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New Grant Strengthens Work to Solve Rural Wastewater Challenge

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Recently announced federal funding will move forward an ambitious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

March 12, 2021

Payne-Foster Driven to Improve Women’s Health Through Advocacy

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Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster was recently honored with the 2020 Linda Mays Volunteer of the Year Award.

March 11, 2021

In Detecting Particle, UA Researchers Help Prove 60-Year-Old Theory

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Two researchers from The University of Alabama are part of an international project that detected a cosmic interaction never observed before, but predicted 60 years ago.

March 10, 2021

UA to Host Wheelchair Basketball National Championships

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UA's men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams will host the Collegiate Wheelchair Basketball National Championships March 12 and 13.

March 8, 2021

Social Work Students Work to End Child Hunger

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UA social work students are working on a new online database that connects Alabama families in crisis with food resources in their communities.

March 8, 2021

Student Health Care Streamlines, Expands with SHC, UMC Merger

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The full transition is expected to be complete by the Fall 2021 Semester.

March 5, 2021

A Historic Swarm is Coming

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One of the largest broods of periodical cicadas to emerge in U.S. history, Brood X, as it’s been named, will arise from the ground after 17 years.

March 4, 2021

Earth’s Position and Orbit Spurred Ancient Marine Life Extinction

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Ancient rocks from Tennessee revealed the Earth’s rotation and orbit around the Sun controlled the timing of oceanic dead zones in a mass extinction of marine life about 370 million years ago.

March 2, 2021

CCN Students Give COVID-19 Vaccinations to Underserved Population

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A group of UA nursing students administered COVID-19 vaccinations at the Good Samaritan Clinic.

February 25, 2021

UA Researchers Building Communication Robot for Law Enforcement

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Engineering and communication researchers at The University of Alabama are building the next generation of affordable law enforcement robotic technology.

February 24, 2021

UA Developed App Helps Control Hypertension

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A mobile app developed by UA faculty and the Center for Advanced Public Safety is helping individuals manage their blood pressure while providing valuable resources that promote a healthy lifestyle.

February 24, 2021

Evidence of Predation by Octopuses Pushed Back By 25 Million Years

New research involving the Alabama Museum of National unveiled the earliest evidence of octopus predation in the fossil record.

February 22, 2021

Preparing for a Life-Changing Journey Abroad

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Two UA sophomores will have the opportunity of a lifetime this fall, as they travel across the world to study abroad.

February 19, 2021

State Business Leaders Optimistic on Early 2021 Economy

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Even with the continued stress from the pandemic, business leaders in the state remained mostly optimistic that their businesses will have a positive start to 2021, according a quarterly survey done by economists at...

February 18, 2021

Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival to be Virtual

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The 9th annual Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival featuring acclaimed movies from the African continent and broader African Diaspora will be held virtually Feb. 27- 28.

February 17, 2021