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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 Astronomy to Host Public Star Gazing Events

The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes.

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.

UA Psychology Professor Honored for Contributions to Geropsychology

Dr. Forrest Scogin, professor of psychology at The University of Alabama, received the American Psychological Association Committee on Aging’s Award for the Advancement of Psychology and Aging at its annual convention earlier this month.

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 Awarded Research Grant to Focus on Entrepreneurship, Business Growth

The University of Alabama was awarded a $100,000 grant to support research to understand the factors leading to the successes and failures of businesses that went public in 1996, the largest initial public stock offering class on record.

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery Showcases #blackgirls4change: Hobson City 9 Exhibit

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— A total of 29 images taken by young African American girls from Hobson City will be on display at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa from Wednesday, Aug. 24, through Friday, Sept. 30. The exhibit, “#blackgirls4change: The Hobson City 9, Cultivating Community and Creating Change,” is free and […]

Fruit-Fly Diet Impacts Descendants, UA Researcher Finds

For a fruit fly, what its grandparents ate may affect how much it weighs. But the passing down of a body type based on diet is not a simple cause and effect, a University of Alabama researcher has found.

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.

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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