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CCN Receives Grant to Counter Opioid Abuse in Walker County

The Capstone Rural Health Center recently received the state of Alabama’s only grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration to increase access to substance abuse prevention...

May 30, 2019

Building Bama: Paty Hall

A shot of the entrance to Paty Hall.

Paty Hall, which underwent a $14.7 million interior renovation over the past year, will reopen in August just in time for the start of the 2019-20 academic year.

May 29, 2019

UA In the News — May 28

The orange and white logo for the UA In the News column.

New Arts & Sciences dean announced — UA greenspaces designed to lure pollinators — UA research reinforces importance of seat belt use ... and more ...

May 28, 2019

Tuscaloosa’s Rude Mechanicals Group Takes ‘Measure’ of Shakespeare

An actress plays a character who pleads for the life of her brother near the bench the theater company always uses in "Measure for Measure."

The Rude Mechanicals, Tuscaloosa's free Shakespeare in the park company, is starting its 17th season with the problem play "Measure for Measure," directed by Dr. Steve Burch, UA professor of theatre.

May 28, 2019

Grant Allows UA, Invisible Histories to Archive Southern LGBTQ Life

two UA researchers

The University of Alabama was awarded a $300,000 grant from one of the largest foundations in the country to archive LGBTQ history in the South. The grant, given by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...

May 23, 2019

Messina Named Dean of UA’s College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Messina will lead UA's College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Joseph P. Messina has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama's College of Arts and Sciences.

May 22, 2019

Ricks Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award

Photo of Kenny Ricks receiving award from Chuck Karr

The T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership Award honors a faculty member who exemplifies the constant guidance and leadership necessary to make the College of Engineering exceptional.

May 16, 2019

UMC-Northport Recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home

University Medical Center-Northport was recently nationally certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home in recognition of its commitment to place patients at the center of care and to advance quality in the health care it...

May 15, 2019

Summer Enrichment Workshop Registration Open Through June 1

For the 40th consecutive year, gifted and talented students in grades kindergarten through eight can participate in a three-week arts and science camp in Tuscaloosa.

May 13, 2019

All University Web Content Must be Accessible by November

On Tuesday, Thompson will send an email to all University online content creators. The email will serve as a reminder to everyone that they share in the responsibility of making the Capstone accessible and...

May 13, 2019

Lochman Named 2019 Buford Peace Award Winner

John Lochman, a University of Alabama professor emeritus

Dr. John Lochman, retired director of the Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems at The University of Alabama, is the 2019 recipient of the Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award.

May 10, 2019

Historic Gorgas House Furniture Gets New Life

The Gorgas family didn’t move to Tuscaloosa with just their good name and character. They brought furniture, some of which has remained intact – with help – in the Gorgas House since the 1800s....

May 8, 2019

What You Need to Know About Measles

The recent outbreak of measles in several parts of the nation has brought the once thought to be eliminated virus to the forefront of media and everyday conversation.

May 6, 2019

Gorgas Library Begins 18-Month Renovation

Renovations to the historic Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, built in 1939, will begin May 6 and continue an estimated 18 months.

May 3, 2019

UA Professors Chosen for Fulbrights

A gallery of University faculty who have received Fulbrights.

Three members of The University of Alabama’s faculty will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 2, 2019