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UA MBA Students Use Their Business Knowledge to Help Not-for-Profit Organizations Reach Their Goals

Earlier this year, Alabama Gov. Bob Riley told the state legislature that "our government faces a fiscal crisis of historic proportions." A number of not-for-profit programs will suffer lower funding if funded at all....

November 18, 2004

UA Researcher Works to Create Family ‘Legacies’ to Help Deal with Illness

Few things leave people feeling as helpless and stressed as caring for a seriously ill family member.

November 18, 2004

UA to Host ‘Rural Prosperity’ Conference for Alabama Youth Nov. 12

The Blackburn Institute and the Office of Community Affairs at The University of Alabama will host a forum for Alabama youth on "Rural Prosperity: Making Choices for Your Community" Friday, Nov. 12, from 10...

November 8, 2004

UA Mechanical Engineering Students Design NASA Moonbuggy Vehicles for High Schools

University of Alabama mechanical engineering students will participate in a local competition of NASA Moonbuggy vehicles Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. near the Intramural Fields past the intersection of Campus Drive and Bryce...

November 5, 2004

University to Hold 2004 UA-RED Day for Educators

The University of Alabama Career Center will hold UA-RED (Recruitment of Educators Day) on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on the UA campus.

November 4, 2004

UA’s Sigma Nu Fraternity Builds Nature Trail at Local Park

Members of the Theta chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity at The University of Alabama built 1.5 miles of nature trail at Lake Lurleen State Park over Halloween weekend.

November 3, 2004

UA Taking Part in Food Drive Against Auburn

The 11th annual Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive and collection contest between The University of Alabama and Auburn University will run through Nov. 18, with donations of canned and nonperishable food being accepted...

November 1, 2004

ASPA Reschedules High School Publication Workshops

The Alabama Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) will present publication workshops to high school students and advisers on two Alabama college campuses in October. The original dates were cancelled due to Hurricane Ivan.

October 7, 2004

The Children of the Black Belt: UA Offers Help and Hope

Pick a grim statistic—poverty, infant deaths, poor education, births to single mothers, unemployment, gaps in health care—and you'll find the counties of Alabama's Black Belt at the top of each category.

December 16, 2003

Domestic Violence Victims Aided by Project SAIL

Access to services by individuals in Alabama who are victims of domestic violence is being improved through a new project that proposes merging government programs with advocacy groups.

February 20, 2003

America’s Going Gray

In America, the population age 65 and older is expected to double by 2030. At that rate, this group is projected to comprise 20 percent of the population while utilizing 50 percent of the...

December 3, 2002

UA to Aid in Identifying Alabama’s Uninsured Children

Although they live in the world's wealthiest nation, more than 10 million children across America do not have health insurance. More than 70,000 of these children live in Alabama.

September 21, 2002

UA Nursing, Capstone Medical Center Bring Health Care to Parrish

For 17 months, Parrish residents were without local health care, but that changed in June when the Capstone Rural Health Center, operated by The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing and UA's Capstone...

May 10, 2001