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UA Researcher: Changes Needed to News Coverage of Mass Shooters

Reducing news coverage of rampage shooters’ personal information, like their names and photos, could be a deterrent to future mass shooters, according to a researcher at The University of Alabama.

October 5, 2017

UA Takes Bold Steps to Expand, Improve, Modernize Graduate Education

New and expanded graduate education programs at The University of Alabama are transforming the campus and fueling UA’s mission to take on a more innovative and influential role in American higher education.

October 2, 2017

UA Alumna Donates $5 Million to Support Data, Cybersecurity Program

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration celebrated today a generous $5 million gift from Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president, and CEO of Lockheed Martin.

September 25, 2017

UA Continues Record-Breaking Trend in Enrollment for Fall 2017

Talented students continue to select The University of Alabama as their school of choice as this fall brings another record year for enrollment along with increasingly impressive credentials.

September 13, 2017

A Prominent UA Alumni Couple Contributes the Largest Arts and Sciences Endowment in More Than Two Decades

Two prominent University of Alabama alumni, Dr. E. Gaylon and Mrs. Susan N. McCollough, have gifted the College of Arts and Sciences with its largest academic endowment in more than two decades – for...

April 21, 2017

UA’s Computer-Based Honors to be Renamed for Longtime Director

In celebration of its 50th anniversary and in honor of its longtime director who was formerly a student in its inaugural class, The University of Alabama’s Computer-Based Honors Program will be renamed the Catherine...

April 7, 2017

Greg Byrne to be Named Alabama’s New Athletic Director

Greg Byrne, Vice President for Athletics at the University of Arizona, will become the new Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama effective March 1, pending approval of The University of Alabama System...

January 16, 2017

Bill Battle to Retire as UA Director of Athletics

Bill Battle, Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama, announced Sunday evening that he is going to retire from his post to assume a new role as Special Assistant to the President.

January 15, 2017

Franklin, Quiñones Headline Realizing the Dream Events at UA

Legendary gospel artist Kirk Franklin will headline the 2017 Realizing the Dream Concert at The University of Alabama’s Moody Music Concert Hall on Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. John Quiñones, a veteran ABC news...

December 16, 2016

Next Steps Planned for UA Performing Arts Academic Center

The University of Alabama is in the final stage of planning a new $60 million Performing Arts Academic Center.

November 4, 2016

Welcome to my UA World: Student the Melody behind Chimes’ Music

University of Alabama graduate student Tyler Canonico has played the Denny Chimes modified organ for three years. He began playing while pursuing his master’s in music and organ performance.

September 27, 2016

UA Alumnus Leaves $5.3 Million Bequest

The University of Alabama recently received a bequest of $5.3 million from the estate of John Deramus, a 1956 graduate of The University of Alabama.

September 26, 2016

Transformers Toys Provide Key Character Lessons, UA Researcher Says

Parents looking for holiday gifts that instill character should check out the Transformer toys and DVDs, a University of Alabama researcher says.

December 18, 2015