James Fowler, a junior from Madison majoring in business and political science, was elected president of The University of Alabama Student Government Association for the 2010-2011 term.
The University of Alabama has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, the highest federal recognition a university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
The University of Alabama International Relations Club will sponsor 12 students from UA to travel to Taiwan over spring break to represent the University at the prestigious World Model U.N. Conference. The group will leave on March 11 and return on March 20.
A display of flags, representing the top 10 populations of students at The University of Alabama who have come to study from countries around the world, has been placed on the front of B.B. Comer Hall by the UA Capstone International Center for the campus community to view.
University of Alabama students graduating in May are invited to nominate a teacher from their high school for the newly created Capstone Inspiring Educator Award.
Recipients of the 2010 Premier Awards -- the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama -- were announced by UA President Robert E. Witt at a recent recognition ceremony held in Tuscaloosa.
Students at The University of Alabama with 60 or more credit hours who have purchased an official class ring may attend the Ring Ceremony and reception Sunday, April 18, at 2 p.m. in the Heritage Ballroom of Ferguson Student Center. Former UA football player Bobby Humphrey will be the guest speaker at the event.
The 2010 Capstone Heroes will be recognized at The University of Alabama with a ceremony on Friday, March 5, at 3:30 p.m. in the Moody Music recital hall as part of UA’s annual Capstone Creed Week, March 1-5.
K. Renee Horton, a doctoral candidate in The University of Alabama department of physics and astronomy, recently received the Trailblazer Award at the 2010 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Global Competiveness Conference in Baltimore, Md.
The University of Alabama's New College is offering “Connect the Dots,” a national student conference to encourage the democratic practices of public dialogue, deliberation and community problem-solving and action.
The University of Alabama Capstone International Center will celebrate the 24th annual Sakura Festival with Tuscaloosa’s “Matsuri in the Mall” on Saturday, Feb.27, and a host of cultural activities throughout March.
Recreation Center Sponsors Events for UA Lacrosse, Wheelchair Basketball, Hockey and Ultimate Frisbee Teams
The University of Alabama Student Recreation Center is sponsoring several events this weekend, including men’s and women’s lacrosse, wheelchair basketball, hockey and ultimate Frisbee.
Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and Chi Omega sorority at The University of Alabama are hosting a registration drive on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for volunteers to be entered into "Be the Match Registry," a national database of potential bone marrow donors.
Students from The University of Alabama University Union will present “Making History Every Day,” a performance event, at Charles A. Brown Elementary School in Ensley on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at noon.
The University Supply Store will hold a Graduation Celebration on Wednesday and Thursday, March 24-25, at the Ferguson Center Plaza from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. The event is a one-stop shopping and preparation venue for May graduates.
The Zeta chapter of Kappa Delta sorority at The University of Alabama is sponsoring the 5K Shamrock Run to benefit Child Abuse Prevention Services of Tuscaloosa and Prevent Child Abuse of America on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. at the Kappa Delta house.
The 2010 Miss University of Alabama competition will take place Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.
The University of Alabama Men’s and Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Teams will host the second annual BAMA FEVER Intercollegiate Classic Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12-13.
The University of Alabama student advocacy group Literacy is the Edge is continuing the campaign against illiteracy in West Alabama with some 700 volunteers recruited and more than 200 of them receiving training as tutors this semester.
More than 35 MBA students from the Manderson Graduate School at The University of Alabama are registered to take part in the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in Birmingham Feb. 12-14.
A total of 6,234 students enrolled during the 2009 fall term at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all As).
The University of Alabama is partnering with Soles4Souls, a Nashville-based charity, to collect shoes for relief efforts to help the people of Haiti.
African-American Heritage Month is being celebrated at The University of Alabama with a wide variety of events on campus and a 2010 theme of “Black Economic Empowerment.”
A film produced by students at The University of Alabama about the challenges faced by returning military veterans has been recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs and posted on the federal agency’s Facebook page.
University of Alabama civil engineering students will "pour" the concrete for the concrete canoe Saturday, Jan. 30, beginning at 1 p.m. behind H.M. Comer Hall.