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UA Collaborates with Smithsonian to Create Digital Resource

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The University of Alabama Religious Studies Department and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History have formally collaborated to create a digital resource on the religious dimensions of the events that took place at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. 

January 4, 2022

UA Student, Alumnus Receive Marshall Scholarships

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A UA student and alumnus were among 41 Americans selected to study in the United Kingdom through the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

December 13, 2021

UA Professor Honored with Prestigious International Research Award

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Dr. Ravi Kumar was chosen for the distinguished Humboldt Research Award.

December 6, 2021

UA Student Chosen as a Rhodes Scholar

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A student at The University of Alabama earned the most prestigious academic award for American college graduates and the oldest award for international study.

November 22, 2021

Evolutionary Genomics Scientist Wins Outstanding Professor Award

Dr. Laura Reed, an associate professor of biology who specializes in evolutionary genomics, was selected as the winner of the 2021 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

November 12, 2021

UA, UAB Partner with NIH to Study Healthy Child Brain Development

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A diverse and multidisciplinary team of researchers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama was awarded a $7.1 million grant over five years to conduct a comprehensive study of...

November 12, 2021

Strong Partnership Fuels Alabama Mobility and Power Center

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The partnership fuels a newly-formed research and workforce development center to meet the needs of the booming electric vehicle market.

November 9, 2021

Grants Boost UA Climate Science Research Efforts

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Researchers from The University of Alabama are among those to receive funding from NOAA for climate science and community resilience projects.

November 3, 2021

English Professor’s Book Taps into Heritage, Zombies, Mystery, More

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Nana Nkweti's debut anthology delves into her Cameroonian-American heritage, spirituality, horror, poetry, societal critique, mystery, science fiction and more.

October 28, 2021

Run ‘Round the Mounds at Moundville Archaeological Park Nov. 6

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UA's Moundville Archaeological Park will host the fourth annual Moundville 5K Footrace Nov. 6 as part of its celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

October 27, 2021

UA Researchers Creating Digital Exhibition of Birmingham Artist’s Work

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Using cutting-edge imaging technology and digital curation, a project involving The University of Alabama will allow the work and stories of a well-regarded southern artist to be preserved digitally for future generations.

October 11, 2021

UA to Offer New Degree In Graphic Design

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design will open new opportunities within the program and upon graduation.

October 7, 2021

UA Art Exhibits Opening, Closing this Autumn

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Enrich your autumn with visits to these art exhibits around campus and downtown.

October 5, 2021

UA Art Historian Assists in Notre Dame Restoration

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Dr. Jennifer M. Feltman traveled to Paris to begin her hands-on research and contribute to the restoration of the historic Cathedral of Notre Dame.

October 4, 2021

UA Center to Spur Convergent Drug Innovation, Delivery

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Drawing upon expertise from across campus, a new center at The University of Alabama will help overcome obstacles keeping drug therapies that show promise in the lab from translating to an effective treatment for...

October 4, 2021