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Research Scholar is Pushing Boundaries, Applying Studies to Real World

Ilham Ali stands outside of a building at The University of Alabama

Ilham Ali, of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is a Sudanese American student who found the creative space she needs to drive her research as a Randall Research Scholar.

May 23, 2019

On the Hunt for the Remnants of Surviving Slave Houses

A student conducts a magnetometry survey

After conducting surveys on the Magnolia Grove plantation home in Hale County, second-year anthropology graduate student Natalie Mooney may have discovered a pattern to find other slave houses in the Alabama Black Belt region...

May 23, 2019

Grant Allows UA, Invisible Histories to Archive Southern LGBTQ Life

two UA researchers

The University of Alabama was awarded a $300,000 grant from one of the largest foundations in the country to archive LGBTQ history in the South. The grant, given by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...

May 23, 2019

Students Sharpen Photo Skills, Learn History for Black Belt Artist Trip

Students practice taking photos in studio.

A UA student group will photograph and interview artists who live in the Black Belt as part of a collaborative initiative between the University, the nonprofit Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center and Canon...

May 22, 2019

Messina Named Dean of UA’s College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Messina will lead UA's College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Joseph P. Messina has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama's College of Arts and Sciences.

May 22, 2019

Data Shows Buckling Up Saves Lives in Auto Crashes

A person buckles a seat belt inside a vehicle.

Nearly half of the people killed in auto crashes in Alabama last year were not wearing a seat belt, according to an analysis of state crash records.

May 21, 2019

Better With Them

UA researchers are part of nationwide study to identify veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts.

May 20, 2019

Young Writers Camp Aims to Broaden Youths’ Writing Abilities

The University of Alabama’s English department and Creative Writing Program are offering a Young Writers Camp June 17-21, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Bryant Conference Center.

May 17, 2019

Ricks Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award

Photo of Kenny Ricks receiving award from Chuck Karr

The T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership Award honors a faculty member who exemplifies the constant guidance and leadership necessary to make the College of Engineering exceptional.

May 16, 2019

Worm-like Mollusks Lost Traits Over Time, UA-led Research Confirms

The mollusk pruvotinidae, an aplacophoran Solenogastres taken near Iceland.

A perplexing group of worm-like mollusks are not primitive ancestors of the group, rather they lost many traditional mollusk traits over time, according to new evidence.

May 16, 2019

UMC-Northport Recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home

University Medical Center-Northport was recently nationally certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home in recognition of its commitment to place patients at the center of care and to advance quality in the health care it...

May 15, 2019

UA School of Law, ABA Journal Name Finalists for Harper Lee Prize

A stack of the three books chosen to compete for the prize.

The Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the finalists for the 2019 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

May 14, 2019

Higher Reach

1903077, Earthquake simulation timber shake in Large Scale Structures Lab, shot 03-29-19

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama hope to combine two methods of constructing tall-wood buildings to yield a new system that could lead to wood-framed buildings reaching eight to 12 stories and that...

May 13, 2019

Theater at the Beach: SummerTide Rolls In

SummerTide's 2018 production of "Pump Boys and Dinettes."

For three weeks starting June 4, youth in kindergarten through 12th grade will have the opportunity to join UA’s SummerTide Theatre Camp at South Baldwin Community Theatre and learn story theater, dance and music.

May 13, 2019

Mother, Son Earn Business Degrees Together

Lisa and Russell Hewitt could feel other students staring at them as they sat in class. “People were looking at us like, ‘does that guy have his mom with him?’” Lisa said. Yes, he sure...

May 10, 2019