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UA Libraries Employees Release Video Explaining Their Now-Virtual Jobs

The University of Alabama Libraries is celebrating National Library Week this week.

April 23, 2020

UA Libraries Closed Physically but Open Virtually

The exterior of Gorgas Library

Due to COVID-19, all University of Alabama Libraries are closed until further notice, but the libraries support of the UA community will continue virtually.

March 27, 2020

UA Museums Goes Online to Provide Educational Content

UA Museums will begin livestreaming educational content starting March 27.

March 26, 2020

Moundville’s Knap-In Turns 20

A pair of hands knaps a stone.

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host the 20th annual Knap-In March 13-14.

March 4, 2020

The Results Are In: Gorgas Meeting Rooms Named

Two rooms that were once one room at Gorgas Library

Last fall, Gorgas Library held a contest to name two newly renovated rooms. The results are in, and the spaces have been named.

February 28, 2020

It’s Library Lovers Month! Here’s What to Love About UA Libraries

Close-up image of Gorgas Library

UA libraries offer a multitude of resources, beyond books, to the campus community. Here are 10 reasons why we love them.

February 11, 2020

Experience All Four Seasons at Family Night at the Museum

The weather outside won’t matter when the campus and local communities get a taste of all four seasons at the 10th annual Family Night at the Museum Feb. 8.

January 31, 2020

Gorgas Library Renovations Progress; Contest Open to Name Rooms

Gorgas Library administrators cut ribbon

The newest upgrade to the 80-year-old library is that Room 205 – a popular meeting space – has now been made into two meeting spaces replete with new technology, including video walls.

November 22, 2019

Alabama Writers Hall of Fame to Induct 7 in 2020

Seven distinguished authors will be inducted into the 2020 Alabama Writers Hall of Fame at The University of Alabama’s Bryant Conference Center March 9, 2020.

October 21, 2019

Moundville Festival Celebrates Native American Cultures

A performer hoop dancing.

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host the 31st annual Moundville Native American Festival Oct. 9-12.

September 25, 2019

The Long Drone is Over, Cicada Season Ends in Alabama

Newly molted adult cicada emerging from its nymph shell

Go outside and just listen. Frogs may be croaking, and birds may be singing, but the loud, incessant droning of cicadas that grate on psyches like nails on a chalkboard is fading.

September 24, 2019

From Self-Taught to Art Faculty, Exhibits Showcase Creativity

eerie photo of dog outside a house in the forest

Enjoy art exhibitions at both the Paul R. Jones Museum downtown and on campus.

September 17, 2019

Gorgas Library Open for Business; Renovations Ongoing

The exterior of Gorgas Library

Though Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library is only four months into its estimated 18-month renovation, it is open and ready for students to use its abundant wealth of resources.

August 21, 2019

Vuorovesi Trio Performs in Smith Hall’s Grand Gallery

The trio performing through the teeth of a large fossil.

The Vuorovesi Trio performed in the Grand Gallery of Smith Hall on July 22.

July 24, 2019

Watch Out for These Summer Bugs

Professor holds southern devil scorpion in hand

Most of Alabama’s "bugs" don’t cause problems for people. But, some can, and summer is the most likely time for humans and arthropods to clash.

July 24, 2019