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Area Teens Complete Social Work Camp at UA

Thirty-five high-school juniors and seniors completed a six-week camp at The University of Alabama Friday and gained insight into social work careers and social work agency internship experience.

UA’s CCBP Co-Sponsors Conference on Faith-Based Groups, Community

The University of Alabama’s Council on Community-Based Partnerships is collaborating with Tuscaloosa-area churches and organizations for a conference on how faith-based groups can improve their communities.

Area Students Get Feel For Rural Health During UA Summer Program

Two select groups of students from across the state were recently on The University of Alabama campus for the Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars programs in the College of Community Health Sciences.

UA’s Nursing School Grant Helps Prepare Nurse Educators

The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing has a new funding program that will make doctoral nursing education more affordable for currently practicing or teaching nurses who are committed to educating the next generation of nurses.

UA, YMCA, PARA Honor ‘Swim to the Top’ Participants

Program participants, The University of Alabama and local officials celebrate Swim to the Top, a four-week program designed to save lives and improve the health of at-risk children and youth aged 4-to 14-years-old at a luncheon Thursday, June 25, at 11:30 a.m. at the Benjamin Barnes Branch YMCA.

UA-Led Expedition Turns up More Fossilized Animal Remains

Middle-school student Aiden Taylor recently discovered a baseball-sized neck vertebra from an elasmosaur during the Alabama Museum of Natural History’s middle school Museum Expedition.

American Legion Girls State Meets at UA

The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State will take place through Friday, June 12, on The University of Alabama campus.

Venus, Jupiter Share a Stage June 30; UA Holds Viewing

Only the moon outshines Venus and Jupiter in our night skies, and these two planets will appear paired later this month, says a University of Alabama astronomer.

UA Professor Leads Online Teacher Training with Help from Google, NSF

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a free, online course sponsored by Google this summer to train high-school teachers in a new computer-science course and future College Board Advanced Placement exam.

Elite Students to Participate in American Legion Boys State on UA Campus

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Some 600 Alabama high school seniors will try their hands at politics and community service from Sunday, May 31, to Saturday, June 6, during the 2015 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention on The University of Alabama  campus. During the week, students conduct mock elections and learn about civic processes as well […]

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