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UA Honors College Launches James C. Kennemer Center for Innovation and Social Impact

The James C. Kennemer Center for Innovation and Social Impact will promote active learning experiences and research opportunities for UA students.

March 8, 2023

UA Student Receives Boren Scholarship to Study in Brazil

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UA student Sean Atchison, of Chatom, has received a Boren Scholarship for the study of languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

December 6, 2022

UA Alumnus Earns John S. McCain Strategic Defense Fellowship

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Micah Presley, a recent UA graduate, has received a John S. McCain Strategic Defense Fellowship through the U.S. Department of Defense.

November 8, 2022

UA Starts Search for New Honors College Dean

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The University of Alabama Honors College has begun the search for its next dean.

August 31, 2022

UA Law Student Represents Alabama at Miss Black USA Pageant

Tionna Taite is pictured in her reign as Miss Black Alabama 2022.

First-year UA law student Tionna Taite recently represented the state of Alabama at the Miss Black USA pageant in Washington, D.C.

August 25, 2022

Interim Dean of Honors College Named

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Current senior associate provost for Academic Affairs to serve as interim dean of the UA Honors College.

June 29, 2022

UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships

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UA students Anika Cho and Kittson Hamill are the recipients of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

May 11, 2022

Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Honored with Annual Award

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The honorees have all conducted significant scholarly research and were nominated by faculty and staff research directors.

April 29, 2022

UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship for 2022-2023

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Jules Bates, a Randall Research Scholar and UA Honors College student studying chemical engineering, is the 60th UA student to receive the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

April 5, 2022

UA Student Receives Critical Language Scholarship to Study Mandarin

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Ben Borja received a Critical Language Scholarship to study Mandarin through an online program based in Dalian, China, this summer.

March 11, 2022

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity

More than 400 students from across campus will share their work with the community at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 4.

March 10, 2022

UA Student, Alumnus Receive Marshall Scholarships

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A UA student and alumnus were among 41 Americans selected to study in the United Kingdom through the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

December 13, 2021

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

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

November 12, 2020