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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.

For Second Straight Year, UA Engineering Students Win NASA Contest

Alabama Astrobotics took top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, besting student teams from 45 other institutions in the challenge to build a robot capable of navigating and excavating simulated Martian soil.

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 Student Team Wins National Competition

The University of Alabama’s Bateman Team has won first place in the 2016 Bateman Case Study Competition in Chicago.

Department of Energy Selects UA Engineering Graduate for Fellowship

A recent graduate from The University of Alabama College of Engineering was one of 27 students nationwide selected for a highly-competitive graduate fellowship in computational science from the U.S. Department of Energy.

UA Graduates Receive Fulbright Awards for 2016-17

Seven University of Alabama alumni and graduate students have won Fulbright awards for 2016-17.

UA’s Bateman Team to Compete in National Public Relations Competition

A team of students from The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences will present a comprehensive public relations plan to raise awareness of the Student Veterans of America organization at the 2016 Bateman Case Study Competition. UA’s team is one of three in the nation selected to present their plan and will compete against Loyola University New Orleans and Samford University.

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.

UA Social Work Students Help Provide Alternative Care to Tuscaloosa Residents

The University of Alabama School of Social Work and the city of Tuscaloosa have partnered to strengthen its EMS Prevention Program, which assists vulnerable populations in identifying and utilizing appropriate community resources to lessen the frequency of non-emergency calls to 911.

UA Offers Free Creative Writing Camp for Students in High School

The University of Alabama invites local high-school students — incoming freshmen through graduating seniors — to sign up for the Summer 2016 Creative Writing Camp.

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