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Measuring Flooding’s Impact on ‘Last line of Defense’

Weirs allow researchers to simulate the effects of flooding on crucial coastal wetlands.

Pieces of the Past

UA researchers reanalyze trove of Tennessee Valley artifacts spanning 13,000 years.

Partners in Better Health

Volunteers, including those enrolled in UH 120 Diabetes and Obesity and UH 400 Medicine and Community, operate a health-screening center in an underserved area of Tuscaloosa.

UA-Led Expedition Turns up More Fossilized Animal Remains

“It was huge, twice the size of my fist, and I knew I found something good. I yelled to everyone to come over.” That’s how Aiden Taylor described the moment he found part of a creature that swam in prehistoric Alabama’s sea.

Gray Leads Online Teacher Training with Help from Google, NSF

Teachers can take advantage of a free, online course taught by a UA professor who is national leader in computer science education.

UA Rugby Teams Grow in Popularity

By Kelsey Kunstadt       Each year the men’s and women’s club rugby teams, part of UA’s University Recreation programs, recruit many of their new players from Get On Board Day. Men’s team president Matthew Schick said it is not uncommon for 90 kids to show up to the first practice after Get on […]

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.

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