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UA’s Frannie James Named Buford Peace Award Winner

Frannie James, a global studies instructor in the Capstone International Center at The University of Alabama, is the 2017 recipient of the Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award.

May 5, 2017

UA Club Tennis Team Named USTA ‘Club of the Year’

Shelby Akin could count the members of The University of Alabama club tennis team on her hands when she arrived on campus as a freshman.

April 25, 2017

UA’s Huxford, Tuscaloosa Orchestras Join for First Time

For the first time, The University of Alabama’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra and the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra will come together to perform a joint concert.

April 20, 2017

UA Engineering Students Use Skills To Help Child With Special Needs

Putting together what they learned in college, four students at The University of Alabama adapted a toy ride-on car for a child born with physical challenges, offering the chance to move around with his...

April 19, 2017

UA Students, Area High-Schoolers Create “TNR” Week

Psychology students at The University of Alabama and students at Tuscaloosa County High School have partnered to establish “Trap-Neuter/Spay-Release Week” in Tuscaloosa and Northport.

April 17, 2017

Crimson Racing Vehicle Revealed during Honda STEAM Event, Indy Champ to Participate

Fast cars and sound engineering are the foundation of an outreach day hosted by the The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

April 14, 2017

Media Advisory: UA Engineering Students to Give Adapted Toy Car to Child at RISE on April 14

A group of engineering students at The University of Alabama modified a battery-powered ride-on car hoping to provide some freedom for a preschool student born with an abnormality that limits mobility.

April 12, 2017

UA Marks 100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry Into World War I

April 6, 2017, marked the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into the Great War. To mark the anniversary, The University of Alabama’s history department, the U.S. Army Crimson Tide ROTC Battalion and the...

April 12, 2017

UA to Host K-12 Robotics Competition April 8

Sixty teams of elementary through high school students from across Alabama will program robots to navigate obstacles Saturday in a competition held at The University of Alabama.

April 7, 2017

UA Partners with Pickens County to Host Health Fair

The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership is partnering with Pickens County Medical Center to host a health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6.

April 4, 2017

UA Creative Campus Event Features YouTube Stars

The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus is hosting “#blkComedy: A Night of Comedy in a Handheld World” featuring YouTube stars Trey Moe and Xavier Burgin. The event, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in...

April 3, 2017

UA Easter Egg Hunt Set for April 9

The Alabama Panhellenic Association will host its annual Easter egg hunt for the Tuscaloosa community at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, on the front lawn of the President’s Mansion.

April 3, 2017

UA to Host Workshop to Improve University, Community Relations

The University of Alabama is hosting a two-day workshop on how communities and universities can bridge the gaps that exist between them and work together. The “University and Community Engagement Workshop: Strategies for Bridging...

March 31, 2017

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Presents World-Renowned Composer

World-renowned composer and percussionist Gino Robair will headline the final concert of The University of Alabama’s 2016-17 Sonic Frontiers concert series.

March 28, 2017

Don’t Shoot: UA Combines VR, Neuroscience in Police Training Research

University of Alabama researchers are using a novel approach to learn how police officers react to “shoot, don’t shoot” situations: measuring brain waves during virtual reality police training.

March 27, 2017