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UA Center Concludes West Alabama Tourism Project

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development has completed a two-phase project funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission to develop and expand tourism -- particularly international tourism -- in West Alabama.

December 1, 2016

Why People are Bad

“There are so many ways to be bad. I’m exploring why people are bad — do they think they’re doing the right thing because they don’t know the right thing […]

November 9, 2016

UA to Share in $3.45 Million NSF Grant to Aid Innovation

The University of Alabama’s role in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation is strengthened through a new $3.45 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the regional hub to which UA and three other universities belong.

September 28, 2016

UA Awarded Research Grant to Focus on Entrepreneurship, Business Growth

The University of Alabama was awarded a $100,000 grant to support research to understand the factors leading to the successes and failures of businesses that went public in 1996, the largest initial public stock...

August 17, 2016

White House Panel Discusses New Study by UA’s Insurance Research Center

A new study on the resale value of fortified home construction by The University of Alabama’s Insurance Research Center was the topic of discussion today (Wednesday, Aug. 3) at the White House.

August 3, 2016


Students and faculty from across The University of Alabama competed in business plan competitions and showcased emerging technology at AIME Day, an annual pitch and demonstration expo for inventors and […]

May 25, 2016

UA Business Students Partner with Healthcare Business Solutions on Project

The University of Alabama’s Business Analytics Lab at the Culverhouse College of Commerce recently completed its first business analytics study for Healthcare Business Solutions, one of its partner companies.

February 23, 2016

Whistle While You Work: Researchers Try Unlocking Key to Happiness

What’s the key to happiness at work? University of Alabama researchers have found some answers.

February 19, 2016

Borrowing for Health

There is limited research on whether families use unsecured debt to finance health care expenses. Dr. Patryk Babiarz hopes to change that.

April 17, 2013

Private Eyes: Study Looks at Alleviating Customers’ Privacy Concerns

By better understanding how consumers are made comfortable providing personal information online, University of Alabama marketing experts are providing website-development strategies beneficial to both customers and companies.

January 22, 2013

A Catalyst for Jobs

As anyone who has picked up a newspaper -- or stood in an unemployment line -- knows, creating jobs in today’s economic climate is a slow-lane struggle. In partnership with UA faculty and staff,...

December 18, 2012

‘$5 Man’ Hears the Hum of Economic Development

Around The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, people often call Sam Addy the “Five-Dollar Man.”

April 4, 2012

Boardroom Brawls: Finance Researcher Reviews Internal Disputes, Consequences

A University of Alabama researcher examines boardroom disputes and their impact on the stock market.

October 29, 2009

A Launching Pad for Entrepreneurs

Similarities abound between Donald Trump and The University of Alabama's Dr. William "Bill" Gathings. No, maybe not the hair, but each has demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit, and both are ardent promoters of a...

October 8, 2008

Performance Reviews

They have a number of names – annual performance reviews, annual evaluations, performance evaluations, employee appraisals – whatever. But, they are second only to firing an employee as the task the majority of managers...

August 17, 2007