Faculty & Staff

“Basically, the stress of injustice oppression can be internalized and change the way the body ages…. Racism almost becomes embedded in our bodies physically.”

Dr. Wanda Burton, assistant professor in UA's College of Human Environmental Sciences, whose research notes a correlation between racial identity and birth weight (The Tuscaloosa News)

Colonial Drive Closed

Colonial Drive will be closed from University Boulevard to Eighth Street to allow for new water line tie-ins. The closure is planned for July 18-25. Make your summer travel around campus easier […]

UA In the News — July 20

Low birth weights in blacks tied to racial identity, mom’s age — Moundville to host events — Analyst weighs in on unemployment rate — High school students learn about cybercrime  … and more …      

UA In the News – July 19

Birth weight in blacks tied to racial identity, mom’s age, research shows – Doctoral student awarded research fellowship – Research related to structures and storms cited – Student selected for University Fellows — Nursing among those receiving grant for workforce diversity development … and more …  

UA In the News: July 18

Students challenge one another — College receives grant to increase Latino nurses with advanced degrees — GSA recognizes faculty member for early career contributions —  Economist discusses automation’s impact on jobs — Physician discusses ticks’ potential impacts  —  Expert offers advice for coping with heat — Students honored — Nursing lands ranking