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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

UA Researchers Recruiting Participants for Autism Intervention Trial

The University of Alabama’s Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems is enrolling Tuscaloosa-area youth with autism spectrum disorder for a novel treatment approach that will incorporate theater and peer mediation.

March 29, 2018

New U.S. Census Estimates: Baldwin County Leads in Net Migration

Baldwin County’s rapid growth revealed in recent U.S. Census estimates is attributed to the quality of life it offers, according to a University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research representative.

March 27, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

UA Furthers Research, Educational Mission with Partnership

The University of Alabama’s partnership with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will benefit students, the state and the nation, said UA President Stuart R. Bell at an on-campus ceremony today.

March 26, 2018

This Many

While children likely won’t rely on finger counting much past the second grade, the practice has evolutionary and neural backgrounds that could have implications for understanding a child’s aptitude for math, says a University...

March 22, 2018

Grasping Antibiotic Resistance Goal of UA, Spring Hill College Project

With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at The University of Alabama and Spring Hill College hope their study of a common defense mechanism in bacteria will further development of...

March 6, 2018

Tweaking Therapy for Disadvantaged Patients Improves Chronic Pain

Adapting cognitive behavioral therapy and group pain education for disadvantaged patients improved their chronic pain, according to a study led by psychologists at The University of Alabama.

February 27, 2018

Researcher: Amazon HQ2 Search Signals Shift in Site Selection Process

In a recently published white paper, a researcher at The University of Alabama examines the process Amazon used to narrow its large field of contenders for its second headquarters and its implications for other...

February 22, 2018

Growing in Size

Recent advances in understanding genes in the Burmese python have led a UA biologist to focus on deciphering how the snake grows its insides after a meal, which could potentially lead to treatments of...

February 22, 2018

Studying Arms Race between Bacteria, Viruses Brings CAREER Award

Researchers at The University of Alabama hope to better understand how bacteria and viruses battle each other and, in the process, devise new strategies to combat antibiotic resistant infections.

February 15, 2018