The National Science Foundation awarded a $236,000 grant to Dr. Douglas M. Gibler, professor of political science at The University of Alabama, to collect and code data about armed conflict between nations.
A team of University of Alabama students has been named the winner of the Society of Professional Journalists' national award for breaking news reporting by a large-circulation student newspaper.
The University of Alabama department of political science will host the 40th annual Alabama Political Science Association meeting from noon Friday, April 19, until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Hotel Capstone on campus. This year’s conference will feature papers and presentations on a range of topics including public policy, American politics, international politics and political theory.
Bob Woodward, the influential Washington Post associate editor, author and Watergate reporter, will speak at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in Sellers Auditorium at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama department of political science will host guest lecturer Dr. Tammy Horn, senior researcher in apiculture at Eastern Kentucky University, to speak on the critical importance of honey bee pollination to agriculture and food security from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in 1092 Shelby Hall.
Dr. Katherine Newman, renowned scholar and the James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, will visit The University of Alabama campus to speak about the impact of Alabama’s tax policy on the working poor.
In honor of Constitution Day, The University of Alabama will host a debate on the state's immigration law Monday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Theater on the UA campus.
A week of seminars and talks will mark the 50th anniversary of the American studies department at The University of Alabama. The department is joining with UA’s Summersell Center for the Study of the South to offer the series, which includes discussion of the future of American studies and Alabama’s immigration law.
University of Alabama experts stand prepared to field questions from the media on the upcoming South Carolina, Florida and Alabama primaries, as well as issues affecting the general election. For more source ideas, contact Richard LeComte, media relations, email@example.com, 205/348-3782.
The University of Alabama will host Bama Grad Expo 2012, which brings top prospective graduate students to campus, Jan. 12-14, 2012.
In honor of Constitution Day, The University of Alabama will host Judge Lynn N. Hughes, a UA alumnus and United States district judge, Friday, Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Theater.
UA’s best and brightest students are once again being nationally recognized for their top-notch research. Two UA students will receive the prestigious and highly competitive National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for 2011-2012. The students are A.J. Collins of Amissville, Va., and Sarah Johnson of Mesquite, Texas.
Ken Rudin, political editor for National Public Radio, will speak about the political landscape and upcoming national elections at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in 205 Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.
“Palestine,” a one-woman performance by Najla Said, will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the Heritage Room in The University of Alabama's Ferguson Center.
A campus ideas session 16 months ago among a group of strongly motivated students has produced two opportunities for the people of Alabama to weigh candidates for governor during the 2010 election.
In honor of Constitution Day, The University of Alabama will host a student debate Friday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Theater on “Is the Defense of Marriage Act Constitutional?”
A record 10 University of Alabama students have been named to USA Today’s 2010 All-USA College Academic Team. Once again, UA led the nation with the most students on the team, and set a record for the most students any university has ever placed on the team in a single year. UA students Alan Blinder, Connor Johnson, Kendra Key, Dana Lewis, Joy Driver Aldridge, Richard Cockrum, Susan DeLeon, Amy Frees, Kalen Berry and Rebecca Long were named to the team.
The University of Alabama's New College is offering “Connect the Dots,” a national student conference to encourage the democratic practices of public dialogue, deliberation and community problem-solving and action.
Bradley Byrne, the former chancellor of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, and U.S. Rep. Artur Davis figure to face off in November 2010 for the post of governor of Alabama, but both face significant challenges in the upcoming primaries, a University of Alabama political scientist says.
Conflict in the chilly Arctic Circle among Canada, Russia, Greenland and the United States will heat up beginning in 2010, a University of Alabama political scientist predicts.
After a year of congressional battles over health-care bills, President Barack Obama will become more proactive in sending his own legislation to Congress, a UA political scientist predicts.
Lino Gutiérrez, former U.S. ambassador to Argentina and Nicaragua and a University of Alabama alumnus, will deliver a lecture and meet with faculty and students at UA Monday, Nov. 2, and Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Two University of Alabama political scientists, Dr. Douglas Gibler and Dr Karl DeRouen, have received a grant of $205,000 from the National Science Foundation to analyze the effectiveness of political settlements in ending international conflict.
In honor of Constitution Day, The University of Alabama will host a panel discussion Sept. 17 examining the constitutionality of national health care reform plans and the federal economic bailout.
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.