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Philosopher to Discuss Memory and Identity in UA Lecture

In the first lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2016–2017 Philosophy Today series, Dr. Marya Schechtman will discuss the role of memory using philosophy and neuroscience research.

September 26, 2016

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art Hosts Two Tuscaloosa Elementary Schools

Changing Neighborhoods, 1960–1975 by Marty. Charcoal on paper. PJ2008.0254

Students from two Tuscaloosa schools will visit The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery during October as part of the Paul R Jones Collection of American Art K-12 Fellows Program.

September 21, 2016

Open House for UA’s Frank Moody Music Building Wing is Sept. 23

The Frank Moody Music Building, which houses The University of Alabama School of Music and one of its premier ensembles, the Million Dollar Band, was renovated over the summer. The renovation added a 25,000-square-foot...

September 20, 2016

Historical Commission, UA Offer Artifact Day at Old Cahawba

The Alabama Historical Commission and The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research are partnering to host Artifact Day at Old Cahawba Saturday, Oct. 1.

September 20, 2016

‘Freedom and Fire!’ an Opera about Civil War, UA Premieres Sept. 29

“Freedom and Fire! A Civil War Story” has its world premiere Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. at Bryant-Jordan Hall on The University of Alabama campus. An encore performance will be held Oct. 2 at 3...

September 20, 2016

Broadway and Silver Screen Hit ‘Doubt’ Comes to UA

Broadway and silver screen hit “Doubt” is coming to The University of Alabama this week.

September 19, 2016

UA Researchers: Speech, Gestures Impact Political Debate Perceptions

University of Alabama researchers are in the midst of analyzing impacts speech disfluencies had on perceptions of the 2012 presidential debates. Once completed, they will turn their attention to debates between Hillary Clinton and...

September 13, 2016

Everglades quote

“The goal is to aid and develop understanding to retain the Everglades in as pristine a state as possible. And that’s a continuing process.”

September 9, 2016

A Greener Gusher

A University of Alabama chemistry professor and an international group of scientists are working to replace petrochemicals with wood.

September 7, 2016

UA Researchers Bring HIV Education to Parolees, Probationers

Analyses of efforts to provide HIV testing and education classes to parolees by a University of Alabama researcher and her colleagues recently published in the top scholastic journal on AIDS research.

September 7, 2016

Baron to Represent Team USA in Paralympic Games

Shelby Baron was helping unload cars during freshman move-in day at The University of Alabama when she got a call from Team USA wheelchair tennis coach Dan James.

September 6, 2016

UA’s Virtual Sandbox Lets Kids, Adults Learn about Hydrological Processes

Dr. Sagy Cohen, an assistant professor of geography at The University of Alabama who specializes in global hydrology, has completed the creation of an augmented reality sandbox.

September 2, 2016

UA Scientist Finds New Species on Ocean Floor

Dr. Kevin Kocot, a UA assistant professor in the department of biological sciences and curator of invertebrate zoology at UA’s Museum of Natural History, recently discovered new species when he explored the bottom of...

September 1, 2016

Fruit-Fly Diet Impacts Descendants, UA Researcher Finds

For a fruit fly, what its grandparents ate may affect how much it weighs. But the passing down of a body type based on diet is not a simple cause and effect, a University...

September 1, 2016

Flood Prediction

“People didn’t have time to collect their gatherings, and they lost everything. Maybe in the near future we will be able to do a better job warning people about that.”

September 1, 2016