University of Alabama

UA and Tuscaloosa Continue Shared Goal of Growing Businesses

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Officials say they expect new arrangements between the University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa’s business incubator to help entrepreneurs and generate new jobs. The Tuscaloosa News reports that the Bama Technology Incubator, which features on-campus support for startup companies, will now be known as Edge Labs. Officials say the name change is significant, as it will emphasize…

Red Level Track Athlete Signs with Alabama

A small town, Covington County student is receiving a chance not many from his area receive. Red Level High School senior Joel Phillips is Bama bound. On Wednesday, he signed as a preferred walk on to run track for the University of Alabama. “It’s a blessing because all year, I’ve been working hard,” Phillips says. Phillips was surrounded by his…

CBS Network Focuses on UA & Tuscaloosa

"What's Inside The SEC" series visits Tuscaloosa

As Shell Rotella presents in CBS Sports’ “What’s Inside the SEC” series, the home of the Crimson Tide touts everything from historic architecture to unmatched student-athlete traditions.   Categories: Alabama, News Tags: CBS TV, Crimson Tide, Shell Rotella, University of Alabama, Whats Inside The SEC

UA’s Incredible Nutrition Center

CBS Sports Report

See the CBS story HERE.   Categories: Alabama, Statewide Tags: CBS Sports, Crimson Tide, Nutrition Center, University of Alabama

Jail Records: UA SGA President Charged with DUI

Jarod Hunter was arrested in Tuscaloosa today.

Tuscaloosa County Jail records show Jarod Zakiya Hunter was arrested today and was released on a $1,000 bond. Last year, Hunter became the first African-American SGA candidate to run with the support of “The Machine”,  a secretive student political group. The University of Alabama released a statement that did not comment directly on the arrest, but quoted a spokeswoman, Monica…

i-TEAM: Trooper Shortage

If you drive Alabama’s roads, it’s hard not to notice who you don’t see much of: Alabama state troopers. You can drive for at least an hour in any direction without ever seeing one. It could be because they’re hiding, but most likely, it’s because there aren’t enough of them. Alabama only has 243 troopers on the job. That’s among…

University of Alabama AD Retires, Takes New Position with University

Bill Battle, Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama, announced Sunday evening that he is going to retire from his post to assume a new role as Special Assistant to the President. Battle, currently in his fourth year as Director of Athletics, had led the Crimson Tide athletics department since March of 2013, when he succeeded the late Mal…

Woman Sentenced and Fined for UA Sorority Scam

A South Carolina lawyer has been given a six-month prison sentence after stashing hundreds of thousands of dollars in a shoebox as part of a scam involving a $14 million sorority house at the University of Alabama. Jennifer Elizabeth Meehan,40, of Sandy Springs, South Carolina, was also fined $50,000 and sentenced to 18 months of home confinement Tuesday for submitting…

UA and UAB Board of Trustees Approve Tuition Increases

Leaders of Alabama’s public university system have approved tuition increases at the University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The system’s board of trustees voted during a meeting Friday to approve tuition hikes at the University of Alabama of $300 per year for in-state students and $1000 per year for out-of-state students. The rates are based on…