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High-Achieving Freshman Class, Graduate School Growth Highlight UA Enrollment

A talented freshman class that includes more than 180 incoming National Merit Scholars headlines The University of Alabama’s enrollment numbers for fall 2018.

September 13, 2018

UA’s RISE Center Hosts BUY for RISE Fundraiser

The University of Alabama's RISE Center will host its annual Buy for RISE fundraiser Sept. 14-15.

September 5, 2018

UA Launches Child Intervention Pilot for Traumatized Youth

UA researchers are working with social service providers to implement an intervention intended to help manage problem behaviors in children who've experienced trauma.

August 23, 2018

Summer Commencement 2018 Gallery

All the sights from UA's summer commencement ceremony Aug. 4 are captured here.

August 9, 2018

Are Pre-K Children in Tuscaloosa School-Ready?

A University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences study of 393 pre-kindergarten children in the Tuscaloosa City School System indicate that more than 80 percent are ready for kindergarten.

August 3, 2018

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Aug. 4

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 4, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 30, 2018

UA Hosts First Collaborative Conference for RISE Programs

The University of Alabama’s RISE Program is hosting a two-day conference with 30 directors, therapists and teachers from other RISE centers from around the nation to collaborate for the first time.

July 26, 2018

The Earlier the Better

Findings from UA research suggest earlier interventions and ones designed to address developing social skills are more likely to be successful in helping address youth aggression and peer victimization in children.

July 18, 2018

UA Announces New Master’s Degree in Public Health

The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences is adding a Master’s in Public Health program, which will be offered both on campus and by distance.

June 13, 2018

Usdan Named Dean of UA’s Human Environmental Sciences

A University of Alabama administrator who helped the UA College of Human Environmental Sciences make significant gains in research funding, infrastructure and impact and who has been honored for teaching excellence has been named...

June 5, 2018

Computer Tablets Provide Positive Distraction for Some Children

Dr. Sherwood Burns-Nader was honored recently with the Association of Child Life Professional’s 2018 Professional Research Recognition Award for directing a study that found computer tablets provide a distraction that reduces pain and anxiety...

May 30, 2018

UA Children’s Program Receives Five Stars

A leader in early care and education in the state, UA's Children’s Program is the first in Alabama to receive the highest possible rating from Alabama Quality STARS, Alabama’s Quality Rating and Improvement System. 

May 18, 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

Faith, Family Push Royster to Win Battle with Cancer

The physical and emotional stress cancer puts on a person and their family is, more often than not, a new and daunting experience when one receives the terrifying diagnosis. But for Kaaren Royster and...

May 2, 2018

Seven Decades After First Enrolling, UA Student Set to Receive Degree

The phrase "good things come to those who wait" is fitting for Pat Cassity’s walk across the stage at Friday afternoon’s commencement ceremony at The University of Alabama. Unlike her fellow graduates, the moment...

May 1, 2018