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Fulbright scholars enjoy year abroad

Last spring, the Fulbright Program, founded in 1946 with the purpose of encouraging the exchange of information among different cultures, awarded four University of Alabama alumnae and one professor the recognition of Fulbright scholars. Rachel Hunkler, Carolyn Bero, Emma Fick and Anna Foley are all ...

Pell Grant effects not expected in Alabama

Recent changes to Pell Grant requirements have caused a decrease in enrollment at Mississippi community colleges, but similar effects are not expected in the state of Alabama. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 changed requirements in such a way that families now have to earn 25 percent less ...

UA Recieves National Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation and The University of Alabama are partnering in an $8 million grant for the Alliance for Physics Excellence Program to help better train high school physics teachers in the state of Alabama. Physics education in the state of Alabama has been on a steady decline in recent ...

With grant, UA leads way in computer science

Inspired by Alabama state students’ poor performance on computer science-based exams, a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow high school teachers across the state to work with University of Alabama students and faculty to provide higher-quality instruction. In 2011, only ...