Community Outreach

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UA to Sign Partnership to Make Job Site Safer

UA SafeState is partnering with OSHA and Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors to make a Jefferson County job site safer.

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UADM Raises More Than $252,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

The University of Alabama Dance Marathon raised $252,001 for Children’s of Alabama during its latest annual fundraising efforts.

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New Mobile App to Aid Gulf of Mexico Fishermen, Boaters

The app came out of a student-led project from The University of Alabama’s Management Information Systems program.

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UA, State Partner to Train First Responders on Mental Health Awareness

UA social work experts are partnering with state agencies to train first responders to identify, understand and respond to signs of substance use disorders and mental illnesses.

Hunter Dowdy (from left to right). Mason Janes, Casey Largin, Chloe Denorme and Kate Radovich present "Rachel's Lift" to Rachel Williams.

Santa’s Helpers: Students Build Script A Wheelchair Lift

After graduating, five students stayed in Tuscaloosa an extra week to perfect their senior design project – a mechanical wheelchair lift – before presenting it as a Christmas gift to a 10-year-old Tuscaloosa girl.

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UA Among 60 Finalists for Transformative Workforce Project

A proposal from UA to lead a regional innovation and workforce development project for an economically depressed region of the state has received initial seed money.

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UA Small Business Program Renews National Accreditation

The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network, based at The University of Alabama, was recently accredited through 2026, renewing its commitment to help state businesses succeed.

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UA-led Project to Improve Patient Care in Rural Alabama

With about $1.8 million in funding, The University of Alabama is leading an effort to significantly increase the emergency telemedicine capabilities in rural Alabama.

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UA Leading Effort to Ready Future Teachers of Computer Science

The University of Alabama is leading a program among six state universities to prepare secondary education students to fill the need for trained computer science teachers in the state.

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UA Exceeds United Way 2021 Campaign Goal

UA faculty and staff rose to the occasion once more to be champions for West Alabama communities.