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2 UA Professors Earn Fulbrights for International Research

Two University of Alabama professors -- Dr. Samantha Hansen and Dr. Gregory Starr -- will pursue work and research through the U.S. Fulbright Scholars Program in 2017 and 2018.

August 3, 2017

Devotion to National, Religious Symbol Alleviates Stress of Immigration

Mexican immigrants living in a rural Mississippi county and who are highly devoted to the Virgin of Guadalupe coped better with immigration-related stress than those less devoted to the religious, Mexican symbol, according to...

July 18, 2017

Low Birth Weights in Blacks Tied to Racial Identity, Mom’s Age

A UA researcher examines the role of racial identity and acculturation on birth weight of black infants.

July 14, 2017

Maximizing a Child’s Imagination

Two University of Alabama researchers study how children use objects while playing.

July 10, 2017

UA Report: State Business Confidence Continues Upward Trend

Business confidence among Alabama’s industry leaders remains well above the five-year average for the third consecutive quarter, according to the latest report from economic analysts at The University of Alabama.

June 29, 2017

Bradt Named Life Member of Ceramic Society

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, metallurgical and materials engineering professor emeritus at UA, has been named a Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society.

June 26, 2017

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 5, 2017

UA, Airbus Partner to Enhance Engineering Education, Research

The University of Alabama and Airbus will partner in an effort to enhance engineering education and research, according to an agreement signed between representatives from the two organizations.

May 26, 2017

Researchers to Build Unique Radar to Study Glaciers, Rising Sea Level

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will develop a radar that should provide an accurate image of what occurs at the base of the North East Greenland Ice Stream to help better predict...

May 22, 2017

UA Researchers Complete Co-Teaching Training with Area Educators

Two minds are better than one. That’s the thinking behind a trend in elementary education called “co-teaching,” a method in which general education and special education teachers work collaboratively to increase their content knowledge...

May 18, 2017

UA Students Build Lightweight, Strong Hood for Chevy Camaro

Tasked with reducing the weight of a Chevrolet Camaro transforming into a hybrid electric vehicle, engineering students at The University of Alabama successfully fabricated a lighter hood, proving a cutting-edge material can work on...

April 27, 2017

Plank Center Study: Culture Impacts Leadership Cycle among PR Pros

The University of Alabama's Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations has completed research documenting the first-known attempt to understand the process and various stages of leadership development in public relations specialists.

April 26, 2017

UA’s Electric Vehicle Focus Part of National Transportation Collaboration

The University of Alabama is one of four universities selected by the National Science Foundation to team together with government agencies and private companies to tackle challenges facing technological advances in automobiles.

April 24, 2017

UA Grad Students Win Research Travel Awards at Symposium

Five graduate students representing three colleges at The University of Alabama were honored recently for the top research papers and posters at the Educational Studies Graduate Research Symposium.

April 17, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Pollution Extends to Early 19th Century, UA Study Confirms

Humans began measurably and negatively impacting water quality in the Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 19th century, according to a study of eastern oysters by researchers at The University of Alabama.

April 13, 2017