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Despite Lingering Pandemic, State Businesses Remain Optimistic

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While not as confident in the economic outlook as they were earlier this year, state business leaders remain optimistic in growth through year’s end, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of...

October 12, 2021

UA Researchers Creating Digital Exhibition of Birmingham Artist’s Work

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Using cutting-edge imaging technology and digital curation, a project involving The University of Alabama will allow the work and stories of a well-regarded southern artist to be preserved digitally for future generations.

October 11, 2021

Researchers to study the state of Black-owned businesses in Alabama

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A five-year, research project will explore the status of Black businesses in Alabama, with the goal of pinpointing specific challenges they face and identifying strategies to help them thrive.

October 7, 2021

UA Programs Welcome Students Studying Rural Health Care

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UA's College of Community Health Sciences recently welcomed the 2021-2022 class of its Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars programs.

October 5, 2021

UA Center to Spur Convergent Drug Innovation, Delivery

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Drawing upon expertise from across campus, a new center at The University of Alabama will help overcome obstacles keeping drug therapies that show promise in the lab from translating to an effective treatment for...

October 4, 2021

UA College of Engineering Opens New Manufacturing Program

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The UA College of Engineering's Alabama Initiative on Manufacturing Development and Education, or Alabama IMaDE, held its grand opening ceremony Sept. 30.

September 30, 2021

UA Receives Grant to Use Machine Learning to Study Dark Matter

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A team of researchers at The University of Alabama hope to develop tools that probe this otherwise invisible but important component of the universe, tackling one of the biggest questions in physics, astronomy and...

September 27, 2021

UA in Study of Frogs’ Ability to Rebound from Infectious Disease

A national team of researchers that includes The University of Alabama will examine whether frogs’ ability to survive certain infections helps enhance understanding of human responses.

September 23, 2021

Vaccine Access, Hesitancy Remain Barriers Among Black Alabamians

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Research from The University of Alabama found that addressing both hesitancy and access at the community level is important to increasing vaccination rates, particularly in African American communities.

September 17, 2021

Pandemic Study: People Under Stress More Sensitive to Message Tone

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A study involving more than 88,000 people from 47 countries conducted in the early months of the global coronavirus pandemic found people are less willing to take risks than before the pandemic.

September 16, 2021

UA’s Industrial Assessment Center Selected to Continue Mission

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The University of Alabama will continue its role as home to the state’s only Industrial Assessment Center that assists manufacturers in reducing carbon emissions and energy costs, while training the next generation of energy-efficiency...

September 16, 2021

Pandemic’s Effects on Traffic Crashes Linger

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Despite a drop in vehicle crashes this year in the state, fatal crashes have increased slightly, possibly because of lingering effects of the pandemic, according to research from The University of Alabama.

September 2, 2021

Partnership to Develop Kit to Discover Drugs From Natural Sources

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are leading a project with an industrial partner to develop a kit that speeds discovery of potential drug therapies from plants.

August 31, 2021

UA Researchers Tackle Plastic Waste as Part of National Effort

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Researchers will experiment with more effective ways of breaking down hard-to-recycle plastics.

August 26, 2021

UA Research Helps Spot Racial Differences in Concussion Recovery

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Young Black and white athletes have different experiences after a sports-related concussion, according to a study involving a researcher at The University of Alabama.

August 24, 2021