In Detecting Particle, UA Researchers Help Prove 60-Year-Old Theory

From the UA News Center | Two researchers from The University of Alabama are part of an international project that detected a cosmic interaction never observed before, but predicted 60 years ago. Drs. Dawn Williams and Marcos Santander, both in the UA Department of Physics and Astronomy, are co-authors on a paper published in Nature that details how a massive telescope […]

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UA Researcher Publishes Article in “Nature Scientific Reports”

From the February 2021 Desktop News | In the Amazon rainforest, the Brazil nut tree is an invaluable resource. Towering over their harvesters’ homes at over 160 feet tall, the tree produces fruit that contains the famous Brazil nut, which economically sustains the thousands of people who live there. But the Brazil nut tree’s yield […]

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UA Professor Receives Prestigious Grant to Create Digital Dance Archive

From the February 2021 Desktop News | Dance is one of the most challenging art forms to teach because there is no widely-used form of notation, no scripts to read or music to transcribe. Instead, dance technique and choreography are most often passed down orally, from teacher to student, making it difficult to share with […]

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Digital Slavery Archive Receives $750,000 Grant

From the January 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Joshua Rothman, professor and chair of the department of history, is part of a team of researchers that was recently awarded a $750,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant for a project, “Freedom on the Move,” which works to collect and digitize advertisements for runaway slaves that […]

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A&S in the News: December 13, 2020 – January 9, 2021

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, political divides, and more. […]

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