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Even With Less Traffic, Drivers Should Use Caution During Holidays

There has been less traffic and fewer traffic crashes reported in Alabama during the pandemic, but caution is urged for drivers over the holidays because although there have been less crashes reported, there have...

November 20, 2020

Distinguished UA Engineering Professor Honored with Burnum Award

Awarded annually to recognize and promote excellence in research, scholarship and teaching, the Burnum Award recognizes distinguished careers at UA.

November 20, 2020

UA Contributing Solutions to Wastewater Treatment in Rural Alabama

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are part of a prestigious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

November 17, 2020

Robotics Contest Awardee Returns to UA 9 Years Later as a Freshman

Mary Virginia McKinley stands with Dr. Gray six feet apart beside the fountains

In 2011, third grader Mary Virginia McKinley competed in UA's first-ever robotics competition. Now she is studying computer science.

November 12, 2020

UA-Led Study of Southeastern Groundwater Assists Water Management

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The University of Alabama is leading a 4-year, $6 million project to conduct groundwater research that will provide new scientific insights and make useful groundwater water predictions for the Southeast.

November 5, 2020

Moving Forward

Two people work in a electrical engineering lab at The University of Alabama.

UA researchers are working on improving efficiency, reducing costs and using more sustainable materials for electric vehicle motors.

October 30, 2020

Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards

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Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s educational mission.

October 7, 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

UA Researchers Provide U.S. Drought Vulnerability Rankings

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According to UA research, drought vulnerability comes from a combination of how susceptible a state is to drought and whether it’s prepared for impacts. The most and least vulnerable states could surprise.

September 18, 2020

UA Employee Overcomes Obstacles, Earns Bachelor’s Degree

Epiphany Wells sitting on a rock wall.

Epiphany Wells always had the goal of earning a college degree, but life’s circumstances derailed her plans for nearly a decade. She graduates this summer.

July 20, 2020

Leaving Home for a Brighter Future

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Nasir Eisty has come a long way from the small Bangladeshi town where he grew up. But the constant love and care from his parents and teachers made it possible to get where he...

July 6, 2020

The Last Frontier

The sun sits on the horizon above the ice-laden sea off the coast of Antarctica.

Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.

July 2, 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

Predicting Plant Water Needs in a Warmer, Drier World

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UA-involved study shows dry air drives overlooked changes in how plants drink and breathe.

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