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UA Names 2018 Premier Awards Recipients

The University of Alabama has announced the recipients of the 2018 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service.

March 9, 2018

Grasping Antibiotic Resistance Goal of UA, Spring Hill College Project

With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at The University of Alabama and Spring Hill College hope their study of a common defense mechanism in bacteria will further development of...

March 6, 2018

Tweaking Therapy for Disadvantaged Patients Improves Chronic Pain

Adapting cognitive behavioral therapy and group pain education for disadvantaged patients improved their chronic pain, according to a study led by psychologists at The University of Alabama.

February 27, 2018

Growing in Size

Recent advances in understanding genes in the Burmese python have led a UA biologist to focus on deciphering how the snake grows its insides after a meal, which could potentially lead to treatments of...

February 22, 2018

UA Professor’s Film to Debut Across Multiple On-Demand Platforms 

When “Service to Man” is released across nearly every major digital platform, viewers may recognize some familiar faces, places and names in the end credits.

February 20, 2018

UA Announces Winner of 2018 Clarence Cason Award

Dr. Trudier Harris, author and distinguished research professor of The University of Alabama department of English, has been selected as the 2018 winner of the Clarence E. Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing.

February 16, 2018

Studying Arms Race between Bacteria, Viruses Brings CAREER Award

Researchers at The University of Alabama hope to better understand how bacteria and viruses battle each other and, in the process, devise new strategies to combat antibiotic resistant infections.

February 15, 2018

Graduate Studio Artists Present Master’s Exhibitions

The UA department of art and art history will host a public reception for graduate students Amy Smoot and John Klosterman Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. Both artists are celebrating their...

February 12, 2018

UA, Naval Observatory Partnership to Improve Precise Timing Education

The University of Alabama has partnered with the United States Naval Observatory to train UA students in precise timing and time interval technology, which is used in highly precise atomic clocks on which the...

February 7, 2018

Lectures, Films Highlight Black History Month Activities

The University of Alabama’s Crossroads invites the campus and community to participate in events throughout February during Black History Month. The theme this year is “African Americans In Times Of War.”

February 1, 2018

Dance Alabama! Hits the Road for K-12 School Events

For the second year, The University of Alabama student organization Dance Alabama! has joined forces with the Alabama State Council on the Arts as part of the Alabama Touring Artist Program.

January 31, 2018

Proud UA Honors College Student says Capstone is Ivy League ‘Elite’

For someone who didn’t want to maintain the family tradition of attending The University of Alabama, 21-year-old senior honors college student Sam Ostrow has surely made a deeply imprinted mark at the Capstone.

January 30, 2018

UA Colleges Co-Sponsor Festival Spotlighting African Films

The sixth annual Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival, co-sponsored by two University of Alabama colleges, will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

January 25, 2018

From UA to Broadway, Tuscaloosa Native’s Acting Career Has Soared

UA alumnus Jake Boyd advises those dreaming of pursuing a career in music theatre that it’s no cakewalk. Although it can be very frustrating, it can also be very rewarding,

January 19, 2018

UA Book Helps Solve 87-Year-Old Fossil Mystery

A book on trace fossils found in an Alabama coal mine helped the American Museum of Natural History find the origins of specimens.

January 18, 2018