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UA’s Museum Expedition to Investigate Gulf State Park

The University of Alabama’s 38th annual Museum Expedition is heading to the Gulf Coast this summer in an effort to help archaeologists investigate the prehistoric occupation of the Gulf State Park area.

UA Accepting K-12 Teacher Applicants for Art-Inspired Program

The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art K-12 Fellows Program is accepting applications for teachers who want to take part in the program.

UA Social Work Alumnus to Deliver Speech at Honors Day

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Alabama School of Social Work alumnus Dr. Barry Ackerson will deliver the school’s Honors Day Convocation on Friday, April 8, at UA. The convocation will be at the Bloom Hillel Student Center, 380 Ninth St., across from the Bryant Museum on the UA campus. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. […]

Annual UA Expo Features Info on Local Summer Camps for Children

West Alabama families interested in learning more about the numerous summer activities available to their children are invited to The University of Alabama’s fifth annual Summer Camp & Childcare Expo.

UA-Hosted Business Competition Ready for Next Big Idea

Do you have the next big business idea? Local residents and University of Alabama students will have an opportunity to bring their ideas to life as Startup Weekend returns to campus April 22-24.

New UA Museum Program Opens up Natural World to Young Explorers

A new University of Alabama museum program allows young explorers to venture into the natural world.

Researchers at UA Museums Seek Citizen Scientists to Aid in Observations

Staff members of The University of Alabama’s Museums hope to use the observances of everyday people to learn more about its parks and surrounding areas with online biodiversity surveys through iNaturalist.

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park Reschedules Knap-in

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park’s 16th Annual Knap-In, previously slated for March 11-12, has been rescheduled due to forecasts of severe weather. The event is now scheduled for Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30.

UA Students Head Out to Serve Communities for Alternative Breaks

The University of Alabama’s Center for Service and Leadership is sending five teams of more than 100 UA students, as well as leaders, on “Beyond Bama: Alternative Break” from Saturday, March 12, to Sunday, March 20.

Psychologist to Discuss Predictors of Suicidal Behavior in Teens in UA Talk

Social stressors can change DNA and brain chemistry, particularly in adolescent girls, and lead to increased risk for self-harm, according to a psychologist who will discuss his research Friday, March 4, at The University of Alabama.