Dr. David L. Grady has been named vice president for student affairs at The University of Alabama, UA President Judy Bonner announced today.
The University of Alabama will recognize the achievement of outstanding students and faculty during Honors Week activities on campus from Monday, March 30, to Sunday, April 5. The Tapping on the Mound ceremony, a tradition since the early 1900s, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, on the Mound at the west side of the UA Quad (rain location will be Moody Music Building Concert Hall). University honoraries Omicron Delta Kappa, Mortar Board, Blue Key National Honor Society and Anderson Society will induct members.
A selection of contemporary fine art prints from the William and Sara Hall Collection will be on display at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center April 10-June 10.
The Vedic Society at The University of Alabama invites the public to its first Festival of Colors event at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, 1901 Jack Warner Parkway NE in Tuscaloosa.
More than 700 University of Alabama students representing a cross section of campus will present research findings April 7, during UA’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference at the Bryant Conference Center.
Mar 30, 2015
This week at The University of Alabama: UA to recognize outstanding achievement during Honors Week – UA offers new cybercrime minor – UA prof advocates for emotional intelligence in nursing education – UA researchers comment on movement to replace Jackson on $20 bill, media portrayals of athletes’ parents – UA experts offer tips on teens and pre-teens volunteering, how to find a good nursing home – Events include Civil War exhibit and lectures, basket weaver at Moundville
The University of Alabama’s Courtney Chapman Thomas offers some insight into why pre-teens and teenagers should volunteer, as well as some suggestions for how to volunteer.
“Making the Grade: Reforming Alabama’s Education” will be the topic of a University of Alabama Honors College Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Ferguson Center Forum on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama’s Gorgas House Museum will display a new exhibit on the Gorgas family and their experiences during the Civil War beginning on April 3, the day before the 150th anniversary of the burning of UA’s campus by Union forces.
A series of lectures about the Civil War — the 19th annual J.C.C. Sanders Lecture Series — will be held Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grand Gallery of the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama campus.
The University Medical Center, which is operated by The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, will expand its evening hours beginning next month in an effort to increase access to health care for West Alabama residents.
The celebration honors The University of Alabama organization’s namesake, the late public relations pioneer Betsy Plank.
USAA Executive to Address UA Students
Mar 26, 2015
Wendi Strong will give the 2015 Koten Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by The University of Alabama’s Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations.
This year’s Rural Health Conference, slated for April 17 at The University of Alabama, will feature a “cooking challenge.”
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.
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.
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.
The University of Alabama’s newly launched Cyber Institute is pursuing an interdisciplinary approach to cyber technology and safety.
By Chip Brantley Students in a new, interdisciplinary nonfiction studies course at UA have collaborated with two faculty members in the College of Communication & Information Sciences to publish a New York Times Op-Doc film about the legacy of the voting rights struggle in Selma. The short film, “A Call from Selma,” is part of […]
Sometimes to teach the importance of the small, one must think large. That was the case when Dr. Tanja Jones, assistant professor of art history, pushed the boundaries of her classroom – both physically and virtually – to create the curriculum for her spring course ARH 373 Baroque Art of Northern Europe.
With the United States’ national security, economy and critical infrastructure coming to rely more and more on digital technology, The University of Alabama is working to position itself as a global leader in the field of cyber technology.