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Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama.

June 25, 2018

UA Astronomer Helps Discover Elusive Black Hole

An astronomer at The University of Alabama is part of an international team of researchers who found a mid-sized black hole, a cosmic oddity in observations of the universe.

June 18, 2018

The Crown Returns to The Capstone

As a Miss Alabama legacy, Callie Walker has long embraced the nuances of pageant competitions and the hard work and focus needed to deliver perfect performances.

June 14, 2018

Winners in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference

The conference is a premier annual event, giving undergraduates the chance to highlight their research or creative activity.

May 18, 2018

UA Provides Summer Fun for All Ages

The University of Alabama will offer a wide variety of activities for all ages throughout the summer. From outdoor explorations to computer camps, UA's summer programs cover the spectrum of common and unique interests.

May 15, 2018

Three UA Faculty Members Receive Fulbrights

Faculty members receiving Fulbright Awards: Dr. Angela D. Benson, professor of instruction technology; Dr. Steven Jones, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering; and Dr. Catherine M. Roach, professor in New College in cultural...

May 3, 2018

UA Students Win 15 Fulbright Awards for 2018-2019

For the 2018–2019 competition period, 15 University of Alabama students have been selected for Fulbright Awards. The University of Alabama is a nationally ranked Top Producer of Fulbright Student Award Winners.

May 2, 2018

West: People with POTS are ‘Not Alone’

After Chloe West graduates with a psychology degree from UA on Saturday, she will begin graduate school at Georgia State University, where she will pursue a doctoral degree in neuroscience and research the causes...

May 2, 2018

Play about Race, Basketball Wins Professor National Arts Grant

Seth Panitch, professor of acting and head of The University of Alabama's acting programs, was awarded a $10,000 National Endowment of the Arts grant to produce his upcoming play, “Separate and Equal.”

May 2, 2018

UA Researcher Helps to Understand Possible Antarctic Glacier Collapse

Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni, an assistant professor of geological sciences, has a role to play as a marine geologist and paleontologist in the roughly $25 million research collaboration. She will use her expertise in...

May 1, 2018

UA Professor Finds John Stuart Mill in the Margins

More than a century after John Stuart Mill’s personal library was donated to an Oxford college, a University of Alabama English professor and a team of international collaborators are allowing a broader audience access...

April 30, 2018

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 4-6

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 4-6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 27, 2018

UA Doctoral Student Empowering Older Adults Through Sex Ed

Christina Pierpaoli Parker’s dissertation, "The Senior Sex Education Experience (SEXEE) Study," currently in proposal, will design, implement and evaluate sex education for older adults, focusing on risk-reduction, improving sexual function, and increasing sexual health...

April 27, 2018

Alumnus Launches Leadership, Entrepreneurship Program with Gift

Jeffrey A. Levitetz has committed $1 million through his family’s foundation to The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences to establish the Levitetz Leadership Program.

April 26, 2018