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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

State Crash Data Shows Seat Belt Use Critical in Saving Lives

Those involved in auto crashes while not wearing seat belts are 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up, according to an analysis of state crash records from the past five...

May 22, 2018

Two UA Engineering Projects Selected for EPA Program

Two student-led research teams from The University of Alabama are part of a federal program to develop sustainable technologies to solve current environmental and public health challenges.

May 21, 2018

Winners in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference

The conference is a premier annual event, giving undergraduates the chance to highlight their research or creative activity.

May 18, 2018

Green for Green

Renewable energy is clean, ecologically responsible and sustainable, unlike energy dependent on fossil fuels. But, for companies in the United States, renewable energy needs to also be a viable business venture. Fortunately, it is.

May 11, 2018

UA Transportation Policy Research Center Names Director

Steven Polunsky, a transportation policy expert with more than 25 years of experience, will lead the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama.

May 10, 2018

UA Researcher Helps to Understand Possible Antarctic Glacier Collapse

Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni, an assistant professor of geological sciences, has a role to play as a marine geologist and paleontologist in the roughly $25 million research collaboration. She will use her expertise in...

May 1, 2018

UA Professor Finds John Stuart Mill in the Margins

More than a century after John Stuart Mill’s personal library was donated to an Oxford college, a University of Alabama English professor and a team of international collaborators are allowing a broader audience access...

April 30, 2018

UA Doctoral Student Empowering Older Adults Through Sex Ed

Christina Pierpaoli Parker’s dissertation, "The Senior Sex Education Experience (SEXEE) Study," currently in proposal, will design, implement and evaluate sex education for older adults, focusing on risk-reduction, improving sexual function, and increasing sexual health...

April 27, 2018