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Tuscaloosa facility recycles Christmas decorations

The Curry Environmental Facility in Tuscaloosa is offering a program to let people drop off Christmas trees as well other greenery and decorations to be recycled to make cleaning up for the new year a little easier. “The program started 13 years ago. Over 1,200 trees have been recycled,” said Ashley ...

UA professor studies mass shootings in America

Adam Lankford, a professor of criminology at the University of Alabama, has been studying mass shootings and why they happen so often in America.   “It’s such a terrible crime,” Lankford said. “In many senses, it’s similar to terrorism in that it’s striking at random and innocent victims.”  ...

UA, ALDOT install driving data devices in Tuscaloosa

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and The University of Alabama are working together to install devices that will collect road and traffic data to make driving safer and more efficient for Alabamians. This is a significant step toward vehicle automation. 

KRACK attacks WPA-2 networks, UA likely safe

“Anybody using WPA could be vulnerable to it,” said  Meagan Bennett, marketing and communications manager for the Office of Information and Technology. “...The good thing is that the University of Alabama wireless network is not vulnerable to it. We keep up with our patches and our updates ...

Alabamians work to solve the state's opioid epidemic

For David Albright, it was his military service that sparked his interest in substance abuse and mental health disorders. The subject hits close to home for the associate professor, who had a female veteran friend that turned to opiates and alcohol following her return from Afghanistan. She ultimately ...

Books to snag for fall

As the weather begins to cool down, you may find yourself longing for some recreation to replace your favorite summer activities. Kicking back with these books will help you settle into fall, whether you're reading outdoors in the freshly-fallen leaves or curled up inside on a chilly night. 

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