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UA’s RISE Program Promotes 21 Students

The University of Alabama’s RISE program will graduate 21 young students during its annual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Stallings Center on UA’s campus.

UA Matters: Helping Your Preschooler Transition to Kindergarten

Sending your child to ‘big school’ can be one of the most exciting yet stressful times for you and your child. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Laura Bloom offers some simple things that can help ease the transition. Visit the school and meet the teacher(s). There may be an “Open House” or “Meet and Greet,” or […]

UA Health Communication Lab Offers Free Nutrition Camp for Children

Children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to learn more about making healthy choices.

UA Matters: Creative Activities to Keep Kids Occupied this Summer

Summer is the perfect time to be creative and plan activities for children that use inexpensive materials. With this list, provided by The University of Alabama’s Kelly Avery, you can have fun with your child for free or for just a few dollars.

Early Childhood Health Focus of UA’s Rural Health Conference

Early childhood health is the topic of the 15th Annual Rural Health Conference hosted by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences and its Institute for Rural Health Research.

UA-hosted Latino Children’s Literature Conference Features Free Event

The National Latino Children’s Literature Conference, hosted by The University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies, will be March 13-14 in Tuscaloosa.

UA Matters: Successfully Navigating School Science Fairs

Science fair projects can be rewarding, challenging and, sometimes, even a bit stressful for young students and their parents. The University of Alabama’s Julie Covin offers a few tips that just might help your student bring home the blue-ribbon prize.

UA Matters: Easy Holiday Traditions to Start With the Family

Traditions are beliefs, customs or practices that you do again and again to signify a specific purpose. The University of Alabama’s Kelly Avery shares a few simple traditions families can start this holiday season.

UA Wins $2.2 Million Grant to Improve School-Readiness, Family Well-Being in Head Start

More than 500 Head Start pre-schoolers across nine West Alabama counties and their families will directly benefit from a $2.2 million grant awarded to a group of University of Alabama faculty members.

UA Leads Study on Emotional Effects of Natural Disasters on Children

Dr. John Lochman, professor and Saxon Chair of Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama, is leading a nationwide team that will spend the next five years studying the effects of degree of exposure to the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa on 360 children and their families.

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