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Student receives scholarship to study in Morocco

Caitlin Trotter, a University of Alabama Honors College student, was recently awarded a National Security Education Program Boren Scholarship to study Arabic in Morocco, beating out nearly 900 applicants. Trotter, a Huntsville native, said she became interested in Arabic and studying abroad after visiting ...

Professors utilize new technology

With gadgets such as iPhones, iPads and smartphones becoming household essentials, some studies suggest that using these items in a classroom are making what students have learned in the classroom relevant to things they learn outside in the real world. According to a New York Times timeline, the evolution ...

Foundation funds tornado research

Scientists at The University of Alabama in Huntsville are organizing a research program to better understand the April 27 tornadoes that killed more than 240 people in Alabama and other Southeastern states. Supported by a one-year, $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, the UAH team plans ...

Stoop kid gets back on his stoop

For the past 20 years, 90s babies have been kicking and screaming to see some of their favorite childhood shows return to television, and on Monday night, their tantrums were over. In response to numerous Facebook groups dedicated to the shows, Nickelodeon chose to dust off some of its 1990s classics ...

New housing complex in the works

Construction on a new, $41 million student housing complex is set to begin on the former site of the Delaware Jackson public housing complex between DCH Regional Medical Center and the University of Alabama campus. Scheduled to open in 2012, the community will include 774 beds within 337 units in a ...

Arts Council to build cultural center downtown

After receiving a $1.4 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Tuscaloosa Arts Council has revamped its website to include a new page: one all about their quest to build a new Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. Sandra Wolfe, executive director of the Tuscaloosa ...

Alabama students win at Campus MovieFest International

Students from all over the world traveled to Hollywood this past week to showcase their award-winning films in the Campus MovieFest International Grand Finale. Several weeks ago, students from the University of Alabama were invited to Campus MovieFest International, the world’s largest student film ...

UA students travel to Hollywood

Students from the University have been invited to showcase their award-winning films at Campus MovieFest International 2011, the world’s largest student film festival, in the entertainment capitol of the world: Hollywood, Calif. The festival will be held at Warner Brothers Studio from June 23 until ...