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UA, Michigan State Research to Explore How 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

President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.

May 19, 2020

Three UA Faculty Members Named Fulbright Scholars

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Three University of Alabama faculty members will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 19, 2020

UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus

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Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.

May 8, 2020

Tuscaloosa Community Business Plan Competition Goes Virtual

The University of Alabama will host the 2020 Tuscaloosa Innovates Business Plan Competition that will distribute $25,000 and in-kind support to the top ideas, pitched in front of a panel of area business leaders.

May 7, 2020

Some Industries Will Thrive During Pandemic

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Dr. Erik Johnson, assistant professor in the Culverhouse College of Business, offers a perspective on the outlook for large and small businesses along with some insight on what small businesses can do during this...

April 27, 2020

Hundreds of UA Students Tutoring with Local Schools

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UA students are providing free online tutoring and academic engagement sessions for the remainder of the school year.

April 24, 2020