In The News: Not-so-fun snow: How 2014’s winter storm changed the way Alabamians think of snow days

Alabamians typically have always gone a little crazy when the word “snow” is in the forecast. Ice, too. Some will even get a little antsy around sleet. Social scientist Dr. Laura Myers, the deputy director and research scientist for the Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama, has… Read more

Sources: AL.com

UA News: UA Students Learn First-Hand in Co-op during Spring 2015

About 200 University of Alabama students during spring 2015 are receiving a hands-on educational experience at more than 60 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program. Read more

In The News: Professor doubles as musician

At open mics all around Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, Alan Lane becomes Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, playing blues and folk music at clubs in the area. Lane, a chemical engineering professor, started playing music as a child growing up in Portland, Oregon. He did not start putting out recorded material or playing… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

In The News: Study Calls for New Global Standard for Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation: UA professor co-author on study

A new study conducted jointly by The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine calls for a new global standard for improvements in household drinking water and sanitation access. Co-authors include… Mark Elliott, Gillings School alumnus and… Read more

Sources: Infection Control Today

In The News: Freshman Q&A: Kayla Rettig

Alabama Softball welcomes five newcomers to the team this season, so we’ll be chatting with all of them this week. Our fourth newcomer is Kayla Rettig from Staunton, Ill. How long have you been playing softball? “I started around kindergarten with tee-ball and then kept playing all the way through… Read more

Sources: RollTide.com