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Small Wetlands the Focus of UA Effort to Boost Resource Management

From the UA News Center | Working with a national laboratory, researchers at The University of Alabama are investigating how the role of the patchwork of small drainage spots across the Southeast is changing as flooding becomes more frequent. The data collected from small, inland wetlands by the research team will be used to enhance […]

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UA, Harvard Researchers Identify Potential Parkinson’s Therapeutic

From the UA News Center | Researchers at The University of Alabama were part of a national investigation that identified a new candidate therapeutic target for Parkinson’s Disease, according to recently published results. The discovery is part of a movement within the biological and medical research communities to find promising avenues to treatment after decades of […]

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History Professor Publishes Biography of Alabama’s Bankhead Family

From the April 2022 Desktop News | Dr. Kari Frederickson, a professor of history at UA, recently published a biography about the Bankhead family, an Alabama dynasty whose influence spans generations of the state’s history. The book, Deep South Dynasty: The Bankheads of Alabama, explores over eighty years of history, and showcases the rise of […]

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