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New Mobile App to Aid Gulf of Mexico Fishermen, Boaters

a view from behind a man fishing on the ocean while the sun sets

The app came out of a student-led project from The University of Alabama’s Management Information Systems program.

January 10, 2022

UA, State Partner to Train First Responders on Mental Health Awareness

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UA social work experts are partnering with state agencies to train first responders to identify, understand and respond to signs of substance use disorders and mental illnesses.

December 21, 2021

Santa’s Helpers: Students Build Script A Wheelchair Lift

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

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....

December 20, 2021

UA Among 60 Finalists for Transformative Workforce Project

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A proposal from UA to lead a regional innovation and workforce development project for an economically depressed region of the state has received initial seed money.

December 17, 2021

UA Small Business Program Renews National Accreditation

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The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network, based at The University of Alabama, was recently accredited through 2026, renewing its commitment to help state businesses succeed.

December 14, 2021

UA-led Project to Improve Patient Care in Rural Alabama

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With about $1.8 million in funding, The University of Alabama is leading an effort to significantly increase the emergency telemedicine capabilities in rural Alabama.

December 1, 2021

UA Leading Effort to Ready Future Teachers of Computer Science

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The University of Alabama is leading a program among six state universities to prepare secondary education students to fill the need for trained computer science teachers in the state.

November 18, 2021

UA Exceeds United Way 2021 Campaign Goal

a group of nursing students wearing crimson scrubs smile while holding up numbers to denote the 2021 campaign fundraising total of $406,720

UA faculty and staff rose to the occasion once more to be champions for West Alabama communities.

November 8, 2021

Alabama’s Rich Culture, History Told on Mural Trail Throughout the State

Mural of Space is Our Place in Madison County, by artist Jahni Moore, 2018

The Alabama Mural Trail encourages tourists and locals alike to explore the state’s rich culture and history through public art.

November 5, 2021

UA Establishes Apprenticeship for Opioid Addiction Support Specialists

The University of Alabama is launching an apprenticeship program to train individuals in behavioral health and substance abuse recovery.

October 25, 2021

UA Continues to Strengthen Role in Economic Development

Circuits and electrical wires are connected with UA-themed tape.

A significant increase in external funding for The University of Alabama’s economic development assets highlights gains made the past year that support the University becoming an innovative driver of growth in the state.

September 29, 2021

UA Leading Investment to Address Rural Health Inequities

The University of Alabama will spearhead a more than $4 million initiative to improve health care equity by helping underserved communities in the state be more resilient to health disparities, many exposed during the...

September 27, 2021

UA Online Seeking Nominees for Military Award

U.S. flags line the Quad with Denny Chimes in the background

The selected honoree and nominator will each receive a tuition grant for UA Online courses and be honored on-field during the New Mexico State home football game.

September 21, 2021

UA Offering Tutoring, Job Training and Financial Courses

Free tutoring, job skills and financial literacy training sessions will soon be available to West Alabama residents, including veterans and teens, through The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business.

September 14, 2021

UA Kicks Off Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month Celebration

Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month

From film screenings and cultural discussions to dancing and food, there are many ways to celebrate between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15.

September 13, 2021