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1509124, Dr. Margaret Kim, Dr. Patrick Kung, and grad student researcher Mohammed in Dr. Kim's lab working with metamaterials in slow light research, shot 09-30-15

UA Researchers Design Material that More Effectively Slows Light

Researchers at The University of Alabama designed and made a material that manipulates the speed of light in a new, more effective way than previous methods, according to findings recently published in Scientific Reports by the Nature Publishing Group.

The Million Dollar Band performs at a recent Homecoming parade.

‘Forever Crimson’ Theme of 2015 UA Homecoming

The University of Alabama’s annual Homecoming celebration will run from Sunday, Oct. 4, to Saturday, Oct. 10.

South African Professor to Speak at UA on Post-Apartheid Education System
Oct 6, 2015

The United States and South Africa face similar challenges in dealing with race, poverty and education, according to a South African researcher who’ll speak Thursday at The University of Alabama.

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Oct 5, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: Homecoming – Researcher finds mergers ineffective for largest banks – Native American Festival — Beat Auburn Beat Hunger – Music expert available to discusses selecting tutor for your child – Veteran studies PTSD

Author to Discuss 1970s Student Protests in UA’s Gladney Lecture
Oct 2, 2015

Dr. Candace Waid, a professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will present the Rose Gladney Lecture for Justice and Social Change at The University of Alabama Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 pm. in room 30 of ten Hoor Hall.

ESPN, General Motors, SAS to Present at UA’s Business Analytics Symposium
Oct 2, 2015

ESPN, General Motors and SAS are a few of the companies presenting at The University of Alabama and Culverhouse College of Commerce’s 2015 Business Analytics Symposium Oct. 15-16.

UA Professor Discovers Mergers Don’t Help the Largest Banks
Oct 2, 2015

A University of Alabama professor’s research finds that most banks can benefit from mergers, but the largest banks don’t benefit because they have exhausted their potential gains.

UA Honors College’s 57 Miles Initiative Offers Photographic Exhibit in Marion
Sep 30, 2015

The University of Alabama Honors College will host a photography exhibit beginning Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Smith Building, 301 Washington St. in Marion, Alabama.

UA Doctoral Student Selected for Gerontological Social Work Award
Sep 30, 2015

Yugi Guo, a doctoral student in the School of Social Work at The University of Alabama, has been selected to receive the 2015 Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work Pre-Dissertation Initiative Award.

Award-winning Author Kicks Off UA’s Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Minor With Lecture
Sep 30, 2015

Historian and award-winning author Ann Twinam will present “Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattoes and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies” on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the inaugural lecture of The University of Alabama’s new Latin American, Caribbean and Latino studies minor.

UA’s ‘Discovering Alabama’ Features Local Watershed in New Documentary
Sep 29, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Emmy Award-winning series “Discovering Alabama” announces its newest documentary “North River Watershed” will air on Alabama Public Television Oct. 18.

Derby to Donate Civil Rights Photograph to UA during Exhibit Opening
Sep 28, 2015

Dr. Doris A. Derby, a documentary photographer and civil rights activist, will donate an historic photograph from the civil rights era to The University of Alabama during the opening reception of an exhibit featuring her photographs.

Elementary, High-School Students to Visit UA’s Paul R. Jones Gallery
Sep 28, 2015

Approximately 50 students from two Tuscaloosa schools will visit The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art during the month of October as part of the gallery’s K-12 Fellows Program.

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Sep 28, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: Engineering open house – Student, Military veteran recruits veterans for research study – UA joins initiative bringing diversity to science, technology, engineering and math – Services made available for Hispanic families – Cybersecurity conference – Experts offer tips on finding music tutor, analyzing hunger cues

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Million Dollar Band

Get a behind the scenes look at The University of Alabama's Million Dollar Band!

Million Dollar Band - The Office Theme
September 14th, 2015The Million Dollar Band's Percussion Pit warms up with a familiar tune.

UA Gameday 2015 Information
September 8th, 2015Do you have questions about the start of football season at The University of Alabama? Nick Frenz with UA Gameday Operations answers some of the most frequently asked questions, and explains some of the changes for Gameday 2015 at the Capstone.

Get On Board Day
September 1st, 2015University of Alabama students had the opportunity to learn about the more than 500 students organizations on campus through the annual Get On Board Day event.

Late Night at the Ferg: ONYX '15
August 27th, 2015As part of UA's 2015 Week of Welcome, students took part in Onyx '15, an event that showcased cultural and Greek organizations, and featured a fashion show, Step show and performance by the Afro-American Gospel Choir.

First Day of Class
August 20th, 2015University of Alabama students started the Fall semester on Aug. 19, 2015. Listen to what some of them had to say about their first day of class.

Alabama Action
August 20th, 2015Many University of Alabama honor students spent their first week on campus giving back to their new community through the 15th annual Alabama Action project. This year's projects, which were planned and implemented by the students, took place at two Tuscaloosa County elementary schools.
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