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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

DOJ Grant to Help UA, State Combat Human Trafficking

The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work has been awarded a $1.35 million grant from the United States Department of Justice to improve outcomes of Alabama youths who are victims of human sex...

October 18, 2017

Selma Icon among Inductees for Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame

Patricia Swift Blalock, who integrated Selma’s public library in the 1960s, will be posthumously inducted into the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame Friday, Sept. 22.

September 19, 2017

Albright Named to Governor’s Council on Opioid Overdoses, Addiction

Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed Dr. David L. Albright, associate professor and Hill Crest Foundation Endowed Chair in Mental Health in The University of Alabama School of Social Work, to serve on the Alabama...

September 12, 2017

UA Grad Opens Southwest Alabama’s First Juvenile Mental Health Clinic

When Charlie Morris graduated from Robertsdale High School in Baldwin County in 2005, he would have never guessed that one day he would return home to open the region’s first clinic focusing exclusively on...

August 25, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercise Aug. 5

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Aug. 5 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 31, 2017

UA Doctoral Student Earns Social Work Research Fellowship

A University of Alabama doctoral student has received a $17,900 fellowship award to help fund dissertation research of HIV health and health care payer types.

July 12, 2017

UA Social Work Students Launch Internship with Local District Attorney

Katrena Dale would immediately feel the sting of the news she had to deliver.

June 12, 2017

UA School of Social Work Creates Continuing Education Program

The University of Alabama is now a hub for social work licensure preparation and continuing education.

June 8, 2017

UA Social Work Professor Weaves Innovation Into Classes, Scholarship

On a cold winter day, 7-year-old Kevin Corcoran laid across an air vent on the floor of his parents’ home.

June 7, 2017

Advocacy on ‘The Hill’: UA Social Work Students Push for Legislation

Social work students at The University of Alabama learned firsthand how dizzying, difficult and demanding policy advocacy is on Capitol Hill during the first University of Alabama School of Social Work Policy and Advocacy...

May 11, 2017

James’ Advocacy, Appreciation for Differences Rooted in Alabama

Frannie James was a white suburban teenager from Orange County, California when she moved to rural Alabama.

May 11, 2017