Dr. Madeleine Gregg, an associate professor in the College of Education, became concerned by the lack of information regarding effective teaching of geography education. So last summer at the National Council for Geographic Education conference, Gregg launched a national initiative addressing the need for more research.
Archive for the ‘Social Science’ Category
Posted on August 30th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
Posted on August 18th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
A University of Alabama social scientist hopes to use a new $3.75 million federal grant, awarded to UA by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to change five impoverished Mobile area neighborhoods — from within.
Posted on July 29th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
A University of Alabama researcher has found a way to turn the state’s $420-million-ayear food stamp program into money for the University and save the state money at the same time.
Posted on July 13th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
Could just one weekend confirm a career choice? Early data indicates it can for those UA students, mostly education majors, who volunteer as counselors at Camp ASCCA the Alabama Special Camp for Children and Adults in Jacksons Gap, Ala.
Posted on June 24th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
A University of Alabama student and an anthropology professor recently studied the reliability of dogs trained to sniff out dead bodies.
Posted on June 23rd, 2002 by Matthew Muro
Research now being done at The University of Alabama will go a long way toward taking the politics out of budgeting monies to roadwork projects.
Posted on May 15th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
Boeing Company’s Ground-Based Missile Defense (GMD) program in North Alabama is expected to produce an average of 5,141 jobs per year between 1998 and 2007, with a corresponding increase in disposable income, according to research done by Dr. John P. Formby, James Patrick and Elizabeth Brannon Hayes Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.
Posted on May 1st, 2002 by Matthew Muro
Most people know George Lucas for his creation of the “Star Wars” film saga. However, it was Lucas’ work with education – not his more famous work in film — that caught the attention of Dr. Barrie Jo Price.
Posted on April 20th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
The global research and technology-based company E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. Inc. made a donation of patents and intellectual property to The University of Alabama last year.
Posted on April 10th, 2002 by Matthew Muro
University of Alabama researchers are analyzing data collected during a three-year study of mercury levels of fish in the state’s rivers.