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UA Preview — June 17-23, 2024

UA Preview — June 17-23, 2024

Alumnus one of four in U.S. named Eisenhower Global Scholar, 12 Alabamians selected for rural pre-medical internship and much more. Continue reading UA Preview — June 17-23, 2024


Staff members in the Department of Communications are ready to help members of the media who are looking for subject matter experts or covering a story on the UA campus. Direct questions to Alex House.

Abbott’s research is focused around many aspects of entomology, including the current cicada emergence.

Maddox studies how social media contributes to viral pop culture moments, and how brands make Sparks Fly by using social media to capitalize on them.

LeFebvre explores tech’s role in relationships, from Tinder beginnings to ghosted endings.

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A female college student poses for a photo in a chemical engineering lab

Senior Seeks Out New Challenges in Path to Med School

Mountain Brook native Kyra Berger will enhance her undergraduate research experiences later this month at the Technical University of Denmark.

The 2024 class of Tuscaloosa Rural Pre Medical Interns

UA Welcomes Third Class of Rural Pre-Medical Students

CCHS welcomed 12 students who will take part in the Tuscaloosa Rural Pre-Medical Intern

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UA Alumnus Named Eisenhower Global Scholar

John Richardson was one of four in the nation to be named an Eisenhower Global Scholar.

The University of Alabama entrance marker is pictured with flowers in front.

2 UA Faculty Named Fulbright Scholars

Two faculty members received Fulbright awards for educators to teach and research around the globe.

UA National Alumni Association Receives Record $8M Gift From Non-Alumnus

UA National Alumni Association Receives Record $8M Gift From Non-Alumnus

Decas’ gift is the largest single gift the National Alumni Association has ever received.

Headshots of Raeed Kabir and Blake Yuenger

2 UA Students Earn Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships

UA students Raeed Kabir and Blake Yuenger are the recipients of the NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

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