Small Businesses

The University of Alabama will offer a free webinar Friday for small businesses and  entrepreneurs navigating government stimulus and assistance plans.

April 9, 2020

UA Researchers Providing Maps of COVID-19 Testing Sites

A screen shot from a computer of a map of the New York City area showing COVID-19 testing sites.

Two researchers at The University of Alabama are helping people find testing sites for COVID-19.

April 9, 2020

UA Satellite Team Offering Virtual Space Lessons

Hands tinker with electrical wires and computer boards on a table.

A team of students at The University of Alabama building a small satellite as part of a NASA program are continuing their outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.

April 8, 2020

UA Student Volunteers at COVID-19 Test Site

Matthew Roy has always looked for opportunities to support his local community and recently found himself in a position to make a positive impact in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 7, 2020