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UA Researcher Helps to Understand Possible Antarctic Glacier Collapse

Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni, an assistant professor of geological sciences, has a role to play as a marine geologist and paleontologist in the roughly $25 million research collaboration. She will use her expertise in...

May 1, 2018

UA Professor Finds John Stuart Mill in the Margins

More than a century after John Stuart Mill’s personal library was donated to an Oxford college, a University of Alabama English professor and a team of international collaborators are allowing a broader audience access...

April 30, 2018

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 4-6

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 4-6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 27, 2018

UA Doctoral Student Empowering Older Adults Through Sex Ed

Christina Pierpaoli Parker’s dissertation, "The Senior Sex Education Experience (SEXEE) Study," currently in proposal, will design, implement and evaluate sex education for older adults, focusing on risk-reduction, improving sexual function, and increasing sexual health...

April 27, 2018

Alumnus Launches Leadership, Entrepreneurship Program with Gift

Jeffrey A. Levitetz has committed $1 million through his family’s foundation to The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences to establish the Levitetz Leadership Program.

April 26, 2018

New UA Center to Focus on Water Science and Engineering

A new research center at The University of Alabama aims to improve accuracy of data and reduce uncertainty for water management and emergency preparedness.

April 25, 2018

UA Recognizes Undergrad Randall Research Award Winners

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

April 25, 2018

Students Learn Alabama History Through Plays

The University of Alabama's department of theatre and dance has partnered with the English department to present “Our Tuscaloosa,” a series of three plays that tell the stories of important events in Alabama’s history...

April 20, 2018

Research Models How Deadly Virus Moves Among Pacific Salmon, Trout

For the first time researchers studying a deadly virus modeled how it spreads to young trout and salmon in the waters of the Columbia River Basin, showing that migrating adult fish are the main...

April 19, 2018

Tradition Set: First Bama Blitz Raises $1.8 Million

University of Alabama officials have announced that the inaugural Bama Blitz raised more than $1.8 million in gifts from 1,810 supporters.

April 13, 2018

Light Therapy

Grief for a young colleague and natural intellectual curiosity launched Dr. Elizabeth T. Papish on a path toward using a metal, light and acidity to battle cancer cells. Trials and treatments may still be...

April 13, 2018

Four Graduating Art Students Exhibit their Work at UA Gallery

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History will present an exhibition of four graduating art and art history majors work April 16-19 at the Sella-Granata Art Gallery.

April 12, 2018

UA Wins 2018 SEC Student Cyber Challenge Competition

A team of students from The University of Alabama won first place in the SEC Student Cyber Challenge, the Southeastern Conference announced recently.

April 10, 2018

Dr. Russell McCutcheon Named Distinguished Research Professor

Dr. Russ McCutcheon

Dr. Russell T. McCutcheon, the chair of the religious studies department, recently was appointed by the UA Board of Trustees as a Distinguished Research Professor, one of UA’s most prestigious awards.

April 9, 2018

Ceremony Will Celebrate Research by UA Faculty

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

April 6, 2018