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UA Film Students Selected for Internships

Three University of Alabama students were selected for internships through the Television Academy Foundation’s Internship Program.

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Jul 27, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: Summer Commencement set for Saturday — Researching Links between Imagination, School Readiness – Art Day Camp — UA Matters offers tips on gift-giving to children, staying safe in the heat

UA Matters: Keeping a Handle on Gift Giving to Children
Jul 27, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Tammy Morrow and Amy Walker share a practical way to help pare down the excess in gift giving.

UA’s CCBP Co-Sponsors Conference on Faith-Based Groups, Community
Jul 23, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Council on Community-Based Partnerships is collaborating with Tuscaloosa-area churches and organizations for a conference on how faith-based groups can improve their communities.

UA’s RISE Graduation Celebrates Perseverance, Strength
Jul 20, 2015

The University of Alabama’s RISE program holds its annual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Stallings Center on UA’s campus.

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Jul 20, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: RISE graduation – Researching links between imagination, school readiness – Summer Camps –  Researcher receives Emerging Scholar Award – Experts comment on Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ Bernie Sanders’ popularity – UA Matters offers tips on staying safe in the heat, encouraging children to help at home.

UA Researchers to Explore Imaginative Play, Links to Cognitive Development
Jul 20, 2015

A psychology professor at The University of Alabama hopes to determine the most reliable and valid measurements of imagination in young children and test whether imaginative play can improve cognitive function.

UA Matters: Keeping the Young, Young at Heart Safe from Sun
Jul 20, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Phil Bishop offers a few tips on how to protect those who are especially susceptible to problems from the hot summer sun.

UA Journalism Professor Wins National Multicultural Recruitment Award
Jul 20, 2015

Dr. George Daniels, an associate professor of journalism at The University of Alabama, was named recipient of the 2015 Robert P. Knight Multicultural Recruitment Award.

UA Researchers Receive Grants for Work on Sustainability Communications
Jul 17, 2015

Faculty members in the College of Communication & Information Sciences were awarded two grants from the Arthur W. Page Center.

UA Professors Talk Bernie Sanders’ Upstart Presidential Candidacy
Jul 16, 2015

While BernieMania is running wild as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) tours the country in his bid to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, the initial rush of excitement for his candidacy could wane as the Democratic Primary draws closer, said a group of political science professors at The University of Alabama.

UA-housed APR Named Best News Operation in Alabama
Jul 15, 2015

APR, housed at The University of Alabama, won the award from the Alabama Associated Press for the fourth year in a row.

UA Researchers Reanalyzing Tennessee Valley Artifacts in New Project
Jul 15, 2015

In a collaborative effort with the Tennessee Valley Authority, The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research has begun a rehabilitation project on collections that were gathered 80 years ago with artifacts that span a 13,000-year time period.

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Bell Named UA President

The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System has named Dr. Stuart R. Bell president of The University of Alabama.
The appointment will be effective July 15.
To learn more about Dr. Bell, please visit

Dr. Judy Bonner delivers the 2015 Spring Faculty/Staff Address
April 8th, 2015On 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.”

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‘The Bees, I Just Quite Like Them’

Some people enjoy tracking spring’s first robin. Others … well … they get their buzz from focusing on smaller winged creatures.

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Who Will Heal? Climate Change Disrupts Ancient Medical Tradition in Andes

Climate change is impacting Peruvian farmers and those who heal them. A UA researcher documents the story on film while trying to help sustain an ancient medical tradition.

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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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UA-Led Expedition Turns up More Fossilized Animal Remains

“It was huge, twice the size of my fist, and I knew I found something good. I yelled to everyone to come over.” That's how Aiden Taylor described the moment he found part of a creature that swam in prehistoric Alabama's sea.

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Gray Leads Online Teacher Training with Help from Google, NSF

Teachers can take advantage of a free, online course taught by a UA professor who is national leader in computer science education.

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UA Rugby Teams Grow in Popularity

By Kelsey Kunstadt       Each year the men’s and women’s club rugby teams, part of UA’s University Recreation programs, recruit many of their new players from Get On Board Day. Men’s team president Matthew Schick said it is not uncommon for 90 kids to show up to the first practice after Get on […]

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