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Faculty Develop Innovative Instruction During Pandemic

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In the face of adversity, UA faculty embraced the challenge and evolved to create innovative means to instruct and connect with students. 

November 17, 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

RISE to Hold Annual Fundraiser Virtually on 46th Anniversary

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UA's RISE Center will hold its annual CHIP in for RISE silent auction fundraiser virtually Oct. 1 and 2 in conjunction with the school’s 46th birthday.

September 24, 2020

Masks Can Make a Fashion Statement

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Besides offering protection from the spread of coronavirus, masks can express the wearer's individual style.

August 19, 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

Overcoming Challenges, Realizing Dreams Together

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Eric and Maleka Beal have never been ones to let a challenge keep them from reaching their goals.

June 16, 2020

Financial Planning During a Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of everyday life for Americans, including how we look at our finances.

June 4, 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

UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus

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Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.

May 8, 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

UA Children’s Program, RISE Center Carry on Virtually

Children's Program staff interacting with students through Zoom.

While preschoolers from the UA Children’s Program and RISE Center are sheltering at home, they continue to connect with teachers, learn, play and even receive therapy through inventive and individualized online interactions.

April 30, 2020

Hospitality Industry Down, Not Out

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While a variety of industries have suffered, the hospitality industry has taken a major hit due to social distancing.

April 16, 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

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

Young Men Unaware of Risks of HPV Infection, Need for Vaccination

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Young sexual minority men do not fully understand their risk for human papillomavirus due to a lack of information from health care providers, according to research involving The University of Alabama.

February 12, 2020