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UA Law School to Host Conference on Bank Director, Officer Responsibilities

Legal scholars and members of the banking community will visit The University of Alabama School of Law Aug. 26 to discuss bank director and officer responsibilities.

UA Awarded Research Grant to Focus on Entrepreneurship, Business Growth

The University of Alabama was awarded a $100,000 grant to support research to understand the factors leading to the successes and failures of businesses that went public in 1996, the largest initial public stock offering class on record.

UA Center Reports Alabama Economy Expected to Grow Slowly in 2016

Alabama’s economy is expected to grow 1.9 percent in 2016 while the state’s businesses remain relatively cautious about hiring, according to a midyear report released by The University of Alabama’s Center for Economic and Business Research. The expected growth for 2016 is slightly lower than the 2.4 percent grow seen in 2015.

Business Confidence Declines, but Remains Positive, According to UA Center

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Confidence in the economy has somewhat declined among Alabama businesses, according to the third quarter “Alabama Business Confidence Index” released by The University of Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research. The report, released in June, indicates that Alabama business executives continue to see expansion in the Alabama economy, but they are somewhat […]

UA Researcher Finds Link between Parenting Styles, Workplace Behaviors

A University of Alabama business researcher studied manager-employee relationships in the workplace and found a link between parenting styles and workplace behaviors.

Entrepreneurs to Pitch Business Plans, Demo Technologies at UA AIME Day

Entrepreneurial teams at The University of Alabama will compete for funds to build prototypes and advanced startups will demonstrate their technologies during AIME Day, an annual showcase of burgeoning technologies and business plan competition Friday, April 15 on the UA campus.

Population Grew in Most Alabama Metro Areas in 2015

Alabama’s metro area population continued to grow, increasing by 14,754 people, or 0.4 percent, from July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015, according to the population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

UA-Hosted Business Competition Ready for Next Big Idea

Do you have the next big business idea? Local residents and University of Alabama students will have an opportunity to bring their ideas to life as Startup Weekend returns to campus April 22-24.

UA’s Culverhouse Announces 2016 Business Hall of Fame Inductees

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce today announced six business professionals to be inducted into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame in 2016.

UA Researchers’ Award-Winning Book Shares Strategies for Transforming Shoppers into Buyers

Two University of Alabama faculty members and a student who co-authored a book that explores how in-store and online shopping can meld to create a better experience for consumers were recently awarded the 2016 Axiom Book Award.

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