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School Librarians Encouraged to Apply for Book Bonanza

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The School of Library and Information Studies is kicking off its annual Book Bonanza for the Black Belt (and Beyond), awarding thousands of new books to public school libraries in the state.

February 18, 2022

UA Begins Search for New C&IS Dean

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The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences has opened its search for its next dean.

December 13, 2021

Injury Cut Graduate’s Soccer Career Short, But Didn’t Slow Her Down

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A.J. Crooks has learned to embrace change and never give up in the face of adversity.

December 6, 2021

UA-led Project to Improve Patient Care in Rural Alabama

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With about $1.8 million in funding, The University of Alabama is leading an effort to significantly increase the emergency telemedicine capabilities in rural Alabama.

December 1, 2021

UA Publications, Students Win Awards at College Media Convention

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The Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association honored several UA students and publications with awards during the Fall National College Media Convention.

November 2, 2021

Journalism Student Shines Light on Overshadowed Pandemic Issue

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Ceara Burden traveled across the nation as an investigative reporter producing stories on individuals with disabilities who faced various hardships due to the pandemic.

October 7, 2021

UA team named Year Three Champion in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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UA's team has taken the lead in the third year of this automotive engineering competition.

June 18, 2021

Signing In

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UA researchers are developing a way for deaf and hard-of-hearing communities to interact with devices or smart environments using sign language.

May 17, 2021

Alabama Forensic Council Wins Two National Championships

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The Alabama Forensics Council won two national championships in speech and debate during the virtual Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament.

March 31, 2021

UA Researcher to Study Severe Weather Public Communication


The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, or UCAR, has awarded a grant to Dr. Cory Armstrong to examine the effectiveness of tornadic-related weather information on the general public.

March 26, 2021

PRWeek Names UA Senior Outstanding Student

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Kathleen McManus is the third student from UA’s College of Communication and Information Sciences to win the award in the past four years.

March 23, 2021

UA Researchers Building Communication Robot for Law Enforcement

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Engineering and communication researchers at The University of Alabama are building the next generation of affordable law enforcement robotic technology.

February 24, 2021

UA’s Capstone Agency Donates Valuable Work to Local Nonprofits

Zoom fatigue couldn't stop these PR students from supporting nonprofits who need help now more than ever.

February 16, 2021

UA Student Among Most Promising Multicultural Students

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Hanna Fridriksson was one of only 50 college students from across the country chosen for this premier program.

December 18, 2020

Communication and Information Sciences Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences will hold its biennial Hall of Fame Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021.

December 3, 2020