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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

Exchange Program To Give UA Students International Experience

The University of Alabama will partner with a German institution in a student exchange program aimed to provide students deep international industrial, educational and cultural experiences.

September 15, 2014

UA’s Culverhouse Partners with Lockheed Martin to Create Research Lab

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce is partnering with advanced technology company Lockheed Martin to combine academia and industry to create a first-of-its-kind data analytics laboratory to help companies better compete in...

September 8, 2014

UA Researchers to Embark on New Search for Mysterious Dark Matter

Three University of Alabama physicists are among dozens of researchers planning and developing a new international search for dark matter – invisible material scientists believe makes up roughly 27 percent of the universe's mass.

August 26, 2014

Shrimp, 30,000 Volts Help UA Start-up Land $1.5 Million for Uranium Extraction

The U.S. Department of Energy selected a University of Alabama start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the ocean.

July 17, 2014

Hood Named Interim Vice President for Student Affairs at UA

University of Alabama President Judy Bonner has named Dr. Steven Hood as interim vice president for student affairs.

June 30, 2014

Nelson Named Dean of UA College of Communication and Information Sciences

Dr. Mark Nelson has been named dean of the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama. Nelson has served as vice president for student affairs and vice provost for academic...

June 11, 2014

Google Grant Helps UA Professor Offer Online Training to Teachers Nationwide

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a free, online course this summer to train high-school teachers in a new computer-science course and future College Board AP...

May 23, 2014

Vandiver Named Dean of UA School of Social Work

Dr. Vikki Vandiver has been named dean of The University of Alabama School of Social Work, said Dr. Joe Benson, UA's interim provost.

May 22, 2014

Brandon Named Dean of UA School of Law

A constitutional law expert with extensive experience in both academia and private and public law practice will soon return to his University of Alabama alma mater to lead the UA School of Law.

May 13, 2014

UA Engineering Professor Awarded NSF CAREER Award for Robotic Prosthesis

The National Science Foundation selected a University of Alabama mechanical engineering professor for a CAREER Award for his research into a robotic prosthesis that could help amputees walk better.

May 5, 2014

Small Changes Could Save Structures, Lives During Tornadoes, Reports UA-Involved Study

Surviving a tornado in a wood-frame residential home is enhanced by an intact roof and standing walls, but light-weight garage doors can be the weak link to allowing high winds and pressure changes into...

April 30, 2014

UA Selected for National Vehicle Contest

Students from several disciplines across The University of Alabama will compete nationally over the next four years to design an advanced, energy-efficient vehicle. The contest, called EcoCAR 3, is sponsored by the U.S. Department...

April 28, 2014

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 2-3

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement ceremonies May 2-3 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 28, 2014

UA Student Named Truman Scholar

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has named University of Alabama student Jason Arterburn, a junior from Madison, as a Truman Scholar in 2014. He is one of 59 U.S. students to receive a...

April 23, 2014