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Alabama Boys State Returns to UA

Some 600 Alabama high school seniors will try their hands at politics and community service from Sunday, May 29, to Saturday, June 4, during the 2016 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s CC&IS Maintains Accreditation

The College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama maintained its accreditation by the AEJMC – the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

UA’s Moundville Park’s Birdfest Offers Fun for Adults, Children

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park hosts its second annual Birdfest Saturday, May 28.

UA Chooses New Director of University of Alabama Press

Linda Manning, director of Northern Illinois University Press, has been appointed director of The University of Alabama Press starting Aug. 1. She replaces interim director Daniel Waterman. The University of Alabama Press is the only academic press in the state.

UA In the News — May 26

UA Early College makes a difference in Mobile — University Fellows make a difference in Marion — Unified Special Olympics basketball team wins championship — and more.

UA In the News — May 25

Astrobotics team wins competition — Archive of fugitive slave ads — Report on the Montgomery unemployment rate — and more.

UA Psychology Professor Garners NIH Research Award

Dr. Ian McDonough, assistant professor of psychology at The University of Alabama, has been named a winner of the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Honors, a paper competition of the National Institutes of Health.

UA In the News — May 24

EcoCar team gets to work — Big win for robotics team at NASA — New managing editor at WVUA — and more.

Student-driven UA Special Olympics Teams Lead Unified Sports Initiative

Add The University of Alabama’s Unified Special Olympics team to its ever-growing list of national champions.

Mike Royer Named Managing Editor for UA’s WVUA 23 Television

Mike Royer, a 40-year veteran of the broadcast television industry, has been named the managing editor of The University of Alabama’s WVUA 23 television station.

For Second Straight Year, UA Engineering Students Win NASA Contest

Alabama Astrobotics took top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, besting student teams from 45 other institutions in the challenge to build a robot capable of navigating and excavating simulated Martian soil.

UA In the News — May 21-23

UA’s Early College partners with Mobile school — Benefits of learning English in school — Fulbright scholars — and more.

UA’s University Fellows Perform Service Projects in Marion

During May, student members of The University of Alabama’s University Fellows Experience perform a variety of community-centered projects and initiatives in Marion as a part of their freshman year Black Belt Experience.

UA Astronomer Explores Universe through Remote-Controlled Telescope

Access by the astronomers at The University of Alabama to the Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope in the Canary Islands will benefit both research and students at UA.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Students help out in Marion — A powerful new microscope — A win for engineering students at NASA — and more.

UA Matters: Effects of Chronic Stress

This is the first of a two-part series on chronic stress and how to lower stress levels. Some side effects of stress, like a headache, can be felt immediately. But too much stress over time can wreak havoc on the body. Some chronic health conditions can be attributed to long-term stress, said The University of Alabama’s […]

UA In the News: May 20, 2016

University of Alabama taps new leader for graduate school — UA Law School holds free clinic — and more.

UA In the News — May 19

A busy mind may be a healthy one — UA’s Truman Scholars — UA students head to Anniston Star — and more.

UA Student Team Wins National Competition

The University of Alabama’s Bateman Team has won first place in the 2016 Bateman Case Study Competition in Chicago.

UA In the News — May 18

UA partners with Tuscaloosa on 911 calls for minor concerns — Warning about the dangers of Kratom — Vote for the best legal fiction — and more.

UA Researchers Expand Opportunities with Upgraded Atom Probe Technology

A new, powerful microscope recently installed at The University of Alabama will expand exploration into nanotechnology and geological sciences, helping research into fundamental science and spurring economic development.

Department of Energy Selects UA Engineering Graduate for Fellowship

A recent graduate from The University of Alabama College of Engineering was one of 27 students nationwide selected for a highly-competitive graduate fellowship in computational science from the U.S. Department of Energy.

UA In the News — May 17

Creative writing workshops — New Graduate School dean — Research to counter climate change — and more.

UA Graduates Receive Fulbright Awards for 2016-17

Seven University of Alabama alumni and graduate students have won Fulbright awards for 2016-17.

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: School of Social Work partners with EMS — creative writing classes for students in high school — and new Graduate School dean.

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