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Coping with Social Distancing

Social distancing has become a new way of life in recent weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but some may have a tougher time than others adjusting to staying at home and away...

March 27, 2020

UA Experts Available to Discuss Issues Around K-12 School Closures

Faculty at The University of Alabama are available to discuss aspects of continuing the school year remotely across the state.

March 26, 2020

Range Boost

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A solution developed from research at The University of Alabama would give drivers of electric vehicles the confidence and freedom of a gas-powered vehicle without requiring breakthroughs in batteries or a costly overhaul of...

March 11, 2020

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Supports UA Study

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Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama are leading an effort to understand safety for those who respond to traffic incidents.

March 6, 2020

Southern U.S. Hotspots for Severe Consequences of Flash Floods

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The worst region for flash floods in the continental United States is likely the Southwest, according to a recent analysis of flash floods by The University of Alabama.

February 26, 2020

An App for Fat

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A University of Alabama research duo, in partnership with a Birmingham company, developed an app allowing users to take a single photo and generate accurate body composition measures.

February 19, 2020

Young Men Unaware of Risks of HPV Infection, Need for Vaccination

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Young sexual minority men do not fully understand their risk for human papillomavirus due to a lack of information from health care providers, according to research involving The University of Alabama.

February 12, 2020

UA Dean of Nursing Sets Example for Healthy Lifestyle

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After years of failed attempts, Capstone College of Nursing Dean Suzanne Prevost discovered a way to get past her weight loss plateau and make lasting improvement to her health.

February 7, 2020

Incarceration of Family during Childhood Linked with Diabetes in Men

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A new study finds strong association for men, but not for women, for getting diabetes in later adulthood if a family member is incarcerated.

February 5, 2020

Birmingham Couple Makes Transformational Gift to UA

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A $20 million comprehensive gift from C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick will significantly enhance the Culverhouse College of Business and intercollegiate athletics at The University of Alabama.

February 4, 2020

ALRI Awards Funds to Faculty to Address Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Promising faculty members Drs. Lukasz Cielsa, Yuping Bao and Stanislava Chtarbanova-Rudloff will use funds awarded to support basic science research in the area of neurodegeneration.

February 3, 2020

Alabama Transportation Institute Names New Director

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Dr. Allen Parrish is returning to The University of Alabama as executive director of the Alabama Transportation Institute.

February 3, 2020

UA Students to Perform Field Research at Iowa Caucus

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Five students from The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will soon travel to Iowa to participate in a unique field research experience ahead of the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses.

January 30, 2020

UA Libraries Research Database Receives 1 Million Visitors

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As of January, The University of Alabama Libraries' Institutional Repository achieved a major milestone in receiving its 1 millionth visit since its 2017 inception.

January 29, 2020

ALRI Names First Fellows to Address Rural, Underserved Communities

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Eight faculty members have been selected as Alabama Life Research Institute Fellows at The University of Alabama as part of ALRI’s commitment to establishing a foundation of collaboration within the University.

January 27, 2020