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Are Pre-K Children in Tuscaloosa School-Ready?

A University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences study of 393 pre-kindergarten children in the Tuscaloosa City School System indicate that more than 80 percent are ready for kindergarten.

August 3, 2018

UA Researchers Examining Parkinson’s Resilience

Research underway at The University of Alabama, supported by the National Institutes of Health, hopes to identify factors and methods through which individuals are either resilient or susceptible to the neurodegeneration in the brain...

August 1, 2018

UA will Lease Space at GulfQuest in Mobile

 A new University of Alabama office in Mobile will serve as a nexus for research and programmatic initiatives that will benefit the region, primarily in the area of transportation.

July 31, 2018

UA Professors Help in Discovery of Potential Cosmic Ray Source

Three professors at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists who found evidence of the source of tiny cosmic particles, known as neutrinos, a discovery that opens the door...

July 12, 2018

Microscopic Battle

Though 1,000 times smaller than a human hair’s width, Andhra, and other viruses like her, could prove vital as researchers seek new approaches in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

July 9, 2018

UA Student Team Selected for Magnetic Antenna Contest

For the second consecutive year, a team of engineering students at The University of Alabama is one of six selected as finalists in an international contest to design an antenna system to sound wireless...

July 2, 2018

With Project, Physics Professor ‘Pushing the Limit of Our Understanding’

Work led by a University of Alabama physics professor will help grasp behavior of emerging materials while unstable that could lead to more efficient and controllable uses for energy and information processing applications.

June 27, 2018

Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama.

June 25, 2018

UA Astronomer Helps Discover Elusive Black Hole

An astronomer at The University of Alabama is part of an international team of researchers who found a mid-sized black hole, a cosmic oddity in observations of the universe.

June 18, 2018

College of Nursing Receives Support for NIH Research Program

The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing is one of six universities nationwide to receive funding through a mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to support the National Institutes...

June 15, 2018

UA Announces New Master’s Degree in Public Health

The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences is adding a Master’s in Public Health program, which will be offered both on campus and by distance.

June 13, 2018

Predicting View

Of all the internet has brought, 360-degree videos that let users see around a fixed point are among the coolest, but it is difficult at the rate data travels for all of a high-quality,...

June 7, 2018

Computer Tablets Provide Positive Distraction for Some Children

Dr. Sherwood Burns-Nader was honored recently with the Association of Child Life Professional’s 2018 Professional Research Recognition Award for directing a study that found computer tablets provide a distraction that reduces pain and anxiety...

May 30, 2018

Professor Receives Young Investigator Program Award from U.S. Navy

A University of Alabama professor has recently received a prestigious award from the U.S. Navy in hopes of advancing the future of Naval ships.

May 24, 2018

Researcher Wins NSF Award to Study Dormancy in Metastatic Cancer

With funding from a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a pioneering bioengineering project at The University of Alabama will engineer environments that mimic conditions in the brain to gain insight into this process in...

May 23, 2018