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John Grisham Wins the 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

For his work in “Sycamore Row,” New York Times bestselling author, lawyer and previous Harper Lee Prize winner John Grisham received the 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

UA Social Work Graduate Student Wins SOGIE Award

Sarah Young, doctoral student in The University of Alabama School of Social Work, has been named a winner of the 2014 CSWE Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Expression Scholarship Award.

UA Social Work Graduate Student Wins National Leadership Award

Ning Tang, a doctoral student in The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work, has been named the winner of the 2014 Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work Student Award for Leadership and Services for her efforts to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation between Chinese and American social workers.

New Rankings List UA’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy 8th Nationally

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy’s undergraduate and master’s programs are ranked eighth in the nation and the doctoral program 12th.

UA’s Communication Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences will induct five new members into its Communication Hall of Fame.

UA’s Avery Receives Health Policy Leadership Award

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Daniel Avery was the 2014 recipient of the Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Health Policy Leadership Award, which is awarded to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to improve the health status of an individual, a group of people or a population.

UA’s Manderson Names Georgia-Pacific Corporate Partner of the Year

The University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business at the Culverhouse College of Commerce will award Georgia-Pacific Corp. with the Manderson Partner of the Year award Friday, Aug. 15 at Manderson’s annual Speakers Edge luncheon.

Summer 2014 Graduates Announced at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will award some 1,703 degrees during spring commencement Saturday, Aug. 2, on campus. With this graduating class, UA will have awarded more than 240,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state’s first public university. Students listed as candidates to receive degrees include: CITY STATE ZIPCODE NAME […]

Tri Delta at UA Sets Fundraising Record for Children’s Hospital

The University of Alabama’s Delta Mu chapter of the Delta Delta Delta national sorority has been recognized as this year’s top fundraiser for Tri Delta’s philanthropic partner, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During the 2013-2014 fundraising campaign, Delta Mu raised $204,414.79 for St. Jude, making it the first chapter to donate more than $200,000 in a single year. The contribution was part of some $6.1 million raised this year by Tri Delta chapters nationwide.

UA-housed APR Named Best Radio News Operation in Alabama

Alabama Public Radio, housed in The University of Alabama’s Digital Media Center, was honored for its outstanding news coverage, bringing home a total of six first-place awards.

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