Culture & Community

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Annual Bama Blitz Online Fundraising Event Set for April 18-20

Bama Blitz, UA’s annual online fundraising campaign, will launch at noon Central Tuesday, April 18 and conclude Thursday, April 20 at noon Central.

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Public Invited to Participate in the 100 Alabama Miles Challenge

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development and partner organizations kick off the 2023 season of the 100 Alabama Miles Challenge on April 22 and invite the public to participate in planned events.

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Spring 2023 Issue of ‘Alabama Heritage’ Highlights Mobile’s Renaissance

For nearly 40 years, the city of Mobile experienced an artistic and cultural flourishing that encompassed visual art, architecture, literature and, of course, carnival.

UA to Honor 8 Faculty for Research, Creativity

UA to Honor 8 Faculty for Research, Creativity

The annual Faculty Research Day will honor faculty members for their research, scholarship and creative contributions.

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History Students Mashup Past and Future for Slow Art Day

Dr. Sharony Green’s students are bringing a global art event to campus.

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Golf, Tennis Fundraisers Benefit UA RISE Center

The UA RISE Center will host women’s and mixed doubles tennis tournaments and the RISE Tournament of Champions to aid in fundraising efforts to help its students reach their full potential.

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The April Agenda: What’s on at UA?

The semester may soon be coming to an end, but the events are here to stay! Check out some of these exciting activities on and around campus to put some

Students receiving their awards during the Tapping on the Mound ceremony

UA Honors Week 2023 Features Tapping on the Mound

UA will celebrate the achievements of outstanding students and faculty during Honors Week, April 3-7, culminating in the Tapping on the Mound ceremony on Honors Day.

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Women’s History Month: Spotlight on Female Student Researchers

Teairra Evans and Abby Foes are making history at the University of Alabama and beyond. Read on to learn how the two are making spaces for more women in the fields of science and medicine.

Women’s History Month: 8 Pioneering Women of the Capstone

Women’s History Month: 8 Pioneering Women of the Capstone

Meet just a few of the many female figures who made an impact at the Capstone and beyond.