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Dans les arbres, a Norwegian-French quartet, will join a trio from The University of Alabama to perform a transcontinental musical performance on Nov. 5.

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Presents Transcontinental Concert

The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series presents its first transcontinental, telematic concert Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 8:30 p.m.

Former NTSB Medical Officer to Speak in UA Lecture Series
Oct 31, 2014

Dr. Mitch Garber, a physician and engineer with more than 20 years of military and civilian experience in transportation accident investigation, will speak about the intersection of engineering and medicine as part of the Richard C. Bradt Lecture Series in The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

UA Hosts Health Care Journalist, Author for Community Talk
Oct 31, 2014

T.R. Reid, a Washington Post journalist and author of the best-selling book, “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care,” will give a community talk at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Tuscaloosa River Market.

UA Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Merrily We Roll Along’
Oct 31, 2014

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance presents a week-long run of the musical, “Merrily We Roll Along,” in the Allen Bales Theatre beginning Nov. 10.

UA Hosts Second Year of Three-Minute Thesis Competition
Oct 30, 2014

Graduate students at The University of Alabama get a chance to show off their research and presentation skills in the second iteration of Three Minute Thesis, and this time the stakes are even higher.

UA to Host Medal of Honor Exhibit
Oct 30, 2014

The University of Alabama has been selected by the Saluting America Foundation as the nation’s first university to host the Medal of Honor Exhibit of Valor from Friday, Nov. 7, through Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Ferguson Center’s Grand Hall on campus.

UA Hosts Academic Officers of National Consortium
Oct 30, 2014

A college career can be about exploration, about setting no limits other than one’s own. That spirit of innovation is showcased when The University of Alabama’s New College hosts the academic officers of the Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning Nov. 6-8 in room 202 of Lloyd Hall.

Blount Undergraduate Initiative Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Oct 30, 2014

The Blount Undergraduate Initiative, a four-year liberal arts program in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences, will celebrate its 15th anniversary Saturday, Nov. 1, with an open house at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and a reception at 6-9 p.m.

Journalist Presents “The Science of Why We Deny Science” in UA’s ALLELE Lecture
Oct 30, 2014

Science and political journalist Chris Mooney will present “The Science of Why We Deny Science,” as part of the 2014-2015 Alabama’s Lecture on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Scientist to Discuss Physics, National Security in UA’s Mills Lecture
Oct 30, 2014

R. Michael Dowe Jr., chief scientist of Raytheon Ktech, will discuss “A Career in Physics and National Security,” for the the Helen Crow Mills and John Carroll Mills Lecture at The University of Alabama Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in room 227 of Gallalee Hall.

Dance Alabama! Returns Nov. 4-7
Oct 28, 2014

The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance displays its budding choreographers’ talents in the fall concert of Dance Alabama! in Morgan Auditorium from Tuesday, Nov. 4 through Friday, Nov. 7.

UA’s Annual Crimson Couch to 5K/10K Event set for Nov. 16
Oct 28, 2014

The University of Alabama’s fifth annual Crimson Couch to 5K/10K event will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16.

UA Preview
Oct 27, 2014

This week at The University of Alabama: Events include Moral Forum debate, Sorority Row Trick-or-Treat, panel discussion about Ferguson, Missouri, MINT research review – UA political scientist offers guide to midterm elections – UA students selected for EPA contest – Researcher finds link between arthritic pain and sleep – Professors expand Coping Power curriculum – Study looks at virtual reality as a way to stem adolescent marijuana use – UA experts offer tips on helping caregivers, watching for signs of language delay in children

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The Capstone of Higher Education

The University of Alabama conducts leading edge research that harnesses solar energy in creative and innovative ways, shapes early childhood education for children with and without special needs, and helps businesses connect throughout the world.
Stimulating education, scientific advancement and economic growth are what make The University of Alabama the Capstone of Higher Education.

Dr. Judy Bonner delivers the 2014 Fall Faculty/Staff Address
October 8th, 2014On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, UA President, Dr. Judy Bonner, spoke to faculty and staff at the Fall Semester Faculty/Staff Meeting.

The Capstone of Higher Education: Bama by Drone 2
September 10th, 2014Take a look at this "birds-eye" view of the campus and you will see why The University of Alabama has been ranked by thebestcolleges.org as one of "The 50 Most Amazing College Campuses for 2014."

The Capstone of Higher Education: The RISE Program
August 29th, 2014Research taking place at The University of Alabama's RISE program is influencing early childhood education for children with and without special needs. Since 1974, more than 10,000 children have benefitted from this environment of inclusion and acceptance. Today, there are six RISE schools in four states modeled after the program at UA. This video highlights some of the amazing RISE graduates.

The Capstone of Higher Education: Bama by Drone
August 28th, 2014Take a look at this "birds-eye" view of the campus and you will see why The University of Alabama has been ranked by www.thebestcolleges.org as one of "The 50 Most Amazing College Campuses for 2014."

The Capstone of Higher Education: Rise
August 26th, 2014Allison Gabriel is a student at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa. Her journey began at The University of Alabama's Rise program. The research taking place at Rise influences early childhood education for children with and without special needs. Since 1974, more than 10,000 children have taken part in this environment of inclusion and acceptance. Because of Rise, children like Allison have the opportunity to achieve their dreams whatever they may be.

An interview with UA Panhellenic President Hannah McBrayer
August 6th, 2014The University of Alabama's Sorority Fall Formal Recruitment begins on Friday, August 8. UA Panhellenic President, Hannah McBrayer, has been preparing for the largest sorority recruitment in the nation for the past year.

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Learning the Language

The University’s ABCD Lab seeks answers about the nature of children’s language development.

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Fly Like This

University of Alabama researchers look to nature, including the design of butterfly wings, for flight inspiration.

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A Lighter Landing

Advances in military aircraft technology since World War II are astounding, but updates to the temporary, portable materials on which those craft sometimes land have not kept pace. Researchers at The University of Alabama and the Army Corps of Engineers seek to modernize those runways.

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It’s Phishing Season

The Office of Information Technology reminds all UA employees and students that phishing continues to take place regularly and that every employee must be vigilant to protect their personal information and their access to University resources. Avoid being phished by following these tips.

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UA Focuses on Research and Economic Development

In addition to their teaching role, faculty are central to economic development through innovation and technology transfer. The creativity and expertise that faculty bring to research create knowledge with an economic impact.

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Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in UA Pilot Program

The Tuscaloosa Longitudinal Community Curriculum, or TLC2, is a new program being piloted this year through UA’s College of Community Health Sciences. It gives third-year medical students at UA an opportunity to follow a patient over time through the health care system.

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