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UA In the News — July 22

UA engages with the community through program to expand comprehensive health care in West Alabama — A master plan for a lake near Jasper — Cardboard boats — and more.

UA Secures $8 Million Contract to Implement Integrated Health Care in Alabama

The University of Alabama School of Social Work and the Alabama Department of Mental Health have partnered on an $8 million project to expand an innovative substance abuse and mental health program to underserved areas of West Alabama.

UA In the News — July 21

UA New College students make a difference in Jasper — STEM camp continues — Willie Mays statue with UA ties — and more.

Supe Store, Starbucks to Open New UA Location Friday

A retail space combining a new University of Alabama Supply Store and a Starbucks Coffee Company featuring drive-thru service opens Friday, July 22.

UA In the News — July 20

UA professor helps Birmingham to say “Hey” to a baseball legend — UA STEM Camp — UA professors discuss the GOP convention — and more.

UA Center Releases Guide to Help Coastal Communities Prepare for Disasters

The University of Alabama’s Insurance Research Center released a guide today to help homeowners on the Gulf Coast prepare for weather-related disasters. The guide was produced by the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce in partnership with Smart Home America and Coastal Alabama Partnership.

UA Gallery Hosts UA/UAB Joint Faculty Art Exhibit

In an unprecedented event, the work of art and art history faculty from The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be displayed from Friday, Aug. 5 to Friday, Sept. 30 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA In the News — July 19

Willie Mays statue — National Merit Scholarship students — UA student experiences a Mobile tunnel — and more.

Business Confidence Declines, but Remains Positive, According to UA Center

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Confidence in the economy has somewhat declined among Alabama businesses, according to the third quarter “Alabama Business Confidence Index” released by The University of Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research. The report, released in June, indicates that Alabama business executives continue to see expansion in the Alabama economy, but they are somewhat […]

UA Professor Helped Create Willie Mays Statue, Unveiling Scheduled for July 20

The recently completed life-sized bronze statue of National Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays will be officially unveiled at the home of the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team at Regions Field Wednesday at 4 p.m. on the 14th Street side of the stadium.

UA In the News — July 16-18

Husband, wife inducted together into Marine Corps — Author wins UA Harper Lee prize — Political future for a U.S. senator — and more.

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This week at The University of Alabama: Education expert to discuss potential Pell funding increase – UA to host entrepreneur camp – Public invited to Old Cahawba archaeology days — UA, YMCA deliver summer reading opportunities – Conservatives less interested in empirical data, research indicates – Initiative seeks to improve health in Pickens County –Women needed for research study – High school students conclude camp on social work  — Expert available to comment on conventions, vice presidential picks

UA Professor Emeritus Receives Legendary Geoscientist Medal

Dr. Ernest A. Mancini, professor emeritus in geological sciences at The University of Alabama, has received the 2016 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal from the American Geosciences Institute.

UA In the News — July 15

UA center warns about Pokemon Go safety — More on parenting and job performance — and more.

‘Pleasantville’ Wins 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced that Attica Locke, author of “Pleasantville,” will receive the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. Locke is the sixth winner of the prize. The prize, authorized by Lee, is given annually to a book-length work of fiction that best […]

UA In the News — July 14

UA collaborates on YMCA summer reading program — Pokemon Go at UA — UA experts talk about politics — and more.

UA Political Science Professors Offer Expertise on Vice President Picks

With the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ready to announce a running mate by the end of the week, and both the Republican and Democratic national conventions taking place within the month, political science faculty members at The University of Alabama are ready to help analyze the results.

UA In the News — July 13

UA students can seek VA medical treatment on campus — ‘The Producers’ features UA students — UA professor’s book receives award — and more.

UA to Conduct STEM Entrepreneurship Camp for Students in High School

About 40 students from eight area high schools will have the opportunity to improve their knowledge and application of science, technology, engineering, and math while developing their entrepreneurship skills at The University of Alabama.

UA American Studies Professor Wins Award For Best Book On Popular Music

Dr. Eric Weisbard, an associate professor of American studies at The University of Alabama, has been awarded the 2015 Woody Guthrie Award for outstanding book on popular music for his book “Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music.”

UA In the News — July 12

UA expert weighs in on smoothies and health — UA experiences significant growth — and more.

UA In the News — July 9-11

UA engineering professor weighs in on U.S. infrasctructure — Camp for children with diabetes — Parenting styles and workplace behavior — and more.

UA Study Shows Stark Differences in How Conservatives, Liberals See Data

Conservatives are less interested than liberals in viewing novel scientific data, according to a psychology researcher at The University of Alabama.

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This week at The University of Alabama: UA, YMCA deliver summer reading opportunities – Conservatives less interested in empirical data, research indicates – Initiative seeks to improve health in Pickens County – Professors create branding course for Olympians – Severe Weather Forum Sunday –  ‘4 Little Girls’ Exhibit Continues  

UA Matters: Juicing and Smoothie Considerations

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg shares things to remember before incorporating a juicing or smoothie regimen as part of your regular dietary intake.

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