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History professor recognized for Civil War book

University of Alabama History Professor Howard Jones received an honorable mention for the 2011 Lincoln Prize for his book, “Blue and Gray Diplomacy: A History of Union and Confederate Foreign Relations.” The Lincoln Prize, which is sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History ...

SGA senate calls for additional scholarships

The SGA Senate proposed a resolution Thursday to dedicate the current unused balance of the SGA Scholarship Endowment-Students Giving Back to Student program to offer additional students scholarships. The resolution, authored by Senator Christian Smith and sponsored by Senator David Wilson, aims to ...

Investment group generates high returns

The Culverhouse Investment Management Group, an investment portfolio managed by selected students at the University, has shown success after its first year of investing.

University’s rank drops in national public education list

The University of Alabama ranked 82nd on Kiplinger Magazine's "Best Values in Public Education" list, ahead of 96th-ranked Auburn University but behind six other Southeastern Conference schools. In the report, Kiplinger stated that they base their rankings on “a combination of academics and affordability.” ...

Bentley to speak at law school

Newly elected members of the Alabama Legislature will be in Tuscaloosa next week to attend The University of Alabama's Legislative Orientation Conference.

Mining company no stranger to controversy

Shepherd Bend Mining, LLC, is in the process of proposing a vast strip coal mine on property belonging to the University of Alabama in an area adjacent to one of Birmingham Water Work's major water intakes. The water intake located at Mulberry Fork could be subjected to contamination due to mining-related ...

Witt announces 35,000 enrollment goal

UA President Robert Witt announced a new enrollment goal of 35,000 students by 2020 at Thursday’s board of trustees meeting, according to the Tuscaloosa News. Enrollment reached Witt’s initial goal of 28,000 in fall 2009.