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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

TDK, UA Sign Research Agreement Related to Green Energy, Electronics

Electronics giant TDK Corp. and The University of Alabama have signed a two-pronged research agreement to address challenges associated with the growing electric-energy movement and the miniaturization of electronic components.
14-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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