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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

UA Graduate Students to Compete in ESPRMC Research Symposium

More than 100 graduate students from across campus will showcase their research and compete for travel awards in the annual Educational Studies Graduate Research Symposium on Thursday at The University of Alabama.

April 11, 2017

Antarctic Mountain Range Formed from Heat Below, UA Study Finds

Work by geologists from The University of Alabama show that a layer of heated earth just below portions of Antarctica is pushing the Transantarctic Mountains up from the ground.

April 11, 2017

To Combat Coral-Eating Pest, UA Researcher Helps Find What They Smell

A University of Alabama researcher is part of a team that identified genes used to communicate by a starfish that preys upon coral reefs, a promising discovery that could lead to efforts to repel...

April 7, 2017

UA Analysts: Record Confidence Continues among Business Leaders

Business confidence continues to increase in the state of Alabama, according to to a survey conducted by the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

April 3, 2017

Business, Engineering Majors Win $50,000 in Business Plan Competition

Three undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are ready to take the next step in changing how life-saving medicines are stored and transported after winning the $50,000 grand prize at the Edward K....

April 3, 2017

Don’t Shoot: UA Combines VR, Neuroscience in Police Training Research

University of Alabama researchers are using a novel approach to learn how police officers react to “shoot, don’t shoot” situations: measuring brain waves during virtual reality police training.

March 27, 2017

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference  

More than 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 29-30.

March 22, 2017

Ceremony to Celebrate Research by UA Faculty Rescheduled

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

March 21, 2017

UA Researchers Project Metro-Area Growth, Rural Population Decline in Alabama

The Alabama population is expected to grow by nearly 500,000 by 2040, according to the newest projections from the Center for Business and Economic Research in UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

March 21, 2017

UA Researcher Helps Identify Massive Black Hole, Tidal Disruption

Astronomers have predicted that big black holes sit at the center of all galaxies. A University of Alabama professor has contributed to a study that found one such black hole a million times as...

March 20, 2017

UA Graduate Student Wins 2017 Scholars for the Dream Travel Award

University of Alabama graduate student Candace Chamber’s will receive the 2017 Scholars for the Dream Travel Award from the National Council of Teachers of English. The Scholars for the Dream Travel Award is a national...

March 12, 2017

Educational Studies’ Graduate Research Symposium Accepting Proposals

The 2017 ESPRMC Graduate Research Symposim will be held Thursday, April 13. As many as five $500 travel awards will be presented to the top graduate students this year.

March 3, 2017

UA Cyber Security Researcher Explains Cloudflare Data Leak

Matthew Hudnall, deputy director of UA’s Center for Advanced Public Safety, explains the Cloudflare bug that has caused a massive data leak from Internet sites like Uber and Fitbit. (Story […]

March 1, 2017

UA Survey: Education, Training Top Economic Issues

Business executives in Alabama believe education and workforce training comprise the top issue currently facing the state.

March 1, 2017