Research

Horse Ballet? UA Professor Sheds Light on the Understudied Form

From the May 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Jessica Goethals, an assistant professor of Italian in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics,  was recently awarded the William Nelson Prize from the Renaissance Society of America for her 2017 article “The Patronage Politics of Equestrian Ballet: Allegory, Allusion, and Satire in the Courts of Seventeenth-Century Italy […]

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A&S in the News: April 29-May 5, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for spring commencement, autism research, E.O. Wilson, and more. […]

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Grasping Antibiotic Resistance Goal of UA, Spring Hill College Project

  Dr. Jack Dunkle From the April 2018 Desktop News | A key to combating the rise of bacteria with resistance to antibiotics is grasping how bacteria ward off the drugs. With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at The University of Alabama and Spring Hill College hope their study of a common […]

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Tweaking Therapy for Disadvantaged Patients Improves Chronic Pain

From the April 2018 Desktop News |  Adapting cognitive behavioral therapy and group pain education for disadvantaged patients improved their chronic pain, according to a study led by psychologists at The University of Alabama. It is the first rigorous trial to test if cognitive behavioral therapy is effective for patients of low socioeconomic status.Held at community […]

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Partnership Brings UA, Pakistan Researchers Together

From the April 2018 Desktop News | A professor at The University of Alabama is part of an international team performing geological research in northeast Pakistan aiming to understand where possible oil and gas deposits reside beneath the surface. Dr. Delores M. Robinson, UA professor of geological sciences, joined a researcher from Pakistan to discover potential […]

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UA Book Helps Solve 87-Year-Old Fossil Mystery

From the March 2018 Desktop News | In the world of paleontology, mysteries abound. Apart from questions about their makers, fossils sometimes create their own mysteries after they are collected. The 2016 University of Alabama Press book, Footprints in Stone: Fossil Traces of Coal-Age Tetrapods, recently helped solve a mystery at the American Museum of Natural History, […]

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