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Members of the LiteWater team include, from left, Dr. Mark Elliott, Dr. Patrick Kung and Ben Bickerstaff.

UA-Affiliated Technology Aims to Improve Drinking Water

A method of cleaning drinking water with light is being tested and developed at The University of Alabama with the hope of creating a product available for homes and businesses.

UA ‘Innovation Day’ to Feature New Technologies, Guidance for Entrepreneurs
Nov 30, 2015

University of Alabama students will showcase a concussion detection system and cellular signal strengthening technology, and entrepreneurs will detail the ins and outs of starting and running a successful business during the third Office for Research and Economic Development Innovation Day to be held on campus Dec. 2.

UA’s Project FAITHH Conference Features Several HIV/AIDS Activists
Nov 30, 2015

Five nationally known HIV/AIDS activists are the featured speakers at The University of Alabama’s Project FAITHH conference in Montgomery Dec. 4.

UA Matters: Gifts Children Can Make for their Parents
Nov 30, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Amy Walker offers a few simple ideas that children can make for their parents this holiday season.

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Nov 30, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: – Innovation Day showcases new technology – Astronomers work where Alice in Wonderland meets Albert Einstein – Baby TALK, PAL receive grant money – HIV/AIDS activists speak at Dec. 4 conference – Physicists receive recognition – Fall, holidays dangerous time for young – Experts offer tips on gifts children can make for their parents, stocking first-aid kits

UA among those Funded for Child Maltreatment Prevention Programs
Nov 24, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Child Development Resources is one of five Tuscaloosa organizations to receive more than $379,000, combined, to help fund community programs committed to the prevention of child maltreatment.

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Nov 23, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: Astronomer works where Alice in Wonderland meets Albert Einstein — UA physicists receive recognition – Thoma named ‘University Research Professor’ — Fall, holidays dangerous time for young – Is Thanksgiving turkey making you tired? — Holiday shopping – CISA bill a good first step, but ambiguity must be addressed — Experts offer tips on stocking first-aid kits

UA Wraps Up 2015 ‘Beat Auburn Beat Hunger’ Food Drive
Nov 20, 2015

The University of Alabama finished the 2015 Beat Auburn Beat Hunger food drive by collecting 116,370 pounds of food.

UA Physicists Share in Breakthrough Prize for Neutrino Research
Nov 20, 2015

A team of University of Alabama physicists has received recognition for making key contributions to a landmark study of neutrinos that won the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recently in California.

UA Announces Next Steps in Diversity Initiative
Nov 18, 2015

University of Alabama President Stuart R. Bell announced today that he has directed the University’s Strategic Planning Council to include the addition of a central diversity officer and the development of a new diversity plan as part of its work.

UA’s Veteran, Military Affairs Offers Emergency Scholarships
Nov 18, 2015

The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs at The University of Alabama now is offering emergency scholarships for veterans.

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Nov 16, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: UA’s Fashion For Life features senior apparel design collections – The fast and the scholarly – International Education Week slated for Nov. 16 to 20 — UA researcher hopes to change health outcomes – Thoma named ‘University Research Professor’ — Social Work to begin veterans’ needs assessment – Building taller, sturdier wood buildings – Fall, holidays dangerous time for young – CISA bill a good first step, but ambiguity must be addressed — Is Thanksgiving turkey making you tired? — Holiday shopping – Experts offer tips on stocking first-aid kits and avoiding colds, flu

UA Matters: How to Have a Well-Stocked First-Aid Kit
Nov 16, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Louanne Friend provides a list of items that are recommended for first-aid kits for the home:

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UA Staff Feature: Doug Klutz

Doug Klutz, a professor, advisor, and internship director in the Department of Criminal Justice shares what it's like to study Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama.

Heart Touch Program
November 16th, 2015The Heart Touch Program is an initiative started by University of Alabama student Fan Yang, a native of China. Yang is a PhD student in social work at UA, who noticed a cultural disconnect between international students and the American elementary students they were teaching. She started Heart Touch, a Chinese and Japanese cultural enrichment project with after-school programs at Tuscaloosa City and County schools. Yang, along with other international students at UA, visit local schools to teach Chinese and Japanese culture through hands-on activities, field trips and pen-pal programs. The program has a dual-purpose mission of connecting American students with Chinese and Japanese culture and connecting international students with American culture.

Fight Song Challenge
November 5th, 2015We asked UA students to sing the fight song.

CHAMPioning Family Success: The UA Way, The United Way
October 30th, 2015Dr. Gordon MacNeil, Associate Professor, School of Social Work inspires UA Faculty and Staff to GIVE UNITED. Tuscaloosa’s One Place, Caring Days Adult Day Care, and Temporary Emergency Services highlight a family success story.

Dr. Stuart Bell delivers the 2015 Fall Faculty/Staff Address
October 23rd, 2015On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, UA President, Dr. Stuart Bell, spoke to faculty and staff at the Fall Faculty/Staff Meeting.

Forever Crimson
October 8th, 2015This years Homecoming theme is "Forever Crimson". We went around campus asking students what the theme meant to them.

Thank You from UA
September 21st, 2015A message of thanks to UA supporters. To make a gift to The University of Alabama, visit

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A Warming Wonder Lab

Heat, itself, is helping researchers discover potential impacts of a warming world.

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Body Sensing

Want to eat healthier, exercise more or smoke less? A UA researcher’s wearable sensors may one day help you modify your behaviors.

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Calling All Birds

By recording months of bird calls, University of Alabama researchers are creating a baseline to later measure changing bird populations.

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Keeping UA Safe Can Be Ruff Work

UAPD officers and their K9 partners fill special roles in campus security.

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Engineering, Athletics Team Up to Create New Medical Tent

A collapsible tent designed to limit distractions during medical evaluations while providing better privacy for student athletes at The University of Alabama has been introduced this football season.

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Knowledge of Cybersecurity a Must for Faculty, Staff

In today’s digital age, cyber attacks and breaches are becoming increasingly prevalent. The Office of Information Technology (OIT) on The University of Alabama’s campus has tools in place to keep people safe and knowledgeable when online.

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Find Your Passion: A Nice Guy Who Won’t Finish Last

Nathan Craft weaves his personal mantra – kindness toward others – into his professional outlook.

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Undergraduate Magazine: Shining Behind the Scenes

Michelle Montabana has the talent to be a professional bassoonist, but the music administration major has found her calling offstage.

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Undergraduate Magazine: Scholar by Environment

When Paula Adams got to UA, she discovered it wasn't only her dream school; it was an environment where she would thrive as a researcher, scholar, and peer mentor.

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