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Everyday Champions: Rhonda Hester, UASafeState

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Rhonda Hester doesn't just take pride in her work at UASafeState, but also in her passions across campus.

July 20, 2021

Building Bama: Peter Bryce Preserve

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The UA Board of Trustees passed a resolution creating the Peter Bryce Preserve, a space that will be maintained and preserved in perpetuity.

July 19, 2021

Is the American Alligator Population in Tuscaloosa Increasing?

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Is the population of American alligators increasing in West Alabama? A UA instructor says not necessarily.

July 15, 2021

Everyday Champions: Jeanine Brooks, Action Card Services

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Brooks led her team to expedite UA's move to become a completely mobile-first campus during the pandemic.

July 13, 2021

Q&A with Graduate Student Association President Quinvarlio Kelly

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After Kelly helped bring it back to life, the GSA is poised to continue growing and connecting graduate students in the coming year.

July 6, 2021

UA SafeState Program Earns National Award for Work During Pandemic

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The on-site consultation program was recognized nationally by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

July 5, 2021

Alabama Fossil Excursions Kick off Just in Time for Shark Week

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The landlocked Alabama Black Belt isn’t where someone would expect to find fossilized shark teeth, but there are plenty to be found.

July 2, 2021

UA Receives Study Abroad Award to Study Water Access, Quality

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UA, Tuskegee University and the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, will investigate water quality, access, expansion and cultural diversity in Alabama and Barranquilla, Colombia.

July 1, 2021

UA Receives Grant to Attract Underrepresented Students to Nursing Profession

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Dr. Robin Bartlett and her team have received a $1.2 million Science Education Partnership Award for their project, Health Sciences & Technology Academy-Alabama, or HSTA-AL.

June 28, 2021

Everyday Champions

The University of Alabama is home to champions both on and off the field and in and out of the classroom. Everyday Champions are staff and faculty members who work behind the scenes to keep the […]

June 21, 2021

Everyday Champions: Keith Norton, Culverhouse College of Business

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Keith Norton always wanted to work with people, and when a job opened up at UA, he jumped at the chance to help students.

June 21, 2021

Everyday Champions: Dana Williams, Student Care and Well-Being

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Case manager Williams helped UA navigate through the pandemic by spearheading the emergency student fund efforts.

June 21, 2021

Everyday Champions: Kristina Patridge, Dining Services 

When the COVID-19 pandemic made its way around the world, Patridge was ready to assist in whatever ways possible.

June 21, 2021

UA Habitat for Humanity Chapter Helps Secure $10k Grant

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The chapter is seeking more fellow students to help get back to building houses this year.

June 18, 2021

National Awards for Early Career Research go to Four UA Professors

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During the past academic year, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.

June 17, 2021