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UA National Alumni Association Names Distinguished Alumni for 2015

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association recently named the recipients of its top awards.

UA Economics Professor Receives Burnum Award

A pioneer and leading scholar in the field of the political economy of terrorism, Dr. Walt Enders, professor of economics in The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce, is the 2015 recipient of one of the highest honors the University bestows on its faculty— the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.

Lindly Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award

The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s Dr. Jay K. Lindly, professor of civil engineering and director of the University Transportation Center for Alabama, is the 2015 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.

UA Honors Five Distinguished Engineering Fellows

The University of Alabama College of Engineering honored five alumni by inducting them into its 2015 class of Distinguished Engineering Fellows.

UA Student Selected for Multicultural Internship Program

Monsurat “Momo” Olugbode, a master’s student in advertising and public relations at The University of Alabama, was chosen for an internship program, sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies.

Three UA Student Teams Win Culverhouse Business Plan Competition

Three University of Alabama student teams are on their way to starting their own businesses after winning the Culverhouse College of Commerce’s 2015 Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan Competition.

UA Students Win Regional Mark of Excellence Awards

Students from The University of Alabama won a number of awards from the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual contest.

UA Leadership Academy Honors Outstanding High-School Students

One hundred outstanding high school sophomores who have shown an interest in leadership through service were selected to participate in the 2015 Capstone Leadership Academy at The University of Alabama.

UA Honors College Names Prospective University Fellows

The University Fellows Experience, housed in the Honors College at The University of Alabama, has selected 39 prospective freshmen members for the fall’s incoming freshmen class.

UA Professor Selected for SEC Honor

Dr. Kim Bissell, director of undergraduate research at The University of Alabama, was named a 2015 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award recipient.