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UA Center Reports Alabama Economy Expected to Grow Slowly in 2016

Alabama’s economy is expected to grow 1.9 percent in 2016 while the state’s businesses remain relatively cautious about hiring, according to a midyear report released by The University of Alabama’s Center for Economic and Business Research. The expected growth for 2016 is slightly lower than the 2.4 percent grow seen in 2015.

Supe Store, Starbucks to Open New UA Location Friday

A retail space combining a new University of Alabama Supply Store and a Starbucks Coffee Company featuring drive-thru service opens Friday, July 22.

UA Center Releases Guide to Help Coastal Communities Prepare for Disasters

The University of Alabama’s Insurance Research Center released a guide today to help homeowners on the Gulf Coast prepare for weather-related disasters. The guide was produced by the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce in partnership with Smart Home America and Coastal Alabama Partnership.

Business Confidence Declines, but Remains Positive, According to UA Center

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Confidence in the economy has somewhat declined among Alabama businesses, according to the third quarter “Alabama Business Confidence Index” released by The University of Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research. The report, released in June, indicates that Alabama business executives continue to see expansion in the Alabama economy, but they are somewhat […]

UA Political Science Professors Offer Expertise on Vice President Picks

With the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ready to announce a running mate by the end of the week, and both the Republican and Democratic national conventions taking place within the month, political science faculty members at The University of Alabama are ready to help analyze the results.

Forum at UA to Discuss Safety During Severe Weather at Outdoor Events

The University of Alabama along with American Meteorological Society will host a panel discussion among meteorologists and event organizers on weather safety during outdoor events.

UA Trustees Establish Sport Technology Research Center

The University of Alabama will be home to a new center whose researchers will study the intersection of sports and technology, involving Crimson Tide athletics in an innovative approach to improve training and performance of athletes across the world.

Dean’s List Students Named for UA Spring 2016 Term

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 10,270 students enrolled during the 2016 spring 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. […]

Elite Alabama Seniors to Meet at UA for Girls State

The 74th annual American Legion Auxiliary Girls State will take place from Sunday, June 5, through Friday, June 10, on The University of Alabama campus.

UA English Professor Wins 2016 Mark Twain Award for Midwestern Literature

Michael Martone, a professor of English and creative writing at The University of Alabama, was selected as the winner of the 2016 Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Contributions to Midwestern Literature.

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