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El Teatro

Students in a University of Alabama Spanish Conversation class use interactive theater to connect with Latino children.

‘Brain Matters’ Takes Over Air Waves

By day, B.J. Guenther serves as a counselor for The University of Alabama Counseling Center. After hours, she is the creator and host of the Center’s Brain Matters radio show, which discusses mental health in a more casual setting to help fight the stigma that still exists when talking about mental health issues.

Book Rush

To understand book rush at the University Supply Store, or SUPe Store, imagine a back-to-school sale of Black Friday proportions. Thousands of students pour into the store during the first couple of class days; waiting for them is a well-prepared staff of full-time, student and temporary employees.

Cooking at Bama

Healthy eating on a budget is possible, even on a busy campus. Skills classes such as Cooking at Bama equip students with cooking, budgeting and shopping know-how.

Helping Kids Stand Strong Against Bullying

APR students craft a campaign that encourages middle school students to view themselves as able to stand against bullying.

UA Archaeologists Discover Piece of Plantation Life

It started with a tombstone, but that one simple grave marker was the stepping stone for a group of University of Alabama archaeologists and their eager workers, teams of middle- and high-school students, who discovered a small piece of early plantation life in Alabama.

UA to Host Summits to Aid Transitions of Military Veterans

The nation’s top experts and researchers are expected at an upcoming national summit that offers a unique, blended approach to successful transitions for veterans.

Excelling in Both Time and Space

From winning Advertising Student of the Year to earning NASA scholarships, UA students are excelling.

With Patented Technology, UA Professor Hopes to Improve Electronic Devices

Electronic devices could be made cheaper, smaller and more efficient by reducing the complexity of their internal method of converting and regulating energy, according to a patent by engineering professor Dr. Jaber Abu Qahouq.

Google Grant Helps Gray Reach More Teachers with MOOC

With assistance from Google and the National Science Foundation, Dr. Jeff Gray takes computer science training global.

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