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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

Edward O. Wilson Donates Career Awards to UA, Endows Fellows Program for Research

Dr. Edward O. Wilson, the most highly decorated scientist in the world and a University of Alabama alumnus, has made two major gifts to UA with an approximate value totaling $500,000.

April 21, 2014

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars for 2014-15

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two outstanding University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2014-2015. Over the past eight years, UA ranks second among U.S. universities in...

April 18, 2014

White House Honors UA Geologist

A University of Alabama geologist was among researchers honored at the White House Monday, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

April 16, 2014

Alabama Citizens to Pay Tribute to Dr. Edward O. Wilson at UA

Citizens from throughout Alabama, including Crimson Tide great Bobby Humphrey, will join together for an evening of storytelling and sharing discoveries about Alabama’s natural world to honor Alabama native son and internationally recognized biodiversity...

April 10, 2014

$2 Million Culverhouse Scholarship Donation Designed to Give UA Students Options

Eyeing an opportunity to provide options to University of Alabama students, Hugh Culverhouse Jr. and his wife, Eliza, have donated $2 million to The University of Alabama for scholarships to defray student debt.

March 17, 2014