When Dr. Ron Dulek delivers the "first last lecture," you can bet it will be entertaining, inspirational, touching and informative.
Activities for M.B.A. Week 2007 include a golf tournament at The North River Yacht Club, a professional development wine tasting at The University Club, a paintball tournament, a "Texas hold 'em" poker tournament and several luncheons.
Dr. Harris Schlesinger, professor of finance and Frank Park Samford Chair of Insurance, is the recipient of The University of Alabama’s 2006 Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
F. Michael Reilly, president and chief executive officer of Randall-Reilly Publishing Company, will deliver the keynote address at a reception and award dinner on Friday, March 30, celebrating The University of Alabama's Entrepreneurship Program's Top 20 national ranking in Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Education.
Shelby County Continues to Set the Pace for County Growth; Black Belt Counties Lose Population, According to UA’s State Data Center
Back in 2000, Shelby County had a population density of about 180 people per square mile. The U.S. Census estimates Shelby has grown by 34,889 people, packing about 220 people into each of its 810 square miles, a jump of 24 percent, and raising the county's total population to an estimated 178,182.
R.B. Walker, a student at The University of Alabama from Montgomery, has been elected president of the UA Student Government Association for the 2007-2008 term.
Dr. Mary Stone, director of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at The University of Alabama, has been named the 2007 winner of the American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Accounting Educator Award.
Recipients of the 2007 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama – were announced by UA President Robert E. Witt on Saturday, Feb. 17 at a recognition ceremony.
F. Michael Reilly, president and chief executive officer of Randall-Reilly Publishing Co., will deliver the keynote address at a reception and award dinner Thursday, March 1, celebrating The University of Alabama’s Entrepreneurship Program's Top 20 national ranking in Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Education.
Birmingham-based Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF), one of the nation’s Top 10 financial services providers, has again given $1 million to The University of Alabama's "Our Students. Our Future." Campaign, establishing the Regions Endowed Scholarship.
David Bronner, RSA Chief and the Man Behind the State’s Tallest Building, to Address UA’s 2007 Economic Conference
Not many states can boast of a building that stands more than 744 feet tall, but Alabama can. The new RSA Battlehouse Tower in Mobile, at 745 feet, is the tallest building in the state and one of the tallest in the nation.
Dr. Alisha Malloy, assistant professor of information systems, statistics and management science in The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, has received the Southern Regional Education Board Faculty Mentor of the Year Award at the national conference that annually gathers the nation's largest group of minority Ph.D. students, doctoral graduates and faculty mentors.
Dr. David Bronner, chief executive officer of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, will be the luncheon speaker at the 2007 Economic Outlook Conference, presented by The University of Alabama's Center for Business and Economic Research. The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Montgomery.
The University of Alabama’s undergraduate accounting program at the Culverhouse School of Accountancy jumped seven spots over last year to No. 15 nationally in the latest rankings released by "Public Accounting Report."
The University of Alabama African-American Graduate Student Association is encouraging the idea of entrepreneurship and sponsoring a 2006 Business Plan Competition for African-American Students.
The Association for University Business and Economic Research has named "Alabama Business," the quarterly newsletter produced by The University of Alabama's Center for Business and Economic Research, the winner of the 2006 Publications Award for Newsletters, Brochures, and Other Promotional Materials.
An article in the Journal of Applied Finance places The University of Alabama's finance department among the top two dozen or so universities producing doctoral graduates who go on to attain titled positions in finance education. Professors reach these levels, the article notes, in "recognition of their outstanding accomplishments in research and/or teaching."
The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the four recipients of its 2006 Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award, the University's highest honor for excellence in teaching.
In conjunction with innovative author Daniel Pink coming to campus Wednesday, Sept. 13, the Creative Campus program at The University of Alabama will be presenting a Think Pink Arts Fair on the Quad from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. that day.
Popular author and editor Daniel Pink will deliver a public lecture titled "A Whole New Mind" Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Moody Music Building on The University of Alabama campus.
The finance department at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce ranks 14th and 35th nationally, according to a study done by two professors at Western Kentucky University.
To outsiders, Alabama's large cities and counties might seem relatively homogeneous—part of a Deep South state with a warm climate and a lot of people who speak with a distinctive drawl. But newly released data from the Census Bureau reveal there are significant differences among Alabama's most urban settings, according to Annette Watters, manager of the State Data Center at The University of Alabama.
Dr. William H. Rabel, who has been recognized globally for his work in risk and insurance education, has been appointed to the John and Mary Louise Loftis Bickley Endowed Teaching Chair in Insurance and Financial Services at The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce.
Natural Bridge likely has the highest percentage of citizen participation in local government than any town in the state, with 25 percent of the town’s population being city officials. That said, realize that Natural Bridge is also the smallest incorporated town in the state, with an estimated 28 residents.
Dr. Samuel N. Addy has been named director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.