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UA Cooperative Education Program Names Director

Naomi Powell was named director of The University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program.

UA Chemistry Professor among World’s Most Highly-Cited Researchers

A University of Alabama chemistry professor ranks among the top 1 percent of most cited researchers in his field worldwide in 2014, according to a report published by Thomson Reuters.

UA’s Wright Selected for National Trainer Hall of Fame

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Kenneth Wright has been selected to enter the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame.

UA Journalism Professor Wins National Top Dissertation Award

Dr. Scott Parrott’s dissertation on disparagement humor, completed at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, was named the best mass communication dissertation in the United States for 2014.

International Programs at UA Receive Honor

The Capstone International Academic Programs at The University of Alabama recently received recognition for excellence by CISabroad at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference in San Diego.

UA’s McKinney Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Lisa McKinney, accounting lecturer at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce, was recognized with the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award from the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.

UA’s Center for Public Television and Radio Wins Two Emmys

The University of Alabama-housed Center for Public Television and Radio won Southeast Regional Emmy Awards for its documentary on Paul “Bear” Bryant and its original short documentaries, “Alabama Detours.”

UA Engineering Professor Receives Oak Ridge Powe Grant

Dr. Lin Li, assistant professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at The University of Alabama, was one of 35 researchers selected to receive a nationally-competitive grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities through the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards program.

UA Contingent Visits Greece to Further Ties With Aristotle University

When someone is truly confused by something, they might say “It’s all Greek to me,” but The University of Alabama Greece Initiative is just the opposite; it’s all about furthering understanding and collaboration between UA and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

UA Advertising Professor Emeritus Wins National Educator Award

Dr. Bruce Roche, professor emeritus in The University of Alabama’s department of advertising and public relations, recently received the inaugural Distinguished Advertising Educator Award from the American Advertising Federation at its annual meeting in Boca Raton, Fla.

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