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Little Hall: 103 Years Old and Better Than Ever

The first men's gymnasium built on the UA campus, Little Hall has been home to the School of Social Work since 1965.

June 28, 2018

Yerby: Service to Community is ‘Modeled in My Family’

For Dr. Lea G. Yerby, a recent and unexpected honor has caused her to reflect on her role as an agent for justice.

May 17, 2018

Finding a ‘Sweet Home’ Abroad

Shelby Smithson, who will earn a master’s degree in social work on Friday, received a Fulbright scholarship and will return to Turkey in September to teach English.

May 4, 2018

UA Students Win 15 Fulbright Awards for 2018-2019

For the 2018–2019 competition period, 15 University of Alabama students have been selected for Fulbright Awards. The University of Alabama is a nationally ranked Top Producer of Fulbright Student Award Winners.

May 2, 2018

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 4-6

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 4-6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 27, 2018

Tradition Set: First Bama Blitz Raises $1.8 Million

University of Alabama officials have announced that the inaugural Bama Blitz raised more than $1.8 million in gifts from 1,810 supporters.

April 13, 2018

Ceremony Will Celebrate Research by UA Faculty

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

April 6, 2018

‘I Felt Like a Change-Maker’: UA Students Return from Capitol Hill

Forty-eight UA, University of Alabama at Birmingham and University of Alabama at Huntsville undergraduate and graduate students took part in the “Washington, D.C. Policy and Advocacy Fly-In,” a unique crash course in policy research,...

March 27, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

Social Work Students Return to D.C. for Policy, Advocacy ‘Fly-In’

More than 45 University of Alabama social work students will meet with 30 U.S. Congress members March 20-21 to advocate for legislation regarding opioid abuse, human trafficking and children in foster care.

March 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

Anthony Ray Hinton to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform at Colloquium

An Alabama death row exoneree will share his story of wrongful conviction and his decades-long journey to freedom Friday, Feb. 2, at The University of Alabama.

January 29, 2018

UA Study to Take ‘Deep Dive’ into Risk Factors for Veterans, Suicides

University of Alabama researchers, America’s Warrior Partnership and The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation have partnered on a four-year, $2.9 million study to explore risk factors that contribute to suicides, early mortality and self-harm among military...

December 18, 2017

UA to Hold Winter Commencement Exercises Dec. 16

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 16, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 11, 2017