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UA Researchers to Study Gulf Coast Severe Weather Communications

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A new study by a team of professors from UA's College of Communication and Information Sciences will examine the effectiveness of public risk messaging to help residents along the Gulf Coast stay safe during...

May 20, 2022

UA Transportation Policy Research Center Expands with New Director

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As part of a broadening of its scope, the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama will be led by longtime engineering professor, Dr. Steven Jones.

May 3, 2022

Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Honored with Annual Award

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The honorees have all conducted significant scholarly research and were nominated by faculty and staff research directors.

April 29, 2022

UA Fuels Tuscaloosa’s Economy

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The University of Alabama continues to be a driving force in the Tuscaloosa area’s economy, according to a recent economic analysis.

April 28, 2022

Equitable Care Path Reduces Disparity in Sport-Related Concussions

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While previous work indicates Black patients of sports-related concussions suffer worse outcomes and receive lesser-quality care, a new study involving The University of Alabama shows that racial disparity is greatly reduced with equitable resources...

April 22, 2022

Company Licenses UA Tech to Improve Concrete, Reduce Emissions

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An innovation developed in an engineering lab at The University of Alabama will help reduce emissions of harmful greenhouse gases created by concrete production.

April 18, 2022

State Business Leaders Sour on Near-Term U.S. Economy

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Even with confidence in the state economy growing along with increasing industry profits and sales, state business leaders are decidedly negative in their outlook for the nation’s economy, according to the latest quarterly survey...

April 11, 2022

UA Awarded $360 Million to Lead National Water Effort

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The University of Alabama is poised to become a standard bearer in translating water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards and effectively manage water resources. 

April 6, 2022

State-of-the-Art Autism Research, Services Thriving at UA

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In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, UA proudly highlights the cutting-edge autism research, education and services taking place on campus.

April 1, 2022

Want to be Happier? Plan a Vacation

According to research done at The University of Alabama, planning a vacation improves your overall happiness.

March 29, 2022

UA to Manage Remediation of Health Hazards in Black Belt Homes

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UA SafeState and the Alabama Life Research Institute are managing a project remove environmental and safety hazards from some of Alabama’s vulnerable and underserved communities.

March 23, 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 Study Shows Trust in Science Predicts Pandemic Compliance

Trust in the scientific research community is the best predictor of a person’s compliance with public health measures intended to prevent COIVD-19, according to a study from The University of Alabama.

March 10, 2022

UA Leading Work on Novel Fuel for High-Velocity Missiles

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An innovative form of hydrogen fuel being developed by researchers at The University of Alabama could be used to support long-range, precision-fire missiles in protecting against potential threats to the United States.

March 9, 2022

UA Graduate Student Wins Regional Three Minute Thesis Competition

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

March 1, 2022