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UA Student Receives Boren Scholarship to Study in Brazil

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UA student Sean Atchison, of Chatom, has received a Boren Scholarship for the study of languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

December 6, 2022

First Gen to Next Gen: UA Grad Helps Recruit Students

Derek Edwards

Derek Edwards helped kickstart UA's TikTok presence while earning his master's degree.

December 1, 2022

Professor Committed to Rural Health Wins Blackmon-Moody Award

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Dr. Hee Yun Lee will be honored during a ceremony at the President's Mansion on Nov. 18.

November 15, 2022

Air Force Officer Receives 2022 Legendary Service Award

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Neal is pursuing her Master of Arts in Management with a concentration in global business through UA Online.

November 14, 2022

Hot Off the Press: Students, Publications Rack Up National Honors

Students Ta’Kyla Bates, Caroline Karrh, Ainsley Platt and Lyric Wisdom at the media convention

Several UA students and publications brought home awards from MediaFest22 hosted by the College Media Association and Associated College Press.

November 14, 2022

Senior Crowned Miss UA 2023

Miss UA 2023 Ibby Dickson

The new Miss University of Alabama is excited to represent UA around campus and the community. The Miss UA competition is also a preliminary to Miss Alabama and Miss America.

November 9, 2022

UA Alumnus Earns John S. McCain Strategic Defense Fellowship

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Micah Presley, a recent UA graduate, has received a John S. McCain Strategic Defense Fellowship through the U.S. Department of Defense.

November 8, 2022

Faculty, Staff Recognized for Excellence at Campus Assembly

The Oct. 26 campus assembly was a time to celebrate and recognize the dedication, innovation and commitment of UA faculty and staff.

November 2, 2022

Faculty Accolades for October 2022

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The latest tally of scholarly and creative efforts of UA faculty reach from Tuscaloosa to Europe.

October 25, 2022

UA Provost Formally Inducted Into National Academy of Medicine

Provost James Dalton holding his National Academy of Medicine certificate

UA Executive Vice President and Provost James Dalton was formally inducted into the National Academy of Medicine during a ceremony Oct. 15 in Washington, D.C.

October 18, 2022

UA Global Water Security Center to Participate in 2023 UN Water Conference

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The Global Water Security Center at The University of Alabama has been awarded special accreditation to participate in the United Nations 2023 Water Conference, one of only 20 universities recognized with this distinction.

October 6, 2022

Faculty and Staff Accolades for September 2022

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From writing about the rich memories of family entertaining to winning awards for communications campaigns, UA faculty and staff have had a busy and rewarding September.

September 27, 2022

National Alumni Association to Honor Young Alumni with New Award

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The University of Alabama National Alumni Association will honor outstanding young graduates with a new award.

September 16, 2022

UA Honored by Governor Ivey for Disability Employment Initiative

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UA was named the Alabama Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities Large Business Employer of the Year.

September 15, 2022

UA Early College Students Named to Summer 2022 Director’s List

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A total of 286 UA Early College students were named to the Summer Semester 2022 director’s list.

September 8, 2022