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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

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