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UA Robotics Team Wins NASA’s Grand Prize for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth consecutive year, the student robotics team from The University of Alabama won NASA’s grand prize in its Robotics Mining Competition.

June 3, 2019

CCN Receives Grant to Counter Opioid Abuse in Walker County

The Capstone Rural Health Center recently received the state of Alabama’s only grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration to increase access to substance abuse prevention...

May 30, 2019

UA-Led Clinical Trial Finds No Difference in Tinnitus Treatments

A long-awaited, rigorous, randomized clinical trial comparing treatments for tinnitus, a perception of ringing in the ears, found no significant difference in patient outcomes between an innovative treatment and the current standard treatment.

May 28, 2019

Grant Allows UA, Invisible Histories to Archive Southern LGBTQ Life

two UA researchers

The University of Alabama was awarded a $300,000 grant from one of the largest foundations in the country to archive LGBTQ history in the South. The grant, given by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...

May 23, 2019

Data Shows Buckling Up Saves Lives in Auto Crashes

A person buckles a seat belt inside a vehicle.

Nearly half of the people killed in auto crashes in Alabama last year were not wearing a seat belt, according to an analysis of state crash records.

May 21, 2019

Better With Them

UA researchers are part of nationwide study to identify veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts.

May 20, 2019

Worm-like Mollusks Lost Traits Over Time, UA-led Research Confirms

The mollusk pruvotinidae, an aplacophoran Solenogastres taken near Iceland.

A perplexing group of worm-like mollusks are not primitive ancestors of the group, rather they lost many traditional mollusk traits over time, according to new evidence.

May 16, 2019

$1.4 Million Grant Establishes Alabama Power Innovation Fund

Mark Crews, of Alabama Power, makes a presentation to UA President Stuart R. Bell and Dr. Russell Mumper.

The University of Alabama has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Alabama Power Foundation to support business innovation, entrepreneurship, small business growth and talent retention in the state.

May 15, 2019

Higher Reach

1903077, Earthquake simulation timber shake in Large Scale Structures Lab, shot 03-29-19

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama hope to combine two methods of constructing tall-wood buildings to yield a new system that could lead to wood-framed buildings reaching eight to 12 stories and that...

May 13, 2019

All University Web Content Must be Accessible by November

On Tuesday, Thompson will send an email to all University online content creators. The email will serve as a reminder to everyone that they share in the responsibility of making the Capstone accessible and...

May 13, 2019

Researchers Find Patterns Associated with Extreme Floods

A head shot of Dr. Moradkhani

Extreme floods across the continental United States are associated with four broad atmospheric patterns, a machine-learning based analysis of extreme floods found.

May 10, 2019

Researchers Quicken Drug Discovery Method via Zombie-Like Cells

Researchers are using zombie-like cells that behave normally on the outside, but are filled with magnetic particles inside, to screen potential drugs from natural products.

May 9, 2019

What You Need to Know About Measles

The recent outbreak of measles in several parts of the nation has brought the once thought to be eliminated virus to the forefront of media and everyday conversation.

May 6, 2019

UA Professors Chosen for Fulbrights

A gallery of University faculty who have received Fulbrights.

Three members of The University of Alabama’s faculty will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 2, 2019

Yes, A Box Encourages a Child’s Imagination, Research Confirms

Researchers conclude that children’s play spaces can benefit from the inclusion of generic objects with few details as tools to promote object substitution and creative play.

May 1, 2019