College of Human Environmental Sciences

New UA Degree Program Targets Addiction, Recovery

New UA Degree Program Targets Addiction, Recovery

The University of Alabama’s department of human development and family studies will prepare students to combat a wide-variety of addictive disorders through a new Bachelor of Science in Addiction and Recovery.

High-Achieving Freshman Class, Graduate School Growth Highlight UA Enrollment

High-Achieving Freshman Class, Graduate School Growth Highlight UA Enrollment

A talented freshman class that includes more than 180 incoming National Merit Scholars headlines The University of Alabama’s enrollment numbers for fall 2018.

UA’s RISE Center Hosts BUY for RISE Fundraiser

UA’s RISE Center Hosts BUY for RISE Fundraiser

The University of Alabama’s RISE Center will host its annual Buy for RISE fundraiser Sept. 14-15.

UA Launches Child Intervention Pilot for Traumatized Youth

UA Launches Child Intervention Pilot for Traumatized Youth

UA researchers are working with social service providers to implement an intervention intended to help manage problem behaviors in children who’ve experienced trauma.

Summer Commencement 2018 Gallery

Summer Commencement 2018 Gallery

All the sights from UA’s summer commencement ceremony Aug. 4 are captured here.

Are Pre-K Children in Tuscaloosa School-Ready?

Are Pre-K Children in Tuscaloosa School-Ready?

A University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences study of 393 pre-kindergarten children in the Tuscaloosa City School System indicate that more than 80 percent are ready for kindergarten.

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Aug. 4

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Aug. 4

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 4, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA Hosts First Collaborative Conference for RISE Programs

UA Hosts First Collaborative Conference for RISE Programs

The University of Alabama’s RISE Program is hosting a two-day conference with 30 directors, therapists and teachers from other RISE centers from around the nation to collaborate for the first time.

The Earlier the Better

The Earlier the Better

Findings from UA research suggest earlier interventions and ones designed to address developing social skills are more likely to be successful in helping address youth aggression and peer victimization in children.