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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

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

April 29, 2020

Hundreds of UA Students Tutoring with Local Schools

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UA students are providing free online tutoring and academic engagement sessions for the remainder of the school year.

April 24, 2020

UA Opera Students Send the Power of Song

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Over the past few weeks, students in The University of Alabama opera theatre program have used videoconferencing and phone calls to sing to the elderly and others who may be self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 21, 2020

UA Biology Professor Supports Hospital COVID-19 Testing

Carol Duffy smiles for portrait.

Dr. Carol Duffy is creating biological solutions for DCH Health System to maintain the stability of patient coronavirus testing samples collected at DCH during transport to a lab in Montgomery.

April 20, 2020

UA Students Partner With Schools for Tutoring

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University of Alabama students will provide free online tutoring and academic engagement sessions for the remainder of the school year in a partnership with Birmingham City Schools and the Tuscaloosa County School System.

April 17, 2020

UA Helping Provide Coronavirus Screenings in Livingston

The University Medical Center Mobile Outreach Unit

UMC and the Office for Research and Economic Development are collaborating with Alabama Power and Livingston Mayor Tom Tartt to provide coronavirus screenings in Livingston.

April 15, 2020