The exterior of Manly Hall

UA Collaborates with Smithsonian to Create Digital Resource

The University of Alabama Religious Studies Department and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History have formally collaborated to create a digital resource on the religious dimensions of the events that took place at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. 

Angelo Bruno Business Library front desk

Bruno Business Library Closed for Renovations Until Fall 2022

The Angelo Bruno Business Library is closed until Fall Semester 2022 for renovations to improve its aesthetics and functionality. 

Hunter Dowdy (from left to right). Mason Janes, Casey Largin, Chloe Denorme and Kate Radovich present "Rachel's Lift" to Rachel Williams.

Santa’s Helpers: Students Build Script A Wheelchair Lift

After graduating, five students stayed in Tuscaloosa an extra week to perfect their senior design project – a mechanical wheelchair lift – before presenting it as a Christmas gift to a 10-year-old Tuscaloosa girl.

Bernadette Chavira-Trull posing in a studio with a black background.

Everyday Champions: Bernadette Chavira-Trull, Supe Store

She kept online options available for students during the beginning of the pandemic so academic instruction would not be interrupted.

Noah Evan Strong leaning on Denny Chimes

Graduate Discovers Legacy at UA, Creates a New One

Graduate Noah Evan Strong is proud to be the first person in his family to attend UA, and is even prouder of his familial connection to the University.

Empowered by Doctorate, Graduate to Lead Road Research in Ghana

Empowered by Doctorate, Graduate to Lead Road Research in Ghana

Two years ago, William Agyemang left everything he knew to pursue a doctoral degree in civil engineering at the Capstone.

Parker King standing next to globe

Native American Culture, Contributions Deserve Celebration

UA freshman and National Indigenous Recognition Scholar Parker King is glad to know National Native American Heritage Month exists.

students sitting at a table that says Register to Vote

UA Recognized for Increasing Student Voter Turnout

Thanks to the determination of students and faculty, student voter participation on campus increased significantly between the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections.

Evolutionary Genomics Scientist Wins Outstanding Professor Award

Evolutionary Genomics Scientist Wins Outstanding Professor Award

Dr. Laura Reed, an associate professor of biology who specializes in evolutionary genomics, was selected as the winner of the 2021 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

Dr. Dough Phillips standing near a body of water

Classes in the Great Outdoors: ‘Discovering Alabama’

Dr. Doug Phillips, Emmy Award-winning creator, producer and host of “Discovering Alabama,” was the first to teach outdoor classes at UA.