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UA Researcher Studies Cuba’s Coastal Forests in Anticipation of Tourism Increase

Dr. Michael Steinberg, a University of Alabama researcher, is conducting a study of the coastal mangrove forests in Cuba’s Zapata Peninsula and in two national parks. The study uses satellite maps of the park’s coastal mangrove forests from the past 40 years to examine the forests growth or decline during that time frame.

2016 Randall Research Program Honors 16 UA Students

Sixteen University of Alabama undergraduate researchers have received recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. The program recognizes the best research activity conducted by UA undergraduates, who are nominated by faculty and staff research directors.

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Birds in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. Julia Clarke, a professor at the University of Texas, will discuss modern birds’ relationship to dinosaurs April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

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 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.

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Series Presents Five Days of Collaborative Art Performances

Each day from Monday, Feb. 29, to Friday, March 4, a different artist who specializes in a particular medium will create a new piece while musician and composer Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar simultaneously creates new saxophone and electronic music. The work of each of the six Alabama-based artists will inspire the sound that Dewar creates, and in turn their work will be inspired by his music.

Psychologist to Discuss Evolution of Language in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Morten Christiansen, a professor of psychology at Cornell University, will present a lecture on the evolution of language Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture is part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at UA. The lecture, […]

Scientist to Discuss Reproductive Chemistry in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series

Dr. Rebecca Burch will present a lecture on the chemistry of mammalian semen Thursday, December 3 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Flooding’s Impact on Wetlands Measurable via Low-Cost Approach, UA-Led Research Shows

Scientists designed a new, on-site method for studying potential impacts rising sea levels can have on vital wetlands, said a University of Alabama researcher who led a study publishing today describing the modifiable apparatuses.

UA’s Honors College Hosts One-Man Theatrical Performance

The University of Alabama Honors College presents Jhino “The Piper” Ferreira in his one-man play, “Cops and Robbers,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Tuscaloosa River Market, 1900 Jack Warner Parkway. Ferreira, a rapper as well as a Bay Area police officer, plays 17 different characters in the play, which centers on a police shooting.

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