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4 UA Students Win Holle Award

  • May 10, 2016

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences 2016 Holle Awards for creativity in communication honored five students with a total of $50,000 in cash prizes.

UA Hosts Letters About Literature Award Ceremony for Alabama Winners

  • May 9, 2016

The Alabama winners of the 23rd Letters About Literature competition have been selected and will be announced at a ceremony held in their honor at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at The University of Alabama’s Gorgas Library, room 205.

Letters About Literature is a national reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12, according to read.gov. Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write a letter to the author about how the work impacted their lives. The letters are divided into three levels and are judged by each state affiliate for the Center of the Book.

National Science Foundation Selects UA Graduates for Competitive Fellowships

  • May 9, 2016

Two graduating seniors at The University of Alabama have accepted admittance to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Sarah McFann from Arlington, Tennessee, and Samantha Tilson from Littleton, Colorado, both in chemical and biological engineering, are two of 2,000 NSF Graduate Research Fellows selected from more than 13,000 applicants. The students from UA will receive financial support for graduate studies.

Spring 2016 Graduates Announced at UA

  • May 6, 2016

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will award some 5,350 degrees during spring commencement Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7. With this graduating class, UA will have awarded […]

UA Student News for May 3, 2016

  • May 3, 2016

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UA Researcher Studies Cuba’s Coastal Forests in Anticipation of Tourism Increase

  • May 3, 2016

Dr. Michael Steinberg, a University of Alabama researcher, is conducting a study of the coastal mangrove forests in Cuba’s Zapata Peninsula and in two national parks. The study uses satellite maps of the park’s coastal mangrove forests from the past 40 years to examine the forests growth or decline during that time frame.