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UA to Use NSF Funding to Boost STEM Teachers in High Schools

Researchers at the University of Alabama hope to place as many as 15 STEM teachers in area schools through a $1.95 million grant that will provide tuition assistance, enhanced teacher training and robust salary...

May 22, 2017

Using 3-D Printer, Engineering Student Creates Prosthetics for Children

What began as simply tinkering with a 3-D printer the summer before Valerie Levine’s junior year at The University of Alabama ended with children receiving prosthetic hands before the year’s end.

May 22, 2017

In Black Belt Experience, UA Students Pursue Projects in Perry County

The University of Alabama’s University Fellows are engaging in community immersion initiatives during May in Marion as part of the annual Black Belt Experience.

May 18, 2017

UA Researchers Complete Co-Teaching Training with Area Educators

Two minds are better than one. That’s the thinking behind a trend in elementary education called “co-teaching,” a method in which general education and special education teachers work collaboratively to increase their content knowledge...

May 18, 2017

From Accounting to Music, UA Offers Variety of Summer Camps

Whether you’re an adult looking to explore dirt’s hidden secrets while learning about archaeology or a junior high student interested in athletic training careers, The University of Alabama has a variety of summer activities...

May 17, 2017

James’ Advocacy, Appreciation for Differences Rooted in Alabama

Frannie James was a white suburban teenager from Orange County, California when she moved to rural Alabama.

May 11, 2017

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