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Programs Flourish With Transition to Virtual Thanks to Faculty, Staff

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As a global pandemic forced changes, faculty and staff expertly pivoted programs to ensure they would continue helping students succeed, with many programs flourishing in the new environment.

November 18, 2020

Faculty Leading, Collaborating Nationally During Pandemic

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How do you dissect a specimen in a virtual class? UA faculty are helping answer this question and more at the national level.

November 18, 2020

Faculty Develop Innovative Instruction During Pandemic

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In the face of adversity, UA faculty embraced the challenge and evolved to create innovative means to instruct and connect with students. 

November 17, 2020

Education Graduate Student Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition

Fifteen participants had to give compelling oration on their research and its significance in just three minutes.

November 13, 2020

Moundville Archaeological Park Virtual 5K Supports Education Fund

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UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park will hold its annual 5K Footrace virtually throughout November and December to support its education fund.

November 12, 2020

UA-Led Study of Southeastern Groundwater Assists Water Management

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The University of Alabama is leading a 4-year, $6 million project to conduct groundwater research that will provide new scientific insights and make useful groundwater water predictions for the Southeast.

November 5, 2020

Unique Upbringing Inspires UA Student’s Life Path

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At just 19 years old, Zachary Collins has already experienced some extraordinary opportunities, and they have inspired the path of his life and future.

October 12, 2020

Disruption to Tiny Life Can Lead to Big Changes in Warmer Climate

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New research from The University of Alabama supports the growing consensus that, while some animals will find it difficult to adjust to predicted warmer temperatures, a more widespread effect of a changing climate is...

October 12, 2020

Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards

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Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s educational mission.

October 7, 2020

UA Criminal Justice Professor Ranked No. 1 in U.S.

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University of Alabama criminology and criminal justice instructor Douglas Klutz has been named the No. 1 college professor in the United States once again.

October 5, 2020

UA Researchers Part of National Project to Study Intermittent Streams

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Biologists at The University of Alabama are part of a national research project that addresses water quality at the critical connection between streams that flow continuously and those with intermittent flow.

October 2, 2020

Brewer-Porch Children’s Center Transitioning Colleges at UA

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Operation of The University of Alabama Brewer-Porch Children’s Center will transition from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences to the College of Community Health Sciences on Oct. 1. Brewer-Porch […]

October 2, 2020

2020 Moundville Native American Festival Goes Virtual

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UA's Moundville Archaeological Park will conduct the 32nd annual Moundville Native American Festival online Oct. 5-10.

September 28, 2020

UA Expands, Strengthens Research Capabilities with New MRI

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A new MRI scanner paves the way for researchers to expand the boundaries of knowledge of the human brain, bringing benefits to the core educational mission of campus.

September 28, 2020

Spectrum of Support

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UA researchers come together to improve the lives of those with autism.

September 16, 2020