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UA Student Chosen as a Rhodes Scholar

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A student at The University of Alabama earned the most prestigious academic award for American college graduates and the oldest award for international study.

November 22, 2021

2021 Graduate Shares Lineage with 1834 Alumnus

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Carlisle Washburne is the great, great, great, great granddaughter of John McLaughlin Smith who was among the first students to graduate from UA.

April 26, 2021

Robotics Contest Awardee Returns to UA 9 Years Later as a Freshman

Mary Virginia McKinley stands with Dr. Gray six feet apart beside the fountains

In 2011, third grader Mary Virginia McKinley competed in UA's first-ever robotics competition. Now she is studying computer science.

November 12, 2020

A Life Inspired by a Special Brother

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Recent UA graduate Tatianna Zambrano's entire life has been shaped by two things: her family, with its rich heritage, and her younger brother, Alex.

May 14, 2020

UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus

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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.

May 8, 2020

Reading Allies Literacy Program Featured in Bama Blitz

Reading Allies, an innovative reading initiative to improve literacy among elementary school students across Alabama, is the UA Honors College’s passion project for the upcoming Bama Blitz crowdfunding campaign.

March 11, 2020

3rd Annual Bama Blitz Online Fundraising Event Set for March 25, 26

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Bama Blitz, an annual online fundraising event, will begin at noon March 25 and end at 8:31 p.m. March 26, lasting one day, eight hours and 31 minutes in honor of the University’s founding...

March 10, 2020

UA Student on a Mission to Make the World a Better Place

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Emma Mansberg has always wanted to change the world. Now a UA senior, her passion for social justice and equality is making an impact, on campus and across the state.

January 23, 2020

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

UA President Stuart R. Bell speaking at a commencement ceremony.

The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

Leader within Oregon State’s Honors College Named UA Dean

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An English professor and associate dean who oversees the honors curriculum at Oregon State University has been named dean of The University of Alabama’s Honors College.

November 20, 2019

Open Forums for Honors College Dean Search Begin Next Week

Three candidates vying to be the next dean of The University of Alabama's Honors College will make presentations to the campus community the week of Oct. 21.

October 17, 2019

UA Honors College Freshmen Strive to Help Others in Alabama Action

Entering freshmen in The University of Alabama’s Honors College will strive to contribute to the Tuscaloosa community through service Aug. 12-16 as part of the Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Health Action programs.

August 9, 2019

Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation

Students pose with administrators to show off their Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award plaques.

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.

August 8, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

University students prepare for the start of commencement

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 15

The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 15, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 6, 2018