Beth Wells


Almost 9,000 people receive flu shots from UA, 39 cases of flu confirmed

Flu season is here, and many students and faculty took advantage of the free flu shots offered on campus. According to the UA College of Community Health Service, 5,744 students and 3,048 faculty, staff, spouses, and UA retirees received flu shots this year, for a total of 8,792. So far this season, ...

Studying abroad requires planning process

Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience for students, but a lot of work goes into the process before students hop on a plane and begin their adventure. The first step is to fill out an application online on the Education Abroad office website.

Allele lecture series hosts "Baptizing Dinosaurs" seminar

Students filled 125 Ten Hoor hall this Thursday, Nov. 12, to hear Dr. Ron Numbers talk about the revolution of dinosaurs in Creationism for the Allele lecture series. Dr. Erik Peterson, an assistant professor in the history department, introduced Numbers. “Not only amazing for what he’s written ...

UA Center for Economic Development works to drive tourism to West Alabama

The University of Alabama Center of Economic Development has partnered with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and Tour West Alabama to boost both domestic and international tourism is the area. Candace Johnson, the project manager for tourism and community development, said her job is to connect ...

Beyond Bama offers alternative break options

Beyond Bama, an action team of the Center for Service and Leadership at UA, is offering both domestic and international alternative trips for next spring break. The deadline for all spring break alternative trip applications is Nov.

University kickstarts food donation initiatives

Second Helping, the SGA’s new food-donation initiative, has already donated 1,300 pounds of food to the West Alabama Food Bank, and it’s only in its first month, said Virginia Pittman, director of the Second Helping initiative. About 15 kitchens across campus have signed up already, and Pittman ...