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UA Announces Strategic Plan for Advancing the Flagship

The University of Alabama today unveiled a five-year strategic plan to serve as the roadmap for its future success.

Successful UA Fall Sorority Recruitment Concludes

Of the 2,683 young women who attended the first round of events for Fall 2016 formal recruitment at The University of Alabama, 93 percent (2,488 women) received bids from the 16 Panhellenic sororities that participated in recruitment.

Cook Political Report Editor to Speak at UA’s Blackburn Symposium

Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report and columnist for the National Journal, will be the keynote speaker in the annual Gloria and John L. Blackburn Academic Symposium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Ferguson Center on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s 2016 Week of Welcome Features Service, Events and Fun

Service projects, a convocation and several meet-and-greet activities highlight The University of Alabama’s Week of Welcome, or “The WOW Factor,” for freshmen, transfer and returning students beginning Saturday, Aug. 13.

Summer 2016 Graduates Announced at UA

The University of Alabama will award some 1,537 degrees during spring commencement Saturday, Aug. 6.

UA’s Honors College Schedules Week of Action-Oriented Service Activities

More than 250 University of Alabama Honors College freshmen and upper-class leaders will begin the fall semester with community service projects through Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Black Belt Action from Monday, Aug. 8, to Friday, Aug. 12.

UA Brings 2016 Rural Health Scholars to Campus

Two select groups of students from across Alabama recently were on The University of Alabama campus for the 2016 Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars programs in UA’s College of Community Health Sciences.

UA Engineering Students Recognized for Smart Shoe Insole

Two students studying electrical engineering at The University of Alabama were recognized recently for designing and crafting a wireless shoe insole that monitors activity users can track on a mobile phone app.

UA’s SGA Receives Awards from SEC Universities

The University of Alabama Student Government Association received two awards from the Southeastern Conference Student Government Awards at the SEC Student Government Exchange ceremony in July in Gainesville, Florida.

UA Professor Helped Create Willie Mays Statue, Unveiling Scheduled for July 20

The recently completed life-sized bronze statue of National Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays will be officially unveiled at the home of the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team at Regions Field Wednesday at 4 p.m. on the 14th Street side of the stadium.

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