The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two outstanding University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2014-2015. Over the past eight years, UA ranks second among U.S. universities in the number of students receiving scholarships from the Goldwater program.
Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
A University of Alabama geologist was among researchers honored at the White House Monday, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Citizens from throughout Alabama, including Crimson Tide great Bobby Humphrey, will join together for an evening of storytelling and sharing discoveries about Alabama’s natural world to honor Alabama native son and internationally recognized biodiversity expert Dr. Edward O. Wilson. The tribute is part Edward O. Wilson Week at The University of Alabama April 21-25.
Eyeing an opportunity to provide options to University of Alabama students, Hugh Culverhouse Jr. and his wife, Eliza, have donated $2 million to The University of Alabama for scholarships to defray student debt.
Dr. Joab Thomas, president emeritus of both The University of Alabama and The Pennsylvania State University and former chancellor of North Carolina State University, died Monday, March 3 in Tuscaloosa.
International biodiversity experts will join Dr. Edward O. Wilson, a University of Alabama alumnus, for research presentations and forums on the state and future of biodiversity April 22-24.
For the 33rd consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year.
The University of Alabama won the 2013 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Food Drive by collecting 299,398 pounds of food to top Auburn University’s collection of 169,702 pounds of food.
Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.
Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record high 34,852 students this fall, and it includes some of the nation’s most academically talented students.