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UA Faculty Member Named Woman Physicist of the Month

Dr. Dawn Williams, associate professor of physics and astronomy at The University of Alabama, has been named the February 2015 Woman Physicist of the Month by the American Physical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women in Physics.

Set Sail During Hands-On Event at UA Museum

Set sail on the seven seas during Hands-on Family Night from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama campus.

$3 Million Gift to UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce to Provide a New Curriculum in Value Investing

A $3 million gift to The University of Alabama positions the Culverhouse College of Commerce to become the first business school in the nation to offer a value investing specialization at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Fall 2014 Term

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 9,302 students enrolled during the 2014 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. […]

UA in the News: Jan. 28, 2015

UA archaeologists excavate eroding Moundville riverbank – UA Early College partners with Mobile schools – Plank Center celebrates 10 years – ACRE reports on home sales – UA experts comment on traveling to Cuba, legal opinions – History prof’s book reviewed – Events – and more…

UA’s C&IS Hosts Speakers to Discuss Strategic Planning

Three speakers will visit The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences to discuss planning for the future of the college.

UA in the News: Jan. 27, 2015

UA archaeologists excavate eroding Moundville riverbank – Edelbrock named dean of College of Continuing Studies – UA experts comment on getting enough sleep, same-sex marriage rulings – History prof’s book reviewed – and more…

UA Student News for Jan. 27, 2015

Click on http://uanews.ua.edu/student to view UA Student News on UA’s website if you have problems reading the email subscription. DEADLINES Student Alumni Association membership application, Jan. 30, midnight Proposals for Student Engagement Scholarship Showcase, Feb. 1, 11:59 p.m. Executive director 2015 homecoming board application, Feb. 3 Student Judiciary membership application, Feb. 6, 4 p.m., 107 […]

Gov. Bentley to Address McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at UA

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, a graduate of The University of Alabama School of Medicine, will present the opening lecture at the 13th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Friday, Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Students Learn First-Hand in Co-op during Spring 2015

About 200 University of Alabama students during spring 2015 are receiving a hands-on educational experience at more than 60 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program.

UA In the News: Jan. 24-26, 2015

UA receives national community service award – UA experts comment on unemployment rate, boredom and smartphones, same-sex marriage ban – History prof’s book reviewed – Benefit to feature UA musician – Music prof sings in India – Faculty use Twitter for teaching – and more…

UA Preview

This week at The University of Alabama: Culverhouse College of Commerce to announce gift – SEC Network senior director of speak – Best-selling author to deliver Dinoff Lecture – UA experts offer tips on good and bad debt, cleaning out closets – UA prof comments on community college tuition proposal – School of Social Work hosts drug abuse symposium – Student teams to compete in diversity competition

UA Museum Offers Fun Learning for Young ‘Scientists’

West Alabama’s children are invited to explore natural history and science in a hands-on learning environment through a variety of programs offered at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus.

UA Matters: Difference Between Good and Bad Debt

We live in a world where debt is a regular occurrence, and managing debt effectively to build a strong credit history is important for all consumers. All debt is not created equal; there is good debt, and there is bad debt. It is important to remember that debt and its categorization (good vs. bad) is […]

Two UA Professors Selected for Research Leadership Roles

Two University of Alabama professors will soon add research leadership responsibilities to their campus roles.

UA in the News: Jan. 23, 2015

UA students to pitch business at Alabama Launchpad competition – SAS to donate software to UA analytics lab – UA experts comment on earthquake, unemployment rate – Druid City Garden Project, with UA class partners, seeks new schools – UA ranked third most efficient university – and more…

Best-selling Author to Deliver Dinoff Lecture at UA

Dr. Steven C. Hayes, professor and director of clinical training at the University of Nevada, will deliver the 2014 Michael Dinoff Memorial Lecture Jan. 30 at The University of Alabama.

UA’s Program in Sports Communication Will Host SEC Network Speaker

Ben May will discuss his role as senior director of sports management for the network.

UA Social Work to Host Drug-Use, Addiction Symposium

The Phi Alpha Honor Society of The University of Alabama School of Social Work will host a symposium titled “What’s the Problem? A Dialogue about Drugs” Friday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m. in Room 223 of Little Hall on the UA campus.

UA in the News: Jan. 22, 2015

UA library school donates books to Black Belt schools – UA experts comment on proposal to make community college free, ways companies influence you, how Charlie Brown relates to Charlie Hebdo – UA students comment on State of the Union address – State senator speaks to students – Birmingham Art Music Alliance presents concert – and more…

UA Announces SAS as Software Provider for Business Analytics Lab

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce, a leader in business analytics education, announced an agreement today with SAS, the leader in business analytics software.

UA in the News: Jan. 21, 2015

UA expert comments on President Obama’s plan for free tuition to community colleges – UA prof’s research shows campfires aid blood pressure – Engineering prof also a musician – Visits to University Rec Center increase – UA student speaks at MLK Unity Day event – and more…

Hough Named Assistant Director of UA’s Technology Transfer Office

Dr. Whitney L. Hough, a venture development associate in The University of Alabama’s Office for Technology Transfer, has been named the office’s assistant director.

UA UnlockED Offers Forum on Race in Public Schools With Noted Journalist

UA UnlockED, a student-run organization at The University of Alabama, will offer a forum titled “Confronting Reality: Race in our Public Schools,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in room 1093 of Shelby Hall.

UA’s Neuro Challenge Team Nails Elevator Pitch to Advance in Competition

An undergraduate student team from The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce STEM Path to the MBA program has advanced to the second phase of the National Institutes of Health’s Neuro Startup Challenge.

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