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Snail Believed Extinct Found in Cahaba by UA Graduate Student

A freshwater snail declared extinct in 2000 was recently rediscovered in the Cahaba River by a University of Alabama graduate student.

UA Researchers Seek Pain Sufferers’ Feedback on Yoga

Members of the psychology department at The University of Alabama are seeking participants for a research study on attitudes toward yoga among chronic-pain sufferers.

Chemistry Program at UA Prepares Students for Careers in Science

The UA department of chemistry is hosting a Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, directed by Drs. John Vincent and Stephen Woski.

UA Professors Win NSF CAREER Awards

The National Science Foundation selected three University of Alabama professors for CAREER Awards totaling more than $1.6 million for research projects related to medical imaging, earthquake seismology and solar energy.

UA Grads Receive Fulbright Scholarships for International Study

Seema Kumar of Shreveport, La., and Elyse M. McLaughlin of Birmingham, recent graduates of The University of Alabama, have received Fulbright Scholarships to study abroad during the 2012-2013 school year.

Underground Search for Neutrino Properties Unveils First Results, UA Physicists Play Key Role

University of Alabama physicists developed and built the largest active component of a prototype particle physics detector now shedding light on some of the fundamental particles of matter.

UA Names New Director of Effort to Bring Campus Discoveries to Market Place

The University of Alabama named Dr. Richard P. Swatloski director of its Office for Technology Transfer.

UA Researcher Receives Oak Ridge Powe Grant

Dr. Brian Fisher, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, is one of 30 researchers selected nationwide to receive a competitive grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards program.

Big Event at UA to Study the Very Small

More than 180 scientists from 12 countries who research materials at the atomic scale will soon be on campus in what organizers said is a strong statement on the growing research reputation of The University of Alabama and its College of Engineering.

UA MBA Candidate Uses Shrimp-Shell Compound in Efforts to Develop New Bandage

Dr. Whitney Hough is scheduled to earn her MBA from The University of Alabama this week, but she’s not looking forward to joining the business world. She’s already there.