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Registration Open for Free Job Skills, Financial Training Sessions

Two people sit at a table while looking at a laptop.

Free job skills and financial literacy training sessions will soon be available to West Alabama adults, including veterans, and teens through The University of Alabama’s business college.

January 15, 2020

Data on Land Use Deficient Without Accounting of Illicit Activity

For a full picture of how humans change land, decision makers need to see the scope of illicit activities, according to a recently published paper that includes work from a scientist at The University...

January 13, 2020

Professor, Student Pioneer Future of Religious Studies with AI

Dr. Nathan Loewen beside a photo of his book.

Artificial intelligence may boldly take religious studies where it hasn’t previously gone. And, at the helm, is a University of Alabama professor and a sophomore.

January 13, 2020

UA Engineers Help Find Site to Drill for Antarctica’s Ancient Ice

A red, tracked vehicle pulls a large, flat antenna across the white, Antarctic ice.

A unique radar developed by engineering researchers at The University of Alabama helped find the location to recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica as part of an international effort to better...

December 20, 2019

Tips for a Healthy Start to the New Year

Some of the most popular resolutions year in and year out involve changing our eating habits to a lifestyle approach, rather than the latest diet fad.

December 19, 2019

Tattoos Broadcast Enhanced Immunity, Stamina, UA Study Finds

A forearm covered with a tattoo rests on a table on top of a design that inspired the tattoo.

Tattoos boost the skin’s immune response to injury and convey the person’s vitality, according to a study in American Samoa.

December 19, 2019

UA’s CW, Vida Win Student Pacemaker Awards

Two University of Alabama publications have won Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards for 2019.

December 18, 2019

Crimson White, Vida Win Student Pacemaker Awards

Two UA publications have won Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards for 2019.

December 18, 2019

UA Honors Opera Director with Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Paul Houghtaling points during the introduction of an opera.

Dr. Paul Houghtaling, coordinator of voice and director of opera at The University of Alabama, received the 2019 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

December 17, 2019

Two Named to AAF Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2020

Two communications students who received honors

Erica Howie and Gabbie Waller, both senior advertising majors, joined 48 other students around the country in the 2020 class.

December 12, 2019

Social Work Receives $3.2M Grant to Address State’s Opioid Overdoses

Two female paramedics escort a patient on a stretcher out of a home

The University of Alabama School of Social Work and the Alabama Department of Mental Health's efforts to stem opioid use and rates of overdose deaths in Alabama have a new focus: first responders.

December 11, 2019

Women, WWII Vets Overrepresented in Newspaper Photos

Row of American flags wave in the wind.

Women veterans and veterans of World War II appear more often in newspaper photos than their make-up of the country’s veterans, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

December 10, 2019

Want to Shed a Few Pounds? Researchers Test New Technology to Help

A close-up of a UA doctoral student wearing glasses with the ingestion monitor attached.

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a consortium of university researchers, led by The University of Alabama, a $2.5 million grant to further evaluate a wearable device designed to change eating behaviors.

December 10, 2019

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

UA President Stuart R. Bell speaking at a commencement ceremony.

The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

Wedderspoon Thrives When the Heat Turns Up

Craig Wedderspoon in the foundry

For Craig Wedderspoon, professor of sculpture at UA, the foundry is a second home where he not only molds countless masterpieces, but influences future generations of artists by helping them hone their craft.

December 9, 2019