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Spectrum of Support

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UA researchers come together to improve the lives of those with autism.

September 16, 2020

UA Supports Projects Collaborating Between the Arts and Sciences

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Three projects that integrate the arts with bio-psychosocial research were awarded support through a new Joint Pilot for Arts Research.

September 15, 2020

Public Relations Program Named No. 1 in Country by PRWeek

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The UA Department of Advertising and Public Relations was named the Most Outstanding Education Program by PRWeek during the 2020 PRWeek Awards in late July.

August 4, 2020

Emoji Reveal Whiteness as Driver of Technology

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A study of broadening the skin tone of emoji to include diverse representation of race, ethnicity, gender and culture found emoji continue to center whiteness in their design and coding structures.

July 10, 2020

Class Prepares Students for ‘New Normal’ of Live Entertainment

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Randall Huffaker's APR 490 class prepares students to take advantage of a new frontier in marketing and public relations: Twitch.

May 28, 2020

3rd Annual Bama Blitz Online Fundraising Event Set for March 25, 26

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Bama Blitz, an annual online fundraising event, will begin at noon March 25 and end at 8:31 p.m. March 26, lasting one day, eight hours and 31 minutes in honor of the University’s founding...

March 10, 2020

UA Students to Perform Field Research at Iowa Caucus

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Five students from The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will soon travel to Iowa to participate in a unique field research experience ahead of the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses.

January 30, 2020

UA’s CW, Vida Win Student Pacemaker Awards

Two University of Alabama publications have won Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards for 2019.

December 18, 2019

Crimson White, Vida Win Student Pacemaker Awards

Two UA publications have won Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards for 2019.

December 18, 2019

Two Named to AAF Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2020

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Erica Howie and Gabbie Waller, both senior advertising majors, joined 48 other students around the country in the 2020 class.

December 12, 2019

Women, WWII Vets Overrepresented in Newspaper Photos

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Women veterans and veterans of World War II appear more often in newspaper photos than their make-up of the country’s veterans, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

December 10, 2019

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

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The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

Passion for Film Takes Scanlan from Small Town to International Festival

Wade Scanlan's love for art started at a young age. That love has pushed him to great heights, including managing a $10,000 budget to produce two television commercials as a student at UA. ...

December 5, 2019

Student Beats the Odds to Graduate

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Timothy Skipper’s graduation story began in early childhood, and it was fraught with trials that would prevent many people from even dreaming of attending college, let alone graduating.

November 27, 2019

UA Helps Rural School District Receive $2.8 Million Federal Grant

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Thanks to help from The University of Alabama, Choctaw County Schools was awarded a $2.8 million School Climate Transformation Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

November 26, 2019