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UA to Host Patient-Centered Outcomes Workshop for Health Professionals

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.

Entrepreneurs to Pitch Business Plans, Demo Technologies at UA AIME Day

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.

UA Engineering Assisting NASA with Test of Spin-Off Technology

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 to Speak at UA Water Policy Summit

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby will speak at The University of Alabama’s 2016 Water Policy Summit Friday, April 8 at 8 a.m.

Population Grew in Most Alabama Metro Areas in 2015

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.

2 UA Faculty Members Win NSF CAREER Awards

The National Science Foundation selected two University of Alabama professors, Dr. Alexey Volkov and Dr. Kimberly Genareau, for CAREER Awards for their research.

UA Researcher’s Paper Looks for Leads in Bee Population Decline

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.

UA Study Details Brazilians’ Lack of Desire for Children, Marriage

Fewer men and women in Brazil value marriage and having offspring when selecting a mate, according to a University of Alabama psychologist.

UA’s Museum Expedition to Investigate Gulf State Park

The University of Alabama’s 38th annual Museum Expedition is heading to the Gulf Coast this summer in an effort to help archaeologists investigate the prehistoric occupation of the Gulf State Park area.

UA Theatre Professor Selected as SEC Faculty Achievement Award Winner

Southeastern Conference officials announced Wednesday that Seth Panitch, professor of theatre, was chosen as the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

Panitch, who also serves as director of MFA and Undergraduate Acting Programs at UA, said he is both supremely humbled and honored to receive the award and to represent the University as one of only 14 professors across the SEC to be selected for the honor.