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U.S. News Ranks UA School of Law Among Top 25 Law Schools

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama School of Law is ranked 22nd among the nation’s top law schools, both public and private, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Graduate Schools” rankings for 2016. This is the third consecutive year that Alabama Law has been ranked among the top 25 law schools […]

Nutrient Pollution Damages Streams in Ways Previously Unknown, UA Co-Authored Research Shows

In a new study published in the journal Science, a team of researchers, including University of Alabama ecologists, reports that nutrient pollution causes a significant loss of forest-derived carbon from stream ecosystems, reducing the ability of streams to support aquatic life.

UA Establishes Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved today the establishment of the Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship at UA.

UA to Expand Entrepreneurship Mentoring via NSF I-Corps

The University of Alabama’s ability to foster entrepreneurship and, ultimately, create jobs is strengthened through its recent selection by the National Science Foundation as an Innovation Corp site.

Edelbrock Named Dean of UA College of Continuing Studies

Dr. Craig S. Edelbrock has been named dean of the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama. Edelbrock comes to UA from Penn State University where he has served as chancellor of the School of Graduate Professional Studies, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of human development and family studies since 2008.

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’s ‘Discovering Alabama’ Celebrating 30 Years, Announces New Documentaries

The University of Alabama’s Emmy Award-winning series “Discovering Alabama” announces its new three-part documentary sequence on “Alabama’s Coastal Paradise” will begin airing on Alabama Public Television Nov. 25.

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.

UA Alumni Establish $1.5 Million Endowment for School of Accountancy

University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce alumnus Gary Fayard and his wife, Nancy, have made a $1.5 million gift to the College to create the Fayard Endowed Chair in Accounting, the largest endowment in the history of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy, a division of the Culverhouse College of Commerce.

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in UA Pilot Program

Third-year medical students at The University of Alabama have an opportunity to follow a patient over time through the health care system as part of an innovative new program being piloted this year.