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Pandemic’s Effects Will Linger on State’s Growing Economy

  • February 3, 2021

The state’s economy could grow by 2.6% in 2021, a good clip that will not pull the state out of the hole created in 2020 by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report published today by economists at The University of Alabama.

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  • February 1, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: UA and City of Tuscaloosa partner together to create a system that can automatically detect blighted areas; UA’s athletic training program moves into a new space; and the Realizing the Dream series will offer events throughout the year to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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UA, Tuscaloosa File Joint Patent to Detect Community Blight

  • January 27, 2021

The University of Alabama and the City of Tuscaloosa collaborated to create a system that can automatically detect blighted areas in a community, helping prevent issues before they escalate into costly repairs for property owners.

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  • January 25, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: Assistant Professor of Higher Education named an emerging scholar under 40, and the UA Capstone College of Nursing expands to benefit students and faculty.

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  • January 19, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: Capstone College of Nursing opens doors to new space; support from Birmingham corporation to assist underrepresented students in the UA Culverhouse College of Business; five faculty members are part of research aimed at strengthening the community’s role in COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

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  • January 11, 2021

This week at The University of Alabama: UA to provide campus-funded COVID leave for employees in 2021; Five faculty members are part of research aimed at strengthening the community’s role in COVID-19 vaccination campaign; Support from Birmingham corporation to assist underrepresented students in the UA Culverhouse College of Business.