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UA in Study of Frogs’ Ability to Rebound from Infectious Disease

A national team of researchers that includes The University of Alabama will examine whether frogs’ ability to survive certain infections helps enhance understanding of human responses.

September 23, 2021

Bama Theatre and Dance is Back On Stage!

A poster for ARDT dance performance

The University of Alabama Department of Theatre and Dance boldly returns to the stage this 2021-2022 season for live, in-person performances.

September 21, 2021

Vaccine Access, Hesitancy Remain Barriers Among Black Alabamians

A vial containing a COVID-19 vaccine with syringes behind.

Research from The University of Alabama found that addressing both hesitancy and access at the community level is important to increasing vaccination rates, particularly in African American communities.

September 17, 2021

Pandemic Study: People Under Stress More Sensitive to Message Tone

Woman in red T-shirt looking at her laptop with hands on her forehead.

A study involving more than 88,000 people from 47 countries conducted in the early months of the global coronavirus pandemic found people are less willing to take risks than before the pandemic.

September 16, 2021

UA’s Industrial Assessment Center Selected to Continue Mission

photograph of the exterior of Hardaway Hall

The University of Alabama will continue its role as home to the state’s only Industrial Assessment Center that assists manufacturers in reducing carbon emissions and energy costs, while training the next generation of energy-efficiency...

September 16, 2021

Conversations, Culture Sharing Are What Heritage Month is All About

Carina Villarreal

Hispanic-Latino Association President Carina Villarreal said she celebrates her heritage daily in the way she lives.

September 15, 2021

UA Offering Tutoring, Job Training and Financial Courses

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 Culverhouse College of Business.

September 14, 2021

UA Culverhouse College of Business Cuts Ribbon for Hewson Hall

Kay Palan, C T Fitzpatrick, Marillyn and James Hewson and Stuart Bell cut the ribbon

UA’s Culverhouse College of Business officially opened the doors to its latest building complex during a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 9.

September 9, 2021

Free Flu Shots on Campus Start This Month

A student receiving a flu shot from a nursing student

UA will provide free flu shots to students, faculty and staff beginning Sept. 8 and continuing through mid-November across campus.

September 2, 2021

Pandemic’s Effects on Traffic Crashes Linger

Cars pass by each other on a road.

Despite a drop in vehicle crashes this year in the state, fatal crashes have increased slightly, possibly because of lingering effects of the pandemic, according to research from The University of Alabama.

September 2, 2021

Partnership to Develop Kit to Discover Drugs From Natural Sources

A scientist in white coat and safety glasses poses for a photo in a lab.

Researchers at The University of Alabama are leading a project with an industrial partner to develop a kit that speeds discovery of potential drug therapies from plants.

August 31, 2021

UA Launches 2021 United Way Campaign, Announces $400,000 Goal

Big Al holds a giant pledge card for the United Way that reads "$400,000

This year’s host is the Capstone College of Nursing, which selected the campaign theme Committed to Caring for Those in Need.

August 27, 2021

UA Researchers Tackle Plastic Waste as Part of National Effort

A jumble of plastic waste

Researchers will experiment with more effective ways of breaking down hard-to-recycle plastics.

August 26, 2021

Class Project Leads to Award-Winning Ticket Exchange Website

John Ritondo posing next to Jared Waller holding his cell phone showing the Student Seats website

A final project for two UA students turned into an award-winning student ticket exchange website.

August 26, 2021

Classes in the Great Outdoors: Birds and Birding

American bald eagle flying.

This course goes outdoors to challenge students to put down their phones and pick up binoculars.

August 24, 2021