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UA Economists: State Economy to Shrink Slightly in 2023

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Persistent inflation, labor shortages, lingering supply chain bottlenecks and international effects from the war in Ukraine will continue to drag national and state economic growth, according to the annual economic forecast from the Center...

January 25, 2023

UA Partners with Air Force to Explore Space Innovation

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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.

January 24, 2023

New Analytics Tools Detect and Disrupt Sex Trafficking Activities

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Groundbreaking modeling from The University of Alabama is credited with assisting in the identification of dozens of potential sex trafficking victims in Alabama.

January 17, 2023

A Commercial Real Estate Agent’s Gender Does Matter – To The Seller

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Gender plays a role in commercial real estate transactions because of a common affinity bias among property owners, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

December 7, 2022

New Microscopes to Position UA as Leader in Materials Characterization

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A suite of new instruments focused on understanding materials will give The University of Alabama an elite platform while expanding opportunities for students.

December 4, 2022

Engineering Professor Selected to Use Supercomputer

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An engineering professor at The University of Alabama was one of fewer than 60 researchers across the country awarded time on some of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

November 18, 2022

UA-Led Study Results in Dietary Guideline of Bioactive Food Compound

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An apple a day can keep the doctor away according to an international study spearheaded by a UA faculty member.

November 7, 2022

UA to Lead Regional Data Center Combatting Opioid Crisis

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With expertise and experience in multidisciplinary data analytics, The University of Alabama was tapped to spearhead a regional center to help communities across the Southeast combat the opioid crisis.

November 3, 2022

Support for Sponsored Projects Doubles in Four Years

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Outside support of research, other sponsored activity and instructional efforts that spark innovation and discovery at The University of Alabama more than doubled over the past four years thanks to another record-breaking year. 

November 2, 2022

UA, TCEDA Hosting Joint Summit to Discuss Power, Mobility Economy

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The University of Alabama and the Tuscaloosa County Economic Development Authority are jointly hosting a summit on the emerging power and mobility economy in the region.

October 26, 2022

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

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The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama. 

October 25, 2022

State Business Leaders Still Sour on Economy

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For the second consecutive quarter, state business leaders have a negative outlook on the economy, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of Alabama.

October 17, 2022

Report Shows Resilient Construction Offers Strong Investment Return

University of Alabama study estimates economic value of resilient construction for multifamily buildings.

October 14, 2022

UA Sees Major Increases in R&D Partnerships with Industry

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Over the past three years, annual funding from industry partners with The University of Alabama increased nearly 500%, creating opportunities for students while bringing innovation and job growth to the state.

October 13, 2022

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby Addresses Inaugural CIROH Meeting at UA

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The Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology recently held its inaugural science meeting at The University of Alabama, bringing together water researchers and professionals to establish its future vision and path.

October 13, 2022