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Hubble Finds Phantom Objects Near Dead Quasars in UA Astronomer Initiated Project

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed a set of wispy, goblin-green objects that are the ephemeral ghosts of quasars that flickered to life and then faded. A University of Alabama astronomer initiated the Hubble...

April 2, 2015

Grady Named Vice President for Student Affairs at UA

Dr. David L. Grady has been named vice president for student affairs at The University of Alabama, UA President Judy Bonner announced today.

March 30, 2015

‘Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels’ to Visit UA

Angela Jennings will hold a colloquium, “Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels,” at The University of Alabama March 23.

March 13, 2015

UA Faculty Collaborate with Students on Selma Documentary

"A Call from Selma," which was featured on the New York Times website, is part of a larger narrative project in a University of Alabama service-learning course.

March 11, 2015

U.S. News Ranks UA School of Law Among Top 25 Law Schools

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama School of Law is ranked 22nd among the nation’s top law schools, both public and private, according to U.S. News & World Report’s […]

March 10, 2015

Nutrient Pollution Damages Streams in Ways Previously Unknown, UA Co-Authored Research Shows

In a new study published in the journal Science, a team of researchers, including University of Alabama ecologists, reports that nutrient pollution causes a significant loss of forest-derived carbon from stream ecosystems, reducing the...

March 5, 2015

UA Establishes Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved today the establishment of the Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship at UA.

February 6, 2015

UA to Expand Entrepreneurship Mentoring via NSF I-Corps

The University of Alabama’s ability to foster entrepreneurship and, ultimately, create jobs is strengthened through its recent selection by the National Science Foundation as an Innovation Corp site.

February 2, 2015

Edelbrock Named Dean of UA College of Continuing Studies

Dr. Craig S. Edelbrock has been named dean of the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama. Edelbrock comes to UA from Penn State University where he has served as chancellor of...

January 9, 2015

Educated Guesses: Top 15 Predictions for 2015

For the 34th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. See our list of the Top 15 “Educated Guesses” for 2015.

December 18, 2014

UA’s ‘Discovering Alabama’ Celebrating 30 Years, Announces New Documentaries

The University of Alabama’s Emmy Award-winning series “Discovering Alabama” announces its new three-part documentary sequence on “Alabama’s Coastal Paradise” will begin airing on Alabama Public Television Nov. 25.

November 13, 2014

UA Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet

A University of Alabama researcher is the lead on a $1.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Health to test the practical accuracy of a wearable sensor in tracking diet.

November 5, 2014

UA Alumni Establish $1.5 Million Endowment for School of Accountancy

University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce alumnus Gary Fayard and his wife, Nancy, have made a $1.5 million gift to the College to create the Fayard Endowed Chair in Accounting, the largest endowment...

October 24, 2014

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in UA Pilot Program

Third-year medical students at The University of Alabama have an opportunity to follow a patient over time through the health care system as part of an innovative new program being piloted this year....

September 30, 2014

UA Enrollment Tops 36,000; Freshmen Bring Record Scores, GPAs

Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record high 36,155 students this fall, and includes an outstanding freshman class.

September 16, 2014