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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

Two communications students who received honors

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

Row of American flags wave in the wind.

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

UA President Stuart R. Bell speaking at a commencement ceremony.

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

An African-American university student poses for a photo near a support group advertisement

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

An empty, dark classroom

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

Biology Grad Student Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition

Nathaniel Sturm's talk on "Species Detection in the Dark" won the 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition.

November 14, 2019

UA PRSSA Chapter Wins Big at International Conference

UA's PRSSA chapter won two chapter awards and had three scholarship recipients at the recent PRSSA International Conference in San Diego.

November 4, 2019

Covington Named Recipient of Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing

Dennis Covington, award-winning author and journalist, is the recipient of the 2019 Clarence E. Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing, presented by The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences.

October 1, 2019

UA’s C&IS Receives $10 Million Gift from Holle Family Foundation

A $10 million gift commitment from the Holle Family Foundation, of Birmingham, will position the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama as a leader in creativity and communication and...

September 18, 2019

Skipper: Alabama REACH a ‘Necessity’ for Campus

Once reluctant to affiliate with Alabama REACH, Timothy Skipper is now a proud ambassador for the program.

August 19, 2019

‘Engineered to Speak’ Helps STEM Professionals Communicate

book authors

Drs. Alexa Chilcutt and Adam Brooks have authored "Engineered to Speak: Helping You Create and Deliver Engaging Technical Presentations."

August 16, 2019

Randall Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards Recognize Innovation

Students pose with administrators to show off their Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award plaques.

The Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program recognizes the best research activity conducted by undergraduate students at The University of Alabama.

August 8, 2019

PR Pros Observe ‘Fake News’ Debate, Lack Strategies to Manage It

People sitting within the Plank Center.

Concerns over “fake news” remain beneath levels necessitating communication strategies to counter them, according to public relations professionals surveyed by a University of Alabama center.

July 30, 2019