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Bigger, Better: Yea, Alabama! Weeks of Welcome Starts Aug. 17

University students roller skate in a room of black lights and neon colors

In line with the welcoming spirit of Southerners and UA’s immersive new-student programming, the University has rebranded its annual “Week of Welcome” to “Yea, Alabama! Weeks of Welcome.”

July 15, 2019

10 Tips to Have the Best Move-In Day Ever

Student with moving boxes during move-in day

You packed for days. You said your goodbyes. You made the drive. It’s finally here: move-in day. Here are 10 tips to make it the best experience possible.

July 15, 2019

Building Bama: Facility Upgrades Around Campus

While it’s easy to spot the fencing, bulldozers and trucks at numerous construction sites around the Capstone, multiple interior upgrades are happening this summer that aren’t as noticeable.

July 3, 2019

Inspired by Community, Eager to Better Alabama

Two female graduate students pose for a photo at a literacy center

As much as Tuscaloosa has grown in recent years, it still has a “small-town feel” that continues to empower UA doctoral student Lauren Rollins as both a leader and educator.

July 1, 2019

Food Safety Tips for Your July 4 Party

Denise DeSalvo, a registered dietitian and instructor in UA’s department of human nutrition and hospitality management, teaches a course on food safety and sanitation, and has several tips to keep in mind when preparing...

July 1, 2019

UA CrossingPoints Accepting Applications for New Certificate Program

A female teacher explains a lesson to students.

The University of Alabama will debut an innovative, year-round academic program for individuals with intellectual disabilities, beginning in the fall 2019 semester.

June 28, 2019

Transportation Town Halls: Service Enhancements for 2019-20

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Transportation Services will host its annual on-campus town hall meetings next week to present changes for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.

June 24, 2019

Distance Students Provide Nutrition Plans for ‘Silent Injury’ Survivors

The University of Alabama recently partnered with the Alabama Head Injury Foundation to conduct the Bright Ideas TBI Camp at the Capstone for 10 traumatic brain injury survivors and their caregivers.

June 24, 2019

LGBTQIA+ Ambassadors Program Offers Free Training

Multicolored UA Safe Zone symbol

The Safe Zone Resource Center is providing free training for faculty, staff and graduate students who want to support the campus’s LGBTQIA+ population by becoming Ally Training Ambassadors.

June 20, 2019

Camp Memories and Mentors

Two female wheelchair basketball players pose for a photo.

Sarah Maynard and Mary McClendon's relationship is as much of a mentorship as it is a friendship, one that began unexpectedly when they met three years ago at The University of Alabama.

June 19, 2019

UA Artists Contribute to Alabama Bicentennial Celebration

University of Alabama art and art history students, faculty, staff and alumni have been intensely involved in the state of Alabama’s 200th anniversary celebrations over the past two years.

June 18, 2019

Crimson Racing Brings Home Best Finish to Date

race car

Success for UA's Forumula SAE team did not come easy. The 18-member student team had to overcome a few small mechanical and electrical issues that needed to be addressed before competition.

June 14, 2019

Engineering Seniors Win Second Consecutive IEEE Robotic Competition

For the second consecutive year, a senior robotics team from The University of Alabama took home a win at an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers regional conference.

June 12, 2019

‘We’re Trying to Transform Education’

A college student signals thumbs up to elementary students during a group science experiment.

University of Alabama elementary education majors recently wrapped up a month’s worth of STEM activities with four different classes at Woodland Forrest Elementary School.

June 10, 2019

UA Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts Members

The University of Alabama chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines — inducted members in spring 2019.

June 7, 2019