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UA Student Receives Boren Scholarship to Study in Brazil

A headshot of Sean Atchison

UA student Sean Atchison, of Chatom, has received a Boren Scholarship for the study of languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

December 6, 2022

New Microscopes to Position UA as Leader in Materials Characterization

Two men at The University of Alabama work on material characterization.

A suite of new instruments focused on understanding materials will give The University of Alabama an elite platform while expanding opportunities for students.

December 4, 2022

A Gift Like No Other: Ann Hodges and the Meteorite

the hodges meteorite

Ann Hodges took a frightening, one-of-a-kind event and turned it into a gift.

November 29, 2022

Student, Faculty Display Celebrates Día de Muertos

An ofrenda featuring tributes to prominent UA figures along with poetry by UA students is on display at the Student Center through Nov. 8.

November 3, 2022

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

A patient lies flat on an MRI scanner.

The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama. 

October 25, 2022

Get Creeped Out at the UA ArBOOretum Oct. 29

Spider web water droplets

Come learn about all of the sinister plants and animals of Alabama and trick-or-treat the grounds of the UA Arboretum.

October 17, 2022

Haunting at the Museum Offers Spooky Fun for All Ages

photograph of the exterior of the historic Gorgas House

The Alabama Museum of Natural History and Gorgas House Museum are teaming up to provide Halloween fun for all ages through Haunting at the Museum Oct. 24-28.

October 17, 2022

Renowned Artists, Craftsmen Featured at Moundville Festival

A group of Native American performers dancing

Nationally acclaimed artists, craftsmen and educators will highlight the 2022 Moundville Native American Festival Oct. 12-15.

September 29, 2022

5 Early Career Researchers Making Waves with National Awards

Two UA chemists work in the lab in white coats and gloves.

National grants allow each researcher to train and motivate a new generation of scientists and engineers not only at UA through instruction and lab work, but also through outreach efforts.

September 27, 2022

Small Wetlands the Focus of UA Effort to Boost Resource Management

Two researchers in mud boots pose for a photo by a forest stream.

Researchers at The University of Alabama are investigating how the role of the patchwork of small drainage spots across the Southeast is changing as flooding becomes more frequent.

September 19, 2022

Production Teams Set the Stage for Theatre and Dance Season

Students work in the costume shop in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Long before the Theatre and Dance season starts, hundreds of faculty, staff and students collaborate to create memorable performances for the audience.

September 13, 2022

UA Work Shows Path for Finding Early Life Here and on Other Planets

A man writes on a notebook while examining scientific equipment.

Using a powerful microscope, researchers at The University of Alabama have shown a method that can provide strong data in determining the origin of life on Earth and if life existed on another planet.

September 8, 2022

UA, Auburn Fans Clash in Citizen Science Competition

A blooming hydrangea

A new competition aims to excite everyone's inner scientist by bringing the gridiron competition of the Iron Bowl into the realm of citizen science.

September 8, 2022

Three Students Chosen as Research Administration Fellows

Three women pose for photo in an office at The University of Alabama.

The University of Alabama Office for Research and Economic Development selected three students for its inaugural cohort of Early Career Research Administration Fellows.

September 6, 2022

Lunar Magic and Cosmic Landscapes: Art Around Campus

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The fall semester begins with eclectic art offerings at a number of venues on and off campus.

September 1, 2022