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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.

Huryn Named Director of UA’s Center for Freshwater Studies

Dr. Alex Huryn, professor in The University of Alabama’s department of biological sciences, has been named director of the Center for Freshwater Studies in UA’s College of Arts and Sciences.

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Presents Transcontinental Concert

The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series presents its first transcontinental, telematic concert Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 8:30 p.m.

UA’s Annual Crimson Couch to 5K/10K Event set for Nov. 16

The University of Alabama’s fifth annual Crimson Couch to 5K/10K event will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16.

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 .