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Back to School: First Day UA

Dr. Myron Pope poses for the camera with four students, two of which hold signs reading "First Day UA" 2021

Welcome back to campus! Here's a look inside the first day of the fall semester.

August 19, 2021

UA Engineering Faculty Receives Fulbright Award

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Dr. Leigh Terry received a Fulbright Specialist Award to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships through educational and training activities within environmental science.

August 19, 2021

School of Music Premieres New Official Hymn at Annual Convocation

The exterior of the Frank Moody Music Building

The UA School of Music will premiere its official hymn at its annual Opening Convocation at the Frank Moody Music Building Friday, Aug. 20.

August 19, 2021

Faculty and Staff Accolades for Aug. 18, 2021

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See this month's faculty and staff awards and publications along with the first Campus Career Influencers.

August 18, 2021

UMC Opens Carrollton Location

A nurse talking to a patient in a clinic exam room

University Medical Center recently opened a location in Carrollton, Alabama, to provide primary health care services to the rural Pickens County community.

August 13, 2021

In Honor of Elephants: a Photo Tour of Our Campus Herd

World Elephant Day is officially Aug. 12, but every day is elephant day at the Capstone.

August 11, 2021

Not Just for Students, Campus Dining Serves Faculty and Staff, Too

Lakeside Dining

Fantastic Fridays are back! UA faculty and staff can once again enjoy eating at campus dining halls on Fridays bi-monthly for $5.50.

August 10, 2021

How I Spent My Summer Break: UA Community Shares Stories

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From interning in Washington, D.C., to hiking in the Galapagos, UA faculty, staff and students had a busy summer.

August 10, 2021

New Semester, Fresh Start: Get Involved on Campus This Fall

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The start of the semester is the best time to dive in and find student organizations and opportunities to get engaged and make friends on campus.

August 10, 2021

Welcome Back to Campus: Here’s What’s New and Changed

Denny Chimes

Get caught up on what changes to expect for major campus services this fall.

August 10, 2021

New Food, Beverage Options to Enjoy This Fall

a view of six students eating on the terrace at Lakeside Dining Hall

Several new options for grabbing a quick bite or coffee on and off campus will be available this fall.

August 10, 2021

Crimson Tide Takes on the Tokyo Paralympics

The University of Alabama will be well-represented at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics with six current and 12 former UA adapted athletes competing. Representing three countries, the student-athletes and one assistant […]

August 6, 2021

Busy Summer? Us, Too: Catch up with UA’s Top Stories Since May

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Here’s a roundup of the biggest UA news stories from May, June and July. 

August 6, 2021

UA Professor Wins Fulbright Awards

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Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar was recently selected for two grants from the prestigious Fulbright program to teach and research abroad.

August 5, 2021

Building Bama: 2nd Avenue Overpass Opens Aug. 4

The Second Avenue Overpass elevating over the train tracks

The days of having to wait for a train to pass to get to and from campus will soon be in the rearview mirror.

August 2, 2021