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RealtySouth’s C. Tyler Dodge Joins UA Real Estate Center’s Board of Trustees

C. Tyler “Ty” Dodge of Birmingham, president and chief executive officer of RealtySouth, has joined the regular board of trustees of the Alabama Center for Real Estate at The University of Alabama.

Latest State Housing Reports now Available at UA Center’s Web site

The latest state housing reports are now available on the Alabama Center for Real Estate Web site.

Five UA Students Named to USA Today’s All-USA College Academic Team

The University of Alabama once again leads the nation with five students named to USA Today’s 2009 All-USA College Academic Team. Laura Dover, Adam Knight and Ynhi Thai have been named to the Second Team; Laura Godorecci has been named to the Third Team, and Alex Flachsbart has been named an Honorable Mention.

UA Economists See State’s Economy Continuing to Contract in Second Quarter

Slowdowns in consumer and business spending, tightened lending conditions, and a weak housing sector are negatively impacting both output and employment across Alabama. That is the latest update from the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.

UA Students in SaveFirst Initiative Help Alabama Families Secure $3.7 Million in Tax Refunds

More than 100 University of Alabama undergraduate and law students worked during the first six weeks of tax season at free tax preparation sites across the state to prepare some 1,900 returns for working families. UA students helped these families secure $3.7 million in tax refunds and saved them $475,000 in commercial tax preparation fees.

Financial Analyst to Present ‘Life After College… Can You Afford It?’ at UA Lecture

Jonathan Pond, acclaimed author and financial media analyst, will serve as an executive-in-residence and guest speaker for The University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences on Thursday, April 2.

UA Network Helps Marion Residents Catch Entrepreneurial Fever

There may be a recession going on in Alabama and the nation, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at downtown Marion, county seat of Perry County in the heart of the state’s Black Belt.

Up to $133 Million in Earned Income Tax Credit may be ‘Left on Table,’ According to UA Researcher

The Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, is a refundable federal income tax credit for working individuals and families with low to moderate incomes.

Your Town Alabama Leadership Workshop Co-Sponsored by UA

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development is co-sponsoring a Your Town Alabama Inc. leadership workshop and networking opportunity June 3-5 at Camp McDowell, located near Nauvoo.

BBVA Compass Economist to Discuss Economic Importance of Latin America at Conference Presented by UA

Nathaniel Karp, chief economist for BBVA Compass, will discuss the importance of Latin America when he speaks at the 2009 Economic Outlook Conference Jan. 23 in Montgomery.