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UA-Led Expedition Turns up More Fossilized Animal Remains

Middle-school student Aiden Taylor recently discovered a baseball-sized neck vertebra from an elasmosaur during the Alabama Museum of Natural History’s middle school Museum Expedition.

Strong Showing for UA Students in First Year of National Vehicle Contest

A team of University of Alabama students that is part of a national competition to design an advanced, energy-efficient vehicle was recognized as the “Team to Watch” after completing the first year of the four-year competition, one of several honors for the EcoCAR 3 team.

UA Physicists among those Seeking Big Answers from Tiny Particles 

A team of international scientists, including a pair from The University of Alabama, resumed efforts this week near Geneva, Switzerland to use tiny particles in efforts to answer big questions – really big – like how the universe works.

UA Faculty Member, Collaborator to Display Photographs of Cuban Farmers in Rome for Vatican Celebration

An exhibit featuring a series of photos taken in Cuba by Chip Cooper, faculty member and artist-in-residence at The University of Alabama’s Honors College, and Julio Ángel Larramendi Joa will be on display starting June 4 at the Massimiliano Massimo Institute in Rome in an exhibit titled “ Campesinos.” The exhibit is part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Vatican.

UA Researchers Project Increase in State’s Aging Population

The number of Alabama residents 65 years and older is expected to increase from 721,166 in 2013 to 1.2 million in 2040, said University of Alabama researchers.

UA Computer-Based Honors Program Students Receive Awards

The University of Alabama’s Computer-Based Honors Program – a program of UA’s Honors College — recently honored several undergraduate students.

UA Plank Center Releases PR Report Card

A report card from the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama reveals a wide gap between performance grades of PR leaders and their employees.

Randall Research Program Honors 31 UA Students

Thirty-one University of Alabama undergraduate researchers received recent recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program.

Harris Named University Distinguished Research Professor at UA

Dr. Trudier Harris, professor of English at The University of Alabama, has been named a University Distinguished Research Professor by the UA Board of Trustees.

UA Scholars Seek to Bridge Gap Between Communities, Researchers

A team of University of Alabama scholars aims to strengthen the relationships between researchers and the communities they study via a new grant.

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