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UA Theatre Professor’s Film to Premiere at American Black Film Festival

University of Alabama theater professor Seth Panitch has recently completed a full, feature-length film that has been selected as one of 25 films to be showcased in the 20th American Black Film Festival.

UA Student Team Racks Up Awards in National Vehicle Contest

A team of University of Alabama students in a competition among North American universities to design and construct an advanced, energy-efficient vehicle was recognized with several first-place awards after completing the second year of the four-year program.

Spin-off Company to Market, Sell UA-Developed Product

The University of Alabama licensed the technology behind a collapsible sideline tent designed to give better medical care to athletes to a spin-off company that will develop, market, manufacture and distribute the tent.

Elite Alabama Seniors to Meet at UA for Girls State

The 74th annual American Legion Auxiliary Girls State will take place from Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10, on The University of Alabama campus.

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.