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Holiday Greetings From Dr. Bonner

Crimson Tide Student-Athletes Shine Academically

The University of Alabama Athletics Department’s Graduation Success Rate (GSR) jumped to 91 this year, which leads the Southeastern Conference and once again far exceeds the acceptable standards for completion of undergraduate studies nationally according to figures released by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Learning the Language

At UA’s AlaBama Cognitive Development Lab, Dr. Jason Scofield seeks answers about the nature of children’s language development.

Seeing Both the Forest and the Trees

When most people look into a forest, they just see trees. Students in Dr. Justin Hart’s Forest History and Restoration course see hundreds of years of history and, more importantly, potential.

A Lasting Impression

Take an inside look into the history, architecture and traditions of Denny Chimes, The University of Alabama’s iconic landmark.

It’s Phishing Season

The Office of Information Technology reminds all UA employees and students that phishing continues to take place regularly and that every employee must be vigilant to protect their personal information and their access to University resources. Avoid being phished by following these tips.

UA Focuses on Research and Economic Development

In addition to their teaching role, faculty are central to economic development through innovation and technology transfer. The creativity and expertise that faculty bring to research create knowledge with an economic impact.

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in UA Pilot Program

The Tuscaloosa Longitudinal Community Curriculum, or TLC2, is a new program being piloted this year through UA’s College of Community Health Sciences. It gives third-year medical students at UA an opportunity to follow a patient over time through the health care system.

Fly Like This

UA researchers study how evolutionary adaptations in the structure of butterfly-wing scales appear to have led to a unique micro-pattern that reduces drag and likely increases thrust and lift during flapping and gliding flight.

Exchange Program Gives Students International Experience

As part of a new partnership between UA and University of Applied Sciences, Hochschule Esslingen, about 20 UA students from the freshman engineering class will be selected each year to take a rigorous course of study that couples engineering and computer science instruction with German-language courses. The program also includes summer work experience at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International in Alabama and a year of study abroad at University of Applied Sciences, Hochschule Esslingen, in Germany.

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