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UA Partners with State Transportation Department Through Training Institute, Information Management

Experts at The University of Alabama have joined with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to provide needed services across the state and in the Black Belt region.

September 23, 2003

A Compassionate Voice

When Dr. Margaret "Peg" Lyons talks with cancer patients about the emotional toll the disease takes on their lives, she brings a lot to the discussion. She has more than 20 years' experience as...

September 3, 2003

Improving Computer Chips, Unraveling Epilepsy Mysteries

The National Science Foundation has awarded two University of Alabama faculty with CAREER Awards, NSF's most prestigious awards for top-performing scientists and engineers who are early in their careers.

August 20, 2003

Founding Fathers Were Among First Auditors

Auditing is much in the news these days, with Enron, WorldCom and other corporate scandals dominating the business pages. But auditing almost literally came with the founding of the country, according to research done...

August 10, 2003

One Person’s ‘Ick’ is Another’s Fascination

When Dr. Stephen Secor is in social settings and responds to the routinely posed question "So, what do you do for a living?" the answer elicits a mixture of reactions.

July 24, 2003

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