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UA Swim to the Top Participants to be Recognized at Luncheon

  • June 29, 2016

Participants ages 4 to 14 and University of Alabama and local officials will celebrate Swim to the Top, a four-week program designed to save lives and improve the health of at-risk children and youth, at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at the Benjamin Barnes Branch YMCA.

UA Selects Incoming Freshmen for University Fellows Experience

  • June 28, 2016

The University Fellows Experience, housed in the Honors College at The University of Alabama, has selected 34 freshmen for the incoming Class of 2020. The Honors College selected these members from a pool of more than 660. The selected members represent 17 states.

UA Professor’s Work Wins ‘Best Film’ at Black Film Festival

  • June 20, 2016

University of Alabama theatre professor Seth Panitch’s first full, feature-length film, “Service to Man,” was awarded the grand jury prize for best film at the 20th American Black Film Festival Sunday.

The film was one of 25 selected to be showcased at the festival, which is the largest of its kind in the country. The festival is dedicated to bringing awareness of entertainment content made by and about people of African descent to a worldwide audience. The festival was held in Miami June 15-19.

UA Matters: Benefits of Eating Carbohydrates

  • June 20, 2016

When eaten strategically in amount and type, carbohydrates can serve as a key player in not only losing weight but maintaining weight loss, says a University of Alabama nutritionist.

UA Trustees Establish Sport Technology Research Center

  • June 17, 2016

The University of Alabama will be home to a new center whose researchers will study the intersection of sports and technology, involving Crimson Tide athletics in an innovative approach to improve training and performance of athletes across the world.

UA’s Plank Center Announces Selections for Educator Fellowship Program

  • June 16, 2016

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama has announced the seventh class for its Fellowship for Educators program. Nine educators will have the opportunity to enhance their skills, as they will be placed in the offices of sponsoring organizations this summer.

UA Robotics Team Advances in NASA Centennial Challenge

  • June 14, 2016

After winning one NASA robotics contest, a team of engineering and computer science students from The University of Alabama successfully completed the first leg of another high-profile NASA robotics contest.