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New UA Degree Mixes Music, Engineering

Two men talk while sitting at a table in a campus recording studio.

The musical audio engineering degree offers a balance between two disciplines to prepare students for careers involving technical aspects of music.

September 12, 2019

CARI Announces Inaugural Fellows and Campuswide Initiatives

The inaugural class of CARI Faculty Fellows.

The University of Alabama’s Collaborative Arts Research Initiative, a new incubator for interdisciplinary, arts-focused research, has announced its inaugural faculty fellows and several campuswide initiatives.

September 5, 2019

UA Researchers Continue Groundbreaking Work in Greenland

A PistenBully tows a flat radar on the baren, white ice of Greenland.

For the second consecutive year, a team of researchers from The University of Alabama traveled to the Arctic Circle to help unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.

August 28, 2019

Computer Science Professor Tapped to Direct Cyber Initiatives

Computer science professor Dr. Jeffrey Carver poses for a photo.

Dr. Jeffrey Carver, professor of computer science, has been named the chair of UA cyber initiatives.

August 22, 2019

Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program

Researchers in a lab hold a small device while discussing it.

Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.

August 16, 2019

Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation

Students pose with administrators to show off their Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award plaques.

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

August 8, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

University students prepare for the start of commencement

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019

UA to Lead Study on Irrigation-Fed Farming Impacts in Deep South

Dr. Moradkhani

Unique research led by The University of Alabama will study whether more irrigation-fed farms in the Deep South could lead to a more robust agriculture industry, possibly becoming an even greater economic engine.

July 25, 2019

UA Faculty, Staff Help College-Prep Campers Explore Possibilities

A female college professor works on a computer activity with prospective students

For the UA Early College staff members tasked with planning and operating the annual Leaders Exploring Academic Possibilities camp, their first signal of success was a successful pilot 2016 and immediate addition of a...

July 2, 2019

Independence Day Brings More Traffic Fatalities

During the past five years, the five days around the Fourth of July averaged three fatal crashes a day, 29% higher than the average of fatal crashes per day the rest of the year,...

July 1, 2019

Red Light. Green Light.

An intersection in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, shows traffic lights used in transporation research at The University of Alabama.

A team at The University of Alabama is working to modernize traffic lights to become smarter and communicate with vehicles passing through. Changes are needed, they say, to improve the flow of traffic because...

June 24, 2019

Cognitive Neuroscientist to Lead the Alabama Life Research Institute

Dr. Sharlene Newman

After a national search, Dr. Sharlene Newman will lead the Alabama Life Research Institute as executive director, charged with providing a coherent vision for collaborative life research that embraces the full range of disciplines...

June 20, 2019

Crimson Racing Brings Home Best Finish to Date

race car

Success for UA's Forumula SAE team did not come easy. The 18-member student team had to overcome a few small mechanical and electrical issues that needed to be addressed before competition.

June 14, 2019

Engineering Seniors Win Second Consecutive IEEE Robotic Competition

For the second consecutive year, a senior robotics team from The University of Alabama took home a win at an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers regional conference.

June 12, 2019

UA Robotics Team Wins NASA’s Grand Prize for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth consecutive year, the student robotics team from The University of Alabama won NASA’s grand prize in its Robotics Mining Competition.

June 3, 2019