Veteran economic developer Neal Wade has joined The University of Alabama Research and Economic Development team as director of its new Economic Development Academy.
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Automobile crashes caused by deer, alcohol and bad weather are more common during the week of Thanksgiving than the rest of the year, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.
The University of Alabama’s Emmy Award-winning series “Discovering Alabama” announces its new three-part documentary sequence on “Alabama’s Coastal Paradise” will begin airing on Alabama Public Television Nov. 25.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a group of university cyber researchers across the state a grant to develop an upcoming conference on ethics and digital forensics.
The American Chemical Society selected eight students nationwide, including a University of Alabama senior, as representatives to attend the upcoming United Nations climate-change conference in Lima, Peru.
The University of Alabama’s Bama Dining is showing its gratitude for veterans and active duty military personnel this Veterans Day. On Tuesday, Nov. 11, Bama Dining is inviting all veterans and current service members to start their days with a free tall coffee from Starbucks. In addition, Burke Dining Hall will have a $5 special for its nine-station buffet all day.
The first Tuscaloosa drug summit will be held from 10 a.m. until noon Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Sellers Auditorium in the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus. “Engage in Tuscaloosa: Envisioning Drug Education for Al” will be hosted by UA in partnership with the Parent Resource Institute for Drug Education, Stillman College, Shelton State Community College and the Tuscaloosa County district attorney’s office. The summit is free and open to the public.
The University of Alabama Caring for Camo student organization will host a color war event to support deployed soldiers from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house on campus. Admission to the Color me Camo event is $5 and it is open to the public. All of the proceeds will fund the packing and sending of care packages to soldiers stationed around the world.
Dr. Lars Powell has been named as the inaugural director of the newly created Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research at The University of Alabama.