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Alabama looking for new rugby coach

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Mason Smith The University of Alabama's Rugby Club is looking for a new head coach, first reported by Golf Rugby Report. The club is looking to fill the position after Eddie Buckner, who was the…

Tutwiler Hall to implode, close roads temporarily

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick In about 20 seconds, 675 pounds of dynamite will turn Tutwiler Hall, the home away from home to more than 50,000 University of Alabama students for 54 years, to dust and rubble on…

Alabama welcomes first Rural Pre-Medical Internship class

The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences is hosting its first-ever Tuscaloosa Rural Pre-Medical Internship class, offering college students who want to be doctors the chance at a head start toward a career in rural primary care. The…

Summer brings construction to Alabama campus

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Jayda Russell Once students head back home for the summer, the University of Alabama campus undergoes a stark change. One of the biggest is all the road…

Capstone Men and Women continue tours tradition

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Sierra Fletcher When COVID-19 came knocking, the University of Alabama campus went from a beautiful, lively space to something that felt a lot less welcoming. The sidewalks usually filled with students, faculty, staff and…

Alabama campus roads closing for construction

By WVUA 23 Digital News Reporter Kyle Hamrick Several construction projects planned for this summer across the University of Alabama campus are causing some roads and parking areas to be fully or partially closed. Starting Monday, May 9, the following…

Now-empty Tutwiler dorm coming down on July 4

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Mikayla Mosteller Fireworks will not be the only boom taking place July 4 in Tuscaloosa as the University of Alabama's longstanding Tutwiler Hall is finally coming down. The all-women's dorm located on Paul W. Bryant…

Alabama hosting dozens youth summer events, camps

Looking for a place where your children can have plenty of summer fun? The University of Alabama is once again offering a plethora of youth camps in and around campus throughout the summer. Music lovers have options including Marching Percussion…

Graduation weekend a boon for local businesses

With the University of Alabama’s spring 2022 graduation over the weekend, Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas were filled to the brim with visitors celebrating monumental achievements. Not to mention several UA sporting events,…

Coming to Alabama this weekend? Prepare for parking problems

If you'll be on or near the University of Alabama campus this weekend, prepare for a potential parking nightmare. Graduation ceremonies Friday and Saturday are happening at Coleman Coliseum alongside the Crimson Tide baseball team's series against the LSU Tigers…

Alabama entrepreneur team competing for $50K

Four college entrepreneur teams, including the University of Alabama, are hoping their ventures to help the environment will take home the $50,000 first-place prize to start their business. CEO Dalton Morris…

Young and struggling: Students detail monetary woes

By WVUA23 Digital Reporter Melanie Bumpus As it gets harder and harder to make ends meet, University of Alabama students say they're concerned about managing rent, groceries and student expenses. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the consumer price…

Bama Blitz raises $6.1 million

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday The University of Alabama raised more money than ever during its annual Bama Blitz. Alumni and supporters donated 1,329 gifts totaling more than $6.1 million during the campaign, passing a previous record of…

West Alabama Recycling receives $150,000 grant

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The West Alabama Recycling Partnership — comprised of the city of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority, the University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College — has received a grant…

Bama baseball falls to UAB 7-6

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter AJ Holliday University of Alabama baseball was defeated by the UAB Blazers Tuesday, 7-6. The Blazers won the two-game season series after defeating the Crimson Tide earlier in the year in Birmingham, 5-4. The Crimson…