A fund drive in memory of Dr. Bailey Thomson, a University of Alabama journalism professor who died in November, has reached the level needed to endow a scholarship at the University, Dr. Culpepper Clark, dean of the UA College of Communication and Information Sciences, announced Friday.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently announced Dr. John Wiest, associate professor of chemical engineering, as the 2004 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership Award recipient.
The University of Alabama Coalition for Diversity and Inclusiveness is sponsoring the lecture and discussion series "Opening Doors, Embracing Race" based on the theme "Remembrance, Forgiveness and Reconciliation."
Dr. Robert W. Ingram, director of the nationally ranked Culverhouse School of Accountancy at The University of Alabama, has been named senior associate dean of UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.
Data Shows Only Two-Thirds of State’s Children Live in Traditional Married-Couple Households, According to UA Census Expert
Only about two-thirds of the children in Alabama under age 18 live in the traditional married-couple household, according to Annette Watters, manager of the State Data Center at The University of Alabama.
UA Psychologist Brings Behavior Program to School Systems in Attempt to Reduce Substance Abuse Risks
A University of Alabama psychologist whose intervention program for children with aggressive behaviors has been published in three languages is working with dozens of elementary schools to further gauge the program's effectiveness in reducing the risks of future substance abuse by children.
Results of a run-off election for several senate seats in the Student Government Association at The University of Alabama were announced today by the UA Office of the Dean of Students.
Volunteers between ages 18 and 60 are needed for a University of Alabama study investigating whether a nationally popular self-help method for depression is effective.
The University of Alabama National Alumni Association (NAA) recently named the recipients of the 2004 Distinguished Alumni Awards, 2004 Alumni Student Awards, and 2004 Outstanding Senior Awards.
Dr. Gary Orfield, professor of education and social policy at Harvard University, will speak Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in Morgan Auditorium on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama Women's Resource Center is hosting a brown bag lunch event at noon on Friday, March 19, in the Ferguson Forum.
The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences (C&IS) Student Executive Council, Alabama Friends of Israel, Caravan for Democracy and the Student Government Association have partnered to bring Mark Regev, chief spokesman for the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C., to campus.
Discover the historic technique of weaving raw wool into refined items during the "Sheep to Shawl" event to be held Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in The University of Alabama's Smith Hall.
A series of lectures about the Civil War will be held Saturday, March 20, from 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in Alston Hall, 361 Stadium Drive, on The University of Alabama campus.
Paper, plastic and Styrofoam easily float in water, but University of Alabama civil engineering students are working to make concrete float.
The Alabama Forensics Council at The University of Alabama won its 15th team national championship at this year’s Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha National Forensics Tournament. The UA team won the title on its home turf, as the tournament was held on the UA campus March 12-14.
The University of Alabama has seen a number of great things from the outgoing Student Government Association president, Katie Boyd of Enterprise. During her four years at UA, Boyd has been involved in a number of organizations and activities and won several prestigious awards.
The University of Alabama Supply Store is hosting a Graduation Celebration Monday-Wednesday, March 15-17, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom.
The University of Alabama Student Recreation Center is holding the Ultimate Athlete competition today through March 20. The competition is open to all UA students who are not intercollegiate or former varsity athletes.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently honored five alumni of the College by inducting them into its class of 2004 Distinguished Engineering Fellows.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter will give a talk entitled "The Last Witnesses to Segregation: Dealing with the South's Collective Amnesia about the Past" at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17 at The University of Alabama.
Friends of the late Dr. Bailey Thomson, University of Alabama journalism professor and the 2004 co-winner of the Clarence Cason Nonfiction Writing Award, including two fellow winners of the prize, will present a writing workshop at 9:30 a.m., Friday, March 19, in 216 Reese Phifer Hall on the UA campus.
The nation's top-selling weed killer, atrazine, disrupts the sexual development of frogs at concentrations 30 times lower than levels allowed by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to research published by a University of California, Berkeley scientist who will speak at The University of Alabama on March 25.
Hal Mooty of Montgomery was elected president of The University of Alabama Student Government Association for the 2004-2005 term.
State’s Growing Number of Extinct Species Likely Linked to Water Quality Deterioration; UA Conference to Address Issues
More snail species have become extinct in Alabama than in any other state in the continental United States, says a University of Alabama biologist who expressed concern about likely links to deteriorating water quality.