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UA Students to Demonstrate Medieval Architecture Techniques

In a demonstration of how art and mathematics work together, University of Alabama art history students will show how the scale plan of the Cathedral of Amiens was laid out using simple tools, such...

October 31, 2016

Evolutionary Biologist to Speak about Race at UA ALLELE Lecture

Dr. Joseph Graves Jr., an evolutionary biologist and geneticist, will speak about race Nov. 10 as a part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, seminar series.

October 31, 2016

7 Frightful Things at UA (with an Educational Purpose)

1. Haunting music In the Moody Music Building Concert Hall, Dr. Faythe Freese sits at UA’s famous Holtkamp pipe organ and plays a few bars. Recognize the composition? For many of […]

October 31, 2016

UA Psychology Professor: Children Benefit from Halloween Activities

Whether or not you embrace the pageantry of Halloween, the parent-child activities associated with the holiday incorporate core developmental exercises for children, according to a psychology professor at The University of Alabama.

October 27, 2016

The Not-So-Spooky, Yet Still Sort-of-Spooky, History of Halloween

Warty-nosed witches, ghouls, goblins, Transformers, princesses and clowns stalking neighborhood streets upon nightfall for the sweet taste of candy wasn’t always what Halloween was about.

October 26, 2016

Cuban News Anchor to Present Lecture at UA

Cuban news anchor Cristina Escobar will visit The University of Alabama on Wednesday, Nov. 2, to talk about the current climate of Cuban journalism and how it is evolving with the developing relationship between...

October 25, 2016

UA Study Finds Unexplainable Activity in Distant Stars

Space energy anomalies more than 50 million light years from our galaxy are creating conditions that should be destroying stars, but instead are regenerating them, according to an astronomer at The University of Alabama.

October 19, 2016

UA Launches Website for Studying Scottsboro Trials

The homepage of the new online database “‘To See Justice Done’: Letters from the Scottsboro Trials.”

The Alabama Digital Humanities Center is launching a new online database called “‘To See Justice Done’: Letters from the Scottsboro Trials,” at noon Monday, Oct. 24, in room 109a of Gorgas Library on...

October 19, 2016

Exploring Possible Link between Pythons, Diabetes in Humans

Humans couldn’t be further away from snakes in the evolutionary chain, but snakes’ ability to grow and restructure particular organs could impact future treatments for diabetes and other diseases in humans, according to a...

October 18, 2016

Former UA Faculty, Graduates Reflect on Roles as Civil Rights Trailblazers

Carl Clark was a high school chemistry teacher in Chicago when Dr. Howard Miller, a psychology professor at The University of Alabama, recruited him to pursue graduate school at UA.

October 18, 2016

UA Criminal Justice to Host Incarceration Discussion

Students and community members will have the chance to learn how incarceration in the U.S. is changing and what law enforcement agencies are doing to modernize, adapt, and respond to the issues facing offenders...

October 17, 2016

UA Museums to Host Annual Ghost Tour

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s a fitting time to discover some of the more eerie aspects of The University of Alabama’s history.

October 17, 2016

Wheel Lets UA Researchers Measure Fruit-Fly Exercise

Gentle exercise on a wheel can have beneficial effects – on fruit flies. That finding may be good news for humans, too. A new study led by The University of Alabama suggests that a...

October 17, 2016

UA Welcomes More than 20 Cuban Scholars, Artists for Cuba Week

Photo by Chip Cooper

The University of Alabama’s Cuba Week kicks off Monday, Oct. 24 at 8:30 a.m. at Bryant-Jordan Hall on the UA campus.

October 14, 2016