Category: This Month in the College: January 2016

UCRA Accepting Applications for 2016

The Undergraduate Creativity and Research Academy (UCRA) is now accepting applications for the spring 2016 funding cycle. Established in 2014, UCRA aims to fund undergraduate research and creative activity and to highlight the exceptional work of A&S students and their faculty mentors. Students selected for funding will present their work at the annual University Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference, held in the spring semester. They are also encouraged to present their work at regional, national and international conferences. Funding is […]

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New Computer Lab in Farrah Hall

Students and faculty at the University of Alabama will have access to a new computer lab on campus beginning in January 2016. Located southeast of the Quad in Farrah 301, the new lab is comprised of two labs—one 48 seat room that is reservable for classes and training sessions and one non-reservable 42 seat room. Both labs are equipped with standard lab software, printing stations, and presentation equipment. A list of available software can be found at Additionally, all of the […]

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Still Undecided? Tips for Choosing a Major

Here are a few ideas to help you identify your best major During your first two years at the University, you’ll be amazed at the flood of exciting ideas you’ll encounter in your classes. You’ll learn more than you ever thought possible about the wide range of majors and minors you can choose from. But all those options can be overwhelming and leave you thinking, “What’s the right major, or right combination, for me?” Rest assured: Advisors in the College […]

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January 2016 Dates & Deadlines

January 13: First day of classes January 17: Award-winning South African artist Jonathan Butler will be the featured performer for the 2016 Realizing the Dream Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Moody Music Concert Hall. January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed) January 20: Last day to add a class or drop a class without a “W” January 21: Last day to submit degree application for Graduate students. Application must be submitted online through myBama. Coming up February […]

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