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Alabama Boys State Returns to UA

Some 600 Alabama high school seniors will try their hands at politics and community service from Sunday, May 29, to Saturday, June 4, during the 2016 American Legion Alabama Boys State convention on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s CC&IS Maintains Accreditation

The College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama maintained its accreditation by the AEJMC – the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

UA Chooses New Director of University of Alabama Press

Linda Manning, director of Northern Illinois University Press, has been appointed director of The University of Alabama Press starting Aug. 1. She replaces interim director Daniel Waterman. The University of Alabama Press is the only academic press in the state.

Mike Royer Named Managing Editor for UA’s WVUA 23 Television

Mike Royer, a 40-year veteran of the broadcast television industry, has been named the managing editor of The University of Alabama’s WVUA 23 television station.

UA Researchers Expand Opportunities with Upgraded Atom Probe Technology

A new, powerful microscope recently installed at The University of Alabama will expand exploration into nanotechnology and geological sciences, helping research into fundamental science and spurring economic development.

UA Names Dr. Susan Carvalho Associate Provost, Dean of Graduate School

Dr. Susan Carvalho, associate provost for internationalization and interim associate provost and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Kentucky, has been named associate provost and dean of the Graduate School at The University of Alabama.

UA School of Law and ABA Journal Name Finalists for Harper Lee Prize

The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the finalists for the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The three books chosen to compete for the prize are: “Allegiance” by Kermit Roosevelt; “Pleasantville” by Attica Locke; and “Tom & Lucky and George & Cokey Flo” by C. Joseph Greaves.

UA Offers Free Creative Writing Camp for Students in High School

The University of Alabama invites local high-school students — incoming freshmen through graduating seniors — to sign up for the Summer 2016 Creative Writing Camp.

UA’s Plank Center Names 2016 Mentoring Honorees

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations announces 2016 “Milestones in Mentoring” honorees.

4 UA Students Win Holle Award

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences 2016 Holle Awards for creativity in communication honored five students with a total of $50,000 in cash prizes.

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