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Birmingham Couple Makes Transformational Gift to UA

  • February 4, 2020

A $20 million comprehensive gift from C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick will significantly enhance the Culverhouse College of Business and intercollegiate athletics at The University of Alabama.

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  • February 3, 2020

This week at The University of Alabama: – Cyber security scholarships available for UA students – UA collections participate in worldwide social media initiative – Interactive fun, learning, food part of UA Museum’s Family night – Commentary on coronavirus

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UA Students to Perform Field Research at Iowa Caucus

  • January 30, 2020

Five students from The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will soon travel to Iowa to participate in a unique field research experience ahead of the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses.

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Dean’s List Students Named for UA Fall 2019 Semester

  • January 28, 2020

A total of 12,050 students enrolled during the 2019 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the dean’s list with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the president’s list with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s).

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  • January 27, 2020

This week at The University of Alabama: Films’ frequent depiction of torture could influence views, researchers say – Member of Exonerated Five to give MLK lecture – UA among best employers for diversity — Register now for free job skills training – Expert commentary available on Super Bowl ads, Iowa Caucus, new coronavirus and hit TV show’s portrayal of dementia

UA Among Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity

  • January 23, 2020

The University of Alabama was recently recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity, the only institution of higher education in the state of Alabama to receive the honor. 

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Torture Prevalent, Effective in Popular Movies, Study Finds

  • January 21, 2020

The majority of popular films, including those for children, have at least one torture scene, and the scenes are usually depicted as achieving the torturer’s goal, according to a study involving a researcher at The University of Alabama.