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UA Gameday to Open New Family Tailgating Area for Football Season

A new tailgating area combining all of the fun of Gameday with an atmosphere conducive for families will be available for the first home football game, Saturday, Sept. 10, and throughout the season.

UA Appoints New Summersell Chair

Dr. Lesley Jill Gordon, former professor of history at the University of Akron, is the new Charles Grayson Summersell Endowed Chair of Southern History at The University of Alabama.

UA Names Director of Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies

Early modern literary scholar Dr. Michelle M. Dowd has been named Hudson Strode Professor of English and the new director of The University of Alabama’s Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies.

Sale to Benefit UA’s RISE Center

“Buy for RISE,” a charity sale and silent auction, will raise money for The University of Alabama’s RISE Center Friday, Aug. 26, and Saturday, Aug. 27, at the center, 600 Johnny Stallings Drive, across from University Medical Center.

UA Announces Strategic Plan for Advancing the Flagship

The University of Alabama today unveiled a five-year strategic plan to serve as the roadmap for its future success.

UA Launches Search for Provost

The University of Alabama announced today it is beginning its search for a new provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

UA Launches Search for Inclusivity Leadership Position This Fall

The University of Alabama is launching the process to create and fill a leadership position to guide UA’s continued commitment to enhancing the campus environment through equity and inclusion.

Cook Political Report Editor to Speak at UA’s Blackburn Symposium

Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report and columnist for the National Journal, will be the keynote speaker in the annual Gloria and John L. Blackburn Academic Symposium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Ferguson Center on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s 2016 Week of Welcome Features Service, Events and Fun

Service projects, a convocation and several meet-and-greet activities highlight The University of Alabama’s Week of Welcome, or “The WOW Factor,” for freshmen, transfer and returning students beginning Saturday, Aug. 13.

UA Announces 2016 Communication Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2016 Communication Hall of Fame inductees are Rick Bragg, Eli Gold, James Spann and George Stewart. The annual Communication Hall of Fame dinner will be Thursday, Oct. 6, in the North Zone at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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