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UA in the News: December 18, 2009

UA student writes, directs Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre production – Heisman Trophy arrives at UA – UA students to help feed homeless in California – and more…

December 18, 2009

Students from UA, UT Show Community Spirit to Help the Homeless in Pasadena

Students from The University of Alabama Student Government Association are joining their counterparts from The University of Texas in a show of good will through a service project to feed homeless people in Pasadena,...

December 18, 2009

UA in the News: December 17, 2009

UA faculty make predictions for 2010 – UA faculty provide expert commentary on suicide rates – UA students publish books – and more…

December 17, 2009

Soil Microorganisms’ Role Cited as a Missing Factor in Climate Change Equation, According to Paper Co-Authored by UA Scientist

Those seeking to understand and predict climate change can now use an additional tool to calculate carbon dioxide exchanges on land, according to a scientific journal article co-authored by a University of Alabama researcher...

December 17, 2009

UA Research Activity Makes Significant Gains

The University of Alabama's contract and grant activity totaled $76 million in fiscal year 2009, an 18 percent increase from the previous year.

December 17, 2009

UA Professor Begins $5.6 Million Study of Treatment for Tinnitus Among Military Personnel

A University of Alabama researcher is embarking on a $5.6 million phase-three, randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of an innovative treatment that uses a noise-generating device, along with counseling, to alleviate...

December 16, 2009

UA in the News: December 16, 2009

Playing in the Rose Bowl changed Alabama’s image

December 16, 2009

Educated Guesses 2010

For the 29th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. While these “educated guesses” don’t always come true, our track record over...

December 16, 2009

Next-Generation Air Transportation System to Ultimately Succeed, Computer Scientist Predicts

The Next Generation Air Transportation System, known as NextGen, is due for national implementation in stages between now and 2018. "I am predicting ultimate success and a system that will provide a much safer...

December 16, 2009

Let’s Skip Next Year and Jump to 2011, Economically-Speaking

We can’t skip over the coming year, but if we could we would find 2011 a lot better year, economically-speaking, says Ahmad Ijaz, economic analyst at the Center for Business and Economic Research at...

December 16, 2009

Alabama to Lose Millions of Federal Dollars Through Census Undercount

Alabama's population will be undercounted in the 2010 census, says Annette Jones Watters, manager of the Alabama State Data Center at The University of Alabama. This will mean millions of lost dollars for the...

December 16, 2009

Post-Graduate Education to See Increase, More College Students Going Year-Round in 2010

Colleges and universities will expanding their graduate education offerings in 2010, predicts Dr. Stephen Katsinas, professor of higher education administration and director of The University of Alabama Education Policy Center.

December 16, 2009

Alabama Governor’s Race to Pit Davis Against Byrne, UA Political Scientist Predicts

Bradley Byrne, the former chancellor of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, and U.S. Rep. Artur Davis figure to face off in November 2010 for the post of governor of Alabama, but both face...

December 16, 2009

How Much Will I Spend at the Pump in 2010?

Demand for oil will not recover significantly until the world economy improves, so there will not be supply problems to drive up the price of oil in the coming year, says a University of...

December 16, 2009

No More ‘Social Media,’ More Single Log-ins for Multiple Platforms

As more people use social media platforms, they will begin moving away from using the term “social media” in the new year, predicts Dr. Karla Gower, associate professor of advertising and public relations.

December 16, 2009