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To Combat Coral-Eating Pest, UA Researcher Helps Find What They Smell

From the June 2017 Desktop News | A University of Alabama researcher is part of a team that identified genes used to communicate by a starfish that preys upon coral reefs, a promising discovery that could lead to efforts to repel the aquatic pest from sensitive reefs. The findings, published in the journal Nature, are the first insight […]

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Ancient Artifact

When a Torah scroll salvaged from the Holocaust came to the Temple Emanu-El, located just west of the Frank Moody Music Building, Drs. Paul Aharon and Steven Jacobs—both UA professors and members of the local Jewish congregation—wanted to know more about the scroll and when it was created. With the permission of the Westminster Synagogue […]

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Nall “President’s Mansion” Prints Available

Proceeds to benefit UA art students Renowned artist and UA alumnus Nall was commissioned to commemorate the 175th anniversary of The University of Alabama President’s Mansion with a painting. Limited edition prints of the painting, signed by Nall, are available for $500. Buy your print today by calling 205-348-8538. Proceeds will benefit scholarships for art […]

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All About A&S

As UA’s largest academic division, the College of Arts and Sciences is home to 22 unique departments that offer programs of study spanning the arts, sciences, and social sciences. Throughout the 2015–16 academic year, we’ll cover each department’s accomplishments, programs, and events. We’ll spend one week on each department before moving on to the next (but the […]

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