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UA Joins UN Network for Sustainable Solutions

A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development.

April 25, 2019

World-Renowned Statistics Professor Wins Burnum Award

Chakraborti’s contributions to the field in his 35-year career have earned him many prestigious awards, recognitions and elite organization invitations, and now, it’s earned him one more: the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.

April 24, 2019

Three Students, Six Degrees, One Company

STEM pah to MBA students

A trio of students formed Ortho Screws, a start-up company based on a sensor designed to alert patients and health providers if orthopedic screws are loosening.

April 24, 2019

Student Club Wants a Friendlier World for the Bees

The UA Bee Club is dedicated to making the world a friendlier place for the essential honey bee.

April 24, 2019

Business Executives Express Confidence in Second Quarter Growth

Read details from UA's CBER.

April 23, 2019

Mind Over (Drone) Matter

Moving a drone via your thoughts is possible through a combination of neuroscience and computer science, University of Alabama researchers show.

April 23, 2019

Formulating a Better Partnership for Water Quality

Water is one of the most important resources on the planet, and researchers at The University of Alabama are calculating ways to improve its quality and management.

April 22, 2019

Climate Change to Blame for Hurricane Maria’s Extreme Rainfall

Hurricane Maria dropped more rain on Puerto Rico than any storm to hit the island since 1956, a feat due mostly to the effects of human-caused climate warming, new research led by The University...

April 17, 2019

UA Researchers Look to Extend Shelf Life of Nutritious Vegetables

While helping small farms in Alabama, researchers at The University of Alabama and the University of West Alabama aim to help microgreens, young and tender vegetables packed with flavor and nutrition, extend their freshness...

April 16, 2019

EPA Grant Assists in Understanding Wastewater Issues in Rural Alabama

With a grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, researchers from environmental engineering and geology will build a model to quantify the extent of untreated raw sewage discharges from homes throughout five counties in...

April 9, 2019

Researchers Uncover Critical Insights into Bacterial Immune Systems

Researchers at The University of Alabama discovered how a common skin bacteria wards off viruses by leveraging cellular processes normally not considered part of any immune system. This discovery constitutes another milestone in understanding...

April 4, 2019

Research Shows Cocaine Trafficking Adapts to Law Enforcement Efforts

The success of illegal drug trafficking through wider and wider swaths of Central America is a consequence of law enforcement activity to curtail it, according to new research led by The University of Alabama.

April 1, 2019

UA Leading Transportation Project to Improve West Alabama Traffic

In a partnership with federal, state and local agencies, The University of Alabama is leading a more than $16 million project to transform traffic operations in West Alabama and provide leading-edge research to address...

March 29, 2019

A Step Forward

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are working to improve powered-prosthetics by linking them with sensors in hopes of creating a prosthetic that seamlessly works with the rest of the body to become...

March 28, 2019

NSF Grant, UA to Provide Boost to Tuscaloosa-Area Math Educators

The National Science Foundation has awarded The University of Alabama a $2.85 million grant to strengthen content knowledge, teaching practice and leadership among math teachers in the greater Tuscaloosa area.

March 25, 2019