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Falling in Love with a Sound

Matthew Meadows performs on a stage on the French horn with a pianist.

Matthew Meadows, a UA first-year graduate student, won second prize in the university division of the International Horn Competition of America in Fort Collins, Colorado.

October 10, 2019

UA Alumni Group Honors Faculty Members for Teaching

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association announced the 2019 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.

October 2, 2019

UA Research Looks to Asteroid Belt for Clues on Early Solar System

By examining meteorites, research led by The University of Alabama is tackling some of the biggest questions of our solar system, chiefly how the make-up of the inner planets formed.

October 1, 2019

Moundville Festival Celebrates Native American Cultures

A performer hoop dancing.

UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will host the 31st annual Moundville Native American Festival Oct. 9-12.

September 25, 2019

The Long Drone is Over, Cicada Season Ends in Alabama

Newly molted adult cicada emerging from its nymph shell

Go outside and just listen. Frogs may be croaking, and birds may be singing, but the loud, incessant droning of cicadas that grate on psyches like nails on a chalkboard is fading.

September 24, 2019

Million Dollar Band to Perform in 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Million Dollar Band spells out the word Bama on the football field at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.

The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band has been selected to perform in the 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, representing the state of Alabama. This will mark the first appearance by the band in...

September 21, 2019

UA to Lead National STEM Education Project

UA's Laura Reed

With two grants totaling more than $4 million, The University of Alabama leads a national effort to continue and expand undergraduate science courses that engage students in active research.

September 19, 2019

UA Research Examines Path to Cancer for Common Carcinogen

Shelby Hall's exterior

Recent research from The University of Alabama sheds light on how a common industrial chemical and potent carcinogen begins the path to cancer.

September 17, 2019

Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

A biologist at The University of Alabama uses a microscope in a lab.

The National Science Foundation granted a CAREER Award to Dr. Paulo T. Araujo in physics and astronomy and Dr. Kevin M. Kocot in biological sciences.

September 16, 2019

New UA Degree Mixes Music, Engineering

Two men talk while sitting at a table in a campus recording studio.

The musical audio engineering degree offers a balance between two disciplines to prepare students for careers involving technical aspects of music.

September 12, 2019

CARI Announces Inaugural Fellows and Campuswide Initiatives

The inaugural class of CARI Faculty Fellows.

The University of Alabama’s Collaborative Arts Research Initiative, a new incubator for interdisciplinary, arts-focused research, has announced its inaugural faculty fellows and several campuswide initiatives.

September 5, 2019

English Chairperson Named UA Associate Provost 

Professor Joel Brouwer

The chair of the University of Alabama English department has been named a UA associate provost.

August 29, 2019

Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Study Moves Forward

Two university researchers pose for a photo in a police training simulation room.

University of Alabama researchers have expanded their study of law enforcement use of force, forming a partnership to help recruit participants.

August 27, 2019

‘There’s Still Time’

A University of Alabama ecologist is integral to UA research in helping better understand freshwater mussels, improving efforts to conserve and restore the animal to the state’s streams and rivers.

August 21, 2019

Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program

Researchers in a lab hold a small device while discussing it.

Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.

August 16, 2019