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Senior Creates Greeting Cards to Cheer Nursing Home Residents

Demarcus Rudolf, a senior at UA, writing greeting cards for senior citizens in nursing homes.

Just in time for National Grandparents Day, University of Alabama senior Demarcus Rudolph started a project creating greeting cards for senior citizens in nursing homes.

September 11, 2020

Navigators Help New Students Find Their Way

three female students sit on the steps of Gorgas Library talking

Finding a place to plug in may be a little challenging this semester, but “navigators” can help guide students through their first year at The University of Alabama.

September 11, 2020

UREC: Helping Keep UA Safe while Active

Outside view of the Student Recreation Center.

Many University Recreation facilities are now open and back to regular operating hours, with safety procedures in place.

September 10, 2020

Culverhouse LIFT Goes Virtual to Support Learners, Business Owners

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 business college.

September 8, 2020

When Should I Get Tested?

A man is being tested for COVID-19.

UA has implemented a testing program to help keep campus open and students, faculty and staff safe. But when should an individual be tested for COVID-19?

September 4, 2020

UA Program Helps Small Businesses During Pandemic

The top of Denny Chimes seen through trees.

A program based at The University of Alabama helped thousands of small businesses successfully access federal disaster funds.

September 1, 2020

UA Researcher’s Tech-Focused Dementia Care Projects Funded

A female social worker and an elderly woman use a tablet device to communicate with one another.

A University of Alabama social work researcher's work in advancing technology to improve dementia care receives boost from NIA, NSF.

August 31, 2020

UA Program Helps Small Businesses with Challenges in Pandemic

Summer sunset on the quad with Denny Chimes

Over the last five months, a program based at The University of Alabama helped thousands of small businesses in the state successfully tap into federal disaster funds to preserve jobs and stay open.

August 28, 2020

Getting Connected in a Pandemic

Two females with masks sit on the campus lawn.

Things may look a little different this semester, but there are still countless ways for students to get connected.

August 27, 2020

UA Collaborates to Celebrate OLLI Day Alabama Aug. 20

An online OLLI class on a computer screen.

UA is joining the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Auburn University in celebrating OLLI Day Alabama Aug. 20.

August 17, 2020

UA to Help Bring Computer Sciences to Alabama High Schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.

June 19, 2020

Documenting Life During Coronavirus for Future Generations

Still Tide Together Archive project

The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking community input to document for future generations how people lived during the time of a global coronavirus pandemic.

June 2, 2020

Tuscaloosa Community Business Plan Competition Goes Virtual

The University of Alabama will host the 2020 Tuscaloosa Innovates Business Plan Competition that will distribute $25,000 and in-kind support to the top ideas, pitched in front of a panel of area business leaders.

May 7, 2020

Pandemic Doesn’t Stop UA Student From Still Serving Tuscaloosa

Abigail Gunter passing out bags of free breakfast and lunch to Tuscaloosa City School students

And now with the virus being widespread, how she’s volunteering has changed, but her heart to help has not.

April 29, 2020

UA Students Help Youth on Path to GED Diploma

Close up of hands holding pens and marking on papers

Two UA students created a student-run community program that tutors youth coming out of the juvenile justice system.

April 29, 2020