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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.

Three UA Student Teams Win Culverhouse Business Plan Competition

Three University of Alabama student teams are on their way to starting their own businesses after winning the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s 2015 Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition.

Four UA Students Named Goldwater Scholars

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected four University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2015-2016.

Entrepreneurs Compete at UA’s April 10 AIME Day

Nineteen entrepreneurial teams, composed of University of Alabama faculty and students, will compete for approximately $100,000 in start-up funding and in-kind services Friday during UA’s annual AIME Day.

Hubble Finds Phantom Objects Near Dead Quasars in UA Astronomer Initiated Project

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed a set of wispy, goblin-green objects that are the ephemeral ghosts of quasars that flickered to life and then faded. A University of Alabama astronomer initiated the Hubble survey.

UA Researchers Study Sounds from Colliding Football Helmets as Alternative to Understanding Forces

University of Alabama student Brandon McChristian hopes his research of sound waves generated from colliding football helmets leads to a a better understanding of the forces involved in those collisions and, perhaps one day, enables inexpensive sensing methods for a safer game.

UA to Conduct Wheelchair Study in Partnership with Tuscaloosa Schools

Over the next year, The University of Alabama’s Dr. Margaret Stran will conduct a manual wheelchair study in which she’ll adjust chairs of students at Tuscaloosa City and Tuscaloosa County School systems. The study is funded by a grant from the Christopher Reeve Foundation.

Hundreds of UA Student Researchers to Display, Discuss Findings

More than 700 University of Alabama students representing a cross section of campus will present research findings April 7, during UA’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference at the Bryant Conference Center.

UA Partnering with MSU, AU on Water Resource Issues

Researchers from The University of Alabama, Mississippi State University and Auburn University are formally collaborating to advance water resource issues in their respective states and around the globe.

UA Computer Science Students Recognized for Research in National Contest

Two University of Alabama students studying computer science recently finished in the top five at a national computer-science contest.

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