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UA President Judy Bonner Announces Plans to Leave Presidency

UA President Judy Bonner announced her resignation in a letter to the campus community today.

UA’s Ed Policy Center to Study Return on Investment of State’s Universities
Dec 17, 2014

Dr. Stephen Katsinas and The University of Alabama Education Policy Center have been commissioned by the Higher Education Partnership of Alabama to study the per-dollar return on the state’s investment in their public universities and what they contribute to their respective regions and local labor markets.

UA StartUp Finishes Second at International Innovation Conference
Dec 16, 2014

A University of Alabama-based startup company that specializes in biodegradable medical implants recently placed second at the International Innovation in Materials Science Competition in Boston, Mass.

UA Biology Students Donate Toys in Tuscaloosa
Dec 16, 2014

More than 750 University of Alabama students in biology classes donated more than 5,100 toys to families in need in the Tuscaloosa area.

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Dec 15, 2014

This week at The University of Alabama: Watch for Educated Guesses – Student sponsors day at Soup Bowl – Lower blood pressure readings documented with fireside relaxation – UA professor selected for Writers Hall of Fame – UA experts offer tips on tracing your genealogy, impact of early education, types of food needed at food banks and protective tips while shopping online.

UA Matters: Unearthing Your Family Roots
Dec 15, 2014

The University of Alabama’s Mary Bess Paluzzi offers these simple steps to help you begin building your family history.

UA Earns Place on National Honor Roll for Community Service, Service Learning
Dec 9, 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, The University of Alabama has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, recognizing the University’s strong commitment to bettering communities through service and service-learning partnerships.

UA Computer Science Professor Honored as Distinguished Educator
Dec 8, 2014

A University of Alabama professor of computer science is one of 49 scientists, engineers and educators recently named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Dec 8, 2014

This week at The University of Alabama: Winter commencement ceremonies to be held Dec. 13 – Inaugural class to be inducted into Alabama Writers Hall of Fame – New option allows Presidential Scholars to use funds for grad school – UA experts offer tips on what kinds of food local food banks need, planning a holiday party and protecting your money while shopping online

UA to Hold Winter Commencement Ceremonies
Dec 8, 2014

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA Matters: What Kinds of Food Do Local Food Banks Really Need?
Dec 8, 2014

UA Matters asked local food banks and distributors what types of food are best to share in efforts to help local hungry families and individuals.

Jupiter, Moon Await Friday’s Close-Up via UA Telescope
Dec 3, 2014

Visitors can take a close look at Jupiter and a full moon Friday evening through the lens of a University of Alabama telescope.

UA’s Plank Center Seeks Applicants for its Fellowship for Educators Program
Dec 2, 2014

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, located at The University of Alabama, is accepting applications for the 6th Annual Fellowship for Educators program.

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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.

UA - We're Thankful for You
October 7th, 2014A message of thanks to alumni and friends of The University of Alabama, accompanied by the UA Chamber Choir.
To support UA, visit onlinegiving.ua.edu.

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.

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An Extra Edge: Simulation, UA Help Automakers Save

Two engineering professors are working with industry to solve key issues in automotive manufacturing, using computers to save the companies time and money.

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A Slimmer Tomorrow

The University of Alabama takes an interdisciplinary approach to combating obesity in efforts to create “A Slimmer Tomorrow.”

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Studying Salamanders to Size up Climate Change

A UA doctoral student’s collaborative research with the Smithsonian Institute revealed salamanders are shrinking – a phenomenon linked to climate change, researchers hypothesize.

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Crimson Tide Student-Athletes Shine Academically

The University of Alabama Athletics Department’s Graduation Success Rate (GSR) jumped to 91 this year, which leads the Southeastern Conference and once again far exceeds the acceptable standards for completion of undergraduate studies nationally according to figures released by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

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Learning the Language

At UA's AlaBama Cognitive Development Lab, Dr. Jason Scofield seeks answers about the nature of children’s language development.

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