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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

UA Granted Patent for Sideline Privacy Tent

The University of Alabama was recently awarded a patent for a medical privacy tent developed by engineering students and Crimson Tide Athletics, firmly protecting the tent’s unique capability to easily expand or collapse on...

February 12, 2018

UA, Naval Observatory Partnership to Improve Precise Timing Education

The University of Alabama has partnered with the United States Naval Observatory to train UA students in precise timing and time interval technology, which is used in highly precise atomic clocks on which the...

February 7, 2018

Professor Creates New Materials for Gas Separations

In response to future energy challenges, chemical engineers at The University of Alabama are creating new materials to more efficiently separate gases related to energy processes.

February 6, 2018

Spot On

As cars have gotten sleeker and lighter over the decades, nostalgia about cars of yesteryear often romanticize their sturdiness – huge boxes of steel ready to take on any impact. It is a memory...

January 19, 2018

UA Book Helps Solve 87-Year-Old Fossil Mystery

A book on trace fossils found in an Alabama coal mine helped the American Museum of Natural History find the origins of specimens.

January 18, 2018