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UA Launches Education Research Collaborative with Auburn

Members of the University of Alabama and Auburn University talk around a table

The University of Alabama College of Education has forged an innovative research collaborative with Auburn University to address social justice issues in education in Alabama.

October 9, 2019

UA Alumni Group Honors Faculty Members for Teaching

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association announced the 2019 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.

October 2, 2019

New Opportunities: CrossingPoints Students Begin New Program

Six students recently began their college careers in UA's first year-round program for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

August 30, 2019

Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Study Moves Forward

Two university researchers pose for a photo in a police training simulation room.

University of Alabama researchers have expanded their study of law enforcement use of force, forming a partnership to help recruit participants.

August 27, 2019

UA Grad Student Assists Faculty in Virtual ‘Shoot/Don’t Shoot’ Research

A female graduate student and two university research pose for a photo in a virtual reality lab

UA graduate student Rachel Paulk is working with West Alabama-area law enforcement on an innovative research project that measures officers’ responses in various “shoot/don’t shoot" scenarios.

August 22, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

University students prepare for the start of commencement

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019

UA Education Office Helping Districts Navigate Desegregation Orders

An education researcher speaks to teachers at a conference

Dr. Sara McDaniel, executive director of the Alabama Positive Behavior Supports Office, works with the Jefferson County School District to address its discipline issues while it navigates the terms of its consent decree with...

July 24, 2019

UA Faculty, Staff Help College-Prep Campers Explore Possibilities

A female college professor works on a computer activity with prospective students

For the UA Early College staff members tasked with planning and operating the annual Leaders Exploring Academic Possibilities camp, their first signal of success was a successful pilot 2016 and immediate addition of a...

July 2, 2019

Inspired by Community, Eager to Better Alabama

Two female graduate students pose for a photo at a literacy center

As much as Tuscaloosa has grown in recent years, it still has a “small-town feel” that continues to empower UA doctoral student Lauren Rollins as both a leader and educator.

July 1, 2019

‘We’re Trying to Transform Education’

A college student signals thumbs up to elementary students during a group science experiment.

University of Alabama elementary education majors recently wrapped up a month’s worth of STEM activities with four different classes at Woodland Forrest Elementary School.

June 10, 2019

Better With Them

UA researchers are part of nationwide study to identify veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts.

May 20, 2019

12 UA Students, Graduates Chosen for Fulbright Awards

Ten University of Alabama students were chosen as Fulbright Student Award Winners for 2019–2020.

May 3, 2019

Autherine Lucy Foster to Receive Honorary UA Doctorate Friday

The University of Alabama will honor its first civil rights trailblazer Friday, bestowing an honorary doctoral degree upon Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American to enroll and attend the University.

May 2, 2019

Bowen: ‘No Closed Doors’ at CrossingPoints

On this day, in a small gymnasium in the Tom Barnes Education Building at UA, Jessica Bowen is teaching color guard routines to a room of beginners. The positions and turns aren’t perfect, but...

April 30, 2019

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 3-5

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises beginning Friday, May 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 29, 2019