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UA in the News: July 19-21, 2014

Researchers hope to turn shrimp shells into useful products – UA filmmakers take home top honors – UA sources comment on political process involved in storm preparedness, unemployment rates and monetary support in politics

UA’s RISE Program Promotes 21 Students

The University of Alabama’s RISE program will graduate 21 young students during its annual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Stallings Center on UA’s campus.

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This week at The University of Alabama: RISE graduation ceremony, rehearsal Thursday — Nutrition camp for children — Engineering camp for high-schoolers — UA experts offer tips for preparing your preschooler to transition to kindergarten, how to stay safe in the water

UA Matters: Helping Your Preschooler Transition to Kindergarten

Sending your child to ‘big school’ can be one of the most exciting yet stressful times for you and your child. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Laura Bloom offers some simple things that can help ease the transition. Visit the school and meet the teacher(s). There may be an “Open House” or “Meet and Greet,” or […]

UA in the News: July 18, 2014

UA start-up company receives $1,5 million award — Students compete in robotic, space-mining simulation competition in Hawaii

UA Hosting Workshop on Sustainable Fuels

Ten nationally-recognized experts in energy will speak as part of a workshop on sustainable fuels at The University of Alabama.

UA Students Participate in Co-op Program in Summer 2014

More than 180 University of Alabama students during the summer 2014 semester are receiving a hands-on educational experience at more than 60 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program. In the Cooperative Education Program, students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment. This program offers work related to the academic major or career interests of each student. The experience enhances the students’ employment prospects after graduation.

UA in the News: July 17, 2014

UA officials help recruit aerospace industry at international airshow – UA’s Patterson leaves gymnastics team in great shape – Insurance Day set for October – and more…

UA Start-Up Brings Health Device Concept to Friday’s Launchpad Competition

A University of Alabama start-up company developing a low-cost device for checking both muscle health and nerve cells will compete Friday in a business competition.

Shrimp, 30,000 Volts Help UA Start-up Land $1.5 Million for Uranium Extraction

The U.S. Department of Energy selected a University of Alabama start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the ocean.

UA in the News: July 16, 2014

UA gymnastics coach steps down after 36 years – UA prof listed among most highly cited researchers – Entrepreneurship program expands to Selma – Plank Center names mentoring-award winners – Digital display features Black Belt 100 Lenses photos – UA Museum offers outdoor trips – and more…

UA Graduate Student to Attend National Research Symposium

Ashley Jolly, a University of Alabama doctoral student studying organic chemistry, is one of approximately 75 graduate students who will present their research at a national research symposium this month.

UA Cooperative Education Program Names Director

Naomi Powell was named director of The University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program.

UA in the News: July 15, 2014

UA gymnastics coach steps down – UA MINT internship offers high school students research experience – UA hosts child nutrition camp – Bleachers removed in preparation for baseball stadium expansion – UA experts comment on impact of city economic development director, cyber attacks on law enforcement – Dean’s list announced

UA to Host Summits to Aid Transitions of Military Veterans

The University of Alabama recently received a $25,000 grant from the National Institute of Child and Human Development to coordinate national summit meetings during “Service Member to Civilian: A National Summit on Improving Transitions,” a UA-hosted event to be held Dec. 1-3, in Tuscaloosa, and again in December 2015.

UA in the News: July 12-14, 2014

UA archaeological expedition explores site of plantation home – UA expert comments on Hobby lobby case – Business leaders comment on Alabama football’s impact on the economy – UA grad’s book, ‘Forrest Gump,’ still popular – and more…

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This week at The University of Alabama: SITE summer camps gives high-school students inside look at engineering student life – UA to host military transition summits – Free child nutrition camp – UA expert offers swimming safety tips … and more.

UA Archaeologists Discover Piece of Plantation Life

The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research and the UA Alabama Museum of Natural History’s Expedition 36 campers recovered multiple artifacts from early plantation life during a recent dig in Perry County.

UA Matters: Staying Safe in the Water

As the summer heats up, many like to cool down by taking a swim. Before jumping into those cool waters, check out these water safety tips from The University of Alabama’s Dr. Brian Gannon.

UA Chemistry Professor among World’s Most Highly-Cited Researchers

A University of Alabama chemistry professor ranks among the top 1 percent of most cited researchers in his field worldwide in 2014, according to a report published by Thomson Reuters.

UA in the News: July 11, 2014

UA hosts child nutrition camp — Associate provosts named

UA Discussion Focuses on Business Side of Patient-Centered Medical Home

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will host a panel discussion concerning the business side of a patient-centered medical home on July 25.

UA in the News: July 10, 2014

UA offers free nutrition camp for kids – UA expert comments on cell phone etiquette – UA Press publishes new edition of ‘13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey’

UA Health Sciences to Host Patient-Centered Medical Home Conference

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will host a conference this month that focuses on the Patient-Centered Medical Home and ways that physicians and other health-care providers can incorporate this model of care into their medical practices.

UA in the News: July 9, 2014

UA students win best film at Campus MovieFest – Youth nutrition camp planned – Businesses launch at The Edge – Former UA professor remembered – Librarians’ roles evolve – Students named to Dean’s list – High school student attends Boys State

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