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UA in the News: July 3-6, 2015

Professor discusses Southern literature – Researchers use virtual reality to combat weather phobias – Law professor analyzes BP settlement – History professor discusses use of religion in defending slavery – Film expert talks about women and the film industry … and more …

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This week at The University of Alabama: Wheelchair basketball camp – Buzz about bee research – Grant to help prepare nurse educators – UA experts offer tips for the lactose intolerant – Using social media in job searches

UA Matters: Tips for the Lactose Intolerant

Many people believe that lactose intolerance means that dairy must be completely eliminated from the diet. Eliminating dairy products from the diet can make it more difficult to get key nutrients such as calcium, potassium and Vitamin D adequately in the diet. Thankfully though, living with lactose intolerance doesn’t mean you have to give up […]

UA in the News: July 2, 2015

‘The Secret of Magic’ awarded UA School of Law’s Harper Lee Prize – UA experts comment on history of religious objections to federal laws, UA’s ties to Cuba – Astronomy profs host viewing of Venus and Jupiter – May graduates featured

UA in the News: July 1, 2015

Mississippi writer wins UA School of Law’s Harper Lee Prize – UA education students teach mini-courses in summer camp – UA theatre program listed among most underrated – UA student studies in Ireland – Student interns with Riverkeeper – and more…

Area Students Get Feel For Rural Health During UA Summer Program

Two select groups of students from across the state were recently on The University of Alabama campus for the Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars programs in the College of Community Health Sciences.

UA in the News: June 30, 2015

Deborah Johnson wins Harper Lee Prize – UMC to open new location in Northport – UA expert comments on same-sex marriage ruling – Summer Enrichment Workshop concludes

UA in the News: June 27-29, 2015

UA’s Summer Enrichment Workshop offers wide range of courses – Visitors invited to view Venus and Jupiter through UA telescope – UA expert comments on Confederate flag debate – Business prof researches credit union’s value – Law prof looks at legal market conditions – and more…

Deborah Johnson Wins 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

For her work in The Secret of Magic, Deborah Johnson will receive the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The prize, authorized by Lee and co-sponsored by The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal, is given annually to a book-length work of fiction that best illuminates the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change.

UA’s University Medical Center to Open Northport Location

University Medical Center, which is operated by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, will open a new location in Northport July 1.

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This week at The University of Alabama: University Medical Center to open Northport location – Grant to help prepare nurse educators – UA experts offer tips for using social media in job searches, avoiding poisonous plants – Journalism, history profs comment on Charleston events – Visitors invited to astronomy viewing

UA Matters: Keep Future Employers in Mind While Using Social Media

Social media has turned many of us into experts on online impression management: we understand intuitively how to modify our appearances and messages in order to appear more attractive, get more attention, more “likes,” more followers. If you’re looking for a job (or considering looking for one in the future), you need to use these […]

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Spring 2015 Term

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 9,073 students enrolled during the 2015 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. […]

UA in the News: June 26, 2015

UA students help provide swimming lessons to youth – Middle school students learn survival skills – Bike ride raises scholarship money – Students learn about flood forecasting – UA conducts health survey in Baldwin County

UA in the News: June 25, 2015

Teachers learn computer science at UA – UA collaboration helps teach kids how to swim – History professor discusses Confederate symbols – Scholar analyzes cigarette taxes – UA theatre department presents performance in Gulf Shores

UA in the News: June 24, 2015

Board signs off on Bell’s nomination – Birmingham CEOs inducted into Hall of Fame – Boys finds rare fossil – Computer science booming in state – Climatologist comments on heat index – Eco3 car update – Interns learn 3D printing … and more …

UA’s Nursing School Grant Helps Prepare Nurse Educators

The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing has a new funding program that will make doctoral nursing education more affordable for currently practicing or teaching nurses who are committed to educating the next generation of nurses.

UA in the News: June 23, 2015

UA Museum Expedition participant finds fossilized animal remains – UA economic development experts survey residents about health care – Professor analyzes historic misconceptions behind racially-motivated shooting – Doctor studies spider venom’s impact in 1930s – Student lands marketing internship

UA, YMCA, PARA Honor ‘Swim to the Top’ Participants

Program participants, The University of Alabama and local officials celebrate Swim to the Top, a four-week program designed to save lives and improve the health of at-risk children and youth aged 4-to 14-years-old at a luncheon Thursday, June 25, at 11:30 a.m. at the Benjamin Barnes Branch YMCA.

UA in the News: June 22, 2015

New UA president cites focus on quality – Trustees create prize honoring Bonner – Business leaders to be inducted into Hall of Fame – Economist discusses unemployment rates — Student talks about travel abroad experience … and more …

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This week at The University of Alabama: Museum Expedition leads to fossilized animal remains discovery – Professor leads teacher training – STEM race set for Tuesday – UA experts available to comment on Charleston shooting, poisonous plants, working/playing in summer heat and Venus, Jupiter sharing a stage.

UA’s Leeper Honored for Statistical Contributions to Medicine, Public Health

Dr. James Leeper, a professor in the department of community and rural medicine at The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

UA-Led Expedition Turns up More Fossilized Animal Remains

Middle-school student Aiden Taylor recently discovered a baseball-sized neck vertebra from an elasmosaur during the Alabama Museum of Natural History’s middle school Museum Expedition.

UA Matters: Avoiding Poisonous Plants in Summer, Fall

The University of Alabama’s Monica Watkins suggests ways to avoid poisonous plants.

UA in the News: June 19, 2015

Stuart Bell named UA president – UA experts comment on historic justifications for racial violence, federal banking regulations affecting medical marijuana – Law students, professors to offer free legal help – and more…

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