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UA’s Yates Elected President of American Association of School Librarians

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Steven Yates has been elected as the 2017-2018 American Association of School Librarians president.

2016 Randall Research Program Honors 16 UA Students

Sixteen University of Alabama undergraduate researchers have received recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. The program recognizes the best research activity conducted by UA undergraduates, who are nominated by faculty and staff research directors.

UA Professor Wins National Broadcast Award

Dr. Michael Bruce, University of Alabama assistant professor of telecommunication and film, won Best of Festival in the BEA Faculty Sports Competition for his production of TideSports.com TV.

Seniors in UA’s Army ROTC to be Commissioned

The University of Alabama’s Senior Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, Crimson Tide Battalion, will hold a commissioning ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Ferguson Center Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.

UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program Celebrates 20th Class

The Rural Medical Scholars Program at the College of Community Health Sciences will honor the graduates of its 20th class, as well as alumni of the now two-decade-old program, on Sunday, May 1, at Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus. A reception for program alumni will be at 3 p.m. and will be followed by the 20th Annual Rural Scholars Convocation, where the current classes of the Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars will be recognized.

Baker Receives UA Engineering’s Hackney Leadership Award

The University of Alabama College of Engineering’s Dr. John Baker, head of the department of aerospace engineering and mechanics, is the 2016 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.

UA Center for Community-Based Partnerships to Hold Awards Program

A University of Alabama awards program recognizing the best of engaged scholarship conducted by faculty, staff, student and community teams turns 10 years old Friday, April 29.

UA Student Team Wins Dow Big Data Challenge

A University of Alabama student team from the Culverhouse College of Commerce recently won first place in the 2016 Dow Big Data Challenge.

UA Engineering Alumni Honor Outstanding Senior

Stephen Peter Rowe, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2016 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award.

UA Engineering Student Receives Prestigious Hertz Fellowship

Sarah McFann, a University of Alabama senior from Arlington, Tennessee, has received an elite Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship for 2016. McFann is the first UA student to be named a recipient of the award, which has been presented to fewer than 1,200 students in its 53 year history.