Initially used in efforts to combat unwanted neurological conditions, brain stimulation is implemented by the military to improve performance of drone operators and snipers. More recently, researchers, like those at UA, are looking at potential academic performance implications.
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The Office of Emergency Preparedness recently enhanced its capabilities by hiring a threat assessment specialist and adopting UA’s newly approved behavioral threat assessment guidelines.
Eyeing an opportunity to provide options to University of Alabama students, Hugh Culverhouse and his wife, Eliza, have donated $2 million to The University of Alabama for scholarships.
Dr. Adam Lankford, a faculty member in The University of Alabama’s criminal justice department, examines the similarities between suicide terrorists and rampage shooters.
Dr. Robin Boylorn is an assistant professor in the department of communication studies and an autoethnographer, a researcher of herself, her own culture and her own identity – a black woman, raised in the South.
International biodiversity experts will join Dr. Edward O. Wilson, a UA alumnus, Pulitzer Prize winner and one of the world’s most decorated scientists, for a three-day symposium on the state and future of biodiversity on the planet.
Students, with faculty mentoring, are planning projects for the Spring Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference, an annual UA event that provides a welcoming and competitive venue for undergraduates to showcase research findings.
The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art provides UA students with a wealth of learning opportunities, both scholarly and creative.
An idea on paper is only words. The challenge comes in trying to bring that idea to life – and then finding someone willing to put money into it.
By Kim Eaton University of Alabama students are learning the value behind the “two heads are better than one” concept when addressing the health-care needs of rural communities. The Capstone College of Nursing received a $997,173 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to implement a collaborative, team-based approach to working with […]