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Friel Ready to Lead UA’s Natural History Museum

Dr. John Friel from Cornell University is the new director of the Alabama Museum of Natural History at The University of Alabama.

Juried Exhibition of UA Art Students’ Work on Display
Mar 4, 2015

Work by Bachelor of Fine Arts students in The University of Alabama’s department of art and art history will be displayed March 6-April 3 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Lecturer to Discuss Reproductive Chemistry in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series
Mar 3, 2015

Scientist Rebecca Burch will present a lecture on the chemistry of mammalian semen Thursday, March 5 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Guest Lecturer Scheduled for March 5 at UA Cancelled
Mar 3, 2015

The Helen and John Mills Lecture featuring University of Alabama alumnus Robert Abernathy, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Halyard Health Inc., has been cancelled.

UA Library School Awards Free Books to Black Belt Schools
Mar 3, 2015

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies is awarding $15,400 in new, free books to schools in Alabama’s Black Belt region.

UA’s C&IS Hosts Third Strategic Planning Speaker
Mar 3, 2015

Dr. Robert Picard, a professor and director of research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, will speak at 2:30 p.m., today in 118 Graves Hall.

UA’s Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Hosts Bone-Marrow Registration
Mar 2, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is sponsoring a Be the Match on Campus bone-marrow registration drive from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the fraternity house, 202 University Blvd. on campus. The event is the fraternity’s second Hadley Drive, which began as a search for a bone-marrow donor match for Hadley Mercer, the infant daughter of UA alumnus and fraternity member Brad Mercer. A match was found for Hadley, but the drive will continue in her honor to help register more potential donors in the hopes of saving more lives.

UA Preview
Mar 2, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: Friel joins UA as director of Alabama Museum of Natural History – UA experts comment on FCC’s Open Internet Order, community college funding, tips for online apparel shopping and getting out of debt – RISE students celebrate Dr. Suess’s birthday – Moundville Park features Southeastern Indian shell carving

UA Matters: The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Apparel Shopping
Mar 2, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Babs Davis, an instructor in clothing, textiles and interior design, offers some “do’s” and don’ts” for online shopping beginners.

UA Students to Present at National Research Conference
Mar 2, 2015

Six University of Alabama undergraduate students will present their research findings April 16-18 at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce Offers New Marketing Analytics Online Degree
Feb 26, 2015

A leader in business analytics education, The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce offers a new, online degree — Master of Science in Marketing with a specialization in marketing analytics.

UA Survey Reveals Education-Workforce Training Top Issue Facing State
Feb 26, 2015

Education, including workforce training, is the top issue facing the state, according to a survey of Alabama’s state business executives conducted by University of Alabama researchers.

UA Alumnus, CEO of Halyard Health to Discuss Company Transformations
Feb 26, 2015

Robert Abernathy, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Halyard Health, Inc., will present “Transforming a Company” for the Helen Crow Mills and John Carroll Mills Lecture Thursday, March 5 at 3 p.m. in the Mortar Board Room, room 300, of the Ferguson Student Center on campus.

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UA Serves the West Alabama Food Bank

Members of The University of Alabama's Office of University Relations volunteered at the West Alabama Food Bank.

Reaching for Rocks
January 29th, 2015Minerals reveal clues about the Himalaya's formation.

Fly Like This
January 29th, 2015UA researchers look to butterfly wings for microdrone inspiration.

Happy New Year from President Bonner
January 5th, 2015President Judy Bonner wishes the faculty and staff of The University of Alabama a Happy New Year.

Roll Tide from the USS Alabama
December 19th, 2014The crew of the USS Alabama submarine stationed in Bangor, Washington, gave a shout out to The University of Alabama on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 ahead of its change-of-command ceremony on Friday, December 19. The USS Alabama is the same ship featured in the 1995 movie “Crimson Tide.”

The Capstone of Higher Education
October 28th, 2014The 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.

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Scrubbing CO2: A Patented Alternative for Capturing Emissions

A University of Alabama engineering professor hopes efforts in his lab to find different chemicals from those now used to clean industrial emissions will lead to cheaper and more efficient carbon capture methods.

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Securing Safety: Former CIA Officer Leads Cyber Research

The University of Alabama’s newly launched Cyber Institute is pursuing an interdisciplinary approach to cyber technology and safety.

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Memory Motivation: Relative’s Struggle Inspires Researcher

A nursing professor's intervention program is designed to improve seniors' memories for everyday events like taking medications and paying bills.

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Teaming Up to Bring Health Care to Rural Alabama

Students studying nursing, medicine, social work and nutrition take UA’s cross-listed Inter-professional Rural Health course, which prepares them to work as a team to improve patient care.

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Learning in Action

UA's Quality Enhancement Plan – an essential part of reaccreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – focuses on real-world problem solving.

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Peter Bryce Campus Update

The former Bryce Hospital grounds are being transformed into a part of The University of Alabama, with an eye toward preserving as much of the historic building as possible while also meeting the goals of the campus master plan.

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