Where Legends Are Made


The University of Alabama is steeped in tradition and success. Legends have been made in our academic halls, on our athletic fields and courts, and in our endeavors to shape a better world through our teaching, research and service.

The way Chris Emerson tells it, his life changed dramatically almost the moment he first set foot on campus at the University of Alabama.

Life can take some interesting twists and turns. Some of those turns can lead to dead ends. Others can lead to success that can launch a person into a legend.

As host for ESPN’s “College Game Day,” Rece Davis knows a thing or two about telling stories.

The University of Alabama empowered Bruce Culpepper to move from a small rural town to the president of Shell Oil.

Janet Gurwitch grew up dreaming of the big time. Her years at The University of Alabama equipped her for that.

Sonequa Martin-Green, a Russellville native, chased her Hollywood dreams from Alabama to L.A.

University of Alabama Alumna Marillyn Hewson, the chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., was named 2018 Chief Executive of the Year by Chief Executive magazine.

Pluck. Grit. Fight. These three words can be heard when those who love The University of Alabama proudly sing “Yea, Alabama!” when the Crimson Tide is playing at Bryant-Denny Stadium, Coleman Coliseum, Rhoads Stadium and beyond.

Marillyn A. Hewson, a University of Alabama alumna and chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., has been named one of TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" for 2019.

For the fifth consecutive year, the student robotics team from The University of Alabama won NASA's grand prize in its Robotics Mining Competition.

Three members of The University of Alabama’s faculty will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

The University of Alabama ranks second nationally among public universities and fifth among all universities nationwide in enrollment of National Merit Scholars for the 2018 entering class.

The University of Alabama's Capstone College of Nursing recently was selected as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence, a designation that was given to only 16 nursing programs nationwide.

A University of Alabama professor has recently received a prestigious award from the U.S. Navy in hopes of advancing the future of Naval ships.

Early in their careers, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and improve the education and experience of students.

Continuing his work to improve the energy industry, Dr. Jason E. Bara is creating new materials he hopes can respond to future energy challenges.

Just two years into his tenure at The University of Alabama, Dr. Jason Allred is already gaining recognition for his work in chemistry.

When Bob Hines was 6 years old, he witnessed an event that would forever change the trajectory of his life: the launch of NASA’s first space shuttle, the STS-1, on April 12, 1981.

Titles like best of the best and best in the world still don't sit well with University of Alabama doctorate of musical arts candidate Joshua Williams.

Highly regarded for his research and a devoted scholar, Dr. Arunava Gupta, is one of the most innovative professors at UA.

Dr. Samantha Hansen is as likely to be found on top of a mountain in the coldest place on Earth as she is grading papers in a classroom.

For many Pulitzer Prize winners or finalists, their paths passed through or eventually brought them to The University of Alabama.

The University recently unveiled a new branding campaign with the launch of a new television commercial.

UA chose its 2016 football season opener on Saturday to unveil a new campaign meant to promote stories of success and excellence.

The University of Alabama doesn’t take its status as a school of legends lightly. But what exactly defines a legend?

The University of Alabama’s new branding campaign, Where Legends Are Made, recently collected multiple advertising awards.

The University of Alabama won three honors in the 2019 Circle of Excellence awards sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.