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Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program

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Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.

August 16, 2019

Stressed? Anxious? More Students Are, Find Out Why and What to do

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Everyone experiences stress and anxiety, but with the landscape of higher education and the job market shifting, more college students are experiencing higher levels of stress and anxiety than previous generations, according to experts....

August 15, 2019

UA Research Examining How Heat Waves Are Getting Bigger

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Dr. David Keellings was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the relationship between the size of heat waves and causes across the U.S. with the goal of developing predictive...

August 13, 2019

Tears Turn to Success for Graduate Student

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Jennie Thies starts her fourth year with more confidence after winning a highly competitive national grant, the NIH Diversity Research Supplement, a two-year pre-doctoral fellowship that covers tuition and health care and provides a...

August 9, 2019

UA Launches 5-Year Economic Development Priorities, Strategic Goals

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The University of Alabama is launching a plan to spur economic development both as an innovative driver of growth in the state and to assist in strengthening economic activity.

August 8, 2019

UA Aligns Inventor Resources, Collaboration with Business Incubator

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The robust push by The University of Alabama to promote entrepreneurship both on campus and throughout the region is increasing with an alignment of resources to better support innovators.

August 1, 2019

UA Creates Pediatric Fellowship for Family Medicine Physicians

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The University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences has created an innovative fellowship program to provide comprehensive instruction for family medicine physicians seeking additional skills in pediatric care.

July 30, 2019

UA to Lead Study on Irrigation-Fed Farming Impacts in Deep South

Dr. Moradkhani

Unique research led by The University of Alabama will study whether more irrigation-fed farms in the Deep South could lead to a more robust agriculture industry, possibly becoming an even greater economic engine.

July 25, 2019

UA Education Office Helping Districts Navigate Desegregation Orders

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Dr. Sara McDaniel, executive director of the Alabama Positive Behavior Supports Office, works with the Jefferson County School District to address its discipline issues while it navigates the terms of its consent decree with...

July 24, 2019

Cold-Tolerant Bumble Bees Focus of UA Research Effort

Researchers at The University of Alabama will lead a genetic investigation into whether the environment influences cold tolerance in bumble bees.

July 22, 2019

UA Professor to Play Role in Upgrade of Particle Detector in Antarctica

A science station, IceCube, sits in the white of Antarctica below a view of the night sky, with the Milky Way visible.

Dr. Dawn Williams, UA professor of physics and astronomy, is part of the team that will upgrade the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, the Antarctic detector that identified the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and...

July 16, 2019

Expanded CFO Roles a Plus for Corporate Governance

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Managers from a financial background can fulfill operational roles admirably, according to a new study of corporate governance led by a University of Alabama business professor.

July 10, 2019

Through the Glass Ceiling

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There is a wealth of research into the factors influencing the climb up the corporate ladder, but not much study of what happens after women become chief executive officers.

July 3, 2019

Independence Day Brings More Traffic Fatalities

During the past five years, the five days around the Fourth of July averaged three fatal crashes a day, 29% higher than the average of fatal crashes per day the rest of the year,...

July 1, 2019

Inspired by Community, Eager to Better Alabama

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As much as Tuscaloosa has grown in recent years, it still has a “small-town feel” that continues to empower UA doctoral student Lauren Rollins as both a leader and educator.

July 1, 2019