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Scholars Collaborate for Book on Evolution Education in Alabama

New book on evolution education by Drs. Christopher Lynn, Laura Reed, William Evans, and Amanda Glaze.

Three University of Alabama faculty and a 2013 alumna recently joined forces to address the challenges of evolution education within Alabama.

May 23, 2017

UA to Use NSF Funding to Boost STEM Teachers in High Schools

Researchers at the University of Alabama hope to place as many as 15 STEM teachers in area schools through a $1.95 million grant that will provide tuition assistance, enhanced teacher training and robust salary...

May 22, 2017

UA Researchers Complete Co-Teaching Training with Area Educators

Two minds are better than one. That’s the thinking behind a trend in elementary education called “co-teaching,” a method in which general education and special education teachers work collaboratively to increase their content knowledge...

May 18, 2017

UA Student Wins Internship at “Premier” Art Museum in New York

University of Alabama rising senior Sommer Hallquist has been selected for a highly competitive summer internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Cloisters in New York City. The Cloisters is a museum specializing in medieval...

May 10, 2017

UA Students Selected for National Research Experience

Two juniors at The University of Alabama were selected to work this summer at one of the of the nation’s premiere research institutions for the physical and engineering sciences.

May 4, 2017

UA Lab Manager Honored for Contributions to Microscopy

The Microscopy Society of America recently awarded the 2017 Chuck Fiori Award to Richard L. Martens, manager of the Central Analytical Facility, or CAF, at The University of Alabama.

May 1, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercises May 5-7

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 5-7 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 28, 2017

Five UA Students Receive Boren Scholarships for Language Study

Five University of Alabama students have received Boren Scholarships for the study of languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepreented in study abroad.

April 26, 2017

VTU Researcher to Discuss Prevalence of Anxiety in People with ASD

A researcher who studies the prevalence of anxiety in people with autism spectrum disorder will share details of her work during a lecture Friday, April 28, at The University of Alabama.

April 25, 2017

UA’s Electric Vehicle Focus Part of National Transportation Collaboration

The University of Alabama is one of four universities selected by the National Science Foundation to team together with government agencies and private companies to tackle challenges facing technological advances in automobiles.

April 24, 2017

A Prominent UA Alumni Couple Contributes the Largest Arts and Sciences Endowment in More Than Two Decades

Two prominent University of Alabama alumni, Dr. E. Gaylon and Mrs. Susan N. McCollough, have gifted the College of Arts and Sciences with its largest academic endowment in more than two decades – for...

April 21, 2017

UA’s Huxford, Tuscaloosa Orchestras Join for First Time

For the first time, The University of Alabama’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra and the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra will come together to perform a joint concert.

April 20, 2017

Students Curate Exhibit about Identity at Paul R. Jones Gallery

Ten University of Alabama students studying African American and women’s studies have curated an exhibit about identity at the Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa.

April 20, 2017

UA Grad Students Win Research Travel Awards at Symposium

Five graduate students representing three colleges at The University of Alabama were honored recently for the top research papers and posters at the Educational Studies Graduate Research Symposium.

April 17, 2017