Sarah McFann, a University of Alabama senior from Arlington, Tennessee, has received an elite Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship for 2016. McFann is the first UA student to be named a recipient of the award, which has been presented to fewer than 1,200 students in its 53 year history.
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Three University of Alabama student teams are on their way to starting their own businesses after winning the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s third annual Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition.
The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing will host a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute workshop to encourage community engagement for health initiatives and research, Thursday, April 21 at the College.
Entrepreneurial teams at The University of Alabama will compete for funds to build prototypes and advanced startups will demonstrate their technologies during AIME Day, an annual showcase of burgeoning technologies and business plan competition Friday, April 15 on the UA campus.
Engineers with NASA are using a lab at The University of Alabama to help develop a spin-off technology aimed at girding structures against earthquakes.
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby will speak at The University of Alabama’s 2016 Water Policy Summit Friday, April 8 at 8 a.m.
Alabama’s metro area population continued to grow, increasing by 14,754 people, or 0.4 percent, from July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015, according to the population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
The National Science Foundation selected two University of Alabama professors, Dr. Alexey Volkov and Dr. Kimberly Genareau, for CAREER Awards for their research.
Domesticating bees for agricultural pollination may present a greater risk for transmitting the kinds of pathogens that are threatening wild bumble bee populations as a whole, a paper co-written by a University of Alabama biologist says.
Fewer men and women in Brazil value marriage and having offspring when selecting a mate, according to a University of Alabama psychologist.