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Transportation Center researches bus seat belts

Katherine Martin

July 22, 2010

The University Transportation Center for Alabama is in the final stages of research and calculations for their study assessing the impact of seat belts in school buses, said Dan Turner, professor of civil engineering and principal re...

Chapin brings college Libertarian club to UA

Katherine Martin

July 15, 2010

The University of Alabama will add a campus Libertarian club to its list of student organizations starting at the end of July, founder Jon Chapin said. Chapin, a junior majoring in political science and anthropology, said he i...

Camp Cash teaches preteens about finance

Katherine Martin

July 8, 2010

The University hosted 10 boys, from ages 11-14, at Camp Cash, a program that teaches the importance of money management and budgeting. The camp ran from June 21-July 2. Jan Brakefield, assistant professor of consumer sciences,...

UA research team wins Gates’ Grand Challenges grant

Katherine Martin

June 17, 2010

A University of Alabama research team was awarded a $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration grant that will allow the group to develop an improved method for detecting and tracking water contamination, according to a UA news re...

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