Archive for the ‘Cover Story’ Category
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).
At UA’s AlaBama Cognitive Development Lab, Dr. Jason Scofield seeks answers about the nature of children’s language development.
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.
Take an inside look into the history, architecture and traditions of Denny Chimes, The University of Alabama’s iconic landmark.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.