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Evidence of Predation by Octopuses Pushed Back By 25 Million Years

New research involving the Alabama Museum of National unveiled the earliest evidence of octopus predation in the fossil record.

February 22, 2021

Preparing for a Life-Changing Journey Abroad

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Two UA sophomores will have the opportunity of a lifetime this fall, as they travel across the world to study abroad.

February 19, 2021

Building Bama: Math and Science Education Building

The front entrance of the Math and Science Education Building

A complete interior renovation and exterior improvements majorly upgraded this campus facility.

February 15, 2021

UA Research to Help Rural Residents with Hearing Loss

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A more than $2 million NIH grant will further work at The University of Alabama to improve the lives of those suffering from hearing loss in rural areas of the state.

February 8, 2021

Early Promise for Natural Compound in Combatting Parkinson’s

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A lab at The University of Alabama has shown a compound found in a common shrub in India exhibits neuroprotective effects against Parkinson’s disease characteristics induced by an herbicide in fruit flies.

February 5, 2021

UA Students Win Gilman International Scholarships

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The scholarships will enable students to study abroad during the 2021-2022 academic year.

January 28, 2021

UA Part of National Effort to Strengthen Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

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The research coalition is aimed at strengthening the community’s role and involvement in an equitable campaign.

December 17, 2020

Software Partnership Helps Fill Need for Cryptocurrency Skills

This unique agreement will provide cutting-edge education and software training for students.

December 15, 2020

Sounds of ‘Hilaritas’ Can Still Be Heard This Year

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The UA School of Music's annual "Hilaritas" concert can be heard on UA Info Radio throughout December.

December 7, 2020

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

The Moundville virtual 5K poster.

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