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UA Trustees Establish Sport Technology Research Center

The University of Alabama will be home to a new center whose researchers will study the intersection of sports and technology, involving Crimson Tide athletics in an innovative approach to improve training and performance of athletes across the world.

UA Adapted Athletics Receives $3 Million Gift

The University of Alabama announced today a $3 million gift commitment from Michael and Kathy Mouron, of Mountain Brook, to help fund a $10 million facility for adapted student-athletes.

UA Adapted Athletics to Hold ‘Night of Champions’ Celebration

UA Adapted Athletics and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will celebrate the program’s successes during “Night of Champions,” Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Bryant Conference Center on the UA campus.

Witt to Be Inducted Into National Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame

The NWBA will officially induct Dr. Robert Witt into its Hall of Fame during “A Night of Champions,” a celebration of the success of UA’s adapted athletics basketball teams on Feb. 25 at the Bryant Conference Center at UA.

UA Trustees Approve $10 Million Budget for Adapted Athletics Facility

The University of Alabama’s Adapted Athletics program will have a new home in 2017.

UA to Conduct Wheelchair Study in Partnership with Tuscaloosa Schools

Over the next year, The University of Alabama’s Dr. Margaret Stran will conduct a manual wheelchair study in which she’ll adjust chairs of students at Tuscaloosa City and Tuscaloosa County School systems. The study is funded by a grant from the Christopher Reeve Foundation.

UA’s Adapted Athletics to Add New Classes, Non-Competitive Options

University of Alabama students with disabilities now have non-competitive sporting options.

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Establishes Scholarship at UA

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation has established the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Scholarship for Students with Spinal Cord Injury at The University of Alabama.

UA Adds Nation’s First Collegiate Adapted Golf Program

The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program has taken another step forward with the creation of the nation’s first collegiate adapted golf program.

UA Sending Eight to London Paralympics

The University of Alabama Adapted Athletics program will have seven athletes and one coach representing their respective countries at the Paralympics in London, England Aug. 29.

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