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UA Matters: Avoiding Brain Drain during Summer

Summer is a time for students, parents and teachers to get a break from the rigors of academic life and prepare themselves for the upcoming school year. Unfortunately, most students will inevitably fall victim to brain drain during this time. Summer brain drain refers to the loss of skills, especially in reading and mathematics, during the […]

UA Matters: Avoiding Hot-Car Deaths

The University of Alabama’s Tammy Morrow offers some precautions caregivers can take to avoid hot-car deaths.

UA’s Moundville Park Teaches Children Native American Art via Camps

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park Indian Summer Day Camp teaches students Native American arts and lifeways.

UA Museum Offers Summer Fun, Education

The Alabama Museum of Natural History, on The University of Alabama campus, offers multiple day camps and day trips during the summer months.

UA Matters: Tips for Getting Babies to Burp

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Maria Hernandez-Reif offers a few tips for feeding and burping your baby.

Cramer, Maddox to Speak at Child Maltreatment Conference on UA Campus

Dr. Debra Nelson-Gardell is an organizer of “A Blue Ribbon Event: Leading the Way in Protecting our Children – An Alabama Legacy of Innovation and Leadership,” a mini-conference to be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on April 20 at the Child Development Research Center on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Museum Offers Fun Learning for Young ‘Scientists’

West Alabama’s children are invited to explore natural history and science in a hands-on learning environment through a variety of programs offered at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus.

UA Matters: Watching for Signs of Language Delay in your Child

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jason Scofield shares a few developmental milestones parents should expect from their children.

UA Psychologists Receive Grants to Expand ‘Coping Power’ Research

The University of Alabama Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems recently received a pair of grants totaling more than $2.2 million to expand Coping Power, a children’s behavioral therapy program co-designed by Dr. John Lochman, a UA professor.

UA Museum Offers Variety of Programs for Younger Children

West Alabama’s children are invited to explore natural history and science in a hands-on learning environment through a variety of programs offered at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus.

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