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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.

Securing Safety: Former CIA Officer Leads Cyber Research

With the United States’ national security, economy and critical infrastructure coming to rely more and more on digital technology, The University of Alabama is working to position itself as a global leader in the field of cyber technology.

Teaming Up to Bring Health Care to Rural Alabama

Students studying nursing, medicine, social work and nutrition take UA’s cross-listed Inter-professional Rural Health course, which prepares them to work as a team to improve patient care.

Learning in Action

UA’s Quality Enhancement Plan – an essential part of reaccreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – focuses on real-world
problem solving.

Peter Bryce Campus Update

The former Bryce Hospital grounds are being transformed into a part of The University of Alabama, with an eye toward preserving as much of the historic building as possible while also meeting the goals of the campus master plan.

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