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Educated Guesses: Top 15 Predictions for 2015

For the 34th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. See our list of the Top 15 “Educated Guesses” for 2015.

UA Professor to be Inducted into First Alabama Writers Hall of Fame

A University of Alabama professor has been selected to the inaugural class of the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame.

UA Computer Science Professor Honored as Distinguished Educator

A University of Alabama professor of computer science is one of 49 scientists, engineers and educators recently named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.

UA Professor Leads Statewide Effort to Teach Computer Science in Elementary Schools

Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a series of workshops around Alabama that introduces computer science to elementary-school classrooms.

UA Adds Student Research Responsibilities to Bissell’s Roles

A University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences’ administrator and researcher will add campus-wide undergraduate research responsibilities to her roles, UA announced today.

UA Documenting Justice Director Selected for SXSW Presentation

The University of Alabama’s Andrew Grace will co-lead a session on interactive documentary filmmaking at the 2015 South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival.

UA Psychologists Awarded Contract to Bolster Services for Pain, Behavioral Health

A team of psychology researchers at The University of Alabama has been awarded a two-year contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to help integrate behavioral health and chronic pain treatment plans into Alabama’s 15 federally-qualified health centers.

UA’s Ferguson Center Seeks Nominations for Penny Allen Award

The University of Alabama’s Ferguson Student Center is accepting applications for the Penny Allen Award. The award recognizes one student and one nonstudent (faculty, staff, or administrative personnel) who have made a significant contribution to student life at UA.

UA Professor Wins Cross Cultural Research Award

Dr. Melissa Johnston’s research on Brazilian libraries earned The University of Alabama faculty member an award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

UA Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet

A University of Alabama researcher is the lead on a $1.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Health to test the practical accuracy of a wearable sensor in tracking diet.

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