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Social Work Receives $3.2M Grant to Address State’s Opioid Overdoses

Two female paramedics escort a patient on a stretcher out of a home

The University of Alabama School of Social Work and the Alabama Department of Mental Health's efforts to stem opioid use and rates of overdose deaths in Alabama have a new focus: first responders.

December 11, 2019

Women, WWII Vets Overrepresented in Newspaper Photos

Row of American flags wave in the wind.

Women veterans and veterans of World War II appear more often in newspaper photos than their make-up of the country’s veterans, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

December 10, 2019

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

UA President Stuart R. Bell speaking at a commencement ceremony.

The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

UA to Lead Project to Help Reduce Infant Mortality Rates in Alabama

University of Alabama School of Social Work researchers will soon expand a statewide drug and mental health screening program to address infant mortality in Alabama.

October 30, 2019

Environmental Justice Experts to Speak at Oct. 16 Event

A panel discussion, Environmental Justice: Research, Conversation and Networking Across Disciplines, will be held Oct. 16 at the Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus.

October 11, 2019

UA Alumni Inducted into Social Work Hall of Fame

Two University of Alabama alumni who, combined, have more than 70 years of experience advocating for Alabama’s children have been inducted into the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame.

October 4, 2019

UA School of Social Work Launches ‘Own Your Vote’ Series

Own Your Vote Diversity Series logo

As the 2020 presidential election draws nearer, The University of Alabama School of Social Work has created a speaker series to highlight issues of voting rights and equal access.

September 6, 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 to Implement Telehealth Network to Combat Opioids in Alabama

A university researcher discusses opioid treatments with a colleague

The University of Alabama will soon begin addressing opioid-related morbidity and mortality in four Alabama counties by developing a community care network to strengthen prevention, treatment and recovery.

July 18, 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

Lochman Named 2019 Buford Peace Award Winner

John Lochman, a University of Alabama professor emeritus

Dr. John Lochman, retired director of the Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems at The University of Alabama, is the 2019 recipient of the Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award.

May 10, 2019

Milton: ‘I’m Better for it Now’

On Sunday, May 5, Jilisa Milton became the first student to earn a MSW-JD degree at UA, culminating four years of preparation for the growing need for trauma-informed lawyers.

May 7, 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

UA Joins UN Network for Sustainable Solutions

A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development.

April 25, 2019

‘More Than Just a Space’

On Thursday, PRCA-UA, along with 13 other student groups, gathered for the unveiling of their new home, which will help them expand their community service work.

April 18, 2019