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Student Shopping for Elderly Service Expands to Tuscaloosa, Birmingham

Leave It To Us, a University of Alabama student-created non-profit organization that helps senior citizens practice social distancing by using volunteers to grocery shop for them free of charge, now has Tuscaloosa and Birmingham...

April 3, 2020

UA Helping Fabricate Protection for Health Care Workers

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The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region.

April 2, 2020

UA ACCESS Support Center Offers Free Online Courses to Grades 7-12

The UA ACCESS Support Center, in collaboration with the Alabama State Department of Education, is offering free online courses to all students in grades 7-12 in the state.

April 2, 2020

UA Program Helps Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network, based at The University of Alabama’s Office for Research and Economic Development, is providing direct assistance to small businesses in Alabama in the wake of the COVID-19...

March 31, 2020

UA Experts Available to Discuss Issues Around K-12 School Closures

Faculty at The University of Alabama are available to discuss aspects of continuing the school year remotely across the state.

March 26, 2020

With Schools Out, Parents Encouraged to Help Learning Continue

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Parents are crucial in maintaining a routine and engaging children in educational activities.

March 24, 2020

UA to Host Opioid Overdose Training, Free Narcan Kit Giveaways

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A March 25 community event at The University of Alabama will provide free Narcan kits and training on how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug.

March 12, 2020

Reading Allies Literacy Program Featured in Bama Blitz

Reading Allies, an innovative reading initiative to improve literacy among elementary school students across Alabama, is the UA Honors College’s passion project for the upcoming Bama Blitz crowdfunding campaign.

March 11, 2020

UA’s RISE, CrossingPoints Elevates Those with Down Syndrome

UA remains committed to providing transformative opportunities to young children and adults with Down syndrome through two innovative programs.

March 11, 2020

100 Alabama Miles Challenge Kicks Off March 14

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A program encouraging Alabamians to reach 100 miles of physical activity during 2020 kicks off March 14.

March 3, 2020

UADM Ends Fundraising Year with BAMAthon

The University of Alabama Dance Marathon raised $307,843.20 for Children’s of Alabama during its latest annual fundraising efforts.

February 20, 2020

UADM Raises More Than $307,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

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The University of Alabama Dance Marathon raised $307,843.20 for Children’s of Alabama during its latest annual fundraising efforts. 

February 17, 2020

UADM’s BAMAthon: New Name, Same Fun

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UADM's largest event of the year is taking on a new name, while still offering UA students the same great opportunity to have fun while supporting an amazing cause.

February 6, 2020

Registration Open for Free Job Skills, Financial Training Sessions

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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.

January 15, 2020

Social Work Receives $3.2M Grant to Address State’s Opioid Overdoses

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The University of Alabama School of Social Work and the Alabama Department of Mental Health's efforts to stem opioid use and rates of overdose deaths in Alabama have a new focus: first responders.

December 11, 2019