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SEC Enhances Security for Football Championship Weekend

Fans attending the 2015 SEC Football Championship Game in Atlanta Dec. 5 will be asked to enter with clear bags and should be prepared to arrive early and to see enhanced law enforcement presence in and around the Georgia Dome, the conference office announced.

Biology Graduate Student Wins UA’s Three Minute Thesis Contest

A University of Alabama graduate student in the department of biological sciences claimed first prize in the Three Minute Thesis competition final, which was held recently on campus.

UA among those Funded for Child Maltreatment Prevention Programs

The University of Alabama’s Child Development Resources is one of five Tuscaloosa organizations to receive more than $379,000, combined, to help fund community programs committed to the prevention of child maltreatment.

Wells Fargo Scholars Recognized at UA Luncheon

Thirteen University of Alabama students were recognized as Wells Fargo First Generation Scholars in a recent campus luncheon.

UA Announces Next Steps in Diversity Initiative

University of Alabama President Stuart R. Bell announced today that he has directed the University’s Strategic Planning Council to include the addition of a central diversity officer and the development of a new diversity plan as part of its work.

UA’s Veteran, Military Affairs Offers Emergency Scholarships

The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs at The University of Alabama now is offering emergency scholarships for veterans.

UA International Education Week Highlights Global Educational Opportunities

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama’s Capstone International Center is sponsoring International Education Week from Monday, Nov. 16, to Friday, Nov. 20, to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The initiative, which is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, is designed to […]

UA Offers Three Minute Thesis Competition

The University of Alabama Graduate School will host the third annual Three Minute Thesis competition, which challenges graduate students to demonstrate their research and presentation skills concisely for cash prizes and travel grants.

UA Honors College Students to Perform Service Projects in Marion

About 35 students and 10 student leaders from The University of Alabama’s Honors College will perform hands-on service projects in downtown Marion from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Nov. 14. Projects include painting and gardening as well as general maintenance. Once the students finish their work, the student leaders will lead discussion about the day’s events in small groups.

UA Names Director of Undergraduate Advising, Student Success

The University of Alabama Office for Academic Affairs has appointed Adam A. Smith as the director of undergraduate academic advising and student success.