A record number of freshmen in The University of Alabama Honors College will come to campus a week early, Aug. 9-14, to take part in the service-learning projects Alabama Action and Outdoor Action to help the West Alabama community and a region of the Black Belt.
Five leading undergraduate science students at The University of Alabama have been named 2009-2010 Alabama Dystonia Scholars and Parkinson's Association of Alabama Scholars.
Joshua Frank of Moody, a recent graduate of The University of Alabama, has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to study abroad.
Phi Eta Sigma national honor society has awarded scholarships to four students at The University of Alabama.
The University of Alabama's student advertising team placed second in the American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition.
University of Alabama students who have not had an opportunity to learn the game of golf will soon be able to master the sport thanks to a grant to UA through Play Golf America University, a program designed to teach and engage students.
A UA summer program supported by the National Science Foundation is helping prepare the next generation of chemists and scientific researchers.
A University of Alabama journalism class recently produced the third edition of Alpine Living, a multimedia lifestyle magazine on French culture, as part of a capstone journalism course in magazine production.
A total of 5,431 students enrolled during the spring 2009 semester at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President's List with academic records of 4.0 (all As).
The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host two programs, E-MAP and SITE, this summer for students who have an interest in science, mathematics and engineering.
Several organizations in The University of Alabama School of Social Work are sponsoring a benefit concert and silent auction to help two individuals in the school who have been diagnosed with cancer.
University of Alabama students are crossing language barriers to help young, Hispanic students succeed in school right from the start. The UA students are working in the Hispanic Jumpstart Program, designed to benefit preschool students as they learn English as their second language.
The University of Alabama recently hosted some 600 students at the 2009 American Legion Boys State convention and as part of the event several scholarships were given to outstanding participants.
Two students from The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce management program will be attending the 2009 APICS International Conference and Expo in Toronto in October, courtesy of the Birmingham Chapter of APICS-The Association for Operations Management.
A University of Alabama graduate student is bringing the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping, along with, perhaps, some additional respect, to the Sipsey River.
The University of Alabama's student advertising team was named the district winner in the American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition held in Baton Rouge, La.
Justin Headly and Ramon Gramstad, both seniors in electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama, will participate in the 2009 NASA Robotics Academy.
How are 11 students and two faculty members traveling in Vietnam and Cambodia keeping friends and family informed about their adventures? Through blogging.
A group of University of Alabama honors students will spend May 16-26 in the Black Belt carrying out projects ranging from a fly-in at Marion's Vaiden Field to producing a high school dance video to recording ghost stories.
Members of The University of Alabama Sigma Chi fraternity, in conjunction with UA sororities, recently presented a $32,000 check to Children's Hospital of Alabama.
The University of Alabama will award some 2,959 degrees during spring commencement Saturday, May 9, on campus.
Innovative Interim Term Courses at UA Range from Preachers, Mules in Southern Gothic to Doo Wop Girls in Pop Music
The University of Alabama is offering its 2009 Interim Program May 11-29 giving UA students an opportunity to experience a creative approach to learning.
Louise Crow, a University of Alabama student from Mobile, has been named Regional Leader of the Year by Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society for college students.
Two University of Alabama engineering students will take their research to an international level through an academic exchange program in Germany.
The Bernard Osher Foundation has awarded a second $50,000 grant to The University of Alabama for the Osher Reentry Scholarship Program, which assists students who have experienced a five-year or more interruption in their education and want to resume their undergraduate studies to complete their degree.