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Run ‘Round the Mounds at Moundville Archaeological Park Nov. 6

The Moundville 5K logo that includes a person running and the date

UA's Moundville Archaeological Park will host the fourth annual Moundville 5K Footrace Nov. 6 as part of its celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

October 27, 2021

Bats: Dangerous Blind Blood-Suckers or Helpful, Biological Pest Control?

Eastern pipistrelle flying in a cave

Spooky? Maybe. But a researcher at The University of Alabama says most bats aren't looking to suck your blood.

October 18, 2021

Haunting at the Museum Returns with Expanded Schedule

Haunting at the Museum now runs Oct. 25-29.

October 18, 2021

UA Art Exhibits Opening, Closing this Autumn

abstract painting

Enrich your autumn with visits to these art exhibits around campus and downtown.

October 5, 2021

Everyday Champions: Karen Chapman, UA Libraries

Karen Chapman

As an employee of 33 years at The University of Alabama, Karen Chapman, who serves as director of branch library services, has seen UA Libraries go through major changes over the past few decades.

August 3, 2021

Soft, Cute, Colorful Nightmares: Venomous Caterpillars of Alabama

Asp caterpillar

They may look fluffy, but you do not want to touch one of these venomous caterpillars of Alabama.

July 30, 2021

Alabama Fossil Excursions Kick off Just in Time for Shark Week

Ancient fossilized Alabama shark teeth

The landlocked Alabama Black Belt isn’t where someone would expect to find fossilized shark teeth, but there are plenty to be found.

July 2, 2021

Paul W. Bryant Museum Joins UA Museums

A bust of Paul Bryant in front of a digital display in the Bryant Museum

The Paul W. Bryant Museum joins a group of several museums and research departments overseen by the College of Arts and Sciences.

June 3, 2021

Bama Bug Fest to Include Virtual, In-Person Components

The Bama Bug Fest poster

Bama Bug Fest will be crawling your way April 22-24 and will include virtual experiences and in-person exhibits

April 15, 2021

Faculty Can Now Publish Research Without Fees Thanks to UA Libraries

UA faculty will no longer be charged a fee for publishing articles in any of the nearly 400 open access academic journals.

April 1, 2021

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park to Host Spring Events

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host the virtual Ancient Art and Technology Weekend March 26-27, and the annual Birdfest April 9-10.

March 23, 2021

UA Museum Offers Virtual Spring Break Camp for K-12 Students

The Junior Naturalist Camp poster showing a butterfly on a flower.

UA’s Museum of Natural History will conduct the Junior Naturalist Camp virtually over the upcoming spring break holiday, March 15-19.

March 5, 2021

A Historic Swarm is Coming

Cassini Periodical cicada

One of the largest broods of periodical cicadas to emerge in U.S. history, Brood X, as it’s been named, will arise from the ground after 17 years.

March 4, 2021

Evidence of Predation by Octopuses Pushed Back By 25 Million Years

New research involving the Alabama Museum of National unveiled the earliest evidence of octopus predation in the fossil record.

February 22, 2021

UA Celebrates 95th Black History Month with Diverse Offerings

Black and white photo of crowd with Martin Luther King Jr

UA celebrates the 95th anniversary of Black History Month with fun, educational events throughout the month of February.

February 3, 2021