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School of Music Premieres New Official Hymn at Annual Convocation

The exterior of the Frank Moody Music Building

The UA School of Music will premiere its official hymn at its annual Opening Convocation at the Frank Moody Music Building Friday, Aug. 20.

August 19, 2021

Weeks of Welcome Returns with a Splash Aug. 15

Five students posing for a photo during a past Weeks of Welcome event

The start of a new school year at the Capstone means it’s time for the highly anticipated Weeks of Welcome starting Aug. 15.

August 10, 2021

How I Spent My Summer Break: UA Community Shares Stories

Two people pose for a photo in front of a giant tortoise.

From interning in Washington, D.C., to hiking in the Galapagos, UA faculty, staff and students had a busy summer.

August 10, 2021

New Semester, Fresh Start: Get Involved on Campus This Fall

Three women sitting on a black bench outside are chatting. Each woman has a laptop.

The start of the semester is the best time to dive in and find student organizations and opportunities to get engaged and make friends on campus.

August 10, 2021

Welcome Back to Campus: Here’s What’s New and Changed

Denny Chimes

Get caught up on what changes to expect for major campus services this fall.

August 10, 2021

New Food, Beverage Options to Enjoy This Fall

a view of six students eating on the terrace at Lakeside Dining Hall

Several new options for grabbing a quick bite or coffee on and off campus will be available this fall.

August 10, 2021

Crimson Tide Takes on the Tokyo Paralympics

The University of Alabama will be well-represented at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics with six current and 12 former UA adapted athletes competing. Representing three countries, the student-athletes and one assistant […]

August 6, 2021

UMC to Offer Saturday Vaccine Clinics in August

Student Quin Kelly receiving his Covid Vaccine

Members of the UA community will have three opportunities to do their part to Protect Our Herd when University Medical Center offers Saturday COVID-19 vaccine clinics starting Aug. 7.

August 5, 2021

Everyday Champions: Karen Chapman, UA Libraries

Karen Chapman

As an employee of 33 years at The University of Alabama, Karen Chapman, who serves as director of branch library services, has seen UA Libraries go through major changes over the past few decades.

August 3, 2021

Summer 2021 Commencement Photo Gallery

The University of Alabama celebrated more than 1,400 graduates during the summer commencement ceremonies.

August 2, 2021

Building Bama: 2nd Avenue Overpass Opens Aug. 4

The Second Avenue Overpass elevating over the train tracks

The days of having to wait for a train to pass to get to and from campus will soon be in the rearview mirror.

August 2, 2021

Stellar Innovation: Students Turn NASA Patents into Practical Solutions

Three people pose for a photo inside a building at The University of Alabama.

Freshman and sophomore students are using NASA intellectual property to solve existing challenges.

August 2, 2021

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

On a black background, a man is shown from his shoulders up in a grey shirt and a serious look.

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