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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

five students wearing masks pose next to a gray mid-size SUV

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

UA Ascends in Best Delegate Model UN World Division Rankings

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UA's Model UN team moved up 10 spots in the 2020-2021 North American College Model UN World Division rankings.

June 9, 2021

Art Alumni, Faculty and Students Combine Forces in Hotel Mural Project

The dramatic, large-scale mural is a prominent feature in Tuscaloosa's new Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel.

June 9, 2021

Celebrate Juneteenth with the Black Faculty and Staff Association

Juneteenth activist Opal Lee and Dr. Nikita Harris, assistant professor of communication and chair of the Juneteenth observation for BFSA.

The University of Alabama’s Black Faculty and Staff Association is celebrating the 156th observance of Juneteenth.

June 8, 2021