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Truck with Prototype Fuel Cell Visits UA

A heavy-duty highway tractor truck equipped with a first-of-its-kind fuel-cell auxiliary power unit (APU), which is designed to reduce diesel fuel consumption and emissions, recently made a stop at the UA College of Engineering.

May 26, 2003

Museum Excavates Alabama’s Frontier Boom Town

For the second consecutive summer, experts with UA's Alabama Museum of Natural History led an archaeological expedition of the state's first territorial capitol, Old St. Stephens in Washington County. They dug up new details...

April 14, 2003

Cartographic Research Lab Produces Maps with Answers

Three new atlases recently published by UA's geography department offer an abundance of information about Alabama's metropolitan areas as well as demographic and economic data on a county-by-county basis.

April 13, 2003

Students Publish New Scientific Journal

Students at The University of Alabama have published their first edition of a scientific journal designed to highlight undergraduate student research at UA.

March 10, 2003

Marketing Professor Honored for Research

Hunt was Morgan's advisor and mentor while Morgan was at TTU earning his doctorate, and together the two developed an article from Morgan's dissertation. Morgan is pleased with the feedback his article has received,...

March 2, 2003

UA Researchers Develop New Method to Stabilize Older Buildings

Dr. Andrew Graettinger, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Dr. Philip Johnson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, have developed a method of drilling long, straight, small holes in typical building...

February 24, 2003

Domestic Violence Victims Aided by Project SAIL

Access to services by individuals in Alabama who are victims of domestic violence is being improved through a new project that proposes merging government programs with advocacy groups.

February 20, 2003

UA Computer Scientists Develop New Law Enforcement Search Engine

Arrests, routine traffic stops and other daily law enforcement duties can be dangerous for police officers, but now they are becoming a little safer, faster and more accurate thanks to a new system developed...

January 15, 2003

Driving South

"The spark that caused the automobile manufacturing fire in this state was struck at The University of Alabama," says Dr. Malcolm Portera, chancellor of The University of Alabama System.

December 18, 2002

America’s Going Gray

In America, the population age 65 and older is expected to double by 2030. At that rate, this group is projected to comprise 20 percent of the population while utilizing 50 percent of the...

December 3, 2002

Deep Secrets

Dr. Paul Aharon regularly travels to two of the darkest places on the planet in an effort to shed light on the global warming debate.

November 17, 2002

Following Their Lead

While the number of women scientists and engineers has certainly increased since the late 1970s, when Dr. Margaret Johnson was an undergraduate student, it has been a slow change.

November 14, 2002

For Terrorists, It’s All About Resources

Although there was earlier much dispute over whether, when and how President Bush knew about the September 11 attacks on America, Dr. Walter Enders, professor of economics and Lee Bidgood Chair of Economics and...

November 5, 2002

UA Biologist Explores ‘Abominable Mystery’ that is the World of Flowers

It's commonly known as Japanese sweet flag, although scientists call it acorus. Prior to blooming, this plant's long, narrow, dark green blades remind the untrained of monkey grass. However, in the laboratories of The...

October 21, 2002

UA Researchers Help Develop Fuel of the Future

Pumping gas into your car may be unnecessary in a few years. Instead, many vehicles on the highways could run on hydrogen fuel cells. Research at The University of Alabama is helping move this...

October 12, 2002