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UA’s Black Warrior Review Receives Whiting Honor

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Black Warrior Review, an entirely student-run literary publication in The University of Alabama’s English department, is one of five national magazines to receive a 2019 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize from the Whiting Foundation.

September 27, 2019

UA Researcher Studies How Obesity, Sleep Affect Chronic Diseases

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A UA researcher recently received an NIH grant to conduct a leading-edge study that will investigate the relationship between obesity and sleep and their role in developing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

September 26, 2019

UA to Lead National STEM Education Project

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With two grants totaling more than $4 million, The University of Alabama leads a national effort to continue and expand undergraduate science courses that engage students in active research.

September 19, 2019

UA Research Examines Path to Cancer for Common Carcinogen

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Recent research from The University of Alabama sheds light on how a common industrial chemical and potent carcinogen begins the path to cancer.

September 17, 2019

Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

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The National Science Foundation granted a CAREER Award to Dr. Paulo T. Araujo in physics and astronomy and Dr. Kevin M. Kocot in biological sciences.

September 16, 2019

UA Researchers Continue Groundbreaking Work in Greenland

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For the second consecutive year, a team of researchers from The University of Alabama traveled to the Arctic Circle to help unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.

August 28, 2019

Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Study Moves Forward

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University of Alabama researchers have expanded their study of law enforcement use of force, forming a partnership to help recruit participants.

August 27, 2019

Computer Science Professor Tapped to Direct Cyber Initiatives

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Dr. Jeffrey Carver, professor of computer science, has been named the chair of UA cyber initiatives.

August 22, 2019

UA Grad Student Assists Faculty in Virtual ‘Shoot/Don’t Shoot’ Research

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UA graduate student Rachel Paulk is working with West Alabama-area law enforcement on an innovative research project that measures officers’ responses in various “shoot/don’t shoot" scenarios.

August 22, 2019

‘There’s Still Time’

A University of Alabama ecologist is integral to UA research in helping better understand freshwater mussels, improving efforts to conserve and restore the animal to the state’s streams and rivers.

August 21, 2019

Business Analytics Symposium Offers a Day for Data

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Data scientists and business analytics-oriented executives will converge at the Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium for a day of discussion about how their respective companies and institutions incorporate big data research and analysis practices

August 16, 2019

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