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Translating UA Inventions to Society to Improve with Key Role Filled

Circuits and electrical wires are connected with UA-themed tape.

Efforts to address society’s challenges by the flourishing research enterprise at The University of Alabama will be boosted with the filling of a critical role that shepherds innovation created on campus to the marketplace.

April 6, 2021

UA Honors Week 2021 Highlighted by Tapping on the Mound

The Mound on the University of Alabama Quad

UA will recognize the achievement of outstanding students and faculty during Honors Week, April 5-9, culminating in the Tapping on the Mound, a UA tradition since the early 1900s.

April 5, 2021

Faculty Can Now Publish Research Without Fees Thanks to UA Libraries

UA faculty will no longer be charged a fee for publishing articles in any of the nearly 400 open access academic journals.

April 1, 2021

UA’s Champion Spirit Isn’t Limited to Athletics

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UA has championship-caliber programs and people in athletics and beyond.

March 26, 2021

Perfectionism Reaps High Rewards, But Can Also Bring Much Pain

Wisdom or perfectionism

Though perfectionism has helped many high achievers and people with Type A personalities climb to the top of their class, work, sport, or other fields, it also has many downsides that have to be...

March 25, 2021

New College Professor is UA’s SEC Achievement Award Winner

A portrait of a woman in a suit outside.

The Southeastern Conference announced that Dr. Catherine Roach, professor of gender and cultural studies in New College, is the 2021 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

March 22, 2021

Social Work Professor Named Distinguished Research Professor

Dr. David Albright, left, principal investigator for the vitAL initiative, discusses project details with Dr. Paul Moon, vitAL project coordinator, and Shanna McIntosh, vitAL director.

Fewer than 10 faculty members in the University’s history have been honored with the appointment.

March 16, 2021

Payne-Foster Driven to Improve Women’s Health Through Advocacy

Pamela Payne-Foster standing in her office

Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster was recently honored with the 2020 Linda Mays Volunteer of the Year Award.

March 11, 2021

UA Students Serve the Community through Hands On Tuscaloosa

This past weekend, 150 UA students volunteered more than 470 hours during Hands on Tuscaloosa.

March 9, 2021

Hey, Where Did These Nice Chairs Come From?

Three students sitting in Adirondack chairs around a lit fire pit on the Quad

The addition of some strategically placed outdoor décor is providing the UA community a place to relax, socialize or study.

March 9, 2021

Social Work Students Work to End Child Hunger

A woman and child carry a shopping basket through a grocery store.

UA social work students are working on a new online database that connects Alabama families in crisis with food resources in their communities.

March 8, 2021

UA Museum Offers Virtual Spring Break Camp for K-12 Students

The Junior Naturalist Camp poster showing a butterfly on a flower.

UA’s Museum of Natural History will conduct the Junior Naturalist Camp virtually over the upcoming spring break holiday, March 15-19.

March 5, 2021

A Historic Swarm is Coming

Cassini Periodical cicada

One of the largest broods of periodical cicadas to emerge in U.S. history, Brood X, as it’s been named, will arise from the ground after 17 years.

March 4, 2021

National Survey is Chance for Students to Help UA

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Seniors and first-year students can help shape the future of the Capstone by participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement.

March 2, 2021

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Events Across Campus

Celebrating Women's History Month 2021

From trivia to cooking demonstrations to national speakers, there are many ways to celebrate throughout March.

March 1, 2021