Studies indicate a spray co-developed by Dr. David Francko, a professor of botany and dean of the UA graduate school, increases plants’ tolerance of cold temperatures by several degrees.
A remote spot within the Talladega National Forest could serve as one of 20 locations nationally that will detect the ecological impacts of climate change.
Advertising and public relations students are pegged as the creative types most of the time, and Tracy Sims, a public relations instructor, knew the students in her online magazine writing class would fit this label.
Although almost everything we encounter on a daily basis is composed of glass, ceramics, metals, polymers, or a composite structure, the well-established discipline of materials science and engineering is relatively unknown compared to other engineering disciplines and remains a hidden opportunity for many of today’s students.
When duty calls, retired Col. Marietta Stanton answers. As an Army Reserve officer, Stanton, director of UA’s Capstone College of Nursing’s graduate school program, donned a military uniform at least one weekend each month for the past 29 years.
Michael Smothers became the first student to receive a construction engineering degree from The University on May 10. UA’s program is one of 10 in the country and the only construction engineering program in the Gulf States Region.
Three teams from UA earned first, second and third place honors in the second annual Alabama Launchpad Business Plan Competition, winning a total of $175,000 in start-up funding.
Women’s studies. Women’s rights. Women’s resources. Women’s empowerment. These are all topics discussed in professional and academic institutions around the world.
Two Medical School Students Get First-Hand Experience in Rural Health Care Through UA’s TERM Program
Two third-year UA School of Medicine students are getting enhanced training in rural medical practice through TERM – the Tuscaloosa Experience in Rural Medicine, a program of UA’s College of Community Health Sciences.
When you hear “baby blues,” chances are you think of the kind that hit after the baby is born – thanks to all the attention postpartum depression gets in the media and from celebrities like Brooke Shields. But, as one UA researcher found, depression during pregnancy, or prenatal depression, is even more common and can lead to deficits in infant development.
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