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White House Honors UA Geologist

A University of Alabama geologist was among researchers honored at the White House Monday, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Alabama Citizens to Pay Tribute to Dr. Edward O. Wilson at UA

Citizens from throughout Alabama, including Crimson Tide great Bobby Humphrey, will join together for an evening of storytelling and sharing discoveries about Alabama’s natural world to honor Alabama native son and internationally recognized biodiversity expert Dr. Edward O. Wilson. The tribute is part Edward O. Wilson Week at The University of Alabama April 21-25.

$2 Million Culverhouse Scholarship Donation Designed to Give UA Students Options

Eyeing an opportunity to provide options to University of Alabama students, Hugh Culverhouse Jr. and his wife, Eliza, have donated $2 million to The University of Alabama for scholarships to defray student debt.

Former UA, Penn State President Joab Thomas Dies

Dr. Joab Thomas, president emeritus of both The University of Alabama and The Pennsylvania State University and former chancellor of North Carolina State University, died Monday, March 3 in Tuscaloosa.

Biodiversity Experts Head to UA for Edward O. Wilson Symposium

International biodiversity experts will join Dr. Edward O. Wilson, a University of Alabama alumnus, for research presentations and forums on the state and future of biodiversity April 22-24.

Educated Guesses 2014

For the 33rd consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year.

UA Wins 2013 Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger Competition

The University of Alabama won the 2013 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Food Drive by collecting 299,398 pounds of food to top Auburn University’s collection of 169,702 pounds of food.

UA Students, Professors Author Book Chapter on Autism App

Three University of Alabama students and two professors will publish a book chapter detailing their research in developing a smart phone application for children with autism.

UA Enrollment Reaches Record High; Freshmen Bring High Scores, GPAs

Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record high 34,852 students this fall, and it includes some of the nation’s most academically talented students.

New UA Lab Allows Students to Explore Science Behind Food

Students enrolled in food and nutrition courses at The University of Alabama should have no problem garnering some excitement for food this semester, thanks to the recently completed $1.5 million state-of-the-art foods lab located on the ground floor of Doster Hall.

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