University of Alabama doctoral student Ed Geisweidt, in the department of English, is one of only 14 graduate students in the country to be selected to participate in the Folger Institute’s year-long Dissertation Seminar, “Researching the Archives,” at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.
The University of Alabama is being nationally recognized for academic excellence and service as one of four schools named Truman Foundation Honor Institutions this year.
Twelve college graduates have begun their graduate study in science, engineering and mathematics at The University of Alabama as part of a new National Science Foundation-sponsored “Bridge to the Doctorate” Program at UA.
A University of Alabama ecologist is scheduled to become a division chair in the nation's oldest higher education association during the organization's annual meeting set for Nov. 11-13 in New York.
The undergraduate entrepreneurship program at the Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama moved up two places to No. 18 in rankings just released by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
The Manderson Graduate School of Business at The University of Alabama is again ranked in the top 10 in three categories in the latest rankings by The Princeton Review.
The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2007 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching, the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards.
Arthur N. Read, general counsel for Friends of Farmworkers, Inc., a legal services provider in Philadelphia, has been awarded the 2007 Morris Dees Justice Award, given by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates and The University of Alabama School of Law. Morris Dees will present the award during a reception at Skadden's offices in New York on Nov. 15.
Kathleen Kelley of Indianapolis, Ind., was named The University of Alabama Homecoming Queen for 2007 on Friday, Oct. 5 during UA's annual Homecoming Pep Rally on campus.
The University of Alabama is pleased to announce that Dr. Pamela H. Parker has been promoted to vice president for advancement.
Nicholas De Leon, a University of Alabama junior majoring in metallurgical and materials engineering from Coral Springs, Fla., was awarded the J. Keith Brimacombe Presidential Scholarship from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.
The 2007 University of Alabama Homecoming Court was selected in a general student election held on Tuesday, Oct. 2.
Three University of Alabama engineering students will be presented with national collegiate awards by the Society of Women Engineers during the SWE National Conference Oct. 25-27.
Three professors in The University of Alabama’s College of Engineering have been named subcommittee members of the Permanent Joint Legislative Committee on Energy, a group that will help Alabama utilize its conventional and renewable resources by implementing responsible energy policies.
Dr. Jim Salem, professor of American studies at The University of Alabama, is the 2007 recipient of the American Studies Association’s prestigious Mary C. Turpie Award.
Ynhi Thai, a junior majoring in chemical engineering from Long Beach, Miss., was recently awarded several national scholarships, including two from the Society of Plastics Engineers and one from the National Academy for Nuclear Training. These scholarships recognize Thai's outstanding academic achievement.
A total of 262 students enrolled during the summer 2007 semester at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President's List with academic records of 4.0 (all As).
The University of Alabama recently selected 14 students as 2007-2008 Ambassadors of the College of Engineering.
The Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama is among six public universities ranked 29th among public undergraduate business schools in the latest U.S. News and World Report college rankings. Culverhouse is ranked 48th when private universities are included. More than 1,700 institutions offer undergraduate degrees in business.
Dr. Ed Mullins, a retired University of Alabama journalism professor, is recipient of the 2007 Robert P. Knight Multicultural Recruiting Award for helping create a more diversified journalism workforce.
With the help of four University of Alabama players on the national team, the U.S. Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team won their first gold medal at the 2007 Parapan American Games.
Dr. John Lochman, professor and Saxon Chair of Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama, has been elected to the board of directors of the international Society for Prevention Research and appointed to a professorship at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.
Two former football standouts at The University of Alabama – Clem Gryska and Cecil "Hootie" Ingram – will be recognized for their accomplishments off the field as recipients of the 2007 Paul W. Bryant Alumni-Athlete Award.
Five of the state’s leading business and civic leaders will be inducted into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame on Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama is again ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings for 2008. UA is ranked 42nd among public national universities and 91st among all universities, both public and private.