A psychology professor at The University of Alabama hopes to determine the most reliable and valid measurements of imagination in young children and test whether imaginative play can improve cognitive function.
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In a collaborative effort with the Tennessee Valley Authority, The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research has begun a rehabilitation project on collections that were gathered 80 years ago with artifacts that span a 13,000-year time period.
Electronics giant TDK Corp. and The University of Alabama have signed a two-pronged research agreement to address challenges associated with the growing electric-energy movement and the miniaturization of electronics.
A University of Alabama researcher recently received an award for research that looked at the connection between a married couple’s communication patterns and their financial wellness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Alabama’s Computer-Based Honors Program – a program of UA’s Honors College — recently honored several undergraduate students.