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UA Employee Overcomes Obstacles, Earns Bachelor’s Degree

Epiphany Wells always had the goal of earning a college degree, but life’s circumstances derailed her plans for nearly a decade. She graduates this summer.

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Overcoming Challenges, Realizing Dreams Together

Eric and Maleka Beal have never been ones to let a challenge keep them from reaching their goals.

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UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

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UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus

Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.

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Online Student Ready to Get Back in Classroom … as the Teacher

Becca Paholski always knew she wanted to work with kids. As a distance learner, she got to experience her dream job early, while still a full-time student.

Children's Program staff interacting with students through Zoom.

UA Children’s Program, RISE Center Carry on Virtually

While preschoolers from the UA Children’s Program and RISE Center are sheltering at home, they continue to connect with teachers, learn, play and even receive therapy through inventive and individualized online interactions.

UA Experts Available to Discuss Issues Around K-12 School Closures

UA Experts Available to Discuss Issues Around K-12 School Closures

Faculty at The University of Alabama are available to discuss aspects of continuing the school year remotely across the state.

UA’s RISE, CrossingPoints Elevates Those with Down Syndrome

UA’s RISE, CrossingPoints Elevates Those with Down Syndrome

UA remains committed to providing transformative opportunities to young children and adults with Down syndrome through two innovative programs.