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After a national search, Dr. Sharlene Newman will lead the Alabama Life Research Institute as executive director, charged with providing a coherent vision for collaborative life research that embraces the full range of disciplines...
June 20, 2019
Alex Zimmerman eagerly watched McKade “come out of his shell” while rehearsing for The University of Alabama-led SENSE Theatre, a novel ASD intervention.
June 19, 2019
Evidence from ancient rocks in North Alabama show the Earth’s first forest spread rapidly, likely contributing to a mass extinction of shallow marine life some 370 million years ago.
June 18, 2019
The last common ancestor of all animal life was more like modern stem cells and not a clump of similar cells, as has long been thought.
June 13, 2019
Companies with female chief financial officers are less likely to misreport key data in financial statements, according to research from The University of Alabama.
June 12, 2019
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
The University of Alabama launched a five-year strategic plan to help facilitate growth and impact of the research enterprise.
June 5, 2019
For the fifth consecutive year, the student robotics team from The University of Alabama won NASA’s grand prize in its Robotics Mining Competition.
June 3, 2019
The Capstone Rural Health Center recently received the state of Alabama’s only grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration to increase access to substance abuse prevention...
May 30, 2019
A long-awaited, rigorous, randomized clinical trial comparing treatments for tinnitus, a perception of ringing in the ears, found no significant difference in patient outcomes between an innovative treatment and the current standard treatment.
May 28, 2019
The University of Alabama was awarded a $300,000 grant from one of the largest foundations in the country to archive LGBTQ history in the South. The grant, given by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...
May 23, 2019
Nearly half of the people killed in auto crashes in Alabama last year were not wearing a seat belt, according to an analysis of state crash records.
May 21, 2019
UA researchers are part of nationwide study to identify veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts.
May 20, 2019
A perplexing group of worm-like mollusks are not primitive ancestors of the group, rather they lost many traditional mollusk traits over time, according to new evidence.
May 16, 2019
The University of Alabama has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Alabama Power Foundation to support business innovation, entrepreneurship, small business growth and talent retention in the state.
May 15, 2019