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UA Students Safely Volunteer Despite the Pandemic

UA students brush horses.

UA's student-led organization Serving Bama found a way to safely continue vital, in-person volunteer services for Tuscaloosa nonprofits.

February 24, 2021

UA’s Capstone Agency Donates Valuable Work to Local Nonprofits

Zoom fatigue couldn't stop these PR students from supporting nonprofits who need help now more than ever.

February 16, 2021

Best-selling Author Headlines University MLK Celebration

close up black and white photo of Michael Eric Dyson

Several events throughout January and February will honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 2021

UA Part of National Effort to Strengthen Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

Healthcare provider with gloved hands administors a shot to a patient with rolled up sleeve.

The research coalition is aimed at strengthening the community’s role and involvement in an equitable campaign.

December 17, 2020

A Life of Adventure and a Heart For Service

Leigh Mayberry stands in front of an icy Arctic Ocean.

Leigh Mayberry has lived a life full of adventure. She'll check another item off her bucket list when she graduates from UA.

December 9, 2020

SGA Partners With Libraries to Extend Library Hours During Finals

Student workers at Gorgas Library information desk.

Gorgas and Rodgers will be open until midnight next week so students can study late for final exams thanks to SGA volunteers.

December 8, 2020

Giving at 90% of Goal as United Way Campaign Continues 

Tide United. Let Kindness Be Your Story

The campaign will continue through the end of the semester.

November 20, 2020

Veteran Suicide Awareness Focus of Operation Iron Ruck

A student marches to Tuscaloosa in the first Operation Iron Ruck.

Before UA and Auburn meet on the gridiron, student veterans support groups from both universities will come together to bring awareness to veteran suicide.

November 18, 2020

UA Family Reminds Students that ‘Giving’ is a Part of Thanksgiving

The Carrasquilla family (Laura in front with blue dress, Tatiana with green dress, Juan with salmon shirt in the back, their father Carlos in the blue shirt and mom Liliana wearing sunglasses) at their U.S. citizen naturalization ceremony in 2016.

Family carries on traditions of attending The University of Alabama while running a food program to help the hungry on Thanksgiving.

November 18, 2020

Free Program Helps Children with Disabilities, Developmental Delays

Couple holding hands with baby shoes

The University is offering a free new program, EI@UA, to support families of young children who have disabilities or developmental delays.

November 13, 2020

Moundville Archaeological Park Virtual 5K Supports Education Fund

The Moundville virtual 5K poster.

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will hold its annual 5K Footrace virtually throughout November and December to support its education fund.

November 12, 2020

UA to Launch Early Learning Initiative at Gadsden in January 2021

A classroom in a early learning center.

UA’s College of Education will launch the UA Early Learning Initiative at Gadsden in January 2021 at the University’s Gadsden Center.

November 10, 2020

UA Honors Veterans with Joint Veterans Day Ceremony

American flags wave on the UA quad.

UA's Office of Veteran and Military Affairs will join other local organizations to honor veterans at the annual Tuscaloosa Veterans Day Ceremony.

November 9, 2020

UA’s Intercultural Diversity Center Gets New Centralized Location

an arch of red and white balloons outside the entrance to the new Intercultural diversity center in the ferguson student center

Now housed on the second floor of the Ferguson Student Center, the center offers weekly programming as well as informal gathering space.

November 5, 2020

Alabama Business Confidence Ticks Upward for Fourth Quarter

The exterior of Alston Hall

The Center for Business Economics and Research's most recent quarterly survey shows business confidence is increasing thanks to new innovations and safety measures introduced to lessen the spread of coronavirus.

November 4, 2020