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After Two Decades in the Earth, Millions of Cicadas Arise

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After remaining more than six feet underground for 17 years, periodical cicadas are emerging in waves from June to August.

June 8, 2020

UA Assists in Detection of Crab Nebula Using Innovative Telescope

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists that used a new prototype telescope to detect energetic gamma rays from the Crab Nebula, opening doors for future discoveries.

June 1, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020

Natural Records

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UA Researchers use nature to discover how waterways behaved before recorded history

May 22, 2020

President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.

May 19, 2020

A Life Inspired by a Special Brother

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Recent UA graduate Tatianna Zambrano's entire life has been shaped by two things: her family, with its rich heritage, and her younger brother, Alex.

May 14, 2020

Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards

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Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.

May 14, 2020

Three UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships

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Three UA students will receive the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2020-2022.

May 11, 2020

Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program

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Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.

May 5, 2020

Dancing for Joy

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Musical theater student Anne Dillon Loflin had rich experiences leading dance classes for CrossingPoints.

April 29, 2020

UA Opera Students Send the Power of Song

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Over the past few weeks, students in The University of Alabama opera theatre program have used videoconferencing and phone calls to sing to the elderly and others who may be self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 21, 2020

UA Biology Professor Supports Hospital COVID-19 Testing

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Dr. Carol Duffy is creating biological solutions for DCH Health System to maintain the stability of patient coronavirus testing samples collected at DCH during transport to a lab in Montgomery.

April 20, 2020

UA Researchers Providing Maps of COVID-19 Testing Sites

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Two researchers at The University of Alabama are helping people find testing sites for COVID-19.

April 9, 2020

UA Student Volunteers at COVID-19 Test Site

Matthew Roy has always looked for opportunities to support his local community and recently found himself in a position to make a positive impact in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 7, 2020

UA to Study How Emotions Impact Behavior to COVID-19 Pandemic

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A psychology researcher at The University of Alabama was awarded a federal grant to study how people’s emotions influence their response to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

March 30, 2020