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UA’s Guide to What to Watch for in 2014 Midterm Elections

The most exciting aspect of the 2014 midterm elections boils down to a race for six seats in the U.S. Senate. That’s what it will take for Republicans to take a majority in the Senate. While many pundits consider three races to be a lock—or nearly so—for Republicans, The University of Alabama has you covered on just what these elections could mean down the road.

Engineering Professor to Receive UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Gregory B. Thompson, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, will receive the 2014 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award at an Oct. 24 ceremony.

UA Researcher Finds Links among Depression, Sleep Problems, Osteoarthritis

Dr. Patricia Parmelee, director for the Center for Mental Health and Aging at The University of Alabama, has discovered links between high levels of pain and symptoms of depression exacerbated by a combination of sleep disturbances due to pain.

UA Faculty to Discuss Alabama Greece Initiative Projects

University of Alabama faculty members who traveled to Thessaloniki, Greece, in May will participate in an Oct. 22 symposium in which they will discuss their ongoing collaborative projects with faculty at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

UA Students Selected for Environmental Contest

A team of University of Alabama students were selected for a national competition to design solutions to challenges facing the environment, the federal Environmental Protection Agency announced.

UA Boasts Three New American Academy of Nursing Fellows

The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing Dean Dr. Suzanne S. Prevost and graduate faculty member Dr. Marietta P. Stanton will become Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). They will be inducted, along with alumnae and former CCN senior associate dean Dr. Marsha Howell Adams .

UA to Test Virtual Environments for Preventing Marijuana Use by Youth

Few studies of prevention and intervention of adolescent marijuana use have included contextual cues, like environments and interactions, a gap in literature Dr. Amy Traylor, assistant professor of social work at The University of Alabama, hopes to fill with a virtual reality-based study of adolescents’ reactions to contextual cues.

Spears Set to Talk PCBs Oct. 13 at UA

Dr. Ellen Griffith Spears, an assistant professor at The University of Alabama, shares portions of her award-winning book, “Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town,” in room 205 of the Amelia Gorgas Library Oct. 13 at 5 p.m.

UA Psychologists Receive Grants to Expand ‘Coping Power’ Research

The University of Alabama Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems recently received a pair of grants totaling more than $2.2 million to expand Coping Power, a children’s behavioral therapy program co-designed by Dr. John Lochman, a UA professor.

Structural Expert Named Drummond Chair in Civil Engineering

With more than 30 years of experience in reinforced concrete structures and earthquake engineering, Dr. Michael E. Kreger recently joined the faculty at The University of Alabama as the Garry Neil Drummond Endowed Chair in Civil Engineering.

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