A University of Alabama researcher recently completed a study showing that light drinkers and abstainers react the same as binge drinkers when seeing images of alcohol. Dr. Philip Gable, associate professor of social psychology at UA, found similar patterns of brain activity within light drinkers/abstainers as those who drink regularly or binge drink when shown alcohol cues such as advertisements. “We found that similar brain activity patterns were associated with those that had a lot of drinking experience or not had experience,” Gable said.
After the recent shootings in Virginia, the topic of gun control has come up once again. Many people argue whether or not there is a correlation between mass shootings and a country’s gun control.
The first night Stuart Bell and his wife Susan were in Tuscaloosa, they had a late dinner before deciding to walk around the campus. The two made their way to the Quad where they saw two or three groups of students still hanging around after classes.
Normally, taking anything from LSU other than a win leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. However, with the hiring of Dr. Stuart Bell this month, I believe that we as students at Alabama have something worth celebrating on more than just a week-to-week basis.
Six students from The University of Alabama were invited to take part in this year’s National Conference for Undergraduate Research at Eastern Washington University. According the conference website, the mission of the NCUR is “to promote undergraduate research scholarship and creative activity done in partnership with faculty or other mentors as a vital component of higher education.”
Two weeks ago, I was surprised to read a piece by John Knox, a professor of geography at the University of Georgia in The Crimson White.
The University of Alabama will present the President’s Faculty Research Award as a part of its first ever Faculty Research Day. Thirteen faculty members from different colleges across campus will be presented with the award Wednesday, April 8. Carl A. Pinkert, vice president for Research and Economic Development at the University, said recognition faculty members receive for their research is crucial.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s mission is to save and improve the lives of people fighting muscular diseases. The organization does this through raising money and awareness with events such as their annual Muscle Walk. The MDA Muscle Walk will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at John Carroll High School in Birmingham.
On the surface, Rachel Cannon seems like a normal college girl. However, she goes to sleep every night knowing she could wake up partially or completely paralyzed. Cannon is living with a disease called Multiple Sclerosis. Cannon, a human development and family studies major at UA, was diagnosed with relapsing MS in June 2013.
The Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference is accepting applications for presentations now though March 13.
A T-shirt that conducts electricity sounds like a product of the future, but five researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing it closer to reality.
Each year, across campus and in every department, students are asked to write essays, conduct research, and create proper citations.Through the University’s online library databases, students can access many different programs and websites to use for schoolwork or personal
University of Alabama students are getting first access to certain faculty discoveries and inventions as a way for the Office for Technology Transfer to evaluate the new patents’ potential applications and marketing.