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UA’s RISE Center Hosts BUY for RISE Fundraiser

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UA's RISE Center will host its annual BUY for RISE fundraiser Oct. 29 and 30 and will feature numerous bargains from dozens of local retailers on everything from clothing to home décor.

October 18, 2021

Vaccine Access, Hesitancy Remain Barriers Among Black Alabamians

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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

UA Research Helps Spot Racial Differences in Concussion Recovery

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Young Black and white athletes have different experiences after a sports-related concussion, according to a study involving a researcher at The University of Alabama.

August 24, 2021

Bama by Distance Graduate Shows There’s Always an Opportunity

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With her bachelor's degree earned, Lillian Lofton — who turned 50 this year, too — plans to start a nonprofit.

July 26, 2021

Free Tuscaloosa StoryWalk Family Event Led by UA Graduate Student

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Families in Tuscaloosa will have the opportunity to enjoy storytime while taking along the Tuscaloosa Riverwalk April 11.

April 8, 2021

RISE Center to Hold Golf, Tennis Fundraisers

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UA's RISE Center will hold the RISE Tournament of Champions and a women’s doubles tennis tournament benefiting therapeutic services provided by RISE.

April 1, 2021

HES Faculty Celebrate Child Life Month

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UA’s College of Human Environmental Sciences proudly offers a concentration in child life at both the bachelor and master levels.

March 22, 2021

CHES Grant Writing Institute Boosts Research

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CHES has created a unique environment to encourage and support faculty in their scholarly pursuits.

February 1, 2021

A Capital Idea for Athletic Training

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As it grows and changes, the athletic training program is poised for success with its new facilities.

January 25, 2021

UA Part of National Effort to Strengthen Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

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The research coalition is aimed at strengthening the community’s role and involvement in an equitable campaign.

December 17, 2020

A Dream that Keeps Growing

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Lee Johnson III’s passion for educating young children has taken him from teaching music to proposing early childhood education policies at the national level.

December 2, 2020

Faculty Develop Innovative Instruction During Pandemic

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In the face of adversity, UA faculty embraced the challenge and evolved to create innovative means to instruct and connect with students. 

November 17, 2020

UA Expands, Strengthens Research Capabilities with New MRI

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A new MRI scanner paves the way for researchers to expand the boundaries of knowledge of the human brain, bringing benefits to the core educational mission of campus.

September 28, 2020

RISE to Hold Annual Fundraiser Virtually on 46th Anniversary

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UA's RISE Center will hold its annual CHIP in for RISE silent auction fundraiser virtually Oct. 1 and 2 in conjunction with the school’s 46th birthday.

September 24, 2020

Masks Can Make a Fashion Statement

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Besides offering protection from the spread of coronavirus, masks can express the wearer's individual style.

August 19, 2020