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UA Earns Multiple CASE, Emmy Awards

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The University of Alabama recently brought home more hardware after earning CASE Circle of Excellence and Southeast Emmy Awards.

June 29, 2022

UA Programs Prepare Rural Alabama Students for Health Careers

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High school students from rural Alabama communities are participating in programs this summer at UA where they are learning about the need rural communities have for more doctors and other health care professionals.

June 22, 2022

New UA Program Prepares Pre-Medical Students for Rural Health Care

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The UA College of Community Health Sciences recently welcomed the first class of a new summer program for college students in pre-medical studies who are interested in rural primary care.

June 8, 2022

Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers

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UA researchers are at the top of their game. Here’s a spotlight on four female researchers advancing their fields.

March 30, 2022

Acclaimed Movies to be Featured at Annual Tuscaloosa Film Festival

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The 10th annual Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival will be held virtually Feb. 19-20.

February 10, 2022

Reframing New Year’s Resolutions

UA associate professor offers insight for New Year's resolutions, and how to achieve goals realistically.

December 20, 2021

UA Professor Honored with Prestigious International Research Award

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Dr. Ravi Kumar was chosen for the distinguished Humboldt Research Award.

December 6, 2021

UA, UAB Partner with NIH to Study Healthy Child Brain Development

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A diverse and multidisciplinary team of researchers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama was awarded a $7.1 million grant over five years to conduct a comprehensive study of...

November 12, 2021

Despite Lingering Pandemic, State Businesses Remain Optimistic

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While not as confident in the economic outlook as they were earlier this year, state business leaders remain optimistic in growth through year’s end, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of...

October 12, 2021

UA Programs Welcome Students Studying Rural Health Care

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UA's College of Community Health Sciences recently welcomed the 2021-2022 class of its Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars programs.

October 5, 2021

UA Center to Spur Convergent Drug Innovation, Delivery

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Drawing upon expertise from across campus, a new center at The University of Alabama will help overcome obstacles keeping drug therapies that show promise in the lab from translating to an effective treatment for...

October 4, 2021

Vaccine Access, Hesitancy Remain Barriers Among Black Alabamians

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Research from The University of Alabama found that addressing both hesitancy and access at the community level is important to increasing vaccination rates, particularly in African American communities.

September 17, 2021

Free Flu Shots on Campus Start This Month

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UA will provide free flu shots to students, faculty and staff beginning Sept. 8 and continuing through mid-November across campus.

September 2, 2021

UMC Opens Carrollton Location

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University Medical Center recently opened a location in Carrollton, Alabama, to provide primary health care services to the rural Pickens County community.

August 13, 2021

UA Leading Effort to Increase Vaccinations in Rural Alabama

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In a partnership with community organizations, The University of Alabama is spearheading a project to get 70% of eligible people in the state’s Black Belt vaccinated against COVID-19 over the next year.

August 12, 2021