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UA, Pickens Partnership Aims to Improve Rural Area’s Health, Education

The University of Alabama has teamed with Pickens County to provide learning opportunities for students while improving the health and well-being of the rural county of nearly 20,000.

UA Researcher Finds Link between Parenting Styles, Workplace Behaviors

A University of Alabama business researcher studied manager-employee relationships in the workplace and found a link between parenting styles and workplace behaviors.

UA Program Brings Undergrad Chemistry Researchers to Campus

Fourteen college students from a wide variety of academic programs participated in the summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program in chemistry at The University of Alabama in 2016.

UA’s Plank Center Co-Sponsors Study on Diversity in PR Firms

While members of a leading association of public relations professionals remain dissatisfied with the level of diversity and inclusion on their communication teams, few are being held accountable for developing and implementing strategies to improve. This is the key finding of a recent study conducted by Syracuse University and funded and released by the PRSA Foundation and the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama.

UA Undergraduate Student Earns Parkinson’s Research Fellowship

A senior microbiology major at The University of Alabama has been awarded a summer fellowship by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and American Parkinson Disease Association.

UA Trustees Establish Sport Technology Research Center

The University of Alabama will be home to a new center whose researchers will study the intersection of sports and technology, involving Crimson Tide athletics in an innovative approach to improve training and performance of athletes across the world.

Spin-off Company to Market, Sell UA-Developed Product

The University of Alabama licensed the technology behind a collapsible sideline tent designed to give better medical care to athletes to a spin-off company that will develop, market, manufacture and distribute the tent.

UA Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Study Everglades’ Greenhouse Gases

Two University of Alabama researchers, along with their collaborators, recently received $834,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue their study of greenhouse gases in the Everglades.

UA Psychology Professor Garners NIH Research Award

Dr. Ian McDonough, assistant professor of psychology at The University of Alabama, has been named a winner of the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Honors, a paper competition of the National Institutes of Health.

UA Astronomer Explores Universe through Remote-Controlled Telescope

Access by the astronomers at The University of Alabama to the Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope in the Canary Islands will benefit both research and students at UA.