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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

UA-Affiliated Technology Aims to Improve Drinking Water

A method of cleaning drinking water with light is being tested and developed at The University of Alabama with the hope of creating a product available for homes and businesses.

November 30, 2015

UA Education Professor Named University Distinguished Research Professor

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees has named Dr. Stephen Thoma, professor of educational psychology at The University of Alabama, a University Distinguished Research Professor.

November 23, 2015

CrossingPoints to Begin $2.5 Million Expansion Program on UA Campus

CrossingPoints, a student transition program on The University of Alabama campus, is growing in both size and reach through a $2.5 million grant to help create a bridge to higher education for those with...

November 2, 2015

UA Engineering Students, Athletics Work Together for Medical Tent

A collaboration between Crimson Tide Athletics and the College of Engineering, a collapsible tent designed to limit distractions during medical evaluations while providing better privacy for student athletes at The University of Alabama has...

October 20, 2015

‘Forever Crimson’ Theme of 2015 UA Homecoming

The University of Alabama's annual Homecoming celebration will run from Sunday, Oct. 4, to Saturday, Oct. 10.

September 29, 2015

UA Enrollment Tops 37,000

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record 37,100 students this fall, and it includes another academically talented freshman class. Total enrollment is up by 945 students, […]

September 15, 2015

UA Research Reveals U.S. Has Disproportionate Amount of World’s Mass Shootings

A country’s civilian gun ownership rate is the strongest predictor of its rate of public mass shootings, a correlation that is reflected in the United States’ disproportionate percentage of public mass shootings relative to...

August 27, 2015

Pierce Named Vice President for Advancement at UA

University of Alabama President Stuart R. Bell has named Robert D. Pierce II as vice president for advancement.

August 24, 2015

UA’s RISE Graduation Celebrates Perseverance, Strength

The University of Alabama's RISE program holds its annual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Stallings Center on UA's campus.

July 20, 2015

UA Researchers Reanalyzing Tennessee Valley Artifacts in New Project

In a collaborative effort with the Tennessee Valley Authority, The University of Alabama's Office of Archaeological Research has begun a rehabilitation project on collections that were gathered 80 years ago with artifacts that span...

July 15, 2015

Bell Named UA President

The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System has named Dr. Stuart R. Bell president of The University of Alabama.

June 18, 2015

UA Physicists among those Seeking Big Answers from Tiny Particles 

A team of international scientists, including a pair from The University of Alabama, resumed efforts this week near Geneva, Switzerland to use tiny particles in efforts to answer big questions – really big –...

June 5, 2015

UA Engineering Students Win National Contest

A team of students from The University of Alabama won NASA's Robotic Mining Contest against teams from across the country.

May 27, 2015