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UA to Offer Degree in Cyber Security    /  UA News

In response to the growing need for professionals skilled in the protection of digital information, The University of Alabama will offer a degree in cyber security starting this fall.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 18, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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Cyber Security Scholarships Available to UA Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama received a five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships to UA students interested in pursuing government careers in cyber security.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News   

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ALRI Awards Funds to Faculty to Address Neurodegenerative Diseases    /  UA News

Promising faculty members Drs. Lukasz Cielsa, Yuping Bao and Stanislava Chtarbanova-Rudloff will use funds awarded to support basic science research in the area of neurodegeneration.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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Alabama Transportation Institute Names New Director    /  UA News

Dr. Allen Parrish is returning to The University of Alabama as executive director of the Alabama Transportation Institute.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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ALRI Names First Fellows to Address Rural, Underserved Communities    /  UA News

Eight faculty members have been selected as Alabama Life Research Institute Fellows at The University of Alabama as part of ALRI’s commitment to establishing a foundation of collaboration within the University.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 27, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News   

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UA Continues Success in National Business Start-Up Program    /  UA News

Two inventive projects are participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, Teams program. It provides university researchers entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation to attract third-party funding and bring technology to the market.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 24, 2020    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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UA Engineers Help Find Site to Drill for Antarctica’s Ancient Ice    /  UA News

A unique radar developed by engineering researchers at The University of Alabama helped find the location to recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica as part of an international effort to better understand the Earth’s climate history.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: December 20, 2019    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Remote Sensing Center, Research, UA News    /    Features:   , ,   

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UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14    /  UA News

The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.


Author: Melissa Parker    /    Published: December 9, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events, Students, UA News   

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Thanksgiving, Christmas Have Different Causes for Car Crashes    /  UA News

Crashes caused by drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol are more prevalent around Christmas and New Year’s Day, while crashes the days around Thanksgiving are concentrated around typical rush hours, according to a University of Alabama study.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 21, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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ChBE Grad Student Places Second in Three Minute Thesis Competition    /  UA News

Nathaniel Sturm’s talk on “Species Detection in the Dark” won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: November 14, 2019    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

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