The University of Alabama today unveiled a five-year strategic plan to serve as the roadmap for its future success.
A new tailgating area combining all of the fun of Gameday with an atmosphere conducive for families will be available for the first home football game, Saturday, Sept. 10, and throughout the season.
Aug 29, 2016
This week at The University of Alabama: Media availability Tuesday on UA Gamedays – Robotics team prepares for NASA challenge – Law professor’s new book examines Iran’s nuclear programs – Adapted Athletics professor to be featured in documentary – Tennis player training for Paralympics –– Commentary available on flooding
UA Astronomy to Host Public Star Gazing Events
Aug 25, 2016
The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes.
Sale to Benefit UA’s RISE Center
Aug 23, 2016
“Buy for RISE,” a charity sale and silent auction, will raise money for The University of Alabama’s RISE Center Friday, Aug. 26, and Saturday, Aug. 27, at the center, 600 Johnny Stallings Drive, across from University Medical Center.
Aug 22, 2016
MONDAY, AUG. 22 – SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016 BEST BETS WHEELCHAIR TENNIS PLAYER TRAINING FOR PARALYMPICS – Shelby Baron, a Hawaii native and UA communicative disorders major, will compete for the United States Women’s Wheelchair Tennis team in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, which begin Sept. 7. Baron, who is training for her first […]
Legal scholars and members of the banking community will visit The University of Alabama School of Law Aug. 26 to discuss bank director and officer responsibilities.
The University of Alabama was awarded a $100,000 grant to support research to understand the factors leading to the successes and failures of businesses that went public in 1996, the largest initial public stock offering class on record.
UA Launches Search for Provost
Aug 16, 2016
The University of Alabama announced today it is beginning its search for a new provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— A total of 29 images taken by young African American girls from Hobson City will be on display at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa from Wednesday, Aug. 24, through Friday, Sept. 30. The exhibit, “#blackgirls4change: The Hobson City 9, Cultivating Community and Creating Change,” is free and […]
For a fruit fly, what its grandparents ate may affect how much it weighs. But the passing down of a body type based on diet is not a simple cause and effect, a University of Alabama researcher has found.
Aug 15, 2016
This week at The University of Alabama: Students begin ‘Week of Welcome’ – Obesity, Genetics and Diet – Women dominating primetime Olympic Coverage – Commentary available on health insurance costs – Tort liability fears may reduce mental health care options for patients at risk for suicide
Of the 2,683 young women who attended the first round of events for Fall 2016 formal recruitment at The University of Alabama, 93 percent (2,488 women) received bids from the 16 Panhellenic sororities that participated in recruitment.
University of Alabama students had the unique opportunity to participate in a variety of fun activities such as learning about minority organizations on campus, meeting with local businesses and receiving giveaways from colleges and businesses. Students also enjoyed a showcase from minority student organizations.
Get On Board Day 2016
August 29th, 2016University of Alabama students had the opportunity to explore more than 400 student organizations on campus at the 2016 Get On Board Day.
First Day of Class 2016
August 18th, 2016
"Script A" Class Photo
August 17th, 2016Before classes began, UA freshmen students had the opportunity to meet fellow newcomers as well as UA faculty and staff and participate in a new tradition--Alabama's first "Script A" photo with their entering class.
August 15th, 2016Ripple Effect is the annual day of service during Week of Welcome that provides an important opportunity for new and returning students to get connected and reconnected to the Tuscaloosa community.
Bama Bid Day!
August 15th, 2016
UA Move-In Day
August 12th, 2016
Can you imagine a dragonfly eating a hummingbird? Spend a few minutes with Dr. John Abbott, who has studied the fast flying insects for nearly 30 years, and you'll see why he calls them "amazing."
Virtual Reality, in the hands of University of Alabama researchers, has a growing number of uses including potentially helping survivors of severe weather manage anxiety when new storms threaten.
Through simulations, astronomers like Dr. Jeremy Bailin and his University of Alabama colleague, Dr. Dean Townsley, gain insight into objects in space that is not possible through observations alone.
A group of high school seniors got an inside look into a career in law enforcement with the help of The University of Alabama Police Department, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Tuscaloosa Police Department and NorthFlight, as part of the 2016 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention.
Alabama Astrobotics again took top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition.
Dr. Lauren Cardon used an ELO to enable her EN 455 class to experience the joy of cooking and blogging about it.
A UA student with a love of space manages a program that helps sixth-graders develop simple rockets.
Born and raised in Alabama, Brandon Hooks has long held an international outlook.
The gravity of impending brain surgery becomes clearer to Madison Darling while sitting in her doctor’s office.