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Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

A biologist at The University of Alabama uses a microscope in a lab.

The National Science Foundation granted a CAREER Award to Dr. Paulo T. Araujo in physics and astronomy and Dr. Kevin M. Kocot in biological sciences.

September 16, 2019

New UA Degree Mixes Music, Engineering

Two men talk while sitting at a table in a campus recording studio.

The musical audio engineering degree offers a balance between two disciplines to prepare students for careers involving technical aspects of music.

September 12, 2019

CARI Announces Inaugural Fellows and Campuswide Initiatives

The inaugural class of CARI Faculty Fellows.

The University of Alabama’s Collaborative Arts Research Initiative, a new incubator for interdisciplinary, arts-focused research, has announced its inaugural faculty fellows and several campuswide initiatives.

September 5, 2019

English Chairperson Named UA Associate Provost 

Professor Joel Brouwer

The chair of the University of Alabama English department has been named a UA associate provost.

August 29, 2019

Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Study Moves Forward

Two university researchers pose for a photo in a police training simulation room.

University of Alabama researchers have expanded their study of law enforcement use of force, forming a partnership to help recruit participants.

August 27, 2019

‘There’s Still Time’

A University of Alabama ecologist is integral to UA research in helping better understand freshwater mussels, improving efforts to conserve and restore the animal to the state’s streams and rivers.

August 21, 2019

Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program

Researchers in a lab hold a small device while discussing it.

Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.

August 16, 2019

UA Research Examining How Heat Waves Are Getting Bigger

The sun shines onto grass on The University of Alabama campus.

Dr. David Keellings was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the relationship between the size of heat waves and causes across the U.S. with the goal of developing predictive...

August 13, 2019

Tears Turn to Success for Graduate Student

A University of Alabama graduate student poses near her workspace in a biolgoical research lab.

Jennie Thies starts her fourth year with more confidence after winning a highly competitive national grant, the NIH Diversity Research Supplement, a two-year pre-doctoral fellowship that covers tuition and health care and provides a...

August 9, 2019

Wild Eats – Foraging for Your Grub

Muscadines hanging on a tree

Believe it or not, food isn’t only found on grocery store shelves and farms. It’s all around, even in the average backyard.

August 9, 2019

Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation

Students pose with administrators to show off their Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award plaques.

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.

August 8, 2019

Maya Violent Warfare Occurred Earlier Than Thought

A professor at The University of Alabama photographs an archaeological site of Mayan ruins.

An anthropologist at The University of Alabama is part of a team of researchers who show brutal warfare in Mayan civilizations occurred earlier than previously thought.

August 5, 2019

In Dog Days of Summer, Don’t Blame the Dog Star for the Heat

The star Sirius shines brightly in the night sky.

Heat is not the reason for the dog days of summer. At least, not directly.

July 31, 2019

UA Senior: Military Vets Will Get the Help They Deserve

A female college student holds a T-shirt related to her non-profit organization

Kristen Jones, who will graduate from UA in August with degrees in psychology and history, has worked to establish Restoring Freedom, a nonprofit organization that provides counseling services to military veterans and their families....

July 29, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

University students prepare for the start of commencement

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019