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Biology Grad Student Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition

Nathaniel Sturm's talk on "Species Detection in the Dark" won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition.

November 14, 2019

Senior Art Majors Present Life as They See It

The UA Department of Art and Art History will present "Graduating Senior Exhibition," Nov. 11-28 in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to a reception for the artists Wednesday, Nov. 13, from...

November 11, 2019

NASA, UA Strengthen Relationship for Work on In-Space Manufacturing

A signed agreement on paper between NASA and The University of Alabama rests on a conference table.

An agreement between The University of Alabama and NASA will enhance inventive research assisting space exploration and strengthening education of tomorrow’s aerospace workforce.

November 8, 2019

UA Contributes Heavily to Tuscaloosa’s Public Art Scene

Art on Woods Quad

Public art not only beautifies a city, but also draws people to see it and patronize local businesses.

November 6, 2019

UA Faculty Receive Major Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Two UA faculty members and their teams recently received a combined $3.8 million to fund their work in fighting opioid use disorder.

November 6, 2019

Art Adventures in Spain

Faculty members led an art and art history study trip to Spain. Don't miss the chance to go study art in Italy in 2020.

October 31, 2019

In Industry Partnership, UA Researchers Test Hemp Grown in Alabama

A man in a lab pulls hemp leaves heaped onto a piece of paper out of a storage container.

Biological research at The University of Alabama will assist the emerging hemp industry in the state by examining the plant's chemical make-up.

October 28, 2019

UA Part of Study on Shifting Role of Arctic Permafrost Carbon Emissions

Professor Gregory Starr

An earth-systems scientist at The University of Alabama assisted a large research project in the Arctic that shows the region could increase carbon dioxide emissions after millenniums of holding it beneath the frozen surface.

October 22, 2019

Falling in Love with a Sound

Matthew Meadows performs on a stage on the French horn with a pianist.

Matthew Meadows, a UA first-year graduate student, won second prize in the university division of the International Horn Competition of America in Fort Collins, Colorado.

October 10, 2019

UA Alumni Group Honors Faculty Members for Teaching

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association announced the 2019 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.

October 2, 2019

UA Research Looks to Asteroid Belt for Clues on Early Solar System

By examining meteorites, research led by The University of Alabama is tackling some of the biggest questions of our solar system, chiefly how the make-up of the inner planets formed.

October 1, 2019

Moundville Festival Celebrates Native American Cultures

A performer hoop dancing.

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host the 31st annual Moundville Native American Festival Oct. 9-12.

September 25, 2019

The Long Drone is Over, Cicada Season Ends in Alabama

Newly molted adult cicada emerging from its nymph shell

Go outside and just listen. Frogs may be croaking, and birds may be singing, but the loud, incessant droning of cicadas that grate on psyches like nails on a chalkboard is fading.

September 24, 2019

Million Dollar Band to Perform in 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Million Dollar Band spells out the word Bama on the football field at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.

The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band has been selected to perform in the 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, representing the state of Alabama. This will mark the first appearance by the band in...

September 21, 2019

UA to Lead National STEM Education Project

UA's Laura Reed

With two grants totaling more than $4 million, The University of Alabama leads a national effort to continue and expand undergraduate science courses that engage students in active research.

September 19, 2019