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A Greener Gusher

A University of Alabama chemistry professor and an international group of scientists are working to replace petrochemicals with wood.

September 7, 2016

UA Researchers Bring HIV Education to Parolees, Probationers

Analyses of efforts to provide HIV testing and education classes to parolees by a University of Alabama researcher and her colleagues recently published in the top scholastic journal on AIDS research.

September 7, 2016

CrossingPoints Summer Bridge Program

A CrossingPoints student sitting at a table during a class

CrossingPoints Summer Bridge Program is a college pipeline program for students with intellectual disabilities ages 18 and older who are interested in pursuing postsecondary education. Summer Bridge students attend college classes […]

September 6, 2016

Baron to Represent Team USA in Paralympic Games

Shelby Baron was helping unload cars during freshman move-in day at The University of Alabama when she got a call from Team USA wheelchair tennis coach Dan James.

September 6, 2016

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Nearly half a century ago, during the fall of Saigon, two teenagers boarded teetering escape boats, leaving family and country behind. At a refugee camp in Cambodia, the two met […]

September 6, 2016

Flu Shot Campaign Begins

The annual University of Alabama flu shot campaign, an effort by the University to protect students, faculty and staff from the flu, kicks off Sept. 7 with free vaccinations provided […]

September 6, 2016

Flu Shot Campaign Begins

The annual University of Alabama flu shot campaign, an effort by the University to protect students, faculty and staff from the flu, kicks off Sept. 7 with free vaccinations provided […]

September 6, 2016

Living on the Wild Side

Elephants represent a theme in the two worlds of Dr. A. J. “Lonnie” Strickland, Culverhouse professor of strategic management.

September 2, 2016

UA’s Virtual Sandbox Lets Kids, Adults Learn about Hydrological Processes

Dr. Sagy Cohen, an assistant professor of geography at The University of Alabama who specializes in global hydrology, has completed the creation of an augmented reality sandbox.

September 2, 2016

UA Scientist Finds New Species on Ocean Floor

Dr. Kevin Kocot, a UA assistant professor in the department of biological sciences and curator of invertebrate zoology at UA’s Museum of Natural History, recently discovered new species when he explored the bottom of...

September 1, 2016

UA’s Cleanest Room

Take a virtual visit to this University of Alabama research laboratory via this slideshow.

September 1, 2016

UA’s RISE Center Begins New Playgroup

The RISE Center, housed in the Stallings Center, is so popular that Director Andi Gillen and her staff are unable to serve all the special-needs children whose parents request entry – a waiting list...

September 1, 2016

UA Robotics Team Competing in NASA Challenge

A team of UA students compete this weekend in one of NASA’s biggest contests, one of only two collegiate teams to make the final round and vie for a share of a more than...

September 1, 2016

Fruit-Fly Diet Impacts Descendants, UA Researcher Finds

For a fruit fly, what its grandparents ate may affect how much it weighs. But the passing down of a body type based on diet is not a simple cause and effect, a University...

September 1, 2016