On June 11, 2013, The University of Alabama held an event inside historic Foster Auditorium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of the University, which happened on June […]
On April 21, 2012, UA students, faculty, staff and members of the community gathered together for a day of service for the Tuscaloosa community. Volunteers cleaned up areas in Tuscaloosa […]
In 2010, the U.S. Army reported the suicide rate among Army personnel was above the civilian rate for the first time since the Vietnam War. The timing, say two University of Alabama School of Social Work members, is not coincidental.
At The University of Alabama, numerous researchers embark on the challenge to bioengineer systems, specifically in breast cancer detection, cancer treatment options and robotic prosthetics.
In 2004, The University of Alabama launched a new phase in the growth of its research programs. Setting the goal of creating a campuswide culture of excellence in scholarly activity, the University has embarked on a program to transform UA into one of the top 50 research institutions of higher education in the nation.
A University of Alabama chemistry class will explore different bacteria, including ones that eat sulfur and rock, through funding supplied by a National Science Foundation Award. Dr. Kevin Redding, associate professor of chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently was awarded the NSF CAREER Award and the Robin Hill Award for his groundbreaking photosynthesis research.
The University of Alabama’s new interdisciplinary transportation and science complex, Shelby Hall, was dedicated May 14, 2004, in an afternoon ceremony with special guests U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and his wife, Dr. Annette N. Shelby, in attendance.