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UA Professor Helps Discover Theory in How Glaciers Influenced Land Formations

A University of Alabama geographer’s forecasting model has helped determine heavily glaciated areas in North America more than 25,000 years ago significantly affected temperatures and land formations in unglaciated areas more than 200 miles away.

UA Education Professor Named University Distinguished Research Professor

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees has named Dr. Stephen Thoma, professor of educational psychology at The University of Alabama, a University Distinguished Research Professor.

UA Astronomers’ Work Begins where Alice in Wonderland Meets Einstein

Research results from the “Cheshire Cat” group of galaxies show how manifestations of Einstein’s 100-year-old theory can lead to new discoveries today. The research was co-authored by University of Alabama astronomers.

UA Physicists Share in Breakthrough Prize for Neutrino Research

A team of University of Alabama physicists has received recognition for making key contributions to a landmark study of neutrinos that won the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recently in California.

UA Names Director of Undergraduate Advising, Student Success

The University of Alabama Office for Academic Affairs has appointed Adam A. Smith as the director of undergraduate academic advising and student success.

UA Professors to Begin Veterans Needs Study in South Alabama

The University of Alabama School of Social Work has partnered with The Community Foundation of South Alabama (CFSA) to assess the needs of military veterans in the southern region of the state.

Bissell to Receive Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Kim Bissell, a professor in The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences, is the recipient of the 2015 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

Building Taller, Sturdier Wood Buildings the Goal of UA Research

University of Alabama researchers are leading an effort that could lead to the construction of taller and studier wood-framed buildings in earthquake-prone areas.

Cornell Researcher, Author to Deliver Basowitz Lecture at UA

Dr. Thomas Gilovich, professor of Psychology at Cornell University, will explain the “Enemies of Gratitude” during the annual Harold Basowitz Memorial Lecture at The University of Alabama.

AEJMC to Present UA C&IS with Diversity Award

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will receive a diversity award from Dr. Lori Bergen, president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Wednesday, Nov. 4.

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