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UA Professor Leads Online Teacher Training with Help from Google, NSF


Professor of computer science at The University of Alabama to lead MOOC for nation-wide teacher training in new high school AP course
29-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Faculty, Students Collaborate with New Orleans Producers on Film


Several academic units at UA have entered into collaboration with Court 13, a New Orleans-based film cooperative that produced the Academy Award-nominated “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”
8-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Sounds from Helmets Colliding Explored as Alternative to Understanding Football Collisions

When football helmets collide, they produce an unmistakable sound. College student Brandon McChristian hopes his research of those sound waves produces a better understanding of the forces involved in those collisions and, perhaps one day,...
2-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Educated Guesses: Top 15 Predictions for 2015

For the 34th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. See our list of the Top 15 “Educated Guesses” for 2015.
18-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

UA Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet


Dr. Edward Sazonov, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama, hopes to change that through development of a sensor worn around the ear that would automatically track diet, giving medical...
6-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Students’ Religiosity More Influential Than Education in Views on Evolution

College students’ views on evolution are shaped significantly more by religiosity than education, according to a survey of Southern students.
7-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in Pilot Program


The Tuscaloosa Longitudinal Community Curriculum, or TLC2, is a program through The University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences that covers medical students’ third-year curriculum. Rather than the traditional rotation schedule,...
6-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

UA Researchers Develop Novel Method for Making Electrical Cellulose Fibers


By using liquid salts during formation instead of harsh chemicals, fibers that conduct electricity can be strengthened, according to a patent issued to a team of researchers at The University of Alabama.
30-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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