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E O Wilson Portrait by Sarah Yuster

Edward O. Wilson Donates Career Awards to UA, Endows Fellows Program for Research

Dr. Edward O. Wilson, the most highly decorated scientist in the world and a University of Alabama alumnus, has made two major gifts to UA with an approximate value totaling $500,000.

Five UA Students to Receive Hollings Scholarships
Apr 22, 2014

Five University of Alabama students will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2014-2016.

UA’s Order of Omega Chapter Announces Awards
Apr 22, 2014

The University of Alabama chapter of Order of Omega announced award recipients at its annual banquet in Tuscaloosa. Order of Omega is the national honorary for fraternity and sorority members.

UA’s Creative Writing Club to Offer Readings
Apr 21, 2014

The University of Alabama’s Spring 2014 Creative Writing Club for high school students will offer its annual reading from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Morgan Hall, room 301.

UA Journalism Students Win National Professional Ethics Award
Apr 21, 2014

Crimson White editors Mazie Bryant, Abbey Crain and Matt Ford were recognized as winners of the 2014 Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism.

UA’s Sakura Festival Returns to Celebrate Japanese Culture
Apr 21, 2014

The University of Alabama Capstone International Center invites the public to learn about and celebrate Japanese culture during the 28th annual Sakura Festival, with events through the end of April.

UA Preview
Apr 21, 2014

This week at The University of Alabama: E.O. Wilson makes gift announcement, participates in symposium – Students receive Goldwater, Hollings scholarships – UA prof’s book looks at impact of PCB pollution on Anniston – UA experts offer tips for high school graduation gifts, how to spot depression in teenagers

UA Matters: Graduation Gift Ideas for your High School Senior
Apr 21, 2014

The University of Alabama’s Janine Gascoigne offers some gift ideas that might be perfect for your high school graduate.

UA National Alumni Association Honors Students With Awards
Apr 18, 2014

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association recently named the recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, 2014 Alumni Student Awards and 2014 Outstanding Senior Awards.

Two UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars for 2014-15
Apr 18, 2014

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two outstanding University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2014-2015. Over the past eight years, UA ranks second among U.S. universities in the number of students receiving scholarships from the Goldwater program.

Educational Neuroscientist to Address UA Graduate Student Symposium
Apr 17, 2014

Dr. Firat Soylu, of Northwestern University, will explain how education can shape neuroscience research at the sixth annual Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methods Graduate Student Symposium Friday at The University of Alabama.

UA’s Community Affairs, CCBP to Honor Community Engagement Projects
Apr 16, 2014

The University of Alabama Center for Community-Based Partnerships will hold its eighth annual Excellence in Community Engagement awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, in the Bryant Conference Center’s Sellers Auditorium.

UA Leadership Academy Announces Graduation Ceremony
Apr 16, 2014

The University of Alabama Parent Teacher Leadership Academy will host its graduation ceremony from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Hotel Capstone ballroom.

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UA Health Corner: Spotting Teen Depression

Dr. Marissa Giggie gives some advice to parents on how to spot depression in teenagers.

Update on Greek integration
April 17th, 2014UA President Dr. Judy Bonner updates the UA campus on the integration of the Greek system.

Dr. Judy Bonner delivers the 2014 Spring Faculty/Staff Address
April 17th, 2014On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, UA President, Dr. Judy Bonner, spoke to faculty and staff at the Spring Semester Faculty/Staff Meeting.

The Capstone of Higher Education
April 16th, 2014

UA Health Corner: 40 Weeks of Pregnancy
April 8th, 2014Dr. Kristie Graettinger discusses why it's important for women to have a pregnancy that lasts at least 39 weeks.

Health Corner: Ovulation
April 1st, 2014Dr. Dan Avery explains the process of ovulation and how a woman can tell if she is ovulating.

Health Corner: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
March 18th, 2014Dr. Cathy Gresham discusses how someone gets diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome.

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Sunny Days

Using sunlight to create energy may seem a simple concept, but simple ideas often take creative solutions to become reality.

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The Smallest Victims

Standard interview approaches used in child abuse cases too often result in incomplete pictures, says a University of Alabama social work professor researching the typical practices taken with young victims.

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Back to Her Roots

A University of Alabama researcher travels back to her hometown seeking to give rural, Southern, black women a stronger voice in scholarly research.

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Stimulate My Brain

Initially used in efforts to combat unwanted neurological conditions, brain stimulation is implemented by the military to improve performance of drone operators and snipers. More recently, researchers, like those at UA, are looking at potential academic performance implications.

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UA Issues Threat Assessment Guidelines

The Office of Emergency Preparedness recently enhanced its capabilities by hiring a threat assessment specialist and adopting UA’s newly approved behavioral threat assessment guidelines.

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Culverhouse Scholarship Donation Designed to Give UA Students Options

Eyeing an opportunity to provide options to University of Alabama students, Hugh Culverhouse and his wife, Eliza, have donated $2 million to The University of Alabama for scholarships.

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