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UA Biology Student Receives Award, Cash Prize for Birth Defect Research

Kristin R. Di Bona, a doctoral candidate and graduate research assistant in The University of Alabama’s department of biological sciences, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Teratology Society’s Marie W. Taubeneck award.

Student-led Effort Seeks to Establish Scholarship for UA Students in Need

Beginning Aug. 25, The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors will conduct a two-week-long campaign to promote The Rising Tide Scholarship, which will provide a helping hand to students facing a variety of challenges.

Sleepy Students Emphasize Studies, Social Activity to Detriment of Health, According to UA Study  

College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a University of Alabama researcher who studies the topic.

UA Social Work Students Help Launch Internship Program at Walter Reed

Five undergraduate students from The University of Alabama School of Social Work’s honors program will participate this fall in the first structured undergraduate internship program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

2014 UA Sorority Pledges Announced

Pledging sororities recently at The University of Alabama were 2,054 women.

UA’s Week of Welcome for New Students Includes Convocation, Service

The University of Alabama’s Week of Welcome, opening the fall semester for students, will feature a kick-off party Sunday, Aug. 17; a day of service and a new-student convocation on Tuesday, Aug. 19; and the Get on Board day Thursday, Aug. 28.

UA Honors Freshmen Participate in Three Service Projects

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. The programs will run through Friday, Aug. 15, in the West Alabama community.

UA Fulbright Scholars to Share Overseas Experiences, Application Tips

Recent Fulbright Scholarship winners from The University of Alabama will participate in a discussion panel to share their experiences and offer scholarship application tips at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Center for Community-Based Partnerships. The event is at 900 Anna Ave. behind Arby’s on University Boulevard.

Summer 2014 Graduates Announced at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will award some 1,703 degrees during spring commencement Saturday, Aug. 2, on campus. With this graduating class, UA will have awarded more than 240,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state’s first public university. Students listed as candidates to receive degrees include: CITY STATE ZIPCODE NAME […]

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 2

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremony Aug. 2 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

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