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  • June 21, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: High school students participate in the Minority Rural Health Scholars Program and Rural Health Scholars Program; UA takes leadership role in water security; UA will hold summer commencement exercises July 31.

A group photo of this year's Rural Medical Scholars

UA Offers Rural Students Insight to Health Care Profession

  • June 21, 2021

High school students and recent graduates from rural Alabama are participating in annual programs this summer at UA where they learn about the need rural communities have for more doctors and other health care professionals.

New UA Center to Fill Need for Understanding Water Security

  • June 16, 2021

As global demand for water increases alongside a predicted decrease in water quality and availability, The University of Alabama is taking a leadership role to ensure the nation can better manage risks to the water supply and withstand future water disruptions through the Global Water Security Center.

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  • June 14, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: UA’s Model UN team moves up in rankings; Bryant Museum becomes newest member of UA Museums; Juneteenth grows in popularity across U.S.

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  • June 7, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: UA researchers work to develop advanced models to help coastal communities prepare for flooding; a five-year $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund research for a treatment for acute kidney injury; and Moundville’s Saturday in the Park will feature a gourd workshop.

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UA Research to Enhance Flood Resilience of Coastal Communities

  • June 7, 2021

Researchers at The University of Alabama Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research are working to develop advanced computational earth science and coastal models that help coastal communities prepare for flooding from tropical storms and hurricanes.