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UA Researchers’ Study Indicates Foreclosure Rates Racialized in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa’s mortgage foreclosure trends since the 2008 recession follow the race-wealth divide and disproportionately affect black residents, according to a study by two professors at The University of Alabama.

UA’s Huxford Symphony Orchestra Performs Friday, Oct. 18

Faculty members from The University of Alabama School of Music will get to cut loose Friday, Oct. 18, when the Huxford Symphony Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. in the concert hall of the Moody Music Building on campus.

UA Professor’s Book Lauds History of Irish Theatre

It’s not every day an author celebrates his book launch at the Áras, the Irish equivalent of the White House. However, Dr. Steve Burch, a University of Alabama faculty member, has experienced just that.

UA’s Online Social Work Program Credited with UPCEA Award

The University of Alabama School of Social Work is the recipient of the 2013 Program of Excellence Award for the South region, given by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association.

UA Leads Study on Emotional Effects of Natural Disasters on Children

Dr. John Lochman, professor and Saxon Chair of Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama, is leading a nationwide team that will spend the next five years studying the effects of degree of exposure to the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa on 360 children and their families.

UA Retired Adviser Receives Mortar Board Award for Excellence

Glenda K. Guyton, retired adviser at The University of Alabama, has received the 2013 Excellence in Advising Award by the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society. Guyton received the award at the society’s national conference in September in Atlanta.

UA Professor Emeritus Elected to National Post

Dr. Daniel Turner, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recently elected as a vice president for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.

UA’s Student Affairs Hall of Fame Honors Five Inductees

The University of Alabama inducted five historic campus leaders into the Student Affairs Hall of Fame Sept. 26.

UA Emeritus Engineering Professor Recognized for Achievement

Dr. Richard C. Bradt, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recognized for his lifetime achievements in ceramic science and engineering.

UA Professors Turn Zombies Into Teaching Tools

The popularity of the undead has led to a new, creative teaching platform in The University of Alabama’s department of telecommunication and film.