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Up From The Ground

Initial research by a team of University of Alabama marine scientists hints groundwater contributes contaminants into Mobile Bay, a situation that could worsen as rising sea levels awaken contaminants dormant in the sediment. Scientists...

September 25, 2017

UA Researchers Help Find New Path to Promising Parkinson’s Treatment

Three researchers at The University of Alabama are part of work leading to a new direction for drug discovery in the quest to treat Parkinson’s disease.

September 18, 2017

Fruit Flies May Help Understand How Some Species Eat Poison

Out of hundreds of species of fruit flies, a handful can eat toxic mushrooms, and understanding why and how they pull this off could answer broader questions about evolution and adaptation.

September 14, 2017

UA Study Examines Fate of Firms with Initial Public Offerings in 1996

Twenty years after the largest number of initial public offerings in one year took place, a new study from The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce explores what happened to the IPO companies....

September 11, 2017

UA Researcher Awarded Two NSF Grants

Dr. Douglas Gibler, professor and political science researcher at The University of Alabama Institute for Social Science Research, was recently awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation.

August 30, 2017

UA Researcher Looks at Why Nations Fight

Dr. Douglas Gibler, professor and political science researcher at The University of Alabama Institute for Social Science Research, is leading a study of international conflicts and their causes, which could help policymakers and political...

August 30, 2017

Lochman Named Interim Director of Life Research Institute

Dr. John E. Lochman, a psychologist at The University of Alabama, will be the interim director of the Alabama Life Research Institute, announced Dr. Kevin Whitaker, UA executive vice president and provost.

August 29, 2017

To Aid Utilities, Researchers Seek Ancient Floods Near Tennessee River

With funding from energy utilities, a team of researchers at The University of Alabama are collaborating with peers across the Southeast to understand the frequency and possible size of floods along the Tennessee River...

August 22, 2017

Sobecky to Direct UA’s Water Institute

A microbiologist who also serves as a University of Alabama administrator will lead the campus’s newly launched Alabama Water Institute, announced Dr. Kevin Whitaker, UA executive vice president and provost.

August 22, 2017

UA Professor to Lead Study of Nation’s Forests

Using satellite imagery and computer modeling, a research team led by The University of Alabama hopes to understand the future implications of the management of the nation’s forests.

August 18, 2017

UA Technology Selected for Start-Up Program

A research group from The University of Alabama is part of a national program aimed at taking technology from the lab to the market.

August 17, 2017

Treating the Whole Person Focus of $1 Million Grant

A $1 million grant to University of Alabama researchers integrates behavioral health into services provided by a nurse-managed primary care health center in Walker County.

August 16, 2017

Students Part of NASA Project to Capture Eclipse from Near Space

A group of students at The University of Alabama plan to launch a balloon to take video of the solar eclipse later this month as part of a nation-wide science project led by NASA.

August 14, 2017

UA Students Win International Antenna Contest

A team of engineering students at The University of Alabama placed first in an international contest to design better antennas for small satellites, called CubeSats.

August 7, 2017