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UA’s RISE Center Breaks Ground on Upcoming Addition

The University of Alabama’s RISE Center hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for an addition that will house a state-of-the-art sensory suite.

October 17, 2019

Watkins: Growth of New RISE Student ‘Amazing’

Emotional expressions that are common between toddlers in daycare settings are significant milestones for Jaden Walker, a 2-year-old student at the RISE Center at The University of Alabama.

October 10, 2019

UA Researcher Studies How Obesity, Sleep Affect Chronic Diseases

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A UA researcher recently received an NIH grant to conduct a leading-edge study that will investigate the relationship between obesity and sleep and their role in developing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

September 26, 2019

UA’s RISE Center Hosts BUY for RISE Fundraiser

Two young children with signage promoting the RISE fundraiser.

The University of Alabama’s RISE Center will host its annual BUY for RISE fundraiser Sept. 13-14.

September 5, 2019

Out of the Kitchen (Almost) and Into the Workforce

Tyler Higginbotham has worked in restaurants since he was 16. As he readies for The University of Alabama commencement on Aug. 3, he’s eager to build a bigger career in the industry and hopefully...

July 30, 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

Interior Design Instructor Restores 1840s Mansion

Bringing your work home with you takes on a whole new meaning with Ian Crawford, an interior design instructor in UA’s department of clothing, textiles and interior design.

July 2, 2019

UA Faculty, Staff Help College-Prep Campers Explore Possibilities

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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

Food Safety Tips for Your July 4 Party

Denise DeSalvo, a registered dietitian and instructor in UA’s department of human nutrition and hospitality management, teaches a course on food safety and sanitation, and has several tips to keep in mind when preparing...

July 1, 2019

Distance Students Provide Nutrition Plans for ‘Silent Injury’ Survivors

The University of Alabama recently partnered with the Alabama Head Injury Foundation to conduct the Bright Ideas TBI Camp at the Capstone for 10 traumatic brain injury survivors and their caregivers.

June 24, 2019

Doctoral Student Reviews Dietary Guidelines for Actor’s Foundation

When Christine Ferguson was a UA freshman, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. Now she's pursuing a doctorate at UA and is fascinated by the role nutrition plays...

June 6, 2019

Yes, A Box Encourages a Child’s Imagination, Research Confirms

Researchers conclude that children’s play spaces can benefit from the inclusion of generic objects with few details as tools to promote object substitution and creative play.

May 1, 2019

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 3-5

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises beginning Friday, May 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 29, 2019

UA Students Showcase Creativity, Promote Sustainability

UA's College of Human Environmental Sciences hosted its annual Tee Time Fashion Show April 16 on the lawn of Doster Hall.

April 25, 2019