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UA Satellite Team Offering Virtual Space Lessons

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A team of students at The University of Alabama building a small satellite as part of a NASA program are continuing their outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.

April 8, 2020

UA Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Hannah Slater, a Randall Research Scholar studying chemical engineering and chemistry from New Lenox, Illinois, is the 57th UA student to receive a Goldwater scholarship.

April 7, 2020

UA Helping Fabricate Protection for Health Care Workers

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The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region.

April 2, 2020

Range Boost

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A solution developed from research at The University of Alabama would give drivers of electric vehicles the confidence and freedom of a gas-powered vehicle without requiring breakthroughs in batteries or a costly overhaul of...

March 11, 2020

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Supports UA Study

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Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama are leading an effort to understand safety for those who respond to traffic incidents.

March 6, 2020

Southern U.S. Hotspots for Severe Consequences of Flash Floods

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The worst region for flash floods in the continental United States is likely the Southwest, according to a recent analysis of flash floods by The University of Alabama.

February 26, 2020

UA STEM Students among Nation’s Top 20 in 20s

Two University of Alabama College of Engineering students are among the nation's top 20 science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, students in their 20s.

February 25, 2020

UA to Offer Degree in Cyber Security

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In response to the growing need for professionals skilled in the protection of digital information, The University of Alabama will offer a degree in cyber security starting this fall.

February 18, 2020

Cyber Security Scholarships Available to UA Students

The University of Alabama received a five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships to UA students interested in pursuing government careers in cyber security.

February 6, 2020

ALRI Awards Funds to Faculty to Address Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Promising faculty members Drs. Lukasz Cielsa, Yuping Bao and Stanislava Chtarbanova-Rudloff will use funds awarded to support basic science research in the area of neurodegeneration.

February 3, 2020

Alabama Transportation Institute Names New Director

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Dr. Allen Parrish is returning to The University of Alabama as executive director of the Alabama Transportation Institute.

February 3, 2020

ALRI Names First Fellows to Address Rural, Underserved Communities

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Eight faculty members have been selected as Alabama Life Research Institute Fellows at The University of Alabama as part of ALRI’s commitment to establishing a foundation of collaboration within the University.

January 27, 2020

UA Continues Success in National Business Start-Up Program

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Two inventive projects are participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, Teams program. It provides university researchers entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation to attract third-party funding and bring...

January 24, 2020

UA Engineers Help Find Site to Drill for Antarctica’s Ancient Ice

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A unique radar developed by engineering researchers at The University of Alabama helped find the location to recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica as part of an international effort to better...

December 20, 2019

Want to Shed a Few Pounds? Researchers Test New Technology to Help

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The National Institutes of Health has awarded a consortium of university researchers, led by The University of Alabama, a $2.5 million grant to further evaluate a wearable device designed to change eating behaviors.

December 10, 2019