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Former Wall Street Journal writer to discuss civil rights

Former Wall Street Journal writer to discuss civil rights

February 23, 2012

Douglas Blackmon, The Wall Street Journal’s former bureau chief in Atlanta, will discuss his book, “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II,”...

IdeaLAB bonds business and engineering colleges

February 14, 2012

The Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration and the College of Engineering have come together to create a new learning environment called IdeaLAB. A number of faculty members from each...

Courthouse adds to history

January 19, 2012

A dedication ceremony on Dec. 18, 2011 revealed the new Federal Building and United States Courthouse located in Tuscaloosa. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby were...

County plans Christmas parade

December 1, 2011

The Tuscaloosa County Parks and Recreation Authority will host the 36th Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade on Monday, Dec. 5. With the events of April 27th still looming, this year’s theme is “A...

Alabama Reach provides support for students

November 2, 2011

Faculty members and students have been working since last fall to create a program to help students who have been involved in foster care, are emancipated or are wards of the state. The program, Alabama...

Students, faculty protest social inequality

October 20, 2011

A group of students and faculty assembled outside Foster Auditorium to hold a peaceful protest march from the Malone-Hood Plaza to the Ferguson Center Plaza on Wednesday. The protesters represented numerous...

A look inside the recycling process at the University

A look inside the recycling process at the University

October 6, 2011

Every item placed in a recycling bin on the UA campus is taken to the University Recycling Center. Located on 14th Street, the University Recycling Center is the destination for typical recyclable products:...

Greek houses grow along with community

Greek houses grow along with community

September 7, 2011

Nearly three years ago, a lot on University Boulevard became free, and Alpha Tau Omega fraternity was selected from a number of fraternities to build a new house on this land. Since that time, plans were...

Groups look to tap students for relief aid

August 24, 2011

As the school year begins, both returning and new students may wonder how to get involved with the continued tornado relief efforts. So far, students and faculty from the University have contributed to...

Area schools to build shelters

August 3, 2011

Though the Southeast has always experienced tornadic weather, the April 27 tornado spurred increased awareness of the importance of weather preparedness at home, work and in the classroom. Of nine Tuscaloosa...

Communications students create video on tornado

July 27, 2011

Communication students have their “Minds on Tuscaloosa” following the tornado that hit the city in late April. In the wake of the April 27 tornado, Tuscaloosa residents were faced with a new set of...

Friends reflect on student's life

Friends reflect on student’s life

July 20, 2011

Bryan Paul Wilkins, 23, died on July 3 of unknown causes. After his death, family and friends mourned the loss of a beloved young man. The Mass of Christian Burial and visitation were held on July 7 at...

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