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UA Grads Are Hot Commodities at Nationally-Known Firms

University of Alabama students in the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration are proving to be hot commodities for employers seeking top-notch managerial employees.

Economic Historian to Lecture on ‘Warfare State’ in UA Series

Dr. Robert Higgs, an economic historian and a senior fellow at the Independent Institute, will present the lecture “The Rise of the Warfare State” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Experts on Second Oil Rig Explosion

As a second oil rig explodes in the Gulf, The University of Alabama offers a range of experts who could comment on some of the questions arising. Many of these experts were quoted extensively following the late April explosion in the Gulf and the ongoing clean-up efforts.

Addy Named Assistant Dean for Outreach at UA Business School

Dr. Sam Addy has been named assistant dean for outreach at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.

Alabama Asian Population Shows Strong Entrepreneurial Spirit, According to UA Center

Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau indicate that people of Asian origin in Alabama have a strong entrepreneurial spirit in the state, according to Annette Watters, manager of the State Data Center at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

UA’s Schlesinger Receives Honorary Doctorate from German University

Dr. Harris Schlesinger, Frank Park Samford Chair of Insurance at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce, has been awarded an honorary doctoral degree by The University of Konstanz for his outstanding contributions to the theory of risk and insurance.

UA Professor Teaches the ABCs of Money

UA professor Jan Brakefield teaches middle-school students money management and life skills.

State Housing Report, Affordability Index Posted on UA Website

The latest look at the housing situation in Alabama is now available on the Web. The reports are compiled and posted by the Alabama Center for Real Estate at the Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama.

Most State Population Centers Grow Slightly, According to New Census Estimates

Most of Alabama’s cities that serve as economic and social hubs are growing, according to U.S. Census estimates for 2009 released Tuesday.

UA Acquires Extensive Collection of American Historical Documents, Photos and Books

The University of Alabama Libraries is acquiring one of the most extensive collections of Americana and Southern history in private hands: the A. S. Williams III Collection of History and Culture of the South. For more than 40 years, Williams, a Eufaula native and UA alumnus, collected rare Americana, primarily books, manuscripts and photographs relating to the history of the United States.