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Women in STEM: Hanna Hefley on Her UA Experience

Hanna Hefley, a metallurgical engineering major, discusses her experience as a student in a STEM field at The University of Alabama.

February 22, 2017

Dr. Su Gupta on Women in STEM Experience

Dr. Su Gupta, professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, explains what she tells young women who are looking to enter the STEM fields.

February 22, 2017

Neuroscientist to Discuss Brain Development at UA ALLELE Lecture

Neuroscientist and professor Dr. Michael Anderson will speak about the evolution of the brain, cognition and how our bodies relate to the way we think at the next Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or...

February 17, 2017

A Crimson Connection

When a University of Alabama football player with an injured arm instinctively stiff-armed a defender in the 2015 Southeastern Conference Championship Game, he was able to do so thanks to doctors, athletic trainers, engineering...

February 13, 2017

UA Professor Elected Fellow to American Physical Society

Dr. Andreas Piepke, a professor in The University of Alabama's department of physics and astronomy, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his work in defining the nature of...

February 6, 2017

Naturally Curious

For the boys at the Alabama Department of Youth Services' Vacca Campus in Birmingham, they’re intrigued by the science behind their own behaviors.

January 30, 2017

Telescope quote

“It’s a chance to meet with other people who are interested in astronomy. With the instruments we have, such as our 16-inch telescope and a fully mechanized observatory dome, we […]

November 15, 2016

NASA, UA to Sign Space Act Agreement

Students at The University of Alabama will work with NASA to enhance understanding of propulsion systems for small satellites – CubeSats -- that orbit the Earth, participating in a research project that will help...

November 4, 2016

Milky Way

“This is our home, the galaxy we live in. We want to understand the galaxy, but it’s hard because we’re right in the middle of it.”

October 25, 2016

UA Study Finds Unexplainable Activity in Distant Stars

Space energy anomalies more than 50 million light years from our galaxy are creating conditions that should be destroying stars, but instead are regenerating them, according to an astronomer at The University of Alabama.

October 19, 2016

UA, TDK Expand Research Agreement to Support Graduate Students

Two University of Alabama graduate students will receive annual financial support from the expansion of a research agreement between UA and the Japanese electronics company TDK Corp.

October 17, 2016

Science Writer to Discuss Evolution in UA’s ALLELE Series

Carl Zimmer

Award-winning author and science journalist Carl Zimmer will be on campus Thursday, Oct. 6, to talk about the global impact of human evolution at the 11th Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, seminar...

September 28, 2016

UA to Share in $3.45 Million NSF Grant to Aid Innovation

The University of Alabama’s role in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation is strengthened through a new $3.45 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the regional hub to which UA and three other universities belong.

September 28, 2016

Everglades quote

“The goal is to aid and develop understanding to retain the Everglades in as pristine a state as possible. And that’s a continuing process.”

September 9, 2016

A Greener Gusher

A University of Alabama chemistry professor and an international group of scientists are working to replace petrochemicals with wood.

September 7, 2016