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Spending the Spring in Cuba

Six UA students look at Cuba with new eyes after spending a semester on the island through a study-abroad program.

Purposeful Pals

Al’s Pals program changes lives for local schoolchildren and UA student mentors.

Helping the Wheels Go Round

A group of University of Alabama business researchers teamed with a heavy duty truck and trailer supplier to solve a product distribution challenge and achieve cost-savings for the company.

Wheels in (Better) Motion

Improved wheelchairs mean improved quality of life for kids who use them.

Saving What We Can’t Get Back

As part of University Museums, the Office of Archaeological Research’s mission is to ensure that archaeological finds are properly located, excavated and curated.

Let’s Grow

Through school gardens, University of Alabama students teach kids about math, science and nutrition.

Memory Motivation

Dr. Graham McDougall, who has focused more than 25 years of research on adults at-risk for memory loss, has developed Senior WISE, or Wisdom is Simply Exploration, a new efficacy-based memory training intervention that uses health promotion interventions and classroom instruction to help improve and maintain memory.

UA to Launch Interdisciplinary Cyber Crime Minor

The new minor, housed in the department of criminal justice, will help produce the professionals needed to address burgeoning cyber crime problems.

Faculty, Students Collaborate on Selma Documentary

By Chip Brantley Students in a new, interdisciplinary nonfiction studies course at UA have collaborated with two faculty members in the College of Communication & Information Sciences to publish a New York Times Op-Doc film about the legacy of the voting rights struggle in Selma. The short film, “A Call from Selma,” is part of […]

The Art of Collaboration

Sometimes to teach the importance of the small, one must think large. That was the case when Dr. Tanja Jones, assistant professor of art history, pushed the boundaries of her classroom – both physically and virtually – to create the curriculum for her spring course ARH 373 Baroque Art of Northern Europe.

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