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UA Research Continues to Surge

  • October 20, 2020

For the seventh consecutive year, UA earned record external funding for research and other sponsored activities, further securing its stature as a major comprehensive research-intensive university and one of the fastest growing research enterprises in the nation.

UA Preview

  • October 19, 2020

This week at The University of Alabama: a new app developed at UA will revolutionize how people track their health and fitness progress; new research shows a warming climate will have a widespread effect on ecosystems; and the UA Arboretum is teaching about spooky Alabama plants through their ‘ArBOOretum’ event.

UA Preview

  • October 12, 2020

This week at The University of Alabama: a new app developed at UA can tell your body composition with a single photo; new research from UA shows a warmer climate will disrupt ecosystems; and UA receives grant to build a new storm shelter.

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Disruption to Tiny Life Can Lead to Big Changes in Warmer Climate

  • October 12, 2020

New research from The University of Alabama supports the growing consensus that, while some animals will find it difficult to adjust to predicted warmer temperatures, a more widespread effect of a changing climate is disruption in how ecosystems function.

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Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards

  • October 7, 2020

Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s educational mission.