Faculty & Staff

Wheel Lets UA Researchers Measure Fruit-Fly Exercise

  • October 17, 2016

Gentle exercise on a wheel can have beneficial effects – on fruit flies. That finding may be good news for humans, too. A new study led by The University of Alabama suggests that a device called the TreadWheel can be used to study the benefits of exercise on Drosophila — fruit flies.

UA In the News — Oct. 14

  • October 14, 2016

Students in high school invited to event — Broadway producer comes to UA — Getting students to register to vote — and more.

Town Hall Meeting with Sen. Shelby Oct. 24 Canceled

  • October 13, 2016

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby’s town hall visit has been canceled. The lecture, which was originally scheduled for Oct. 24 as a part of the Blount Speaker Series, may be rescheduled for a later date.

UA In the News — Oct. 13

  • October 13, 2016

UA students pitch in to help Haiti — Documentary on Bankhead family — What’s in the flu vaccine — and more.

UA Education Announces Educator Hall of Fame Class

  • October 13, 2016

Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African-American student to enroll at The University of Alabama, and Judy Merritt, the first woman to serve as president of a college in the state of Alabama, are among the inductees of the 2016 Educator Hall of Fame class.

Laumer-Giddens to Deliver Orman Harris Lecture

  • October 13, 2016

Chris Laumer-Giddens, an Atlanta-based architect, will speak about architecture that promotes energy conservation Wednesday, Oct. 19 on The University of Alabama campus.