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SYTYCD competitor recaps her television experience

By Katie Thurber Contributing Writer Janelle Issis may have said goodbye to “So You Think You Can Dance” after competing on the show for five episodes, but she isn’t ready to say goodbye to dancing just yet. The University of Alabama graduate ...

Week of Welcome

The University’s annual Week of Welcome was extended to two weeks this year, giving students more time to explore different organizations on campus. Latasha Lewis, programming assistant for the Ferguson Center, said the goal is to get students out and about on campus and exploring their options.

HES professor recognized as young leader in tourism

Kim Boyle, a University of Alabama professor in the College of Human and Environmental Sciences, was chosen to be a part of the inaugural class of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Forty for the Future: Travel’s Leading Talent. The Southeast Tourism Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ...

Student excels in research, on UA crew team

John Canada has certainly wasted no time in his college career. In his two years at the University of Alabama, he has done more than many seniors as far as research and involvement go, and he has no plans to stop.

Three University professors win NSF awards

Three University of Alabama professors were awarded CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation for research in biological engineering, earthquake seismology and solar energy technology. The NSF’s CAREER award is a highly competitive research grant given to professors whose research displays ...

University Club offers students employment experience

Students interested in hotel and restaurant management can now get experience in everything from bartending to managing catered events through the College of Human and Environmental Sciences work with The University Club.

Tuscaloosa participates in tax holiday on many emergency storm items

In light of the devastating events of April 27, 2011, and the current hurricane season, Tuscaloosa will be participating in a tax holiday on storm preparedness items. As of June 7, Tuscaloosa and Tuscaloosa County will be a part of the statewide tax break on items such as batteries, plywood, duct tape ...