Annette Watters, project manager for The University of Alabama's Center for Business and Economic Research and manager of the Alabama State Data Center, has been awarded the 2009 Dr. Minnie C. Miles Endowed Excellence Award.
Half of the eight finalists in a state-wide competition designed to help launch start-up companies have ties to The University of Alabama, including both the second and third-place teams.
Five University of Alabama alumni were presented with Outstanding Alumni Awards, and two faculty members were presented with the Board of Visitors Teaching Excellence Awards from the University's College of Communication and Information Sciences.
Dr. Utz McKnight, assistant professor of political science at The University of Alabama, has won the 2009 Last Lecture Series Award from UA's Graduate School.
The University of Alabama Pediatric Stroke Initiative, a joint project of the College of the Community Health Sciences and the Honors College, will hold events on campus during Childhood Stroke Awareness Week April 27-May 1.
Dr. Pauline Johnson, associate professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at The University of Alabama, was recently selected to attend the Women's International Research Engineering Summit, June 2-4, in Barcelona, Spain.
Dr. Ramana G. Reddy, ACIPCO Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at The University of Alabama, was recently named the recipient of two awards from The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society for his outstanding accomplishments.
Dr. Glenda Williams, associate professor of telecommunication and film in the UA College of Communication and Information Sciences, was elected president of the Broadcast Education Association.
Advanced nursing degrees are within easier reach for area registered nurses through a new Internet-based partnership between Southern Union State Community College and The University of Alabama's Capstone College of Nursing.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering announced Dr. Viola Acoff, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering and interim head of chemical and biological engineering, as the 2009 T. Morris Hackney Endowed Faculty Leadership award recipient.
Faculty and staff at The University of Alabama will enjoy an added benefit this year -- optimal health courtesy of WellBama, UA's signature wellness program. Designed to promote health and improve the quality of life for all employees, this free, personalized program will debut at an official launch ceremony on April 14 at 11 a.m. on the front steps of Rose Administration Building.
Dr. Kim Sydow Campbell, professor of management communication in the marketing and management department at The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce, has been named winner of the 2009 Alfred N. Goldsmith Award for outstanding contributions to engineering communication.
UA Researcher Explores Effect of Rising Sea Level, Carbon Dioxide Levels on Nation’s Coastal Wetlands
A University of Alabama researcher is exploring the effects that rising sea level and greenhouse gases may have on the nation’s coastal wetlands.
Dr. Harris Schlesinger, professor of finance and Frank Park Samford Chair of Insurance at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce, is the author or co-author of three of the top 25 most-cited articles in the top three insurance journals during the period 2000-2004.
Dr. Joe Benson, a long-time faculty member and administrator at The University of Alabama, has been named vice president for research and vice provost at UA.
Stephen Black, director of the Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility at The University of Alabama, has received the 2009 Children's Advocate Award from Childcare Resources.
The University of Alabama Office of Health Promotion and Wellness recently wrapped up the second year of Scale Back Alabama, a statewide weight loss initiative. Adapted to UA as Strive to Scale Back, the team-based, eight-week program is designed to encourage faculty and staff to improve their health by losing weight and exercising.
Charles Hilburn has been named assistant to the vice president for advancement at The University of Alabama.
Dr. Jennings Bryant, Reagan Endowed Chair of Broadcasting and associate dean for graduate studies and research for the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
Dr. Melondie Carter, associate professor of nursing at The University of Alabama, has been appointed as the assistant director of UA’s Office of Health Promotion and Wellness.
The National Science Foundation selected two University of Alabama chemistry professors for CAREER Awards totaling $1.1 million.
Neely J. Portera has been named director of development for the UA College of Communication and Information Sciences.
Roman Catholics and other Christians living in China today face a dilemma, says Dr. Anthony E. Clark, assistant professor of history at The University of Alabama. Changes in the communist state's attitudes toward religion have allowed many Catholics to live in the open, but they live in terror — their freedom may be removed at any moment.
The Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, is a refundable federal income tax credit for working individuals and families with low to moderate incomes.
The five-year-old Supply Chain Management program at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce is quickly making a name for itself.