A&S in the News: July 19-25, 2020

Alabama’s Biodiversity New research center showcases Alabama’s diversity: Bham Now – July 22 It seems like we have a hard time appreciating how rich Alabama really is, and how important it is to the rest of the country. But the research going on at the Paint Rock Forest Research Center in northeast Alabama could change […]

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Biodiversity Fellowship

Since 2012, the Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Fellows Program has allowed students to immerse themselves in a wide range of biodiversity research within the state of Alabama. Emma Arneson, a PhD student in biological sciences and Wilson Biodiversity Fellow, studies invasive crayfish and their impact on native crayfish in Alabama. The state has the largest […]

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UA Researcher Studying Link Between Pollutants and Hermaphroditic Fish

Pollution and chemical imbalances in water could have an adverse effect on animal behavior, particularly in fish that make their home among the mangrove trees along the Florida coast. Dr. Ryan Earley and his students are charting multiple courses to determine what causes changes in how the fish function. “Our research program has a bunch […]

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The Last Frontier

Antarctica is a natural laboratory for scientific discovery, and researchers at The University of Alabama are playing critical roles in global efforts to use Antarctica to understand the Earth’s geology, past, climate and biological diversity and to get a better grasp on the cosmos. […]

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A&S in the News: May 31 – June 6, 2020

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 projects related to COVID-19 and the sociocultural atmosphere. […]

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Biology Outreach Program Recognized in Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

The program began in 2008 as a partnership with Tuscaloosa’s One Place to allow K-12 students to increase their understanding of scientific concepts. […]

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E.O. Wilson

Biology, ’49 and M.S., ’50 Edward Osborne Wilson is an American biologist, researcher (sociobiology, biodiversity, island biogeography), theorist, naturalist and author. His biological specialty is myrmecology, or the study of ants, on which he is considered to be the world’s leading expert. Wilson is known for his scientific career, his role as “the father of […]

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A&S in the News: May 17-23, 2020

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 Fulbright awards and mental health training for police. […]

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President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

Faculty Research Day highlights and celebrates excellence in research, creativity and scholarship by honoring faculty from across campus. Six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences are receiving this year’s President’s Faculty Research Award. […]

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