Desktop News | November 2023 In the heart of South Dakota, buried deep beneath the surface, lies a hidden world of unimaginable mystery and beauty; Wind Cave stretches out over an astounding 165 miles of passageways, making it the seventh longest cave on the planet. It’s a place where darkness reigns, and life survives in the most unexpected ways. Dr. Hazel Barton, the Loper Endowed professor of geological sciences at The University of Alabama and her team have been attempting […]
From the UA News Center | A project led by The University of Alabama is developing software to enable monitoring and assessing the quality of freshwater reservoirs using satellite and drone technology, potentially saving time and cost. Supported by the Water Research Foundation, the research is a partnership with the University of Cincinnati for a new generation of adaptive software tools to evaluate and demonstrate the use of satellite observations and cutting-edge drone remote sensing technology in drinking water quality monitoring […]
Researchers at The University of Alabama were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant as part of a multi-university semiconductor research program dedicated to revolutionizing electronics for data processing, communication and storage.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) and VitAL are the recipients of a significant grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This grant, known as the Project Zero Suicide in Alabama, represents a substantial investment in suicide prevention efforts in the state of Alabama. The Zero Suicide framework is designed to proactively address suicide by emphasizing prevention and early intervention within healthcare facilities. VitAL will leverage this model to ensure that multi-level, evidence-based suicide prevention practices are integrated […]
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.