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Stone Nearly 3,000 Years Old Shows the Americas’ Oldest Known Writings, UA Researcher on Team Publishing Findings in Science

Carved across the surface of a 26-pound stone slab unearthed in Veracruz, Mexico is the oldest known writing ever discovered in the Americas, according to a paper publishing in the Sept. 15 issue of...

September 14, 2006

UA Ranked Among Top 50 Public Universities by U.S. News

The University of Alabama is again ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings for 2007. UA is ranked 39th among public national...

August 17, 2006

National Merit U… The University of Alabama is in the Top 10 Percent in Enrolling National Merit Scholars; Expects to Top 2005 Record This Fall

As many top high school students make their final college commitments today, The University of Alabama prepares to enroll the largest group of National Merit, National Achievement and National Hispanic Scholars in its history,...

May 1, 2006

UA Announces $500 Million Capital Campaign

The University of Alabama today announced a $500 million capital campaign that focuses on student scholarships, faculty support, campus facilities and priority needs. The "Our Students. Our Future." campaign has raised more than $299...

April 8, 2006

UA Leads Nation With Six Students Named to USA Today’s All-USA College Academic Team

Six students from The University of Alabama have been named to this year’s USA Today All-USA College Academic Team – the most of any school in the nation.

February 15, 2006

VIDEO NEWS RELEASE: 50th Anniversary of Autherine Lucy Foster’s Enrollment at UA

It's been 50 years since Autherine Lucy Foster became the first African American to enroll at UA in 1956. After Foster graduated from Miles College in 1952, she enrolled as a graduate student in...

February 7, 2006

UA Study Abroad Brings More Than Education

"Travel is fatal to prejudice," a quote attributed to Mark Twain, is prominently posted atop the door of the offices of Capstone International Center, a division of Academic Affairs at The University of Alabama....

June 2, 2005

Senior Statesmen Bob Dole, George McGovern to Debate on UA Campus Tuesday, Oct. 19

George McGovern and Bob Dole -- two men very familiar with presidential debates -- will share their political views with The University of Alabama community when they discuss current politics in a debate Tuesday,...

October 11, 2004