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Panitch Named UA’s 2014 Burnum Award Winner

Following his passion has led Seth Panitch to some interesting places, from the stage, to overseas, and finally to the department of theatre and dance at The University of Alabama. The zeal he brings to the next generation of acting students has led Panitch to the 2014 Burnum Award.

White House Honors UA Geologist

A University of Alabama geologist was among researchers honored at the White House Monday, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

UA Professor’s ‘Last Lecture’ Will Focus on Celebrating Diversity

Dr. Robin Boylorn knows that sometimes wisdom can come from unexpected places, and she hopes she can bring some of that wisdom to life for students in the 2014 Last Lecture at The University of Alabama.

UA’s Rable Wins 2014 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

The Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday that The University of Alabama’s Dr. George C. Rable won the 2014 Faculty Achievement Award.

Zombie Show Produced by UA Students Playing at Bama Theatre

Zom-Com, a TV pilot produced by University of Alabama telecommunication and film students and faculty, will be screened as part of the Black Warrior Film Festival.

UA Professor Details How Chemical Dumping Affects Anniston

The Monsanto Co. held its cards close to the vest, refusing to publicly acknowledge the damage its PCB pollution was doing in Anniston, even though internal memos revealed the company knew about the dangers of its chemical dumping since the 1960s. Now a University of Alabama researcher has written a book that sheds new light on a pollution scandal that resulted in a $700 million legal settlement and—according to the EPA—still affects the bucolic southern city today.

Entrepreneurs Compete for UA Funding April 11

There may not be any business sharks, or other types, circling within Palmer Lake, but when some 30 University of Alabama innovators pitch their technologies, inventions and ideas to potential investors in UA’s nearby AIME building, real money will be at stake.

UA’s Scalfani Named ‘Mover and Shaker’ by Library Journal

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Vincent Scalfani was recently named one of 2014′s “movers and shakers” by the Library Journal.

UA Engineering Professor Recognized for Diversity Efforts

Dr. Viola L. Acoff, professor and head of the metallurgical and materials engineering department at The University of Alabama, is the inaugural recipient of the Ellen Swallow Richards Diversity Award given by the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.

UA Social Work Professor Named Buford Peace Award Winner

Dr. Josephine (Jo) Pryce, associate professor of social work at The University of Alabama, has been named the 2014 winner of the Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award.

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