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UA-Developed App Tells Body Composition With Single Photo

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Technology developed through research at The University of Alabama is available in major mobile app stores, ready to revolutionize how people track their health and fitness progress.

October 8, 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

UA to Help Bring Computer Sciences to Alabama High Schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.

June 19, 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

Online Student Ready to Get Back in Classroom … as the Teacher

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Becca Paholski always knew she wanted to work with kids. As a distance learner, she got to experience her dream job early, while still a full-time student.

May 1, 2020

Tips for Distance Learning

As UA students prepare to resume the spring semester next week, some will face a new set of challenges by taking courses online for the first time.

March 27, 2020

UA Experts Available to Discuss Issues Around K-12 School Closures

Faculty at The University of Alabama are available to discuss aspects of continuing the school year remotely across the state.

March 26, 2020

With Schools Out, Parents Encouraged to Help Learning Continue

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Parents are crucial in maintaining a routine and engaging children in educational activities.

March 24, 2020

Tips for Teaching Online

As UA shifts to distance learning for the foreseeable future to combat the spread of COVID-19, some faculty will be called to teach courses online for the first time.

March 24, 2020

UA’s RISE, CrossingPoints Elevates Those with Down Syndrome

UA remains committed to providing transformative opportunities to young children and adults with Down syndrome through two innovative programs.

March 11, 2020

An App for Fat

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A University of Alabama research duo, in partnership with a Birmingham company, developed an app allowing users to take a single photo and generate accurate body composition measures.

February 19, 2020

UA Continues Success in National Business Start-Up Program

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Two inventive projects are participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, Teams program. It provides university researchers entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation to attract third-party funding and bring...

January 24, 2020

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

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The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

UA Helps Rural School District Receive $2.8 Million Federal Grant

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Thanks to help from The University of Alabama, Choctaw County Schools was awarded a $2.8 million School Climate Transformation Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

November 26, 2019