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President Bell Announces Four Pillars of UA’s New Strategic Plan

President Stuart R. Bell announced the four pillars of The University of Alabama’s new strategic plan at a meeting with faculty and staff this afternoon.

UA Engineering Student Receives Prestigious Hertz Fellowship

Sarah McFann, a University of Alabama senior from Arlington, Tennessee, has received an elite Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship for 2016. McFann is the first UA student to be named a recipient of the award, which has been presented to fewer than 1,200 students in its 53 year history.

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UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art Showcases Miniature Art
Apr 29, 2016

Forget murals and mammoth outdoor sculptures. The new exhibit at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa is featuring art at the other end of the spectrum—not big paintings, but miniatures—through July 22.

UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program Celebrates 20th Class
Apr 28, 2016

The Rural Medical Scholars Program at the College of Community Health Sciences will honor the graduates of its 20th class, as well as alumni of the now two-decade-old program, on Sunday, May 1, at Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus. A reception for program alumni will be at 3 p.m. and will be followed by the 20th Annual Rural Scholars Convocation, where the current classes of the Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars will be recognized.

UA’s Order of Omega Chapter Announces 2016 Awards
Apr 28, 2016

The University of Alabama chapter of Order of Omega recently announced award and scholarship recipients and initiated new officers at its annual Greek awards banquet in Tuscaloosa. Order of Omega is the national honorary for fraternity and sorority members.

Baker Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award
Apr 27, 2016

The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s Dr. John Baker, head of the department of aerospace engineering and mechanics, is the 2016 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.

UA’s Insurance Research Center Produces Tornado Preparedness Guide
Apr 27, 2016

The Alabama Center for Insurance Information at The University of Alabama, in partnership with others, has produced the 2016 Tornado Preparedness Guide & Insurance Tips for the state of Alabama.

UA Student Team Wins Dow Big Data Challenge
Apr 27, 2016

A University of Alabama student team from the Culverhouse College of Commerce recently won first place in the 2016 Dow Big Data Challenge.

UA Preview
Apr 25, 2016

This week at The University of Alabama: Conference focuses on combining conventional meds with alternative approaches to health – Students receive graduate study awards – Short documentaries address issues of social justice, injustice – Experts offer shoppers insight on food label information – Theatre, dance to present curious nature of entropy in Tuesday performance

UA Matters: Deciphering Label Claims on Food Products
Apr 25, 2016

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg explains what some of the most common food label claims mean to you as a consumer.

UA’s Living History Festival Brings Historical Figures to Life
Apr 22, 2016

The West Alabama community is invited to meet historical figures from The University of Alabama’s past, learn a little about what life was like during their lifetime and make connections to the present during the second annual Living History Festival on April 23.

UA’s Documenting Justice Course to Screen Films at Bama Theatre
Apr 19, 2016

The University of Alabama Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility and the UA department of telecommunication & film will host the 10th Annual Documenting Justice film screening at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. The screening is free and open to the public. The five short documentaries that will premiere were created by non-film majors who dedicated a year to learning how to document and analyze culture and social experience – and communicate about issues of justice and injustice in Alabama – through videography.

Three Innovative Teams Win UA Business Plan Competition
Apr 19, 2016

Three University of Alabama student teams are on their way to starting their own businesses after winning the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s third annual Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition.

In UA Lecture, Researcher to Discuss Coping With Health-Related Adversity
Apr 19, 2016

A leading researcher in clinical health psychology will deliver the 2016 Michael Dinoff Memorial Lecture on Friday, April 22 at The University of Alabama.

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Dr. Stuart Bell delivers the 2016 Spring Faculty/Staff Address (get original resource)

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, UA President Dr. Stuart Bell spoke to faculty and staff at the Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting.

Midnight Breakfast (get original resource)
April 28th, 2016

We Remember April 27, 2011 (get original resource)
April 22nd, 2016Five years later, we remember all those affected by the storms of 4/27/11, and pay tribute to Tuscaloosa's ongoing recovery.

Class Rings placed in Denny Chimes (get original resource)
April 15th, 2016As part of a new tradition, UA Army ROTC students placed official student class rings for the Class of 2016 inside Denny Chimes on the UA campus at 6:31 p.m., Thursday, April 14. The rings will be removed at 6:31 p.m. Friday, April 15, before being presented to students in a ceremony. The time - 1831 in military time - symbolizes 1831, the founding year of UA.

UA Staff Feature: Jeff Pusch (get original resource)
April 11th, 2016Jeff Pusch, an instructor in the Department of English, explains how his English courses fit into the Humanities and what he loves about teaching here at the University of Alabama.

750 year-old Torah (get original resource)
March 22nd, 2016A 750 year-old Torah scroll, that survived the Holocaust, finds a home at Temple Emanu-El at The University of Alabama.

movie-far-far-away (get original resource)
March 21st, 2016Using supercomputers, high-powered machines capable of extremely rapid calculations, it can take a few months just to run the computations necessary to produce a 3-minute movie like this one.

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Research Magazine

Research in a Virtual World

Virtual Reality, in the hands of University of Alabama researchers, has a growing number of uses including potentially helping survivors of severe weather manage anxiety when new storms threaten.

In a Movie, Far, Far Away

Through simulations, astronomers like Dr. Jeremy Bailin and his University of Alabama colleague, Dr. Dean Townsley, gain insight into objects in space that is not possible through observations alone,

Whistle While You Work: Researchers Try Unlocking Key to Happiness

What’s the key to happiness at work? University of Alabama researchers have found some answers.

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Dialog

Dialog featured story image Hearing on the Highway

University of Alabama students take a hearing clinic on the road to rural Alabama counties.

Dialog featured story image A Survivor Comes Home

Saved from the Holocaust, a Torah is brought to Temple Emanu-El on the UA campus, where a member of the congregation helps discover its true – and astounding – age.

Dialog featured story image Last Lecture Focuses on Lessons Learned

Dr. Chris Roberts, UA professor and alumnus, shares what he feels is most important for his students to know during the 2016 Last Lecture.

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Undergraduate Magazine

Undergraduate featured story image Find Your Passion: ‘The Ability to Soar’

The gravity of impending brain surgery becomes clearer to Madison Darling while sitting in her doctor’s office.

Undergraduate featured story image Find Your Passion: Seeing Triple

Tennis, volleyball, dance … you name it, and the Rogers triplets did it … together. The University of Alabama seniors say the Capstone has provided opportunity for individual growth.

Undergraduate featured story image Find Your Passion: A Consummate Scientist

A Colorado native found her passion upon hearing a UA biomedical researcher present. It’s taken her to new levels.

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