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UA Experts Provide Earth Day Tips

This year marks the 35th anniversary of Earth Day, a worldwide movement to protect our planet, our children and our future. Environmental consciousness has become more and more heightened, from recycling newspapers and plastics...

April 12, 2005

UA Creative Writing Students Share Skills With Young Writers

The University of Alabama's master of fine arts program in creative writing has implemented a pilot program for young writers.

April 7, 2005

UA Engineering Students Develop Toys for RISE Center

University of Alabama senior mechanical engineering students have designed and built ride-on toys for children who have motor skill limitations and attend the RISE Program at the Stallings Center. Besides giving the children toys...

April 6, 2005

UA Students Help Others During Alternative Spring Break

Several groups of students from The University of Alabama will participate in Alternative Spring Break, a program that gives students the opportunity to perform community service.

March 22, 2005

Alabama Scholastic Press Association Honors Announced

Some 300 journalism students and advisers from high schools across the state were on The University of Alabama campus Friday, Feb. 25, for the annual convention of the Alabama Scholastic Press Association.

March 16, 2005

Heart Walk to be Held on UA Campus for First Time

The Greater Tuscaloosa Heart Walk, to be held for the first time on The University of Alabama campus, will be March 12 at the UA Field Services Complex on the Intramural Fields.

March 8, 2005

UA Classics Program to Hold Latin Day March 4

The University of Alabama Classics Program will host the third annual Latin Day for Alabama high school students on Friday, March 4, in the Ferguson Center from 9:10 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

March 2, 2005

UA Engineering Offers Summer Program for High School Students

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host two weeklong Student Introduction to Engineering programs this summer for rising high school juniors and seniors who have an interest in science, mathematics and engineering.

March 2, 2005

Op-Ed — It is Time to Reduce Red Light Running

The Federal Highway Administration estimates that red light running causes 200,000 crashes per year and 1,100 deaths. Unfortunately, Alabama is among the national leaders in these statistics.

March 1, 2005

UA to Host 22nd Annual Multicultural Journalism Workshop

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences journalism department is recruiting high school students to attend the 22nd annual Multicultural Journalism Workshop.

February 18, 2005

UA to Host Regional Science Olympiad Featuring Area Schools

The University of Alabama will host a regional Science Olympiad competition for middle and high school students on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 9 a.m.

February 4, 2005

UA’s Denny Chimes ‘Goes Red’ to Raise Awareness for Heart Disease in Women

Denny Chimes will be illuminated in red Friday evening as The University of Alabama joins thousands of Americans in supporting the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" initiative to fight heart disease in...

February 3, 2005

UA Career Center to Host Spring Job Fair

The University of Alabama Career Center will continue its efforts to assist students in the job search process by hosting the Spring 2005 Career Fair on Feb. 16 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the...

January 27, 2005

UA Launches Student Fundraising Campaign

University of Alabama students are being asked to show their school spirit by making small contributions to a scholarship fund at the University over the next two months.

January 26, 2005

Op-Ed: Alabama Poverty Project Offers New Hope to the Old Problem of Poverty in Alabama

Amidst the Christmas festivities as 2004 came to a close, the facts revealed in the widely-circulated mid-December newspaper article, "More Alabamians live in poverty than in 2000", were nothing to celebrate and certainly do...

January 26, 2005