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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

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

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

Not the Usual Lecture Hall: Spain is the Art Students’ Classroom

This month, 20 students are traveling from Madrid to Barcelona touring the famous art collections, sculptures, museums, architecture and buildings of Spain as they’re taught its art style and history by department of art...

May 10, 2019

Researchers Quicken Drug Discovery Method via Zombie-Like Cells

Researchers are using zombie-like cells that behave normally on the outside, but are filled with magnetic particles inside, to screen potential drugs from natural products.

May 9, 2019

10 UA Students, Graduates Chosen for Fulbright Awards

Ten University of Alabama students were chosen as Fulbright Student Award Winners for 2019–2020.

May 3, 2019

UA Professors Chosen for Fulbrights

A gallery of University faculty who have received Fulbrights.

Three members of The University of Alabama’s faculty will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 2, 2019

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 3-5

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises beginning Friday, May 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 29, 2019

3 UA Students Land Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

A gallery of University students who received Goldwater scholarships.

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected three University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2019-2020.

April 26, 2019

Three Students, Six Degrees, One Company

STEM pah to MBA students

A trio of students formed Ortho Screws, a start-up company based on a sensor designed to alert patients and health providers if orthopedic screws are loosening.

April 24, 2019

Formulating a Better Partnership for Water Quality

Water is one of the most important resources on the planet, and researchers at The University of Alabama are calculating ways to improve its quality and management.

April 22, 2019

2 UA Students Earn Boren Scholarships for Foreign Study

Two University of Alabama students have received a Boren Scholarship for the study of languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

April 18, 2019

History Professor’s Book Receives One of Nation’s Highest Honors

The largest publishing trade association in the U.S. has awarded UA history professor Dr. David Beito and his wife Dr. Linda Royster Beito, associate dean of arts and sciences at Stillman College, the gold prize...

April 18, 2019

Climate Change to Blame for Hurricane Maria’s Extreme Rainfall

Hurricane Maria dropped more rain on Puerto Rico than any storm to hit the island since 1956, a feat due mostly to the effects of human-caused climate warming, new research led by The University...

April 17, 2019

Final Four Dean Candidates to Make Public Presentations

The final four candidates for dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will make presentations to the campus community the week of April 22.

April 17, 2019