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UA VitAL Team to Host Conference on Behavioral Health

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The University of Alabama will hold a conference on emerging trends in behavioral health near the end of August.

August 10, 2022

UA Develops Behavioral Health App for State

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The new mobile app offers critical information and resources related to mental health and substance use disorders.

July 21, 2022

UA to Celebrate Excellence Among Faculty Research, Creative Activity

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Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research, scholarship and creative contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

April 15, 2022

University of Alabama, Stillman Sign Graduate Pathways Agreement

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The University of Alabama and Stillman College celebrated 50 years of an enrollment agreement by making it easier for Stillman students to attend graduate school at UA.

March 31, 2022

Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers

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UA researchers are at the top of their game. Here’s a spotlight on four female researchers advancing their fields.

March 30, 2022

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity

More than 400 students from across campus will share their work with the community at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 4.

March 10, 2022

UA Graduate Student Wins Regional Three Minute Thesis Competition

Carmen Reese Foster

The Doctor of Social Work student will go on to compete at the national competition in December.

March 1, 2022

UA Part of Research Into Racial Disparity in Infant Mortality

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Researchers at the University of Alabama are partners in a statewide effort to tackle racial disparity in infant mortality in Alabama.

January 20, 2022

UA, State Partner to Train First Responders on Mental Health Awareness

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UA social work experts are partnering with state agencies to train first responders to identify, understand and respond to signs of substance use disorders and mental illnesses.

December 21, 2021

UA Among 60 Finalists for Transformative Workforce Project

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A proposal from UA to lead a regional innovation and workforce development project for an economically depressed region of the state has received initial seed money.

December 17, 2021

Conversations, Culture Sharing Are What Heritage Month is All About

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Hispanic-Latino Association President Carina Villarreal said she celebrates her heritage daily in the way she lives.

September 15, 2021

Addressing the Opioid Crisis: What Does Alabama Need?

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Alabamians face many structural barriers to treatment of opioid addiction, such as access and transportation to treatment facilities as well as hostile attitudes among the public and family members to addiction, according to research...

August 23, 2021

UA Leading Effort to Increase Vaccinations in Rural Alabama

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In a partnership with community organizations, The University of Alabama is spearheading a project to get 70% of eligible people in the state’s Black Belt vaccinated against COVID-19 over the next year.

August 12, 2021

Chatbots for Dementia Patients and Caregivers Need More Work

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Systematic review of apps finds need for evidence-based chatbots that have undergone end user evaluation.

June 23, 2021

Fueled by Experience, Social Work Student Now Advocates for Others

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Destiny McFall broke through all the depressing statistics that weigh on children brought up through the foster care system to graduate with a master’s degree in social work.

April 23, 2021