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UA, ADMH to Host Statewide Events on Substance Misuse Stigma

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The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Mental Health will host a series of professional development conferences across the state in January for those interested in understanding the stigma of individuals with...

November 29, 2022

UA Beats Auburn, Breaks Record in Food and Fund Drive

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UA students raised almost 566,000 pounds of food to beat Auburn in this year's Beat Auburn Beat Hunger. Together the two schools raised over 1 million pounds, which helps families with food insecurity across the state. 

November 18, 2022

Taking Care of Heroes

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Inspired by a Vietnam vet's loyalty to a friend, UA students organized to clean up a cemetery for Veterans Day.

November 11, 2022

A Sign of Things to Come

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A group of advocates across UA's campus is working to remove barriers and increase understanding of the Deaf community's needs.

September 28, 2022

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Annual Food Drive Kicks Off

A red collection barrel for nonperishable food items sits in front of a West Alabama Food Bank trailor.

The 29th annual Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive kicks off Friday, Sept. 30 at the state capitol in Montgomery.

September 28, 2022

Culverhouse LIFT Learning Sessions Open for Registration

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Free tutoring, job skills and financial literacy training to be offered through Culverhouse LIFT.

September 1, 2022

UA VitAL Team to Host Conference on Behavioral Health

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The University of Alabama will hold a conference on emerging trends in behavioral health near the end of August.

August 10, 2022

Simple Ways to Save: Energy, Money and the Earth

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UA Facilities Energy Management engineer shares very simple ways to save on your energy bills and help save the Earth at the same time.

July 7, 2022

Flow Tuscaloosa Lantern Parade a Glowing Success

Flow Tuscaloosa's lantern parade lit up the Riverwalk, bringing people together to appreciate our water resources in a new way.

May 24, 2022

UA Leaves Nearly $2.8 Billion Mark on State Economy

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Each dollar in state appropriations for UA translated to more than $15 returned to the economy, according to an economic analysis.

April 26, 2022

Giving Back Through Hands on Tuscaloosa

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The University of Alabama hosted its annual Hands on Tuscaloosa event March 5. Students donated their time to help the community.

March 7, 2022

UA to Sign Partnership to Make Job Site Safer

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UA SafeState is partnering with OSHA and Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors to make a Jefferson County job site safer.

February 23, 2022

UADM Raises More Than $252,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

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The University of Alabama Dance Marathon raised $252,001 for Children’s of Alabama during its latest annual fundraising efforts.

February 21, 2022

New Mobile App to Aid Gulf of Mexico Fishermen, Boaters

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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