This week at The University of Alabama: According to new research from UA, while state business leaders have growing confidence in the state’s economy, they feel the national economy is headed in the wrong direction; a UA alumnus is scheduled to launch into space; and UA students will take part in the state’s first antisemitism research conference.
Dr. Clifford L. Henderson has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama College of Engineering and will begin his tenure August 1.
Even with confidence in the state economy growing along with increasing industry profits and sales, state business leaders are decidedly negative in their outlook for the nation’s economy, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of Alabama.
This week at The University of Alabama: UA has been awarded $360 million to lead a national water effort; a UA student has been named a Goldwater Scholar; and a new trophy is on display at the Paul W. Bryant Museum.
The University of Alabama is poised to become a standard bearer in translating water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards and effectively manage water resources.
The RISE Tournament of Champions benefiting The University of Alabama RISE Center will be held April 20-21 at NorthRiver Yacht Club in Tuscaloosa.
Jules Bates, a Randall Research Scholar and UA Honors College student studying chemical engineering, is the 60th UA student to receive the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.