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UA Professor to Play Role in Upgrade of Particle Detector in Antarctica

A science station, IceCube, sits in the white of Antarctica below a view of the night sky, with the Milky Way visible.

Dr. Dawn Williams, UA professor of physics and astronomy, is part of the team that will upgrade the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, the Antarctic detector that identified the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and...

July 16, 2019

Red Light. Green Light.

An intersection in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, shows traffic lights used in transporation research at The University of Alabama.

A team at The University of Alabama is working to modernize traffic lights to become smarter and communicate with vehicles passing through. Changes are needed, they say, to improve the flow of traffic because...

June 24, 2019

UA Robotics Team Wins NASA’s Grand Prize for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth consecutive year, the student robotics team from The University of Alabama won NASA’s grand prize in its Robotics Mining Competition.

June 3, 2019

All University Web Content Must be Accessible by November

On Tuesday, Thompson will send an email to all University online content creators. The email will serve as a reminder to everyone that they share in the responsibility of making the Capstone accessible and...

May 13, 2019

Mind Over (Drone) Matter

Moving a drone via your thoughts is possible through a combination of neuroscience and computer science, University of Alabama researchers show.

April 23, 2019

UA Researchers Look to Extend Shelf Life of Nutritious Vegetables

While helping small farms in Alabama, researchers at The University of Alabama and the University of West Alabama aim to help microgreens, young and tender vegetables packed with flavor and nutrition, extend their freshness...

April 16, 2019

UA Leading Transportation Project to Improve West Alabama Traffic

In a partnership with federal, state and local agencies, The University of Alabama is leading a more than $16 million project to transform traffic operations in West Alabama and provide leading-edge research to address...

March 29, 2019

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.

March 22, 2019

Under The Ice

A one-of-a-kind radar developed and built by UA professors and students is helping scientists unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.

March 6, 2019

Grant Expands Professor’s Human-Computer Interaction Research

A University of Alabama computer science professor has received a grant to better understand how K-12 students in the Alabama Black Belt perceive human-computer interaction.

January 10, 2019

Dixon Selected for UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. David Dixon, the Robert Ramsay Professor of Chemistry at The University of Alabama, is the recipient of the 2018 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

December 13, 2018

In Frigid Greenland, Engineering Student Helps Understand Climate

Joshua Nunn had never been outside the United States before graduate school before a visit to Greenland where he helped provide perspectives on improving climate models.

November 26, 2018

Going to Grandma’s for Thanksgiving? Drive Safely, Especially if Arriving Early

More than half of all vehicle crashes during the week of Thanksgiving last year occurred in the three days before the holiday, according to a recent study of state traffic data by University of...

November 12, 2018

UA Researcher Helps Find Cause of Channels on Antarctic Ice

A researcher at The University of Alabama is part of an international team that found the cause of long, potentially damaging channels on Antarctic Ice Shelves.

November 1, 2018

Printing a Military Advantage

University of Alabama researchers are examining how a new 3-D printing technology could be used by the military.

September 6, 2018