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UA, Protective Life Partner to Assist Underrepresented Students

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The University of Alabama is launching an initiative with support from Protective Life Corporation to help underrepresented students get a head start on finding their potential path to a business college experience.

December 18, 2020

Student Receives Top Award from the Society of Women Engineers

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The senior majoring in chemical engineering was honored in November by the organization, which has more than 40,000 members globally.

December 1, 2020

Programs Flourish With Transition to Virtual Thanks to Faculty, Staff

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As a global pandemic forced changes, faculty and staff expertly pivoted programs to ensure they would continue helping students succeed, with many programs flourishing in the new environment.

November 18, 2020

Education Graduate Student Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition

Fifteen participants had to give compelling oration on their research and its significance in just three minutes.

November 13, 2020

Alabama Business Confidence Ticks Upward for Fourth Quarter

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The Center for Business Economics and Research's most recent quarterly survey shows business confidence is increasing thanks to new innovations and safety measures introduced to lessen the spread of coronavirus.

November 4, 2020

River Business Pitch Competition Returns for 2020, Virtually

An annual business pitch competition hosted by The University of Alabama and open to area entrepreneurs will be virtual as the headline event of upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week.

October 23, 2020

Researchers Explore How Critical Events Affect Leadership

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In most cases, leadership — and the decisions that leaders make in the face of an event like this pandemic — can be the determining factor between business success or failure.

October 19, 2020

Unique Upbringing Inspires UA Student’s Life Path

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At just 19 years old, Zachary Collins has already experienced some extraordinary opportunities, and they have inspired the path of his life and future.

October 12, 2020

New Financial Literacy Website Helps Students with Their Finances

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The University of Alabama’s Department of Health Promotion and Wellness, which is within the Division of Student Life, has launched a financial literacy website to help students better understand their finances and plan their...

October 9, 2020

Culverhouse LIFT Goes Virtual to Support Learners, Business Owners

Free tutoring, job skills and financial literacy training sessions will soon be available to West Alabama residents, including veterans and teens, through The University of Alabama’s business college.

September 8, 2020

UA Team to Build Opioid Prevention, Recovery Network in State

A University of Alabama-led team of researchers is ready to implement a robust opioid prevention, treatment and recovery network in the state.

September 4, 2020

Seven Named to Alabama Business Hall of Fame for 2020

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Seven individuals will be part of the class of 2020 of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame, established in 1973 to honor those who brought lasting fame to the state through their business contributions.

July 23, 2020

Student Creates Presidential Election Forecast Model Used by CNN

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Jack Kersting, a 19-year-old native of Richardson, Texas, studying economics, created political forecasting models that gained recognition for their quality and accuracy, and have been used by major media outlets such as CNN.

June 30, 2020

UA Researchers Examine Stress of Pandemic on Decision-Making

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Researchers at The University of Alabama were awarded a grant to see if the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic may include poor decision-making by those who experienced increased stress levels.

June 24, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020