The University of Alabama received a record $106 million in private gifts and pledges for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2005. The total marks the first time the University has raised more than $100 million in one year, and reflects a 40 percent increase over the previous year.
The University of Alabama's collegiate license tag program raised almost $2 million for scholarships during the 2005 fiscal year. Funds raised through the statewide program are used for scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students.
Death and language are intertwined, according to a book edited by a University of Alabama professor who specializes in modern French literature.
The University of Alabama chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society received a $160 project grant to help sponsor a Teach for America classroom library.
The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences has received a $76,000 grant from the State Farm Companies Foundation for its financial planning education program.
The University of Alabama's developing Plank Center for Public Relations Studies has named its inaugural Board of Advisors.
Beginning this summer, The University of Alabama College of Education will begin a new Executive Ed.D. Program in Higher Education Administration.
MEDIA ADVISORY: State Farm Insurance to Present Grant to UA’s College of Human Environmental Sciences Jan. 20
Grant funding from the State Farm Companies Foundation for The University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences will be announced during ceremonies Friday, Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Child Development Research Center on the UA campus.
A recent national announcement marks the achievement of a goal that has been over a decade in the making for the Education Policy Center at The University of Alabama.
The University of Alabama Disability Sports program will expand its wheelchair sports program to include a men's collegiate wheelchair basketball team in the fall of 2006.
Blackburn Fellows at The University of Alabama are visiting the Shoals area to examine "Entrepreneurs and Creative Partners for Progressive Solutions" as part of the Burt Jones Community Travel Experience, through Jan. 10.
The Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service will hold a simulated disaster drill Tuesday, Jan. 10 in and around Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Speaking today at The University of Alabama's winter commencement ceremonies, world renowned geneticist Dr. Richard M. Myers said the advances made in the field of genetics is leading to the development of personalized medicine in the not so distant future.
Lynwood H. and Caroline S. Fulmer of Tuscaloosa recently established The Caroline S. Fulmer Endowed Scholarship for students majoring in financial planning in the College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES) at The University of Alabama.
Plans for UA Winter Commencement Exercises.
Due to inclement weather, The University of Alabama chapter of Circle K has rescheduled the lighting of luminaries on the Quad to Sunday, Dec. 11, from 5-9 p.m.
The University of Alabama has earned reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). SACS made the announcement at its annual meeting in Atlanta yesterday. The University's accreditation now runs through 2015.
All Seasons Travel, the official travel agency for The University of Alabama Alumni Association, is offering travel packages for the Crimson Tide's return to the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 2, 2006, for the Alabama vs. Texas Tech football game.
World renowned geneticist Dr. Richard M. Myers will be the featured speaker for the University of Alabama's winter commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 17 at 9 a.m., in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently named Dr. Samit Roy as the William D. Jordan Endowed Chairholder in Engineering.
Marsh Named Dean of UA College of Community Health Sciences, Associate Dean of UA School of Medicine
Dr. E. Eugene Marsh III has been named dean of The University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences and associate dean of the UA School of Medicine.
Dr. David Wolf has been named assistant vice president for campaigns at The University of Alabama. The newly created position in the Office of University Advancement will provide leadership and direction in the area of university-wide major gift campaign initiatives. Wolf currently serves as both director of university leadership gifts and director of athletic development at UA.
Gary Creek has been named assistant vice president for marketing and communications at The University of Alabama.
Dr. Guy Caldwell, associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Alabama, was named the state’s 2005 Professor of the Year today by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, known as CASE.
Alabama Housing Affordabilty Down Again as Market Shows Signs of Slowing, According to UA Real Estate Center
The Alabama Housing Affordability Index for the third quarter of 2005 declined 7 percentage points from the second quarter, the second consecutive decrease in the index this year, according to The University of Alabama's Real Estate Research and Education Center.