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Don’t Trust the Grass; Halloween Celebration at ‘ArBOOretum’ Returns

The Arboretum decorated for Halloween

Halloween and biological science merge for the return of "Afternoon at the ArBOOretum."

October 19, 2020

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Launches 2020 Food and Fund Drive

Students stand in front of a barrel at the 2019 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food and fund drive result day.

The annual Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food and fund drive kicks off Thursday, Oct. 1, at The University of Alabama.

September 30, 2020

Struggling with Virtual Learning? It’s OK, Help is Available

Big Al's Survival Guide to online classes

Capstone Center for Student Success offers help for students struggling to transition to virtual academia.

September 28, 2020

Groups Across Campus Come Together to ‘Get Out the Vote!’

National Voter Registration Day emblem

On Sept. 22 at 10 a.m., the Crossroads Civic Engagement Center and Vote Everywhere UA are hosting a virtual “Get Out The Vote!” meeting.

September 21, 2020

Sending Relief to Hometown Hit by Hurricane Laura

Lady stands in front of U-Haul full of supplies.

Sophomore Kana Webb's hometown of Lake Charles, Louisiana, was devastated by Hurricane Laura. Her relief efforts on the UA campus sent hundreds of dollars in donated supplies to those affected.

September 21, 2020

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