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UA Hosts History Conference on Connections Between South and Latin America

The University of Alabama’s history department is hosting a daylong conference Monday, March 27, that will highlight the transnational connections between the U.S. South and Latin America in the 19th century. The conference is...

March 21, 2017

UA Announces 2017 Premier Awards

The University of Alabama Division of Student Life has announced the recipients of the 2017 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service. The 2017 UA Premier Award recipients will...

March 20, 2017

UA Researcher Helps Identify Massive Black Hole, Tidal Disruption

Astronomers have predicted that big black holes sit at the center of all galaxies. A University of Alabama professor has contributed to a study that found one such black hole a million times as...

March 20, 2017

UA Graduate Student Wins 2017 Scholars for the Dream Travel Award

University of Alabama graduate student Candace Chamber’s will receive the 2017 Scholars for the Dream Travel Award from the National Council of Teachers of English. The Scholars for the Dream Travel Award is a national...

March 12, 2017

UA’s Religious Studies Department Marks 50th Anniversary

Now, five decades later, UA’s department of religious studies is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a showcase of its accomplishments by students, graduates and faculty. “A lot of units would invite people from outside to...

March 9, 2017

Educational Studies’ Graduate Research Symposium Accepting Proposals

The 2017 ESPRMC Graduate Research Symposim will be held Thursday, April 13. As many as five $500 travel awards will be presented to the top graduate students this year.

March 3, 2017

Barry quote

“My dance this year was created with the dancers as we explored improvisational prompts to move different body parts and to find unique ways to link with, connect to and […]

March 2, 2017

UA Prepares Dancer for Success

  A 2011 graduate of The University of Alabama with a bachelor of arts in dance, Joy Denver Spears got her start as a professional dancer in 2006 as one of […]

March 1, 2017

Altman quote about Mardi Gras

“There are fewer Catholics, and Catholics have been outnumbered by Protestants over time. But with those Catholic families, those traditions tend to endure whether one is a practicing Catholic or […]

February 28, 2017

New UA Class Reveals History of Local Lynchings; Marker for Victims to be Erected

As part of a new history class called “Southern Memory: Lynching in the South,” which was started at The University of Alabama this fall by Dr. John Giggie, 15 students have spent the semester...

February 27, 2017

UA Professor Selected as Fellow of Materials Research Society

The Materials Research Society recently elected a University of Alabama scientist to its 2017 Fellows class.

February 27, 2017

Personality Judgment Expert to Deliver Basowitz Lecture at UA

A University of California at Riverside psychology researcher will detail the evolution of personality judgment and how to do it correctly at the annual Harold Basowitz Memorial Lecture at The University of Alabama.

February 27, 2017

Minzoni quote

“We should definitely be planning for sea level rise in coastal communities, especially those on the Gulf Coast. . . . As a paleoclimatologist, I see sea level rise as […]

February 27, 2017

Rothman quote

“Talking about the history of the enslaved community is one thing, but re-creating that space and trying to give it material substance takes it really to another level.”

February 23, 2017

UA Professor: Political Identity More Complex than Traditional Labels

A person’s political identity – for instance “strong conservative” or “moderate liberal” – means something different from place to place, according to a psychology researcher at The University of Alabama.

February 20, 2017