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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

UA Researcher Awarded USDA Grant to Improve Flavor Quality in Foods

Dr. Lingyan Kong, of The University of Alabama, was recently awarded a $425,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to research and improve flavor use efficiency and stability in foods using supramolecular...

April 26, 2018

New UA Center to Focus on Water Science and Engineering

A new research center at The University of Alabama aims to improve accuracy of data and reduce uncertainty for water management and emergency preparedness.

April 25, 2018

Research Models How Deadly Virus Moves Among Pacific Salmon, Trout

For the first time researchers studying a deadly virus modeled how it spreads to young trout and salmon in the waters of the Columbia River Basin, showing that migrating adult fish are the main...

April 19, 2018

Light Therapy

Grief for a young colleague and natural intellectual curiosity launched Dr. Elizabeth T. Papish on a path toward using a metal, light and acidity to battle cancer cells. Trials and treatments may still be...

April 13, 2018

Gender Parity, Not Gap, in CEO Pay

Male and female CEOs are paid equally in corporate America, according to research by a team at The University of Alabama.

April 12, 2018

UA’s Urban Forest Earns ‘Tree Campus USA’ Times Three

For the third year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized UA's sprawling forest as a "Tree Campus USA."

April 12, 2018

Students Seek Funding from Bama Blitz to Build Liquid Rocket, Satellite

A group of 30 University of Alabama engineering undergraduate students are attempting to build the first student-designed liquid-fueled rocket to launch a UA-built satellite into space for the first time.

April 9, 2018

More Than Climate, Engineering Worsening Flooding Along Mississippi

Through discovering ancient floods along the Mississippi River, a group of scientists, including a University of Alabama professor, found human-led engineering, not climate, is the largest influence on worsening floods.

April 4, 2018

To Understand Autocratic Followers, Strip Research of Bias

The time is right, it seems, for a renewed effort to understand autocratic leaders and their followers without resorting to methods that strip away assumptions of value to the characteristics of followers of autocratic...

April 3, 2018