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Dixon Selected for UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. David Dixon, the Robert Ramsay Professor of Chemistry at The University of Alabama, is the recipient of the 2018 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

December 13, 2018

Grant to Fund UA Study of Dementia Caregiver Support App

The national Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has funded a joint project between The University of Alabama and Florida International University to test the efficacy of a web and mobile application designed for...

December 10, 2018

Alabama’s Jobs Finally Exceed Pre-Recession High, UA Research Shows

Alabama has more jobs now than before the Great Recession, according to the latest economic indicators from The University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research.

November 30, 2018

Even if Doing a Good Job, Women CEOs More Likely to be Fired

Women CEOs are much more likely than male CEOs to be dismissed, even when the women are performing well, according to research from The University of Alabama.

November 29, 2018

In Frigid Greenland, Engineering Student Helps Understand Climate

Joshua Nunn had never been outside the United States before graduate school before a visit to Greenland where he helped provide perspectives on improving climate models.

November 26, 2018

Racial Disparity in State Prisons Declined Moderately Since 1995

The racial disparity in incarceration in state prisons between black and white American men declined between 1995 and 2014, but black Americans are still imprisoned at a high rate, according to recent research from...

November 19, 2018

Going to Grandma’s for Thanksgiving? Drive Safely, Especially if Arriving Early

More than half of all vehicle crashes during the week of Thanksgiving last year occurred in the three days before the holiday, according to a recent study of state traffic data by University of...

November 12, 2018

UA Researchers Recognized for First Awards

More than 80 members of the faculty and staff were honored for receiving their first externally funded research award at The University of Alabama during the past academic year.

November 8, 2018

UA Breaks Records Reaching Almost $100 Million in Sponsored Funding

The University of Alabama had a record year in sponsored funding for fiscal year 2018, reaching almost $100 million in sponsored funding through external grants and contracts for research, instruction, service and fellowship.

November 7, 2018

UA Researcher Helps Find Cause of Channels on Antarctic Ice

A researcher at The University of Alabama is part of an international team that found the cause of long, potentially damaging channels on Antarctic Ice Shelves.

November 1, 2018

UA to Launch State’s First Educational Neuroscience Program

Undergraduate students at The University of Alabama can enroll in the state’s first educational neuroscience program by the fall 2020 semester.

November 1, 2018

Online Exhibition Examines Tobacco Companies’ Targeting of Minorities

A University of Alabama professor’s latest online exhibition explores methods used by tobacco companies for years to target African Americans and other minority groups.

October 30, 2018

UA Offers Membership to National Diversity, Development Center

The University of Alabama is offering faculty the opportunity to join the National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development at no cost.

October 26, 2018

UA Offers Grad Students, Postdocs Free Membership to NCFDD

The University of Alabama is offering graduate students and post-doctoral scholars the opportunity to join the National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development at no cost.

October 26, 2018

UA Leads Effort to Understand Imperiled Mussel Biodiversity

A nearly $1.8 million project led by The University of Alabama hopes to identify the processes and mechanisms that underlie patterns of biodiversity in freshwater mussels to better arm managers of environmental resources.

October 25, 2018