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UA Donates Shirts to Crew of USS Alabama

UA President Judy Bonner donated University of Alabama T-shirts to the 350 members of the USS Alabama SSBN 731, which saw Cmdr. Paul B. Reinhardt, son-in-law of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), take command of the ship’s “Blue Crew” Friday, Dec. 19.

UA StartUp Finishes Second at International Innovation Conference

A University of Alabama-based startup company that specializes in biodegradable medical implants recently placed second at the International Innovation in Materials Science Competition in Boston, Mass.

UA Biology Students Donate Toys in Tuscaloosa

More than 750 University of Alabama students in biology classes donated more than 5,100 toys to families in need in the Tuscaloosa area.

UA Earns Place on National Honor Roll for Community Service, Service Learning

For the fifth consecutive year, The University of Alabama has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, recognizing the University’s strong commitment to bettering communities through service and service-learning partnerships.

Jupiter, Moon Await Friday’s Close-Up via UA Telescope

Visitors can take a close look at Jupiter and a full moon Friday evening through the lens of a University of Alabama telescope.

UA Professor Leads Statewide Effort to Teach Computer Science in Elementary Schools

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a series of workshops around Alabama that introduces computer science to elementary-school classrooms.

UA Joins Universities Worldwide in Historic Effort to Fight Global Hunger

The University of Alabama is one of nearly 50 universities worldwide that have banded together to address the global issue of hunger. On Dec. 9, UA President Judy Bonner and leaders from the other universities will sign the Presidents’ Commitment to Food and Nutritional Security at the United Nations in New York City.

Media Advisory: UA’s Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger Challenge Results to be Announced Nov. 25

Media are invited to the official weigh-in ceremony and final announcement of the winner of the annual Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger food drive at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the West Alabama Food Bank, 3160 McFarland Blvd., in Northport.

UA Psychologists Awarded Contract to Bolster Services for Pain, Behavioral Health

A team of psychology researchers at The University of Alabama has been awarded a two-year contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to help integrate behavioral health and chronic pain treatment plans into Alabama’s 15 federally-qualified health centers.

UA Museum’s Science Sunday Features Hodges Meteorite, Explores Earth’s Formation

The University of Alabama’s Alabama Museum of Natural History opens a special exhibit this week for the 60th anniversary of the Hodges Meteorite.

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