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Alabama special ed teachers could see pay increase

In an effort to draw in and produce more special education teachers within the state, the Alabama State Department of Education has announced that...

Expanding Alabama Mural Trail offers passport with prizes

With nearly 300 Instaworthy spots to visit, The Alabama Mural Trail is growing, and travelers now have another reason — other than a great...

Auburn Veterans Resource Center unveils Sledge display

Auburn University’s Veterans Resource Center (VRC) unveiled a display featuring a World War II dress uniform worn by late Auburn alumnus and United States Marine...

Kelly Mooney running for state school board in district 3

A second candidate has thrown her hat into the ring for the District 3, Alabama State Board of Education race. District 3 represents most...

UA leading project to give EV batteries second life

Electric vehicles batteries will find a second life in EV charging stations under a project led by the University of Alabama. With $4 million in...

ACCS Innovation Center opens in Decatur – ‘this is a great day’

The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) marked a major milestone in its mission to prepare Alabamians of all ages for the workforce with real...

Dolly Parton Imagination Library growth ‘encouraging,’ but ‘work isn’t done’

A landmark reading initiative for children, launched by country music legend Dolly Parton and Gov. Kay Ivey, has grown exponentially, Ivey said. The governor, in...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama medical scholarship program yielding results

Through a coordinated effort between the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Auburn University, UAB’s School of Medicine, the Alabama College of Osteopathic...

Sen. Waggoner ‘disappointed’ with outcome of BSC case set to doom the school

A year ago, State Senator James “Jabo” Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) and his bipartisan allies in the Jefferson County Legislative Delegation began a determined effort...

Alabama Cooperative Extension System: Century of service and solutions, addressing challenges of tomorrow

In a state as dynamic and diverse as Alabama, access to timely, reliable information is critical. For more than 100 years, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has...

Gadsden State extends BOGO scholarship for Chamber members

If you missed this opportunity in the fall, don't hesitate for the spring. It's a Buy One, Get One free scholarship to Gadsden State Community...

Spring Hill College offers free graduate degrees

Spring Hill College has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at transforming the higher education landscape, the Mobile college announced. Effective immediately, Spring Hill said it...

Auburn University, alumni contribute $6.3 billion to state’s economy

Auburn University is offering more than just academic contributions to the state of Alabama. According to a new study conducted by the university, Auburn and...

National economy a concern for state business leaders

According to a survey taken by the University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research, small business leaders throughout the state appear to...

Construction of University of Alabama performing arts center begins

The University of Alabama has raised the curtain on construction of the Smith Family Center for the Performing Art is underway. The center on...

UAH researchers helping solve 60-year-old solar mystery

Researchers at the University of Alabama in Huntsville have supported a ground-breaking measurement that is helping solve a 60-year-old cosmic mystery. The  question is...

Auburn students fighting hunger with Campus Kitchen

It's a Monday afternoon and student volunteers gather in Lupton Hall for their shift. As they arrive, a shift leader puts them to work...

Montevallo hosting Free App Week till Friday, Preview Day next month

If you've ever been interested in attending the University of Montevallo, now might be the perfect time to apply. The school has announced that...

Stillman College receives $500,000 grant from Google

A partnership aimed at advancing cyber security education and community outreach has recently been formed between Stillman College and Google. As part of the collaboration,...

UNA awarded more than $1.4M in state, federal grants

The University of North Alabama has received more than $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education and the Alabama Governor’s Office of Volunteer...

State cyber school gets strong academic footing early; athletics adding facilities

Floating alone on a raft among a sea of A+ grades, the nation’s only high school focused on the integration of cyber technology and...

Largest freshman class boosts Alabama A&M record enrollment

Led by the largest freshman class in school history, Alabama A&M University has reported the largest enrollment in its history. According to the university, 6,633...

Auburn awarded $18.4M grant to help middle-schoolers ‘GEAR UP’

Auburn University recently received a multimillion-dollar grant to help Alabama middle school students "get in gear" for education. The seven-year, $18.4 million grant from the...

UAH climate model provides answer to goal of climate research

A study from the University of Alabama in Huntsville addresses a central question of climate change research: how much warming can be expected from...