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UA Receives Grant to Study Social, Emotional Learning in Children

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UA’s College of Education recently received a $5 million federal grant to study the importance of social and emotional learning in relation to the academic and overall success of elementary school students.

December 14, 2020

McDaniel Wins UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

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The Frederick Moody Blackmon and Sarah McCorkle Moody Outstanding Professor Award is presented annually to a UA faculty member for extraordinary research.

December 1, 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

UA to Launch Early Learning Initiative at Gadsden in January 2021

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UA’s College of Education will launch the UA Early Learning Initiative at Gadsden in January 2021 at the University’s Gadsden Center.

November 10, 2020

UA Faculty and Grad Students Shine at NCTE Awards

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Two University of Alabama professors and two graduate students were recognized with high honors at the 2020 National Council of Teachers of English Award ceremony this week.

October 27, 2020

UA CrossingPoints Receives Grants to Enhance Education Efforts

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UA's CrossingPoints Transition Program has received two federal grants totaling more than $4 million to enhance education efforts.

October 22, 2020

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