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UA’s OAR, Historical Commission to Host Archaeology Days at Old Cahawba

The Alabama Historical Commission and The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research invite the public to participate in three days of investigation, presentations and discovery of the mysterious town of Old Cahawba during Old Cahawba Public Archaeology Days.

UA Swim to the Top Participants to be Recognized at Luncheon

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

Spin-off Company to Market, Sell UA-Developed Product

The University of Alabama licensed the technology behind a collapsible sideline tent designed to give better medical care to athletes to a spin-off company that will develop, market, manufacture and distribute the tent.

APT Airs UA’s ‘Discovering Alabama’ Three-Part Program on Coastal Paradise

The University of Alabama’s Emmy Award-winning series “Discovering Alabama” announces its three-part documentary sequence on “Alabama’s Coastal Paradise” will air at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, on Alabama Public Television.

Elite Alabama Seniors to Meet at UA for Girls State

The 74th annual American Legion Auxiliary Girls State will take place from Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10, on The University of Alabama campus.

Alabama Boys State Returns to UA

Some 600 Alabama high school seniors will try their hands at politics and community service from Sunday, May 29, to Saturday, June 4, during the 2016 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s Moundville Park’s Birdfest Offers Fun for Adults, Children

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park hosts its second annual Birdfest Saturday, May 28.

Student-driven UA Special Olympics Teams Lead Unified Sports Initiative

Add The University of Alabama’s Unified Special Olympics team to its ever-growing list of national champions.

UA’s University Fellows Perform Service Projects in Marion

During May, student members of The University of Alabama’s University Fellows Experience perform a variety of community-centered projects and initiatives in Marion as a part of their freshman year Black Belt Experience.

UA’s CrossingPoints Holds Graduation

Jamaica Cooper had a negative attitude and was doing anything to try and fit in. Cooper, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, struggled to accept whatever physical limitations she had. She was different, and that was OK. But it wasn’t until she enrolled in CrossingPoints at the University of Alabama that she was able to become a confident and happy young woman.