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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

Partnership Brings UA, Pakistan Researchers Together

A professor at The University of Alabama is part of an international team performing geological research in northeast Pakistan aiming to understand where possible oil and gas deposits reside beneath the surface.

January 11, 2018

Elementary Students to Showcase Art at UA’s Paul R. Jones Museum

David (Oggi) Ogburn, Cheryl Lynn. Gelatin silver print.

Fifteen students from Arcadia Elementary School will display their artwork alongside pieces from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Museum from Jan. 10 to...

January 3, 2018

Civil War Opera Lands National Recognition

The University of Alabama’s Opera Theatre won second place in the National Opera Association’s Opera Production Competition for its earlier world-premiere chamber opera production “Freedom and Fire! A Civil War Story.”

December 20, 2017

Solving Galactic Mysteries a Few Minutes at a Time

A project led by an astronomer at The University of Alabama that includes amateur astronomers will use gaps in the schedule of the Hubble Space Telescope to get a better look at oddities found...

December 19, 2017

UA Launches Campaign for Performing Arts on Former Bryce Property

The University of Alabama has launched a campaign to raise $15 million in private donations to support the construction of a new Performing Arts Academic Center on the former Bryce Hospital property.

December 14, 2017

Former Wrestling Champ Set to Earn Master’s Degree from UA

Debra Marshall, who will complete her master’s degree in criminology and criminal justice at The University of Alabama in December, has a unique career history that aids in her graduate work: professional wrestling.

December 13, 2017

Music Student Becomes Capstone Village’s Own Artist in Residence

A pilot program brings together a doctoral student and residents of the on-campus retirement community. The common bond? Love of beautiful music.

December 13, 2017