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Building Bama: Parker-Haun Tennis Facility

The exterior of the Parker Haun Tennis Facility between two tennis courts

UA Adapted Athletics officially opened the Parker-Haun Tennis Facility, the only collegiate tennis facility in the nation for adapted student-athletes, in October.

October 27, 2021

Moore Named 2021 Homecoming Queen

Homecoming bonfire

McLean Moore, a senior from Tuscaloosa, was named the 2021 Homecoming Queen at the annual bonfire Friday night on campus.

October 22, 2021

Sigma Alpha Mu Leads Fundraiser for Tuscaloosa SAFE Center

Numerous Sammy Safe Boxes stacked in a room

UA’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu is coordinating a supply drive and fundraiser to benefit the organization, which provides health care, advocacy and counseling services for survivors of sexual assault.

October 22, 2021

Faculty and Staff Accolades for Oct. 20, 2021

Denny Chimes with a tree partially covering the chimes.

The UA faculty and staff continue to produce scholarly and creative work recognized around the world.

October 20, 2021

Student Support Programs Aid in Record Retention, Graduation Rates

A decorated graduation cap that says Roll Tide Forever during spring 2021 commencement

UA set records in second-year retention rate and four-year and six-year graduation rates in fall 2021.

October 19, 2021

UA’s RISE Center Hosts BUY for RISE Fundraiser

A RISE student smiling while cutting a piece of paper

UA's RISE Center will host its annual BUY for RISE fundraiser Oct. 29 and 30 and will feature numerous bargains from dozens of local retailers on everything from clothing to home décor.

October 18, 2021

Bats: Dangerous Blind Blood-Suckers or Helpful, Biological Pest Control?

Eastern pipistrelle flying in a cave

Spooky? Maybe. But a researcher at The University of Alabama says most bats aren't looking to suck your blood.

October 18, 2021

Smith Ready to Take LGBTQ Safe Zone Resource Center to Next Level

Dr. Lizzie Smith stands outside of The University of Alabama Student Center where the Safe Zone Resource Center is located

Dr. Lizzie Smith has been named the inaugural director of The University of Alabama Safe Zone Resource Center.

October 15, 2021

UA Opens Search for New Engineering Dean

The front exterior of the College of Engineering's H M Comer Hall

The University of Alabama College of Engineering has launched a search for its next dean.  

October 12, 2021

‘Intentionality:’ UA Marks Historic Student Diversity

Photograph from the view of the steps of Gorgas Library looking out over the Quad full of groups of students sitting in the grass

The University of Alabama welcomed its largest and most diverse freshman class in history this fall. And the milestones don't end there.

October 11, 2021

Shelton Wins National Award for LGBTQ+ Advocacy

A headshot of Stephanie Anne Shelton

Dr. Stephanie Anne Shelton was recently honored with the 2021 National Council of Teachers of English LGBTQ+ Advocacy & Leadership Award.

October 11, 2021

UA Kicks Off LGBTQIA+ History Month with Fun, History, Support

Black and white photo of gay rights activists in the 1960s

Celebrate LGBTQIA+ History Month throughout October with support groups, history lessons, trivia, art and cinnamon rolls.

October 5, 2021

Everyday Champions: Caleb Hill, Environmental Health and Safety

Caleb Hill, fire alarm technician at UA, sitting near two fire alarms

A former professional wrestler and current preacher, Hill has worked to keep campus safe for 14 years.

October 5, 2021

Live in an Apartment or Residence Hall? Always Be Mindful of Fire Safety

a red fire alarm on a wall

Oct. 3-9 is Fire Prevention Week, a good time to think about fire safety.

October 4, 2021

‘Digital Learning Heroes’: Instructional Technology Teams Earn Award

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The University of Alabama Center for Instructional Technology and the department of instructional technology and academic services were honored with a WCET Outstanding Work award.

October 4, 2021