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Watkins: Growth of New RISE Student ‘Amazing’

Emotional expressions that are common between toddlers in daycare settings are significant milestones for Jaden Walker, a 2-year-old student at the RISE Center at The University of Alabama.

October 10, 2019

UA Launches Education Research Collaborative with Auburn

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The University of Alabama College of Education has forged an innovative research collaborative with Auburn University to address social justice issues in education in Alabama.

October 9, 2019

Suicide: There’s Help. Become Aware, Prevent.

Suicide Awareness Week sign in front of a rainbow and Denny Chimes

The University of Alabama Counseling Center’s Tide Against Suicide initiative is sponsoring Suicide Awareness Week Oct. 7-13.

October 7, 2019

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Launches 2019 Food Drive

A stack of canned food symbolizes Beat Auburn Beat Hunger.

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

September 30, 2019

UA Engineering Hosts Annual E-Day

UA students talk with prospective students outside of a campus building.

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will soon host E-Day, an open house for prospective students that explores the many opportunities the College has to offer.

September 19, 2019

UA Part of Initiative to Bring Higher Education to Alabama’s Prisons

A professor with an Alabama inmate

The University of Alabama partners with Auburn University in the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project to provide the state’s incarcerated population with a second chance through higher learning.

September 9, 2019

UA School of Social Work Launches ‘Own Your Vote’ Series

Own Your Vote Diversity Series logo

As the 2020 presidential election draws nearer, The University of Alabama School of Social Work has created a speaker series to highlight issues of voting rights and equal access.

September 6, 2019

UA Early College Grows in Enrollment, Increases Course Offerings

An infographic details the enrollment growth of UA Early College.

The University of Alabama's Early College is eager to see continued enrollment growth after expanding the number of classes high school students can take for dual-credit.

September 5, 2019

Alabama REACH Seeks Faculty, Staff Mentors for Students

University students pose for a picture in an office filled with independent living supplies

Alabama REACH, a support office for foster and homeless youth at The University of Alabama, will hold a series of lunch-and-learn events for faculty and staff interested in mentoring REACH students.

August 30, 2019

New UA Radio Station Provides Information for Football Fans

Alabama fans cheering on the football team at Bryant-Denny Stadium

When Crimson Tide fans travel to Tuscaloosa for football games, they will have a new way of getting information.

August 29, 2019

Registration Open for LIFT Job Skills Training Program

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Veterans and other adults, as well as teens, are encouraged to register for free job skills and financial literacy training via UA’s business school.

August 27, 2019

UAPD to Host Community Day

University police officers standing in front of the UA Police Center with patrol cars, bicycles and a police dog.

In order to help the community better understand how The University of Alabama Police Department operates, UAPD is hosting Community Day Friday, Aug. 30, at the University Police Center, 1110 Jackson Ave.

August 21, 2019

Bicentennial Bookshelf Promotes Alabama History, Authors in Black Belt

Two University of Alabama groups are partnering with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System to provide books promoting Alabama’s literary history to schools in the Black Belt as part of the state’s bicentennial celebration.

August 7, 2019

UA Senior: Military Vets Will Get the Help They Deserve

A female college student holds a T-shirt related to her non-profit organization

Kristen Jones, who will graduate from UA in August with degrees in psychology and history, has worked to establish Restoring Freedom, a nonprofit organization that provides counseling services to military veterans and their families....

July 29, 2019

UA Education Office Helping Districts Navigate Desegregation Orders

An education researcher speaks to teachers at a conference

Dr. Sara McDaniel, executive director of the Alabama Positive Behavior Supports Office, works with the Jefferson County School District to address its discipline issues while it navigates the terms of its consent decree with...

July 24, 2019