Education, including workforce training, is the top issue facing the state, according to a survey of Alabama’s state business executives conducted by University of Alabama researchers.
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The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Guy Caldwell, UA professor of biological sciences, a University Distinguished Research Professor.
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved today the establishment of the Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship at UA.
Two University of Alabama biologists are leading a new, three-year, $1.5 million study of the 2010 oil spill’s impact on the northern Gulf of Mexico in an effort to improve responses to future spills.
The University of Alabama’s ability to foster entrepreneurship and, ultimately, create jobs is strengthened through its recent selection by the National Science Foundation as an Innovation Corp site.
Two University of Alabama professors will soon add research leadership responsibilities to their campus roles.
Dr. Whitney L. Hough, a venture development associate in The University of Alabama’s Office for Technology Transfer, has been named the office’s assistant director.
The National Science Foundation selected a University of Alabama professor for a CAREER Award for her research on spintronics, which aims to use the spin and charge of electrons to develop highly functional and energy-efficient devices.
A University of Alabama business start-up team, composed of students focusing on a less costly replacement for the precious metal platinum, will compete against other entrepreneurs in the first round of the 2015 Alabama Launchpad Competition Jan. 23.