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Here’s the basic information about The University of Alabama at a glance. Be sure to check out the UA Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:The University of Alabama
Address:739 University Blvd
TuscaloosaAL, 35487-0166
Phone Number:(205) 348-6010
Website:www.ua.edu/
Type:Secondary, Occupational, Academic, Continuing Education, Recreational, Adult Remedial
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:36047
Faculty Ratio:21 to 1

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  • Toxic Friendship: When it’s Time for Parents to Step in
    My teenage son has always been a pretty good child– not perfect by any means, but he was always someone who followed the rules and seemed afraid of what might happen if he broke them. He’s never been a risk taker and so when the subject of drugs and alcohol came up a few years […]
  • With College Choice, it’s All About Them and Not About Us
    Today, as I watched my high school senior walk into school wearing the hoodie of my alma mater’s athletic bitter rival, all I could think about was Sandra Bullock’s “Blind Side” portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy, telling her football-star son, Michael Oher, that if he went to Tennessee instead of her beloved Ole Miss, she […]
  • Great Big World: How to Nurture Your Kid’s Interest in Global Affairs
    It’s never too early to become a global citizen and start doing what you can to make the world a better place. If you’re worried about nurturing your child’s interest in global affairs because you’re afraid they’ll rush off to a Bangladeshi refugee camp, I empathize. At one point, I was in eastern Congo on […]
  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]

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  • University of Alabama courts First Amendment lawsuit for expelling student over racist videos ...
    Former ACLU officials are warning the University of Alabama that it violated the First Amendment rights of a student it expelled for posting videos where she repeatedly uses the n-word. It can't even legally issue the student a lesser punishment for her rants, according to a law professor whose focus is the ...
  • Campus sees progress for the performing arts
    The University of Alabama is in the final stage of planning a $60 million state-of-the-art performing arts center for the Department of Theatre and Dance. The Department of Theatre and Dance currently performs and rehearses in Rowand-Johnson Hall. The building holds a lot of the department's history, ...
  • UA must take steps towards real racial integration
    On January 15, 2017, Harley Barber, 19, former member of Alpha Phi and student at The University of Alabama, spent her Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday using racial slurs and derogatory comments on her Instagram. Not only did she offend many of her African-American peers, but she did so in an ...

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