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UA Engages in Intervention Pilot Program for Childhood Obesity

Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevention plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program.

UA Matters: Choosing Child Care II

Representatives from The University of Alabama’s Child Development Resources offer issues and questions to consider when visiting and selecting a child-care program.

UA Matters: Choosing Child Care

As a parent, it is important to learn what quality child care looks like so that you can make the best possible decision for your child and your family. In the first of two UA Matters posts, representatives from The University of Alabama’s Child Development Resources offer some key points parents need to consider.

UA Matters: Tips for Effective Potty Training

Do you ever feel like your toddler may end up going to college in diapers? The University of Alabama’s Dr. Laura Bloom provides some helpful tips to make it through this sometimes difficult and challenging stage.

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.

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