Joe Minter walks through an art exhibit in his yard.

UA-Created Digital Exhibition of Alabama Artist Publicly Available

A project to digitally display and preserve the work of a well-regarded Birmingham artist has launched, drawing international attention.

Beneath the Earth, Ancient Ocean Floor Likely Surrounds the Core

Beneath the Earth, Ancient Ocean Floor Likely Surrounds the Core

Through global-scale seismic imaging of Earth’s innards, research led by The University of Alabama revealed a layer between the core and the mantle that is likely a dense, yet thin, sunk ocean floor, a new study reveals.

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Affordability Concerns Remain as Costlier Rent Growth Slows

The average cost to rent housing across the country continues to become more expensive, but the price increases are slowing, according to a monthly rent index compiled by three colleges including The University of Alabama.

A man and a woman pose back-to-back outside among UA campus buildings.

With Regional Win, Team Set for National Business Pitch Contest

Working with technology developed at The University of Alabama, two students will compete in a national collegiate business pitch competition after winning the regional round. 

An engineering graduate student at The University of Alabama places cylindrical samples of concrete into a machine.

UA Leading Effort For Stronger, Greener Concrete

Engineering researchers received $2.75 million in federal support to scale up a patent-pending innovation that uses carbon dioxide to strengthen concrete.

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UA Astronomers Discover Giant Black Holes on Collision Course

Using NASA’s flagship space telescope for X-ray astronomy, students at The University of Alabama discovered the first evidence for giant black holes in dwarf galaxies on a collision course.

Dial for Tuning Dopamine, Environmental Signals Found in Parkinson’s

Dial for Tuning Dopamine, Environmental Signals Found in Parkinson’s

Researchers at The University of Alabama identified a critical mechanism for how signals from the environment are integrated with genetic information to influence the health and survival of brain cells, providing a key insight into the development of Parkinson’s disease.

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UA Hosting 22nd Annual Alabama Autism Conference Feb. 24

The mission of the conference is to help educate medical professionals, service providers, parents and teachers in addition to developing relationships across the state.

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UA Economists: State Economy to Shrink Slightly in 2023

Inflation, labor shortages, supply chain bottlenecks and international effects from the war in Ukraine will continue to drag national and state economic growth.

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UA Partners with Air Force to Explore Space Innovation

Researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring how a single spacecraft could service several satellites orbiting the Earth in one trip, potentially extending the mission of the satellites.