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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-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.

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.

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