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UA Employee Overcomes Obstacles, Earns Bachelor’s Degree

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Epiphany Wells always had the goal of earning a college degree, but life’s circumstances derailed her plans for nearly a decade. She graduates this summer.

July 20, 2020

Leaving Home for a Brighter Future

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Nasir Eisty has come a long way from the small Bangladeshi town where he grew up. But the constant love and care from his parents and teachers made it possible to get where he...

July 6, 2020

The Last Frontier

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

July 2, 2020

UA to Help Bring Computer Sciences to Alabama High Schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.

June 19, 2020

Predicting Plant Water Needs in a Warmer, Drier World

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UA-involved study shows dry air drives overlooked changes in how plants drink and breathe.

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

Two UA Faculty Members Named Fulbright Scholars

Two University of Alabama faculty members will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 19, 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

UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus

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Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.

May 8, 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

Meet UA’s New SGA President

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Demarcus Joiner, a junior civil engineering major from Roanoke, Alabama, was elected SGA president for the 2020-21 term.

April 13, 2020

UA Senior Working Pandemic Front Lines in NYC Area

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Aerospace engineering student John Glidden III is volunteering as an EMT and at a drive-thru virus testing site in a suburb of New York City.

April 9, 2020