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UA In the News — Aug. 16

UA students participatein NASA project -- Planting a garden at a school -- Commentary on Alabama politics -- and more.

August 16, 2017

UA Students Part of NASA Project to Video Solar Eclipse

By Adam Jones A group of students at The University of Alabama plan to launch a balloon to take video of the solar eclipse next week as part of a […]

August 16, 2017

Sweet! Get Free Candy and Glasses During Solar Eclipse

The University of Alabama Libraries will celebrate the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 with free giveaways at four of its five branches. The event, “Experience the Solar Eclipse,” will be […]

August 16, 2017

Computer-Based Honors Research Project Call for Proposals

Aug. 25 is the deadline for faculty to submit a computer research project proposal to the Computer-Based Honors Program.

August 11, 2017

Honors College Transforms Communities through Action Programs

The University of Alabama’s Honors College continues as a transformative force in West Alabama through its Alabama Action, Outdoor Action, Black Belt Action and Health Action programs. The service projects in Tuscaloosa, Marion and...

August 8, 2017

Engineering Students Bring Home International Prize

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama placed first in an international contest to design better antennas for small satellites, called CubeSats.

August 7, 2017

Campus Before and After: What a Difference a Decade Makes

Before and after photos by Duane Lamb illustrate the difference a decade of hard work and investment makes in the beauty of our campus.

August 7, 2017

UA to Honor Purple Heart Recipients with Special Parking Space

Purple Heart recipients will soon have premium parking privileges at The University of Alabama. On Aug. 9 at 11 a.m., UA will unveil a parking space in the Ferguson Center […]

August 3, 2017

Hansen and Starr Earn Fulbrights for International Research

Two University of Alabama professors -- Dr. Samantha Hansen and Dr. Gregory Starr -- will pursue work and research through the U.S. Fulbright Scholars Program in 2017 and 2018.

August 3, 2017

Rothman quote about HBO series ‘Confederate’

“As soon as the chance for real freedom presented itself, they [enslaved people] were on it. The policies of the federal government and things happening in the military were obviously […]

August 2, 2017

Crofoot quote

“I really liked everything the organization stood for, as far as character building, inclusion service and leadership. I became a better public speaker, and I saw the benefit of helping […]

August 2, 2017

Building Sustainable Haitian Commerce Through Education

In a small village outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Dr. K. Andrew R. Richards helps frame an elementary school lesson to translators, who then deliver the instructions in Haitian-Creole to sixth grade teachers.

July 28, 2017

Burton quote

“Basically, the stress of injustice oppression can be internalized and change the way the body ages…. Racism almost becomes embedded in our bodies physically.”

July 26, 2017

RISE Graduation Celebrates Success, Possibilities

The Hines twins were among 18 students to graduate from UA's RISE program this summer.

July 24, 2017

Colonial Drive Closed

Colonial Drive will be closed from University Boulevard to Eighth Street to allow for new water line tie-ins. The closure is planned for July 18-25. Make your summer travel around campus easier […]

July 21, 2017