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Behind the Torch: UA Students Get Extensive Look at Olympic Committee

Since 1894, the United States Olympic Committee has served as the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado., the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games. The Olympic Training Center facilities provide athletes with performance services, including sports medicine; strength and conditioning; psychology, physiology and nutrition assistance; and performance technology.

UA Class to Prepare High-School Students for Fall’s New Dual Credit Opportunity
May 22, 2015

The Alabama State Board of Education has announced a new 1:1 dual credit policy that allows one college class to equal one high-school graduation credit. High- school students can now obtain high school and college credit simultaneously.

UA Faculty Member, Collaborator to Display Photographs of Cuban Farmers in Rome for Vatican Celebration
May 22, 2015

An exhibit featuring a series of photos taken in Cuba by Chip Cooper, faculty member and artist-in-residence at The University of Alabama’s Honors College, and Julio Ángel Larramendi Joa will be on display starting June 4 at the Massimiliano Massimo Institute in Rome in an exhibit titled “ Campesinos.” The exhibit is part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Vatican.

Elite Students to Participate in American Legion Boys State on UA Campus
May 21, 2015

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Some 600 Alabama high school seniors will try their hands at politics and community service from Sunday, May 31, to Saturday, June 6, during the 2015 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention on The University of Alabama  campus. During the week, students conduct mock elections and learn about civic processes as well […]

UA Students Learn First-Hand in Co-op during Summer 2015
May 21, 2015

More than 210 University of Alabama students during summer 2015 are receiving a hands-on educational experience at more than 60 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program.

UA Offers Creative Writing Camp for Students in High School
May 21, 2015

The University of Alabama invites local high-school students — incoming freshman through graduating seniors — to sign up for the Summer 2015 Creative Writing Camp.

Former Cuban Air Force Brigadier General to Present UA Lecture
May 20, 2015

Brig. Gen. Rafael del Pino, who was second-in-command of the Cuban Air Force during Fidel Castro’s regime, will present a lecture on his book, “Inside Castro’s Bunker,” Monday, June 8 at 3 p.m. in room 256, the Robel Room, of ten Hoor Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Preview
May 18, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: UA students/graduates win national academic recognition – Interim class holds mock wedding – UA represented in Genome Education Partnership – UA expert offers tips for wedding gift etiquette – Coming events include creative writing camp, Moundville camps and programs

UA Matters: Wedding Gift Etiquette
May 18, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Kimberly Boyle offers a few suggestions on how engaged couples can navigate the sometimes tricky art of receiving gifts.

UA School of Law, ABA Journal Announce Finalists for Harper Lee Prize
May 15, 2015

The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal named three books as finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

Black Belt Experience: UA Students Work with Perry County Communities
May 13, 2015

Throughout May, The University of Alabama’s University Fellows are engaging in a number of community service initiatives in Marion and Perry County as part of the annual Black Belt Experience.

UA Student Wins National Scholarship, Internship Placement
May 13, 2015

University of Alabama sophomore Tori Vines secured a summer internship with Whole Foods through the American Advertising Federation.

Behind the Torch: A ‘Starr’ Attracts Olympic Attention
May 13, 2015

Read More Behind the TorchBrea Armstrong Graduate Student in Sport Management Today was our last full day at the Colorado Spring Olympic Training Center, and it was nothing less than great. We got to sleep a little later and then headed to the dining hall for what has become, for most of us, a daily […]

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Dr. Judy Bonner delivers the 2015 Spring Faculty/Staff Address

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, UA President, Dr. Judy Bonner, spoke to faculty and staff at the Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting.

UA Serves the West Alabama Food Bank
February 10th, 2015Members 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.

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Fire in the Mountain

A University of Alabama researcher analyzes material birthed by a devastatingly violent volcanic eruption in hopes an increased understanding leads to more accurate forecasting.

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A Water Wizard

A University of Alabama researcher’s software tools, called wizards, can guide water managers in protecting this critical resource.

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Helping the Wheels Go Round

A group of University of Alabama business researchers teamed with a heavy duty truck and trailer supplier to solve a product distribution challenge and achieve cost-savings for the company.

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Spending the Spring in Cuba

Six UA students look at Cuba with new eyes after spending a semester on the island through a study-abroad program.

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Purposeful Pals

Al’s Pals program changes lives for local schoolchildren and UA student mentors.

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Helping the Wheels Go Round

A group of University of Alabama business researchers teamed with a heavy duty truck and trailer supplier to solve a product distribution challenge and achieve cost-savings for the company.

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