UA Preview — Jan. 22-28, 2024


Showcasing the Alabama Experience

The Catherine and Pettus Randall Welcome Center at The University of Alabama has officially opened. The Randall Welcome Center, part of the reimagining of the Bryce Main property, provides a new front door for the University where visitors are engaged and immersed in all aspects of UA’s history and campus experiences.

Research and Economic Development Leadership 

Dr. Bryan W. Boudouris has been named the next vice president for research and economic development at UA and will begin his tenure April 1. Boudouris will lead the Office for Research and Economic Development which oversees a variety of interdisciplinary units that collaborate with faculty, staff, students and external partners to catalyze, support and safeguard research and scholarship activity. 


Dr. John Burkhardt II can discuss why the start of a new year can be a great mental marker to make positive changes.   

Sheena Gregg, a registered dietician nutritionist, can provide insight on ways to keep those nutritional New Year’s resolutions. Gregg can be reached at


Infant Toddler Specialist Network Conference

Jan. 27; Bryant Conference Center

Art and Art History Faculty Biennial Exhibition 

Ongoing through Feb. 12; Sarah Moody Gallery of Art 

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