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University Recreation: What’s New in the New Year

Female student climbs wall at University Recreation facility.

Do you have goals this new year to lead a more active lifestyle? University Recreation offers a large lineup of programs to get you moving towards a healthy life.

January 20, 2020

Yusef Salaam Talk, Day of Service Highlight MLK Events on Campus

Holidays usually bring sales, a day off work and television programming around said event. However at UA, the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday is considered "A Day On -- Not a Day Off!" 

January 16, 2020

Professor, Student Pioneer Future of Religious Studies with AI

Dr. Nathan Loewen beside a photo of his book.

Artificial intelligence may boldly take religious studies where it hasn’t previously gone. And, at the helm, is a University of Alabama professor and a sophomore.

January 13, 2020

Experienced Executive to Direct Economic, Business Engagement for UA

Dan Blakley in a suit posing for a portrait.

As associate vice president for economic and business engagement, Dan Blakley will be instrumental in executing economic development priorities and strategic goals.

January 10, 2020

Meet the VP for Student Life Candidates Beginning Jan. 14

The UA campus community is invited to attend public presentations by five candidates for the position of vice president for student life between Jan. 14 and Jan. 23.

January 8, 2020

Did You Eat The Whole Thing? So Did We. Let’s Get Healthy Together.

woman walking and hiking in autumn forest

Wellness and Work-Life ups the fitness challenge game with MoveSpring.

January 2, 2020

Tips for a Healthy Start to the New Year

Some of the most popular resolutions year in and year out involve changing our eating habits to a lifestyle approach, rather than the latest diet fad.

December 19, 2019

UA Honors Opera Director with Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Paul Houghtaling points during the introduction of an opera.

Dr. Paul Houghtaling, coordinator of voice and director of opera at The University of Alabama, received the 2019 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

December 17, 2019

Holiday Decorations Around Campus

President's mansion with wreaths and ribbons

A lot of work goes into making our campus lovely for the holidays.

December 16, 2019

UA Celebrates Tuscaloosa’s Bicentennial

A timeline of Tuscaloosa's history.

Around 200 people attended a ceremony Dec. 13 at the UA Boathouse at Manderson Landing. There, UA President Stuart R. Bell presented several gifts to Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and the citizens of the...

December 13, 2019

UA Human Resources to be ‘Reimagined’

A diverse team of 20 representatives from across campus is helping the University prepare for the UA faculty and staff of tomorrow.

December 11, 2019

OIT Update: A Year of Innovation – not Just in Technology

The Office of Information Technology completed much work this year that affects teaching, learning, research and operations.

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

Wedderspoon Thrives When the Heat Turns Up

Craig Wedderspoon in the foundry

For Craig Wedderspoon, professor of sculpture at UA, the foundry is a second home where he not only molds countless masterpieces, but influences future generations of artists by helping them hone their craft.

December 9, 2019