Articles By: Morgan Reames

UA Engineering, A&S open new workshop

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday to celebrate the opening of a new foundry at the Capstone. The new metal casting workshop will serve as a collaboration place for both the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences. “I am really excited about the opportunities the new foundry will present for our students,” Charles […]

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UA grad reaches summit of Mt. Everest

As graduation approaches, most undergrads decide to begin searching for jobs or focusing on graduate school. For Chris Cannizzaro, climbing the world’s largest mountain seemed much more appealing. When his friend Andrew Hillery suggested the idea of scaling mountains during his senior year at The University of Alabama, Cannizzaro was hooked. He and Hillery moved to California after graduation and […]

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Event to honor UA, Black Belt connection

The University of Alabama Honors College will host an event celebrating the University’s dedication to engaging with the Black Belt region of Alabama. “Promise and Possibility: An Evening Celebrating the Future of the Black Belt,” is one of many events hosted to celebrate work throughout the Black Belt and connect students, faculty and staff. To celebrate the desegregation of the […]

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UA hosts Relay for Life to raise money for cancer

The University of Alabama will host Relay for Life at Sam Bailey Track and Field Stadium Friday. Relay for Life is a national overnight event sponsored by the American Cancer Society to raise money and awareness for cancer treatment and research. “Teams have been formed, and each team is supposed to have at least one member walking or running on […]

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UA graduate a record-breaking climber

Andrew Hillery said when he told people he wanted to climb mountains after graduating from college everyone laughed at him. However, after graduating from The University of Alabama in 2008 with a communications degree, Hillery has not only climbed mountains, he has broken records. Hillery and his climbing partner and best friend, Brendan Batt, set the American record for fastest […]

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