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Executive Committee of UA Board of Trustees Approves UA’s Proposed Acquisition of WHIL-FM in Mobile

The executive committee of The University of Alabama Board of Trustees has approved a plan for the University to acquire public radio station WHIL-FM from Spring Hill College in Mobile, pending approval by the Federal Communications Commission.

Three Reporters to Discuss Civil Rights at UA Panel Discussion

Three Southern reporters whose work has led to numerous convictions in decades-old killings during the civil rights era will speak Thursday, March 31, at The University of Alabama.

UA Students Team Up with Cold Stone Creamery for Spring Philanthropy Events

Students in The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences’ public relations program have teamed up with Cold Stone Creamery for several spring philanthropic events.

UA Forensics Director Receives Two Revered Awards

Dr. Frank Thompson, director of The University of Alabama Forensics Council and associate professor of communication studies within the College of Communication and Information Sciences, recently received two prestigious forensics awards — the American Forensics Association Distinguished Service Award and the Isocrates Award from the Berry College Forensics Union.

Bissell Named Associate Dean at UA’s C&IS, Director of ICIR

Dr. Kim Bissell has been named director of the Institute for Communication and Information Research and associate dean for research in The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences.

UA Plank Center Enters Second Year of Fellowship Program for Educators

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama announced plans for its second annual Fellowship Program for Public Relations Educators.

For Third Consecutive Year, UA’s PR Program Finalist for Education Program of Year by PRWeek Magazine

The University of Alabama’s public relations program is one of five finalists for PR Education Program of the Year, according to national awards compiled by and published in PRWeek magazine.

UA Book Arts Program Receives National Award

The Master of Fine Arts program in the book arts at The University of Alabama received the 2011 Institutional Award for Distinguished Achievement from the American Printing History Association.

UA Cason Award to Honor Reporter, Columnist and Author Clyde Bolton

Clyde Bolton, reporter, columnist and author, will receive the 2011 Clarence Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing from The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences Thursday, March 3 at a dinner in his honor at the NorthRiver Yacht Club.

Book Art Association Presents UA Professor with Emerging Educator Award

Anna Embree, an associate professor in The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies book arts program, was awarded the Emerging Educator Award from the College Book Art Association.