Category: Partner News Stories

Grant To Fund University Of Alabama Study Of Dementia Caregiver Support App

Grant To Fund University Of Alabama Study Of Dementia Caregiver Support App

| December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The national Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has funded a joint project between the University of Alabama and Florida International University to test the efficacy of a web and mobile application designed for dementia caregivers.

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On This Day In Alabama history: Cam Newton Awarded Heisman Trophy

On This Day In Alabama history: Cam Newton Awarded Heisman Trophy

| December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Standout Auburn quarterback Cam Newton won the 2010 Heisman Trophy on Dec. 13, 2010, in one of the award’s most lopsided victories ever.

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A.G. Gaston Boys And Girls Club Breaks Ground On $7.2 Million Clubhouse At Birmingham Crossplex

A.G. Gaston Boys And Girls Club Breaks Ground On $7.2 Million Clubhouse At Birmingham Crossplex

| December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club is building a $7.2 million Walter Howlett Jr. Clubhouse at Birmingham CrossPlex, but if history is any indication, it’s also building future leaders.

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Birmingham Couple Brings Holiday Cheer To The Alabama Theatre

Birmingham Couple Brings Holiday Cheer To The Alabama Theatre

| December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Tom Cronier may not be jolly old Saint Nick. But with his Santa hat and cheerful smile, he’s a close stand-in at the Alabama Theatre during the holiday season.

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How Is The NASA Mars Insight Rover Transforming Martian Research?

How Is The NASA Mars Insight Rover Transforming Martian Research?

| December 12, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

There is no doubt that as the global population continues to increase more and more with time in all four corners of the globe, there is an increasingly larger interest in mankind investigating other planets in terms of both the prospects of the past existence of organic life as well as the prospects of current and/or future organic life.

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Summary: Early December 2018 Winter Storm That Tracked From California To The Mid-Atlantic Coast

Summary: Early December 2018 Winter Storm That Tracked From California To The Mid-Atlantic Coast

| December 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am

An early December winter storm made its way across the southern United States this past week. The storm initially impacted southern California on Dec. 5th, 2018.

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Alabama Power Works To Save Threatened Snails On Coosa River

Alabama Power Works To Save Threatened Snails On Coosa River

| December 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

While many property owners used this fall’s Coosa River drawdown to make repairs to boathouses, piers and other structures along the water’s edge, Alabama Power biologists were on another mission.

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Exceptional Foundation Carolers Bring Holiday Spirit To Alabama Businesses

Exceptional Foundation Carolers Bring Holiday Spirit To Alabama Businesses

| December 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

What the Exceptional Foundation carolers may lack in perfect pitch and rhythm they more than make up for with enthusiasm and sheer joy.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Mark Ingram Won The Heisman Trophy

On This Day In Alabama History: Mark Ingram Won The Heisman Trophy

| December 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Mark Ingram Jr. became the first University of Alabama player to win a Heisman Trophy on Dec. 12, 2009.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: David Moniac

Alabama Legacy Moment: David Moniac

| December 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The first West Point cadet from Alabama was also the first Native American to graduate from the military academy.

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Corneal Abrasions Can Occur In The Blink Of An Eye

Corneal Abrasions Can Occur In The Blink Of An Eye

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It was about 7 o’clock on a regular worknight. Jessica Martindale and her then-6-month-old son, Henry, were playing on the bed before they started their nighttime routine.

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HudsonAlpha Scientists Identify ‘Poisonous’ Piece Of Genetic Code Causing Infant Seizures

HudsonAlpha Scientists Identify ‘Poisonous’ Piece Of Genetic Code Causing Infant Seizures

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville have pinpointed a previously unknown cause of a serious seizure disorder most common in babies, potentially opening the door to new diagnostic and treatment options for infants who show signs of epilepsy.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Comedian Roy Wood Jr. Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Comedian Roy Wood Jr. Was Born

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. was born Dec. 11, 1978, in Birmingham. He grew up in West End before graduating from Ramsay High School and Florida A&M University.

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Pitcher Throws Changeup, Hits Homerun With Birmingham’s Oldest Independent Bookstore

Pitcher Throws Changeup, Hits Homerun With Birmingham’s Oldest Independent Bookstore

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Baseball is what first brought Paul Seitz to Alabama. In fact, he owns a special piece of Birmingham’s baseball history.

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