Desktop News | September 2023 The University of Alabama’s International Relations Club (AIRC) is making waves in the academic world with the launch of its peer-reviewed undergraduate research journal, the International Relations Journal. This exciting initiative opens doors for students to publish their research in the fields of international relations and comparative politics, filling a crucial gap in the University’s academic landscape. AIRC, a prominent student-led global affairs organization at The University of Alabama, offers its members opportunities for learning, […]
A project led by The University of Alabama to tell the stories of the changing colors in the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris through its history received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Desktop News | August 2023 In June of 2023, Mary Ray-Allen, Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders, led an influential effort with 11 graduate students from her “Advanced Aphasia” course to commemorate Aphasia Awareness Month. Their primary goal was to bring attention to this language disorder within the community. Ray-Allen emphasized the significance of the Aphasia Awareness Campaign, stating, “There are two million people in the United States that have aphasia. My goal is to empower students […]
Desktop News | August 2023 On May 1st, Dr. Lynn Snow, a psychology professor, received a clinical trial award (R61/33) from the National Institute of Aging for her ground-breaking research titled “Enhancing Sleep Quality for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: Pragmatic Trial.” Dr. Snow has been granted $6.05 million to conduct a novel sleep improvement intervention for nursing home residents aged 50 and above, who are coping with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD). Over four years, Dr. Snow will […]
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama partnered with several state agencies to launch a digital platform and on-demand learning program designed to offer essential education and training to physicians and healthcare professionals. VitAL On-Demand signifies a milestone in standardizing content delivery and promoting professional development for healthcare professionals across Alabama. “Through our partnership with the state of Alabama and other key agencies in developing VitAL On-Demand, providers will be equipped with the knowledge they need to excel in their […]
Researchers at The University of Alabama are part of an international group of over 350 scientists who produced an image of the Milky Way using neutrinos, tiny, ghostlike astronomical messengers, through the IceCube Neutrino Observatory buried deep in the ice of Antarctica.
Research on climate change mitigation led by The University of Alabama has real-world implications as representatives from across the globe will gather later this year at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28.
Dr. William Dressler, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the most prestigious honors in science.
A project by researchers at The University of Alabama to digitally display and preserve the work and stories of Joe Minter, a well-regarded Birmingham artist, has launched, drawing international attention.
Through global-scale seismic imaging of Earth’s interior, research led by The University of Alabama revealed a layer between the core and the mantle that is likely a dense, yet thin, sunk ocean floor, according to results published in Science Advances.