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National Leader in Water Resources to Head Alabama Water Institute

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Scott Rayder, an expert on building opportunities and funding for scientific organizations, was selected as the executive director of the Alabama Water Institute for The University of Alabama.

July 1, 2020

UA Researchers Examine Stress of Pandemic on Decision-Making

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Researchers at The University of Alabama were awarded a grant to see if the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic may include poor decision-making by those who experienced increased stress levels.

June 24, 2020

UA Offers New Minor in Global Health

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Beginning this fall, UA’s College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new minor in global health.

June 23, 2020

To Keep Peace, Police Need to Seek Public Support

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Reform of law enforcement should emphasize community collaboration, legitimacy and keeping the peace through a reciprocal relationship between police and the public

June 15, 2020

UA Assists in Detection of Crab Nebula Using Innovative Telescope

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists that used a new prototype telescope to detect energetic gamma rays from the Crab Nebula, opening doors for future discoveries.

June 1, 2020

Predicting Plant Water Needs in a Warmer, Drier World

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UA-involved study shows dry air drives overlooked changes in how plants drink and breathe.

June 1, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020

Natural Records

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UA Researchers use nature to discover how waterways behaved before recorded history

May 22, 2020

President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.

May 19, 2020

UA Researchers to Develop Mental Health Training for Police

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Law enforcement officers throughout Tuscaloosa County will soon be better equipped to interact with citizens with serious mental illness and substance abuse.

May 18, 2020

Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards

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Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.

May 14, 2020

Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program

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Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.

May 5, 2020

UA Students Display Research, Creativity for Annual Conference

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Nearly 250 undergraduate students at UA are virtually highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference.

April 22, 2020

UA Researchers Providing Maps of COVID-19 Testing Sites

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Two researchers at The University of Alabama are helping people find testing sites for COVID-19.

April 9, 2020

UA to Study How Emotions Impact Behavior to COVID-19 Pandemic

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A psychology researcher at The University of Alabama was awarded a federal grant to study how people’s emotions influence their response to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

March 30, 2020