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Bama by Distance Graduate Shows There’s Always an Opportunity

Smiling at the camera is a man and a woman, dressed in a military uniform and formal gown.

With her bachelor's degree earned, Lillian Lofton — who turned 50 this year, too — plans to start a nonprofit.

July 26, 2021

Everyday Champions: Theo Bruinton, Athletic Facilities

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Bruinton loves leading a team making UA athletic facilities safe and welcoming for all.

July 26, 2021

Building Bama: Peter Bryce Preserve

A large obelisk identifying Peter Bryce Preserve at the entrance of the preserve

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

Summer 2021 Graduate Candidates Announced at UA

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The University of Alabama will award more than 1,400 degrees during summer commencement.

July 16, 2021

UA Astrobotics Takes First Place Once Again in NASA Competition

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The team, made up of 50 active student members, overcame many challenges to clinch the title for UA for the seventh time.

July 15, 2021

Is the American Alligator Population in Tuscaloosa Increasing?

Alligator spotted by Dr. Scott Jones

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

July 15, 2021

Crimson Tide Rolls All the Way to the Summer Olympics

A woman is swimming the backstroke, with one arm getting ready to paddle. Crimson and white lane lines are also shown in the pool.

4 current UA student-athletes and 17 alumni are representing 13 countries in this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.

July 13, 2021

Back-to-School Checklist: 8 Things to Do to Get Ready for Fall

Fall semester is just around the corner. Are you ready?

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

Alabama Fossil Excursions Kick off Just in Time for Shark Week

Ancient fossilized Alabama shark teeth

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 Habitat for Humanity Chapter Helps Secure $10k Grant

UA Habitat for Humanity students standing in front of a completed home.

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

June 18, 2021

UA team named Year Three Champion in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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UA's team has taken the lead in the third year of this automotive engineering competition.

June 18, 2021

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Spring 2021 Term

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The UA Spring 2021 Dean’s and President’s lists recognizes 11,813 full-time undergraduate students.

June 14, 2021

6 Need-to-Know Tips Before Attending Bama Bound

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Check out a few helpful tips before attending your Bama Bound session.

June 10, 2021