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UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement ceremonies May 1 and 2 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

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Apr 27, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: Spring commencement ahead – State job growth to continue – Memory screenings available – Student pursues summer Olympic program – Student wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at 3MT conference – Scholars bridging gaps between researchers, communities they study – Researchers providing child wheelchair users a better-fitted chair – UA experts comment on what to know about burping babies, also things to help combat child abuse.

UA Matters: Tips for Getting Babies to Burp
Apr 27, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Maria Hernandez-Reif offers a few tips for feeding and burping your baby.

Economic Forecast from UA’s CBER Optimistic as State Job Growth Continues
Apr 24, 2015

Alabama job growth continues to pick up from the slow pace seen in the first half of 2014, according to data from the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.

UA Summer Enrichment Deadline Extended Until May 15
Apr 23, 2015

The University of Alabama’s Gifted Education Program has extended the deadline for its 2015 Summer Enrichment Workshop to Friday, May 15.

UA Professor, Students to Lead Free Memory Screenings
Apr 22, 2015

The University of Alabama is hosting an open-enrollment period for a free memory screening to be conducted over the next few months.

UA Departments Collaborate With New Orleans Producers on Student Film
Apr 21, 2015

Several academic units at The University of Alabama have entered into collaboration with Court 13, a New Orleans-based film cooperative that produced the Academy Award-nominated “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” The collaboration is titled Court13@UA and started in the fall 2014 semester on the UA campus. The pilot year of the partnership has produced a short film, which premieres at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center.

UA’s Plank Center Names 2015 Mentoring Honorees
Apr 21, 2015

Six communications leaders will receive Milestones in Mentoring awards from the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama during an induction ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago Oct. 29.

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Apr 20, 2015

This week at The University of Alabama: UA grad student to participate in Olympic Committee’s FLAME program – Student wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at 3MT conference – Stran receives grant for wheelchair study – Astronomer to discuss Hubble Space Telescope – UA experts comment on what to know about child abuse, online dating – Events include child abuse summit, lecture honoring men in nursing, Living History Tour, Science Sunday, basket weaving at Moundville

Lecturer to Discuss Nobel Prize Winner in UA’S ALLELE Lecture Series
Apr 20, 2015

Dr. Sean Carroll, an evolutionary biologist, will present a lecture on the work of Jacques Monod, a French biologist and Nobel Prize winner, Thursday, April 23 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Philosopher to Discuss Human, Nonhuman Animal Communication in UA Lecture
Apr 20, 2015

Dr. Dorit Bar-On, professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, will discuss the relationship between human and nonhuman animal communication in the final lecture of The University of Alabama’s 2014-2015 Philosophy Today series.

UA Social Work Celebrates D.C. Internship Anniversary
Apr 20, 2015

The University of Alabama School of Social Work will celebrate its Washington, D.C. internship program Thursday with a reception in the national’s Capitol.

UA Grad Student Pursuing Love of Sport with Summer Program
Apr 20, 2015

University of Alabama graduate student Gennelle Chatman was recently selected to participate in the United States Olympic Committee’s FLAME program.

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Dr. Judy Bonner delivers the 2015 Spring Faculty/Staff Address

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, UA President, Dr. Judy Bonner, spoke to faculty and staff at the Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting.

UA Serves the West Alabama Food Bank
February 10th, 2015Members of The University of Alabama's Office of University Relations volunteered at the West Alabama Food Bank.

Reaching for Rocks
January 29th, 2015Minerals reveal clues about the Himalaya's formation.

Fly Like This
January 29th, 2015UA researchers look to butterfly wings for microdrone inspiration.

Happy New Year from President Bonner
January 5th, 2015President Judy Bonner wishes the faculty and staff of The University of Alabama a Happy New Year.

Roll Tide from the USS Alabama
December 19th, 2014The crew of the USS Alabama submarine stationed in Bangor, Washington, gave a shout out to The University of Alabama on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 ahead of its change-of-command ceremony on Friday, December 19. The USS Alabama is the same ship featured in the 1995 movie “Crimson Tide.”

The Capstone of Higher Education
October 28th, 2014The University of Alabama conducts leading edge research that harnesses solar energy in creative and innovative ways, shapes early childhood education for children with and without special needs, and helps businesses connect throughout the world.
Stimulating education, scientific advancement and economic growth are what make The University of Alabama the Capstone of Higher Education.

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A Water Wizard

A University of Alabama researcher’s software tools, called wizards, can guide water managers in protecting this critical resource.

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Helping the Wheels Go Round

A group of University of Alabama business researchers teamed with a heavy duty truck and trailer supplier to solve a product distribution challenge and achieve cost-savings for the company.

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Scrubbing CO2: A Patented Alternative for Capturing Emissions

A University of Alabama engineering professor hopes efforts in his lab to find different chemicals from those now used to clean industrial emissions will lead to cheaper and more efficient carbon capture methods.

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Saving What We Can’t Get Back

As part of University Museums, the Office of Archaeological Research’s mission is to ensure that archaeological finds are properly located, excavated and curated.

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Let’s Grow

Through school gardens, University of Alabama students teach kids about math, science and nutrition.

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Memory Motivation

Dr. Graham McDougall, who has focused more than 25 years of research on adults at-risk for memory loss, has developed Senior WISE, or Wisdom is Simply Exploration, a new efficacy-based memory training intervention that uses health promotion interventions and classroom instruction to help improve and maintain memory.

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