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Artwork by UA Interior Design Professor on Display

A restrospective exhibit of artwork and design by Beverly A. Kissinger, assistant professor of interior design in The College of Human Environmental Sciences, runs through Saturday, Sept. 27, in the second floor gallery of Doster Hall on The University of Alabama campus.

Thai Educators to Study Middle-School Science Research, Practice at UA

Six Thai educators arrived in Tuscaloosa Sunday for a three-day tour of University of Alabama science education facilities, lectures by UA faculty, and classroom observation at two Tuscaloosa-area middle schools.

Campus-wide Flu Shot Campaign Under Way at UA

A University of Alabama campaign to vaccinate faculty, staff and students against the flu this year begins in mid-September and will continue into November.

Lipid Deficiency Linked to Neuron Degeneration in UA Lab Study

A type of lipid that naturally declines in the aging brain impacts – within laboratory models used to study Parkinson’s disease – a protein associated with the disease, according to a study co-authored by University of Alabama researchers.

UA’s Spears Named Winner of Public Health Award

Dr. Ellen Spears, assistant professor in New College and the department of American studies at The University of Alabama, has been chosen as the recipient of 2014 Arthur J. Viseltear Prize for Outstanding Contributions in the History of Public Health for her recent book, published in April by the University of North Carolina Press.

UA Seeks Subjects for Research Study on Hearing

Adult volunteers 19 years or older are needed for a research study on hearing conducted by The University of Alabama’s department of communicative disorders.

UA Researchers to Embark on New Search for Mysterious Dark Matter

Three University of Alabama physicists are among dozens of researchers planning and developing a new international search for dark matter – invisible material scientists believe makes up roughly 27 percent of the universe’s mass.

Chinese Professor to Study Master of Social Work Program Structure at UA

Dr. Wanhong Gao has returned to The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work to serve as a visiting scholar in an ongoing collaborative to help shape master’s level social work instruction in China.

UA’s Avery Receives Health Policy Leadership Award

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Daniel Avery was the 2014 recipient of the Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Health Policy Leadership Award, which is awarded to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to improve the health status of an individual, a group of people or a population.

UA-housed APR Named Best Radio News Operation in Alabama

Alabama Public Radio, housed in The University of Alabama’s Digital Media Center, was honored for its outstanding news coverage, bringing home a total of six first-place awards.

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