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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

Wood-Based Alternatives in Chemistry Fuel Scientific Collaboration


Researchers at The University of Alabama, in collaboration with colleagues in Germany, have developed a new way to use wood or other kinds of biomass to make chemical materials without relying on the usual non-renewable petrochemical starting...
22-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Alabama Researchers Design Material That More Effectively Slows Light


Researchers at The University of Alabama designed and made a material that manipulates the speed of light in a new, more effective way than previous methods, according to findings recently published in Scientific Reports by the Nature Publishing...
7-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Flooding’s Impact on Wetlands Measurable via Low-Cost Approach


Scientists designed a new, on-site method for studying potential impacts rising sea levels can have on vital wetlands, said a researcher who led a study publishing Aug. 17 describing the modifiable apparatuses.
12-Aug-2015 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Reanalyzing Tennessee Valley Artifacts in New Project

In a collaborative effort with the Tennessee Valley Authority, The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research has begun a rehabilitation project on collections that were gathered 80 years ago with artifacts that span a 13,000-year...
15-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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