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UA Student Chosen as a Rhodes Scholar

  • November 22, 2021

A student at The University of Alabama earned the most prestigious academic award for American college graduates and the oldest award for international study.

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  • November 22, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: members of the UA Campus Veterans Association will march from Tuscaloosa to Auburn to raise awareness of veteran suicide; UA alumni Gary and Nancy Fayard make a multimillion-dollar gift to the College of Education and Culverhouse College of Business; and if you’re sleepy after Thanksgiving dinner, one UA expert says you shouldn’t blame the turkey.

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  • November 15, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: a UA study shows traveling after dark during Thanksgiving week increases risk for crashes and fatalities; UA and UAB are partnering with the NIH on a comprehensive study on healthy brain development in children; and UA’s Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive comes to an end.

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UA Study: Avoid Travel After Dark During Thanksgiving Week

  • November 15, 2021

A study of Thanksgiving week vehicle crash data from the past five years in Alabama shows travel after dark increases risk for crashes and fatalities, leading to the conclusion that, if possible, all modes of transportation should be avoided after the sun goes down.

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UA, UAB Partner with NIH to study healthy child brain development

  • November 12, 2021

A diverse and multidisciplinary team of researchers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama was awarded a $7.1 million grant over five years to conduct a comprehensive study of risk and protective factors for healthy brain development in children.