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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

A construction site with cranes.

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

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