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The Last Frontier

The sun sits on the horizon above the ice-laden sea off the coast of Antarctica.

Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.

July 2, 2020

UA Offers New Minor in Global Health

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Beginning this fall, UA’s College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new minor in global health.

June 23, 2020

UA Theatre and Dance Releases Online Performances, Lessons

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While live performances and instruction on campus are paused, the UA Department of Theatre and Dance is releasing weekly performances and lessons through two new video series.

June 18, 2020

Pandemic Public Nights Allows for Digital Stargazing on Four Continents

The UA Department of Physics and Astronomy returned access to its powerful reflecting telescope in the observatory atop Gallalee Hall through what’s been dubbed Pandemic Public Nights, a digital viewing through the telescope.

June 17, 2020

To Keep Peace, Police Need to Seek Public Support

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Reform of law enforcement should emphasize community collaboration, legitimacy and keeping the peace through a reciprocal relationship between police and the public

June 15, 2020

After Two Decades in the Earth, Millions of Cicadas Arise

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After remaining more than six feet underground for 17 years, periodical cicadas are emerging in waves from June to August.

June 8, 2020

UA Assists in Detection of Crab Nebula Using Innovative Telescope

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists that used a new prototype telescope to detect energetic gamma rays from the Crab Nebula, opening doors for future discoveries.

June 1, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020

Natural Records

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UA Researchers use nature to discover how waterways behaved before recorded history

May 22, 2020

President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.

May 19, 2020

A Life Inspired by a Special Brother

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Recent UA graduate Tatianna Zambrano's entire life has been shaped by two things: her family, with its rich heritage, and her younger brother, Alex.

May 14, 2020

Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards

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Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.

May 14, 2020

Three UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships

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Three UA students will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2020-2022.

May 11, 2020

Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program

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Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.

May 5, 2020

Dancing for Joy

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Musical theater student Anne Dillon Loflin had rich experiences leading dance classes for CrossingPoints.

April 29, 2020