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Feb. 24 Ceremony Will Honor 2011 UA Entrepreneurship Winners

Winners of the 2011 University of Alabama entrepreneurship awards will be honored at a Feb. 24 ceremony and reception in the North Zone at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

UA Fitness Challenge Encourages Healthy Competition for Distance Learning Students

Distance learning students at The University of Alabama are set to compete in a new online fitness challenge beginning Feb. 6. The goals of the six-week UA Online Gets Fit challenge are to get distance learning students moving and improve overall fitness and health knowledge.

UA’s School of Accountancy Makes Strong Showing in Rankings

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy made a strong showing in Public Accounting Report’s top 25 school rankings for 2010. The undergraduate program placed 23rd, up from 25th in 2009, and graduate programs rose to 22nd from 2009’s 25th place.

Major Symposium on Business Analytics Coming to UA

A major symposium scheduled for Feb. 3-4 at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus will underscore the expertise that exists at the Culverhouse College of Commerce in the burgeoning area of business analytics.

Poets & Quants Ranks UA’s Manderson Graduate School 34th among Publics

The Manderson Graduate School of Business at The University of Alabama placed 34th among public institutions in a new ranking of MBA programs created by John Byrne, former editor of Business Week and founder of the original Business Week rankings back in the 1980s.

Economic Forecast, Recession Strategies Part of UA’s Jan. 13 Economic Outlook Conference

The underlying reasons for a bleak economic forecast, how Alabama will fare next year, and how the Federal Reserve Bank will work to ease the effects of the recession will be discussed at the 2011 Economic Outlook Conference Jan.13 at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel.

Half the Kids in Dallas County Live in Poverty, Census Shows

Between 2007 and 2009, the poverty rate for children ages 5 to 17 in families rose in about three quarters of Alabama’s 67 counties, according to U.S. Census Bureau.

Nominations Sought for UA Entrepreneurship Awards

Nominations are now being accepted in five categories of entrepreneurship, with the winners being announced during the week of Feb. 21-25 as part of The University of Alabama campus-wide week of entrepreneurship.

UA’s Stone Appointed to Accounting Foundation Board

The Financial Accounting Foundation has announced that Dr. Mary Stone, director of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at The University of Alabama, is one of four appointed to the FAF Board of Trustees.

2011 Economic Outlook Conference, Organized by UA, Set for Jan. 13

The underlying reasons for the weak economic forecast and how Alabama will fare next year will be discussed at the 2011 Economic Outlook Conference Jan.13 at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel. The information may provide some insight on how best to deal with the economic climate.