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  • August 23, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: An assistant professor with UA’s College of Engineering wins Fulbright Specialist Award; UMC opens a new location in Carrollton; and an associate professor in UA’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies gives advice on how to talk to a loved struggling with substance abuse.

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UA Engineering Faculty Receives Fulbright Award

  • August 19, 2021

Dr. Leigh Terry received a Fulbright Specialist Award to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships through educational and training activities within environmental science.

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  • August 16, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: hundreds of students participate in Ripple Effect, Weeks of Welcome events kick-off, and classes begin.

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UMC Opens Carrollton Location

  • August 13, 2021

University Medical Center recently opened a location in Carrollton, Alabama, to provide primary health care services to the rural Pickens County community.

Rainforest Drought Intensified Disease, Death in a Brazilian Frog

  • August 9, 2021

Human-caused changes to the environment that exasperate droughts in a Brazilian rainforest intensify seasonal infections of a deadly fungus afflicting frogs and toads, causing localized mass deaths, according to research involving The University of Alabama.

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  • August 9, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: University Medical Center offers Saturday COVID-19 vaccine clinics; Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar selected for two Fulbright awards; and a UA engineering professor says President Biden’s goal for electric vehicles may be too ambitious.

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UA Professor Wins Fulbright Awards

  • August 5, 2021

Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar was recently selected for two grants from the prestigious Fulbright program to teach and research abroad.