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UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.

March 22, 2019

UA Researchers Show Best Methods to Help Endangered Woodpecker

The best methods to help an endangered woodpecker in Alabama thrive are installation of artificial homes and controlled burning in forests, according to research from The University of Alabama.

March 18, 2019

The ‘Roots’ of Scriptures

Dr. Richard Newton, assistant professor of religious studies, finds the impact on human life that both "Roots" and the Bible have engendered to be fascinating -- so much so that he’s writing a book,...

March 7, 2019

Photomontage Takes Center Stage at Moody Gallery

One exhibition closes and another opens as the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art hosts the work of internationally acclaimed artists this month.

March 6, 2019

Eliza P. Culverhouse Donates $500,000 to UA Dance Program

Eliza P. Culverhouse has donated $500,000 to The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance in the College of Arts and Science to enhance dance education and performance opportunities at the Capstone.

March 4, 2019

UA Researcher Assists in Global Study of Amphibians

Frogs who live through noticeably different seasons during the year have a higher diversity of microorganisms living on their skin than those who experience only mild changes, according to research assisted by a biologist...

March 1, 2019

Grad Student Creates No-Tech Device to Help Granddad with Dementia

Michaela Howell, a 23-year-old native of Angleton, Texas, who’s a graduate student in the department of communicative disorders, created a no-tech device for her granddad, Jesus “Chuy” Ramirez, who has dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

February 27, 2019

UA Biologist Helps Map Strawberry’s Genes

Through sequencing the genome of the garden strawberry, a biologist at The University of Alabama helped map the evolutionary history of the popular treat and provide a blueprint for future molecular breeding efforts.

February 27, 2019

Artists Cross Disciplines in Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre

For five straight days -- Feb. 26 to March 2 -- a masterful showcase of dance, art, music and more will collide in the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre.

February 25, 2019

‘Die Fledermaus’ Returns to UA Opera Theatre

After nearly 30 years, the German operetta returns, but for three performances only.

February 22, 2019

Researcher: Disparities Exist in News Coverage of Terror Attacks

Terror attacks carried out by Muslims receive on average 357 percent more media coverage than those committed by other groups, according to a University of Alabama researcher’s newly published study.

February 19, 2019

In UA Research, Tiny Worm Mimics Key Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s

Researchers at The University of Alabama have shown a tiny worm can replicate genetic causes of Alzheimer’s disease, expanding the breadth of preclinical models for the disease.

February 18, 2019

Back in the Game: Memphis Native Recaptures Love of Sport at UA

Avery Downing was a “non-traditional recruit” for The University of Alabama’s Adapted Athletics program.

February 14, 2019

UA Announces Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for 2018-2019

The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2018-2019 Outstanding Graduate Student awards. The awards will be presented as a part of UA Honors Week.

February 14, 2019

UA Recognizes Leadership, Innovation with 2019 Premier Awards

The University of Alabama will recognize the recipients of the 2019 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service -- at a dinner Thursday, Feb. 21, as well as during Honors...

February 12, 2019