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State Business Leaders Expecting Economic Growth

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In the latest quarterly survey by researchers at The University of Alabama, business leaders in the state are feeling more encouraged about the economy than they have since the global pandemic began.

April 8, 2021

State Business Leaders Optimistic on Early 2021 Economy

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Even with the continued stress from the pandemic, business leaders in the state remained mostly optimistic that their businesses will have a positive start to 2021, according a quarterly survey done by economists at...

February 18, 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

Pandemic’s Effects Will Linger on State’s Growing Economy

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The state’s economy could grow by 2.6% in 2021, a good clip that will not pull the state out of the hole created in 2020 by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report published...

February 3, 2021

UA, Tuscaloosa File Joint Patent to Detect Community Blight

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The University of Alabama and the City of Tuscaloosa collaborated to create a system that can automatically detect blighted areas in a community, helping prevent issues before they escalate into costly repairs for property...

January 27, 2021

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