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Former UA, Penn State President Joab Thomas Dies

Dr. Joab Thomas, president emeritus of both The University of Alabama and The Pennsylvania State University and former chancellor of North Carolina State University, died Monday, March 3 in Tuscaloosa.

March 3, 2014

Biodiversity Experts Head to UA for Edward O. Wilson Symposium

International biodiversity experts will join Dr. Edward O. Wilson, a University of Alabama alumnus, for research presentations and forums on the state and future of biodiversity April 22-24.

February 13, 2014

Educated Guesses 2014

For the 33rd consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year.

December 16, 2013

UA Wins 2013 Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger Competition

The University of Alabama won the 2013 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Food Drive by collecting 299,398 pounds of food to top Auburn University’s collection of 169,702 pounds of food.

November 26, 2013

UA Students, Professors Author Book Chapter on Autism App

Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.

October 28, 2013

UA Enrollment Reaches Record High; Freshmen Bring High Scores, GPAs

Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record high 34,852 students this fall, and it includes some of the nation’s most academically talented students.

September 12, 2013

New UA Lab Allows Students to Explore Science Behind Food

Students enrolled in food and nutrition courses at The University of Alabama should have no problem garnering some excitement for food this semester, thanks to the recently completed $1.5 million state-of-the-art foods lab located...

September 12, 2013

Eliza and Hugh Culverhouse Jr. Make $1 Million Gift to UA College of Commerce

Eliza and Hugh Culverhouse Jr. have made a gift of $1 million to the Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama to be used for scholarships to defray student debt. The college...

August 22, 2013

UA Takes Collaborative Approach to Help Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

The Capstone College of Nursing received a $997,173 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to implement a collaborative, team-based approach to working with patients who have multiple chronic conditions.

July 31, 2013

UA Researchers Find Rare Fossil

University of Alabama scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a large marine reptile that once ruled the open seas 80 million years ago.

July 16, 2013

UA Student Filmmakers Win Top National Awards

Two telecommunication and film students from The University of Alabama recently won best director, best film and best editor at the 2013 Campus MovieFest.

July 11, 2013

UA MIS Program Ranked Fourth Among Public Institutions

The Management Information Systems program at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce is ranked No. 4 among public universities and No. 8 among all universities, according to the 2013 Bloomberg Businessweek rankings.

July 11, 2013

Carl Pinkert Named UA Vice President for Research

Dr. Carl A. Pinkert has been named vice president for research at The University of Alabama. Pinkert comes to UA from Auburn University where he has served as associate vice president for research since...

July 8, 2013

UA Leads Multi-Institute Research of Oklahoma Tornado Damage

The University of Alabama is the lead on a research grant to study the damage left by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., to understand whether past tornadoes influenced building practices to better withstand...

June 3, 2013

UA to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of the Stand in the Schoolhouse Door

Fifty years after the first two African-American students enrolled at The University of Alabama following then Gov. George Wallace’s unsuccessful “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door,” UA will commemorate that historic day and celebrate 50...

May 28, 2013