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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

ALRI Names First Fellows to Address Rural, Underserved Communities

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Eight faculty members have been selected as Alabama Life Research Institute Fellows at The University of Alabama as part of ALRI’s commitment to establishing a foundation of collaboration within the University.

January 27, 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 Study Investigates Students’ Views of Eating Local

Researchers from UA’s College of Human Environmental Sciences will examine factors tied to students’ perceptions of Alabama-grown produce and create a plan to increase awareness and consumption.

December 4, 2019

Fashion for Life Celebrates 10th Anniversary

UA student fashion designs will hit the runway for the 10th annual Fashion for Life Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. in UA’s Ferguson Center Ballroom.

November 20, 2019

UA’s RISE Center Breaks Ground on Upcoming Addition

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The University of Alabama’s RISE Center hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for an addition that will house a state-of-the-art sensory suite.

October 17, 2019

Watkins: Growth of New RISE Student ‘Amazing’

Emotional expressions that are common between toddlers in daycare settings are significant milestones for Jaden Walker, a 2-year-old student at the RISE Center at The University of Alabama.

October 10, 2019

UA Researcher Studies How Obesity, Sleep Affect Chronic Diseases

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A UA researcher recently received an NIH grant to conduct a leading-edge study that will investigate the relationship between obesity and sleep and their role in developing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

September 26, 2019