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UA Physicists Share in Breakthrough Prize for Neutrino Research

A team of University of Alabama physicists has received recognition for making key contributions to a landmark study of neutrinos that won the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recently in California.

UA Offers Three Minute Thesis Competition

The University of Alabama Graduate School will host the third annual Three Minute Thesis competition, which challenges graduate students to demonstrate their research and presentation skills concisely for cash prizes and travel grants.

Bissell to Receive Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Kim Bissell, a professor in The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences, is the recipient of the 2015 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

UA’s Culverhouse to Induct Seven into Business Hall of Fame

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce will induct seven business professionals into the 2015 Alabama Business Hall of Fame Thursday, Nov. 12.

AEJMC to Present UA C&IS with Diversity Award

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will receive a diversity award from Dr. Lori Bergen, president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Wednesday, Nov. 4.

UA Student Receives Killam Fellowship for Study in Canada

Fulbright Canada has awarded Jordan Sandy, a student at The University of Alabama, a Killam Fellowship to study at The University of British Columbia during the 2015-2016 academic year. Sandy, a Chicago native who is double majoring in economics and English, is a University Fellow and has held membership in the Lambda Sigma Academic Honor Society. He has interned with Creative Campus and worked with SaveFirst, a free tax preparation service for low-income families.

UA Student Receives Award for Focus on International Issues

Brandon Hooks, president of the Alabama International Relations Club at The University of Alabama, was recently presented with the UNA-USA Greater Birmingham Chapter Campus Leadership Award at the United Nations 70th anniversary banquet in Birmingham.

UA Earns Emergency Management Accreditation

The Emergency Management Accreditation Program has awarded The University of Alabama accreditation for its emergency preparedness and response activities.

UA Music Student’s Composition to be Performed at Carnegie Hall

A composition by Tyler Grant, a student in The University of Alabama’s School of Music, has been selected to be showcased at Carnegie Hall in New York City in April. “Panoramic Landscapes” will be performed by the Scarsdale, New York, High School wind ensemble under the direction of Jason Noble. It is Grant’s first work to be played at Carnegie Hall.

Crowe-White Receives CHES Research Award

Dr. Kristi Crowe-White, assistant professor in The University of Alabama’s College of Human and Environmental Sciences, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the HES Leadership Board Excellence in Scholarly Research Award.

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