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Hubble Finds Phantom Objects Near Dead Quasars in UA Astronomer Initiated Project

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed a set of wispy, goblin-green objects that are the ephemeral ghosts of quasars that flickered to life and then faded. A University of Alabama astronomer initiated the Hubble survey.

Grady Named Vice President for Student Affairs at UA

Dr. David L. Grady has been named vice president for student affairs at The University of Alabama, UA President Judy Bonner announced today.

‘Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels’ to Visit UA

Angela Jennings will hold a colloquium, “Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels,” at The University of Alabama March 23.

UA Faculty Collaborate with Students on Selma Documentary

“A Call from Selma,” which was featured on the New York Times website, is part of a larger narrative project in a University of Alabama service-learning course.

U.S. News Ranks UA School of Law Among Top 25 Law Schools

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama School of Law is ranked 22nd among the nation’s top law schools, both public and private, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Graduate Schools” rankings for 2016. This is the third consecutive year that Alabama Law has been ranked among the top 25 law schools […]

Nutrient Pollution Damages Streams in Ways Previously Unknown, UA Co-Authored Research Shows

In a new study published in the journal Science, a team of researchers, including University of Alabama ecologists, reports that nutrient pollution causes a significant loss of forest-derived carbon from stream ecosystems, reducing the ability of streams to support aquatic life.

UA Establishes Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship

The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved today the establishment of the Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship at UA.

UA to Expand Entrepreneurship Mentoring via NSF I-Corps

The University of Alabama’s ability to foster entrepreneurship and, ultimately, create jobs is strengthened through its recent selection by the National Science Foundation as an Innovation Corp site.

Edelbrock Named Dean of UA College of Continuing Studies

Dr. Craig S. Edelbrock has been named dean of the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama. Edelbrock comes to UA from Penn State University where he has served as chancellor of the School of Graduate Professional Studies, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of human development and family studies since 2008.

Educated Guesses: Top 15 Predictions for 2015

For the 34th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. See our list of the Top 15 “Educated Guesses” for 2015.

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