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UAPD to Host Community Day

University police officers standing in front of the UA Police Center with patrol cars, bicycles and a police dog.

In order to help the community better understand how The University of Alabama Police Department operates, UAPD is hosting Community Day Friday, Aug. 30, at the University Police Center, 1110 Jackson Ave.

August 21, 2019

Bicentennial Bookshelf Promotes Alabama History, Authors in Black Belt

Two University of Alabama groups are partnering with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System to provide books promoting Alabama’s literary history to schools in the Black Belt as part of the state’s bicentennial celebration.

August 7, 2019

UA Senior: Military Vets Will Get the Help They Deserve

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Kristen Jones, who will graduate from UA in August with degrees in psychology and history, has worked to establish Restoring Freedom, a nonprofit organization that provides counseling services to military veterans and their families....

July 29, 2019

UA Education Office Helping Districts Navigate Desegregation Orders

An education researcher speaks to teachers at a conference

Dr. Sara McDaniel, executive director of the Alabama Positive Behavior Supports Office, works with the Jefferson County School District to address its discipline issues while it navigates the terms of its consent decree with...

July 24, 2019

Six Selected for Alabama Business Hall of Fame

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The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business announced six business professionals for induction into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.

July 22, 2019

UA to Implement Telehealth Network to Combat Opioids in Alabama

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The University of Alabama will soon begin addressing opioid-related morbidity and mortality in four Alabama counties by developing a community care network to strengthen prevention, treatment and recovery.

July 18, 2019

Race Roaches, Spit Crickets, Eat Insects at Bama Bug Fest

Illustration of a cockroach pulling a green tractor

The University of Alabama’s natural history museum, in partnership with the Tuscaloosa Public Library, is hoping to reignite peoples' childlike wonder with bugs at the first “Bama Bug Fest,” a free event at the...

July 15, 2019

UA Faculty, Staff Help College-Prep Campers Explore Possibilities

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For the UA Early College staff members tasked with planning and operating the annual Leaders Exploring Academic Possibilities camp, their first signal of success was a successful pilot 2016 and immediate addition of a...

July 2, 2019

Inspired by Community, Eager to Better Alabama

Two female graduate students pose for a photo at a literacy center

As much as Tuscaloosa has grown in recent years, it still has a “small-town feel” that continues to empower UA doctoral student Lauren Rollins as both a leader and educator.

July 1, 2019

UA CrossingPoints Accepting Applications for New Certificate Program

A female teacher explains a lesson to students.

The University of Alabama will debut an innovative, year-round academic program for individuals with intellectual disabilities, beginning in the fall 2019 semester.

June 28, 2019

‘Come Inside and Meet All of My Friends’

Theatre actors ages 10 to 17 hold their arms in the air as they rehearse a play.

Alex Zimmerman eagerly watched McKade “come out of his shell” while rehearsing for The University of Alabama-led SENSE Theatre, a novel ASD intervention.

June 19, 2019

Camp Memories and Mentors

Two female wheelchair basketball players pose for a photo.

Sarah Maynard and Mary McClendon's relationship is as much of a mentorship as it is a friendship, one that began unexpectedly when they met three years ago at The University of Alabama.

June 19, 2019

‘We’re Trying to Transform Education’

A college student signals thumbs up to elementary students during a group science experiment.

University of Alabama elementary education majors recently wrapped up a month’s worth of STEM activities with four different classes at Woodland Forrest Elementary School.

June 10, 2019

On the Hunt for the Remnants of Surviving Slave Houses

A student conducts a magnetometry survey

After conducting surveys on the Magnolia Grove plantation home in Hale County, second-year anthropology graduate student Natalie Mooney may have discovered a pattern to find other slave houses in the Alabama Black Belt region...

May 23, 2019

Young Writers Camp Aims to Broaden Youths’ Writing Abilities

The University of Alabama’s English department and Creative Writing Program are offering a Young Writers Camp June 17-21, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Bryant Conference Center.

May 17, 2019