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This week at The University of Alabama: UA to collaborate with other universities to study water access and quality in Alabama and internationally; UA's Capstone College of Nursing receives grant to attract underrepresented students...

July 6, 2021

Don’t Strike Out!

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Don't strike out when it comes to your safety. Follow these simple tips for staying safe during a thunderstorm.

July 5, 2021

UA SafeState Program Earns National Award for Work During Pandemic

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The on-site consultation program was recognized nationally by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

July 5, 2021

Alabama Fossil Excursions Kick off Just in Time for Shark Week

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The landlocked Alabama Black Belt isn’t where someone would expect to find fossilized shark teeth, but there are plenty to be found.

July 2, 2021

UA Receives Study Abroad Award to Study Water Access, Quality

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UA, Tuskegee University and the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, will investigate water quality, access, expansion and cultural diversity in Alabama and Barranquilla, Colombia.

July 1, 2021

Don’t Let a Happy Independence Day Turn Into a Trip to the ER

If you plan to use fireworks to celebrate, follow these tips to make sure it's a safe holiday.

June 29, 2021

Independence Day Ups Instances of Deadly, Severe Traffic Crashes

Traffic crashes on Independence Day can be more severe and deadlier than most other days, according to an analysis of state traffic records by researchers at The University of Alabama.

June 29, 2021

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This week at The University of Alabama: A team from UA's Capstone College of Nursing have received a $1.2 million grant to attract underrepresented students to the nursing profession; and a UA physician says...

June 28, 2021

UA Receives Grant to Attract Underrepresented Students to Nursing Profession

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Dr. Robin Bartlett and her team have received a $1.2 million Science Education Partnership Award for their project, Health Sciences & Technology Academy-Alabama, or HSTA-AL.

June 28, 2021

AWI Strategic Plan Addresses Global Water Research and Solutions

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The Alabama Water Institute has launched its five-year strategic plan to guide its mission of carrying out cutting edge and applied research for a more water-secure world.

June 25, 2021

Chatbots for Dementia Patients and Caregivers Need More Work

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Systematic review of apps finds need for evidence-based chatbots that have undergone end user evaluation.

June 23, 2021

UA Researchers to Shed Light on Drug Resistance in Metastatic Cancer

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Using a Jell-O like model to study cancer, UA researchers hope to discover ways brain metastatic breast cancer evades drug therapies.

June 22, 2021

Why I Got Vaccinated: Students Share Their Stories Part 2

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Get the facts on the COVID-19 vaccine, and make the decision that’s right for you and our herd.

June 21, 2021

Why I Got Vaccinated: Students Share Their Stories

UA students share why they chose to roll up their sleeves to Protect Our Herd.

June 21, 2021

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This week at The University of Alabama: High school students participate in the Minority Rural Health Scholars Program and Rural Health Scholars Program; UA takes leadership role in water security; UA will hold summer...

June 21, 2021