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Summer 2016 Graduates Announced at UA

The University of Alabama will award some 1,537 degrees during spring commencement Saturday, Aug. 6.

UA’s Honors College Schedules Week of Action-Oriented Service Activities

More than 250 University of Alabama Honors College freshmen and upper-class leaders will begin the fall semester with community service projects through Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Black Belt Action from Monday, Aug. 8, to Friday, Aug. 12.

White House Panel Discusses New Study by UA’s Insurance Research Center

A new study on the resale value of fortified home construction by The University of Alabama’s Insurance Research Center was the topic of discussion Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the White House.

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

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.