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UA Undergraduate Student Earns Parkinson’s Research Fellowship

A senior microbiology major at The University of Alabama has been awarded a summer fellowship by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and American Parkinson Disease Association.

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Jun 20, 2016

This week at The University of Alabama: Branding course created for Olympic athletes – Researchers study intersection of sports and technology in new center – Robotics team advances in NASA challenge – Special ed majors learn alongside students with intellectual disabilities – Program prepare West Alabama teachers for new science standards – Experts share benefits of eating carbs, explain technique for reducing stress

UA Matters: Benefits of Eating Carbohydrates
Jun 20, 2016

When eaten strategically in amount and type, carbohydrates can serve as a key player in not only losing weight but maintaining weight loss, says a University of Alabama nutritionist.

UA’s Plank Center Announces Selections for Educator Fellowship Program
Jun 16, 2016

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama has announced the seventh class for its Fellowship for Educators program. Nine educators will have the opportunity to enhance their skills, as they will be placed in the offices of sponsoring organizations this summer.

Veteran, UA MBA Student Receives Tillman Scholarship
Jun 15, 2016

Dan Walters, a graduate student pursuing an MBA and a Juris Doctor degree at The University of Alabama, is one of 60 students nationwide selected as a 2016 Tillman Scholar.

Two UA Students Recognized by National Fraternity Conference
Jun 14, 2016

Two University of Alabama students have received an Undergraduate Award of Distinction from the North-American Interfraternity Conference for 2016.

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Spring 2016 Term
Jun 13, 2016

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 10,270 students enrolled during the 2016 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. […]

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Jun 13, 2016

This week at The University of Alabama: Professor’s film to premiere at Black Film Festival – Media invited to coastal expedition – Special ed majors learn alongside students with intellectual disabilities – Program prepare west Alabama teachers for new science standards – Creative writing class underway for high school students – Expert explains technique for reducing stress

UA Matters: Using Mindfulness to Lower Stress
Jun 13, 2016

Practicing mindfulness is a simple way to help train the brain to be calmer and less stressed, says the University of Alabama’s Dr. Harriet Myers.

UA Theatre Professor’s Film to Premiere at American Black Film Festival
Jun 10, 2016

University of Alabama theater professor Seth Panitch has recently completed a full, feature-length film that has been selected as one of 25 films to be showcased in the 20th American Black Film Festival.

UA Student Team Racks Up Awards in National Vehicle Contest
Jun 9, 2016

A team of University of Alabama students in a competition among North American universities to design and construct an advanced, energy-efficient vehicle was recognized with several first-place awards after completing the second year of the four-year program.

Spin-off Company to Market, Sell UA-Developed Product
Jun 7, 2016

The University of Alabama licensed the technology behind a collapsible sideline tent designed to give better medical care to athletes to a spin-off company that will develop, market, manufacture and distribute the tent.

UA Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Study Everglades’ Greenhouse Gases
Jun 7, 2016

Two University of Alabama researchers, along with their collaborators, recently received $834,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue their study of greenhouse gases in the Everglades.

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Students attend Bama Bound

While some students are a little nervous about starting their college journey, UA's summer orientation session Bama Bound helps students meet new friends, learn about the University, register for their first semester's classes and have a good time.

May 25th, 2016Students and faculty from across The University of Alabama competed in business plan competitions and showcased emerging technology at AIME Day, an annual pitch and demonstration expo for inventors and entrepreneurs at UA and economic development officials in Alabama.

Looking Back on 2015-16 Academic Year
May 10th, 2016

UA Graduates Give Advice to Their Freshmen Selves
May 8th, 2016More than 5,300 students graduated from The University of Alabama on May 6 and 7, 2016. Prior to commencing, some of the graduates took time to give some advice to their freshmen selves.

Dr. Stuart Bell delivers the 2016 Spring Faculty/Staff Address
April 28th, 2016On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, UA President Dr. Stuart Bell spoke to faculty and staff at the Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting.

Midnight Breakfast
April 28th, 2016

We Remember April 27, 2011
April 22nd, 2016Five years later, we remember all those affected by the storms of 4/27/11, and pay tribute to Tuscaloosa's ongoing recovery.

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Identifying a Fast Flier  

Can you imagine a dragonfly eating a hummingbird? Spend a few minutes with Dr. John Abbott, who has studied the fast flying insects for nearly 30 years, and you'll see why he calls them "amazing."

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Research in a Virtual World

Virtual Reality, in the hands of University of Alabama researchers, has a growing number of uses including potentially helping survivors of severe weather manage anxiety when new storms threaten.

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In a Movie, Far, Far Away

Through simulations, astronomers like Dr. Jeremy Bailin and his University of Alabama colleague, Dr. Dean Townsley, gain insight into objects in space that is not possible through observations alone.

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UAPD Supports Alabama Boys State Program for 10th Year

A group of high school seniors got an inside look into a career in law enforcement with the help of The University of Alabama Police Department, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Tuscaloosa Police Department and NorthFlight, as part of the 2016 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention.

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For Second Straight Year, UA Engineering Students Win NASA Contest

Alabama Astrobotics again took top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition.

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The Joy of Food Blogging

Dr. Lauren Cardon used an ELO to enable her EN 455 class to experience the joy of cooking and blogging about it.

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Find Your Passion: Citizen of the Planet

Born and raised in Alabama, Brandon Hooks has long held an international outlook.

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Find Your Passion: ‘The Ability to Soar’

The gravity of impending brain surgery becomes clearer to Madison Darling while sitting in her doctor’s office.

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Find Your Passion: Seeing Triple

Tennis, volleyball, dance … you name it, and the Rogers triplets did it … together. The University of Alabama seniors say the Capstone has provided opportunity for individual growth.

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