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Tag: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

Matt Wielicki
Outgoing UA professor — Universities ‘no longer places that embrace the freedom of exchanging ideas’

Speaking up about issues like climate and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion policies was “career suicide,” according to University of Alabama assistant Professor Dr. Matthew Wielicki.

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University of Alabama modeling helps law enforcement crack down on human trafficking

Computer modeling developed by one University of Alabama (UA) research team to combat sex trafficking has led to more than 100 arrests in West Alabama over the last year.

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Alabama basketball player Darius Miles charged with capital murder in fatal shooting

After being sidelined for the remainder of the season due to an ankle injury, Crimson Tide basketball player Darius Miles has been charged with capital murder related to a fatal shooting near campus early Sunday morning.

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Crimson Tide football legend John Hannah — 'I always loved Alabama'; Says Bear Bryant taught him how to 'outwork everybody'

During an appearance on this week's "1819 News: The Podcast," NFL Hall of Fame offensive lineman John Hannah, who starred at the University of Alabama, discussed his football career, including playing for legendary football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant.

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30 years later: Gene Stallings and the 1992 Alabama National Championship team remembered
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Alabama athletics: A year in review 2022

Another year is in the books and it was another positive year for the University of Alabama athletic department.

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Did Richard Shelby earmark $10 million for his own University of Alabama 'institute'?

Somewhat unnoticed among the estimated $666.4 million in earmarks, as calculated by CQ Roll Call, secured by outgoing U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) was a line item for $10 million for the University of Alabama.

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106 years ago today: Alabama’s blind golfing legend Charley Boswell born in Birmingham

On an autumn day in 1970, former Crimson Tide football player and World War II veteran Charley Boswell miraculously scored a hole-in-one on the 17th course of the Vestavia Country Club. It just so happens that Boswell was blind.

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Bama wins Iron Bowl of food drives, sets new record for food raised for Alabama’s hungry

Every Alabamian knows about the Iron Bowl, but football isn’t the only way Auburn and Alabama face off in November.

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University of Alabama reduces liberal arts core curriculum graduation requirements starting in 2025

A new core curriculum reducing some liberal arts requirements was approved by University of Alabama faculty on Wednesday.

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University of Alabama looking to reduce general education requirements for future students

Students at the University of Alabama (UA) in 2025 might not be spending as much time studying certain core classes, according to a proposed curriculum that will be decided on by November 15.

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University of Alabama rakes in record $160 million from federal government for sponsored projects, more from other sponsors

In fiscal year 2022, the University of Alabama received $211.4 million in sponsored awards, $159.5 million of which were from the federal government.

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University of Alabama: SCOTUS decision on affirmative action would 'not impact' admissions policy

The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) is hearing arguments Monday in favor of and against affirmative action policies, which make race a factor in admissions to both public and private universities.

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UA doctoral students offer money to students attending Matt Walsh event for participation in survey about white supremacy, homophobia and extremism

During Thursday’s Young Americans for Freedom event at the University of Alabama, attended by conservative commentator Matt Walsh, a UA doctoral student offered students waiting in line money to complete a survey that probed them about their associations with extremist groups.

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‘There’s nothing to fight for aside from the truth’: Matt Walsh speaks to students at University of Alabama

Podcast host and conservative commentator Matt Walsh spoke at the University of Alabama (UA) Thursday night about his new documentary “What is a Woman?” which questions the logic of the gender ideology movement. 

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Anti-capitalist 'UA Leftists' group plans anti-Matt Walsh protest in Tuscaloosa

A group called UA Leftists, also formerly known as the University of Alabama Youth Democratic Socialists of America, is planning a protest for Matt Walsh’s appearance in Tuscaloosa on Thursday.

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Capstone Free Press seeks to offer University of Alabama students an alternative to left-wing Crimson White

For over a century, the student-run campus newspaper, The Crimson White, has informed University of Alabama (UA) students about campus events. But now, many conservative students are turning to a new outlet to receive campus news.

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Matt Walsh’s ‘What is a Woman?’ tour headed to University of Alabama

Matt Walsh’s “What is a woman?” fall tour is making a stop in Tuscaloosa on Oct. 27 despite some complaints from students about the conservative commentator.

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'Delete Dixie': University of Alabama faculty, students petition to censor fight song

A small group of people at the University of Alabama is petitioning the school to remove “Dixie” from its “Yea, Alabama!” fight song in favor of a “more appropriate term."

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Only 38% of University of Alabama freshman enrollment from Alabama; Less than half undergrad students in-state

The University of Alabama (UA) reported a record-breaking freshman class on Monday, totaling 8,037 students, only 37% of whom are from Alabama.

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Auburn ranked highest among Alabama universities, top 100 in the nation; UAB, UA tied for No. 137

Auburn University was ranked the highest among universities in Alabama this year by U.S. News.

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'Not safe to speak' — See how UAB, Auburn, Alabama fare in collegiate free speech survey

Auburn University is the top school in Alabama when it comes to free speech, according to a report released this week.

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Back on top -- University of Alabama extends Nick Saban, making him highest paid coach in college football again

Although University of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart got the best of Nick Saban in January, the legendary University of Alabama head coach again has bragging rights over his former defensive coordinator.

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Beer in the bleachers – Tuscaloosa City Council approves alcohol sales at Bryant-Denny

The Tuscaloosa City Council approved a concession application to sell alcohol inside football games at the University of Alabama (UA) Tuesday.

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Buzz swirls about HBO, Vice Studios wiretapping women during sorority recruitment at the University of Alabama

A rumor of girls wearing wiretaps caused paranoia among sororities at the University of Alabama (UA) last week. One girl claims she was dropped from the recruitment process after being accused of wearing a mic. 

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State Sen. Orr says Alabama, Auburn fight against the legislature on the horizon over school autonomy

According to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), chairman of the House Education Trust Fund Budget Committee, Auburn University and the University of Alabama could be working to oppose the legislature's authority over the two schools.

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Former Alabama WR John Metchie III diagnosed with leukemia

Former Alabama wide receiver John Metchie III said on Sunday that he was diagnosed with leukemia and will probably not play in his first NFL season with the Houston Texans.  

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