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Graduate Students to Showcase Research at Education Symposium

More than 100 graduate students will present research papers and posters at the eighth annual Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling Graduate Research Symposium, Thursday, March 31 at The University of Alabama.

Distinguished University Research Professor Honored with Burnum Award

Highly-regarded for his research and a devoted scholar, Dr. Arunava Gupta, Distinguished University Research Professor, is this year’s recipient of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award, one of the highest honors bestowed on professors at The University of Alabama.

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Religious Studies in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. William “Lee” McCorkle Jr., a cognitive and evolutionary anthropologist, will present a lecture on the evolution of religious studies March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Anthropology Student Wins NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

With the help of a $9,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, University of Alabama doctoral student Erik Porth and his dissertation adviser, Dr. John Blitz, are hoping to uncover some of the secrets of Moundville’s long ago decline.

UA Announces 2016 Premier Award Winners

Recipients of the 2015 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama – were announced at a recent presentation dinner.

UA, Aristotle University Collaborate to Celebrate Aristotle’s 2,400th Birthday

The University of Alabama, in collaboration with Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, is throwing Aristotle a weeklong birthday bash with events spanning March 21-25.

Want to Avoid a Cold? Try a Tattoo or Twenty, says UA Researcher

There’s no known cure for the common cold, but receiving multiple tattoos can strengthen your immunological responses, potentially making you heartier in fighting off common infections, according to research by a trio of University of Alabama scholars.

UA Professor to Aid Park Service in Mapping of Florida Bay

The National Parks Service commissioned a University of Alabama faculty member to create a map of Florida Bay in Everglades National Park. UA researchers are developing an accurate map of the channels and flats to help ensure the conservation of the bay.

Physics Teams from High Schools Take Prizes at UA Contest

More than 280 students representing 14 schools recently competed in The University of Alabama’s annual high school physics contest.

Psychologist to Discuss Predictors of Suicidal Behavior in Teens in UA Talk

Social stressors can change DNA and brain chemistry, particularly in adolescent girls, and lead to increased risk for self-harm, according to a psychologist who will discuss his research Friday, March 4, at The University of Alabama.