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Autherine Lucy Foster to Receive Honorary UA Doctorate Friday

The University of Alabama will honor its first civil rights trailblazer Friday, bestowing an honorary doctoral degree upon Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American to enroll and attend the University.

May 2, 2019

UA College of Engineering to Host Robotic Mining Challenge

The five-time NASA Robotic Mining Competition champions from The University of Alabama will take over hosting duties this year.

April 30, 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 Ranks Second among Publics for National Merit Scholar Enrollment

President's Mansion at The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama ranks second nationally among public universities and fifth among all universities nationwide in enrollment of National Merit Scholars for the 2018 entering class.

April 22, 2019

Eliza P. Culverhouse Donates $500,000 to UA Dance Program

Eliza P. Culverhouse has donated $500,000 to The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance in the College of Arts and Science to enhance dance education and performance opportunities at the Capstone.

March 4, 2019

UA Law to Host Symposium Honoring Judge Frank M. Johnson Jr.

The Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of Law at The University of Alabama is planning a symposium to honor the life and legacy of Judge Frank M. Johnson Jr.

January 15, 2019

Year in Review 2017-2018

In a year of records and firsts, the latest Year in Review highlights some of the many successes the UA community has achieved in academics, research, athletics, service and more during 2017-2018.

November 19, 2018

UA Breaks Records Reaching Almost $100 Million in Sponsored Funding

The University of Alabama had a record year in sponsored funding for fiscal year 2018, reaching almost $100 million in sponsored funding through external grants and contracts for research, instruction, service and fellowship.

November 7, 2018

UA Celebrates Historic Fundraising Year

The University of Alabama set another fundraising record for gifts and pledges received, raising $224.3 million during the fiscal year that concluded Sept. 30 from more than 62,300 donors during 2017-18.

October 17, 2018

UA Law School Named for Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. in Recognition of $26.5 Million Donation

The University of Alabama School of Law announced today a $26.5 million donation from prominent business executive and attorney Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr.

September 20, 2018

UA Alumna Jody Singer Named Director of Marshall Space Flight Center

University of Alabama alumna Jody Singer has been named director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, becoming the first woman to assume the role in the center’s history.

September 13, 2018

High-Achieving Freshman Class, Graduate School Growth Highlight UA Enrollment

A talented freshman class that includes more than 180 incoming National Merit Scholars headlines The University of Alabama’s enrollment numbers for fall 2018.

September 13, 2018

Hewson Stock Gift to University of Alabama is Largest in UA History

Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., and her husband, James, have made a gift of $15 million to The University of Alabama to benefit the Culverhouse College of Business.

July 30, 2018

UA Launches Campaign for Performing Arts on Former Bryce Property

The University of Alabama has launched a campaign to raise $15 million in private donations to support the construction of a new Performing Arts Academic Center on the former Bryce Hospital property.

December 14, 2017

UA Law Receives $1.5 Million Gift for Endowed Chair

The University of Alabama School of Law announced today a $1.5 million gift from Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr., a trial attorney, investor and land owner in Sarasota, Florida.

November 6, 2017