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Executives Cite Education, Workforce Training as State’s Top Issue

Alabama business executives cite education and workforce training as the top issue facing the state, according to a survey by a University of Alabama Center.

February 14, 2019

UA Report: Logistics Infrastructure Unprepared for E-Commerce

As the consumption economy shifts from brick and mortar retail to e-commerce, states that do not invest in improvements to infrastructure will lose ground in economic development, according to a new paper by the...

February 12, 2019

Reddit Study Shows How Growth, Aging Affect Online Communities

Through studying groups on the website Reddit, researchers at The University of Alabama found as online groups grow and age, discussion concentrates among fewer contributors and retention of new contributors becomes harder.

February 11, 2019

Higher Rates of Foreclosure Follow Black Homeowners into White Areas

Even in predominately white areas, black homeowners are more likely to face a foreclosure than their white neighbors, according to research at The University of Alabama.

February 7, 2019

UA to Conduct Study of Corrections’ Women’s Risk Needs Assessment

University of Alabama researchers will soon begin a four-year, $1.9 million validation study of the Alabama Department of Corrections’ women’s risk needs assessment process.

February 5, 2019

UA Research Reports Options for Future of Alabama Roads

An analysis of Alabama’s roads and bridges by researchers at The University of Alabama provides future scenarios for the state of transportation infrastructure that vary based on funding.

January 31, 2019

Tuscaloosa-Area Business Incubator, Accelerator to Open Feb. 6

The EDGE, a high-tech facility designed to support entrepreneurial collaboration and innovation in west Alabama, will have its grand opening Wednesday, Feb. 6.

January 31, 2019

UA College of Engineering Receives Three GAANN Grants

This year marks the first time UA has received three Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants in separate engineering departments at the same time.

January 30, 2019

CCN’s Mumba Wins SNRS Early Science Investigator Award

Dr. Mercy Mumba, assistant professor in UA’s Capstone College of Nursing, was recently honored with the Southern Nursing Research Society’s Early Science Investigator Award.

January 24, 2019

A Nurse’s Role

As the epidemic continues to grip the nation, the need for more health care professionals to combat addiction and substance abuse disorders is paramount, according to UA research.

January 23, 2019

Mumper Ready to Empower More Research at UA

Dr. Russell J. Mumper wants to foster a sustainable environment that empowers research across campus to perform even more transformative work.

January 17, 2019

All 14 SEC Universities Achieve Elite Carnegie Research Status

For the first time in the history of the Southeastern Conference, all 14-member universities have been designated as doctoral universities with the highest level of research activity by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.

January 14, 2019

Grant Expands Professor’s Human-Computer Interaction Research

A University of Alabama computer science professor has received a grant to better understand how K-12 students in the Alabama Black Belt perceive human-computer interaction.

January 10, 2019

Carnegie Lists UA among Elite Research Institutions

The Carnegie Classification lists The University of Alabama among the top doctoral research universities in the United States in a new classification released this week.

December 18, 2018

Professor to Strengthen Digital Dynamics of Dance via NEH Grant

With support from the National Endowment for Humanities, a dance professor at The University of Alabama will lead an innovative effort to improve online access to dynamic dance resources for education and scholarship.

December 17, 2018