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UA Scientist Helps Show How Earth Stops Tiny Particles in Their Tracks

An international group of researchers, including several from The University of Alabama, measured the interaction between tiny particles that travel the cosmos, called neutrinos, and Earth.

November 22, 2017

UA Chemist’s Work in Understanding New Materials Gets Boost

Dr. Jared Allred, assistant professor of chemistry at The University of Alabama, was recently awarded a grant from the 2017 Early Career Research Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate properties...

November 20, 2017

APT Films Program at UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park

Two UA faculty members recently assisted a film crew from Alabama Public Television at Moundville Archaeological Park in the development of a new program titled “Archaeology Adventures.”

November 13, 2017

UA Joins Atmospheric Research Group

The University of Alabama was recently accepted into the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, or UCAR, a national organization focused on research and training in the atmospheric and related Earth system sciences.

November 7, 2017

An Insomnia Label More Harmful Than Poor Sleep

People who worry about poor sleep have more emotional and physical problems during the day than those who do not worry, regardless of how well either sleep, according to research conducted at The University...

November 6, 2017

Harper’s Magazine Editor to Present Hidden Humanities Lecture

James Marcus, the editor of Harper's Magazine, will present The University of Alabama's "Hidden Humanities" lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in Oliver-Barnard Hall.

November 6, 2017

Paul R. Jones Gallery to Show Student-Produced Exhibit “Eclectic Way”

The Paul R. Jones Gallery will open its newest exhibit, “Eclectic Way,” this Friday, Nov. 3. The exhibit runs through Dec. 15 and features the work of UA undergraduate students alongside works from the...

November 3, 2017

Ensemble to Perform ‘Born to Be Wild’ with Steppenwolf Keyboardist

On Friday, Nov. 3, Steppenwolf keyboardist and University of Alabama instructor of music administration Michael Wilk will join the UA Horn Studio to perform a special rendition of the band's 1968 worldwide hit “Born...

October 31, 2017

ALLELE Series to Host Showing of ‘Speaking Evolution’

The Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series will host a showing of Discovering Alabama’s newest production, “Speaking Evolution,” Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in room 2011 of North Lawn Hall.

October 26, 2017

Former Ambassador and UA Alumnus to Present Mills Lecture

Thomas Hubbard, senior director at McLarty Associates in Washington, D.C., and former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea and the Philippines, will present the Helen Crow Mills and John Carroll Mills Lecture at UA on...

October 26, 2017

Symposium Celebrates 500th Anniversary of Protestant Reformation

Martin Luther's 95 theses

Several departments within The University of Alabama will present a symposium celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Monday, Oct. 30, a half century after Martin Luther originally nailed his 95 theses to...

October 25, 2017

Acclaimed Author Margaret Atwood to Present Lecture Nov. 14

Margaret Atwood, award-winning author of The Handmaid’s Tale and other literary works, will present a lecture at the Bama Theatre Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.

October 25, 2017

University Museums Now Part of the College of Arts and Sciences

University of Alabama Museums are now part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

October 13, 2017

New Mothers, Affluent Areas Drive ‘Anti-Vaccine’ Sentiment on Twitter

The anti-vaccination crowd is thriving on Twitter, where the negative sentiment clusters geographically across the United States, according to a recent study by an autism researcher at The University of Alabama.

October 12, 2017

Award-winning Jazz Artist Kicks Off Sonic Frontiers Concert Series

Acclaimed jazz musician Wadada Leo Smith will headline the first concert of the 2017-2018 University of Alabama Sonic Frontiers concert series. The concert will be Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at UA’s Frank Moody...

October 10, 2017