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NSF Grant Funds Engineering Preparatory Class, Scholarships

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is using a National Science Foundation grant to start three preparatory classes and a scholarship fund in an effort to address student retention.

September 11, 2017

Anthropologist to Discuss Skin Evolution in ALLELE Lecture Series at UA

The University of Alabama’s ALLELE Lecture series will host Dr. Nina G. Jablonski on Friday, Sept. 15 for her lecture “Human Skin Color is an Evolutionary Adaptation, not a Racial Characteristic.”

September 11, 2017

Art That Impacts the Human Condition

University of Alabama junior art major Camille Mancuso will soon begin a new creative direction.

September 5, 2017

UA Researcher Awarded Two NSF Grants

Dr. Douglas Gibler, professor and political science researcher at The University of Alabama Institute for Social Science Research, was recently awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation.

August 30, 2017

UA Researcher Looks at Why Nations Fight

Dr. Douglas Gibler, professor and political science researcher at The University of Alabama Institute for Social Science Research, is leading a study of international conflicts and their causes, which could help policymakers and political...

August 30, 2017

Community Music School Hosts Adult Strings Weekend

The University of Alabama Community Music School will host an Adult Strings Weekend Aug. 25-27 at the Moody Music Building.

August 25, 2017

Book Cover Designs of Faculty Authors on Display at UA Gallery

New College faculty at the 2015 Cover to Cover exhibit

Cover designs of books by 22 faculty authors in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences are on display Sept. 1-Oct. 31 at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington...

August 23, 2017

To Aid Utilities, Researchers Seek Ancient Floods Near Tennessee River

With funding from energy utilities, a team of researchers at The University of Alabama are collaborating with peers across the Southeast to understand the frequency and possible size of floods along the Tennessee River...

August 22, 2017

Professors’ Screenplay Wins National Competition

In 2009, UA history professor Dr. David Beito and wife Dr. Linda Royster Beito released a book called “Black Maverick,” a biography of black civil rights pioneer Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard. They now...

August 21, 2017

UA Professor to Lead Study of Nation’s Forests

Using satellite imagery and computer modeling, a research team led by The University of Alabama hopes to understand the future implications of the management of the nation’s forests.

August 18, 2017

Devising a Strategy for K-12 Education

Empowering future workforces hinges on improving education outcomes and solving the challenges that accompany the complex puzzle of funding, standards and curriculum.

August 10, 2017

Psychology Professor Earns National Early Career Award

The Gerontological Society of America has recognized Dr. Giyeon Kim for her research on mental health disparities between people of different races and ethnicities.

August 8, 2017

2 UA Professors Earn Fulbrights for International Research

Two University of Alabama professors -- Dr. Samantha Hansen and Dr. Gregory Starr -- will pursue work and research through the U.S. Fulbright Scholars Program in 2017 and 2018.

August 3, 2017

UA Political Science PhD Student Wins 1 of 23 National Fellowships

University of Alabama political science PhD candidate Cameryn Blackmore was named a 2017-18 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fellow for the spring cycle by the American Political Science Association.

July 31, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercise Aug. 5

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Aug. 5 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 31, 2017