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.
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.
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.
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.
A University of Alabama student and an anthropology professor recently studied the reliability of dogs trained to sniff out dead bodies.
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.
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.
Dr. Sandy Laing, assistant professor of communicative disorders, and her research partners wanted to determine if speech and language-impaired preschoolers would have a less difficult time learning to read if they developed phonemic awareness skills.
Each summer, some of America's best and brightest students spend 10 weeks at The University of Alabama, taking part in intensive undergraduate research programs sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
The University of Alabama is partnering with NASA and five other universities in the National Space Science and Technology Center, a $22 million research facility that opened recently in Huntsville.
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