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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

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 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

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

What Aged Often Want for Christmas is … You

An elderly couple sitting on a park bench

Meaningful and affordable gift ideas for aging loved ones might include getting tickets to see a play or a movie, planning a trip or making dinner together.

November 25, 2019

UA Researcher Awarded Time on Supercomputer

A professor sits at a computer desk.

Dr. David A. Dixon will access some of the world’s most powerful supercomputers to understand more about the properties of elements that power nuclear energy.

November 25, 2019

A Different Sort of Conference

A panel of scientists sit at a table ready to talk about space.

Two UA professors had a chance to attend a different sort of conference. Their aim was more outreach, to promote an interest in science outside their professional circles, perhaps even to those who come...

November 18, 2019

Biology Grad Student Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition

Nathaniel Sturm's talk on "Species Detection in the Dark" won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition.

November 14, 2019

Senior Art Majors Present Life as They See It

The UA Department of Art and Art History will present "Graduating Senior Exhibition," Nov. 11-28 in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The public is invited to a reception for the artists Wednesday, Nov. 13, from...

November 11, 2019

NASA, UA Strengthen Relationship for Work on In-Space Manufacturing

A signed agreement on paper between NASA and The University of Alabama rests on a conference table.

An agreement between The University of Alabama and NASA will enhance inventive research assisting space exploration and strengthening education of tomorrow’s aerospace workforce.

November 8, 2019

UA Contributes Heavily to Tuscaloosa’s Public Art Scene

Art on Woods Quad

Public art not only beautifies a city, but also draws people to see it and patronize local businesses.

November 6, 2019

UA Faculty Receive Major Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Two UA faculty members and their teams recently received a combined $3.8 million to fund their work in fighting opioid use disorder.

November 6, 2019

Art Adventures in Spain

Faculty members led an art and art history study trip to Spain. Don't miss the chance to go study art in Italy in 2020.

October 31, 2019