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


Dr. Michael Steinberg, a University of Alabama associate professor in New College and geography, is conducting a study of the coastal mangrove forests in Cuba’s Zapata Peninsula and the Jardines de la Reina Garden of the Queen Marine Reserve...
4-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


Researchers compared a 1984 study of Brazilians' mate preferences with one conducted in 2014 to see how an increased population and social shifts, like women holding leadership positions, have affected mating psychology and extant cultural values.
7-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
8-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Professor Seeks Participants for Pediatric Cancer Study

Dr. Sherwood Burns-Nader, a UA professor in the department of human development and family studies, hopes to get a brief snapshot into the life of a family fighting pediatric cancer through a current study. Burns-Nader is recruiting participants for...
2-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Challenge Generates $3.6 Million in Support for UA’s Culverhouse Students

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — More than 1,000 donors participated in a Florida business executive’s challenge to support University of Alabama business students, generating more than $3.6 million for young UA scholars within three months. Hugh Culverhouse...
27-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Transformers Toys Provide Key Character Lessons, Management Researcher Says

Parents looking for holiday gifts that instill character should check out the Transformer toys and DVD. In a study to be printed in the spring of 2016, Dr. Peter Harms says the Transformers franchise provides key lessons about leadership, teams and...
18-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Technology Aims to Improve Drinking Water


A method of cleaning drinking water with light is being tested and developed at The University of Alabama with the hope of creating a product available for homes and businesses.
2-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

CrossingPoints to Begin $2.5 Million Expansion of Transition Program for Students with Disabilities on UA Campus


Through a grant from the USDE, CrossingPoints will increase its annual enrollment from 18-20 students to as many as 30, with an increased focus on developing skills for independent living and accessing post-secondary education.
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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