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Jobs Requiring College Degree Increase In 2001

Jobs requiring college degrees will become increasingly common in 2001 making for a brighter employment market for college graduates, predicts University of Alabama career center director Patricia Bergmaier.

December 15, 2000

New Technology Predicted To Improve Internet Performance

In the year 2001, people will see widespread deployment of new technology that will promote the use of wireless computing and also significantly increase Internet connection speed, says a University of Alabama computer science...

December 15, 2000

Prices At Gas Pumps To Decrease, Heating Costs To Increase

The cost of gasoline for motorists will slowly decrease and stabilize in the coming year, showing less volatility, so that we'll no longer have to wonder how much the price will change from morning...

December 15, 2000

Merging Fashion And Technology: Wearable Electronics

Have you ever thought about having a jacket with speakers built into the hood, a microphone integrated into the collar, a keyboard consolidated into the sleeve ­ with all the connections between them concealed...

December 15, 2000

E-Tailing To Shake Out In 2001: The Dot.Com Death March

Electronic-commerce - the nation's electronic retailers - are facing the final moments of the critical introductory phase of their new industry, and the great shakeout is about to begin, says a University of Alabama...

December 15, 2000

U.S. To See Wider Gap Between Healthier, Rural Populations And Sicker Ones

During the last 50 years, improved access and rapidly expanding technology have improved American health care, with many of these advantages extending to rural communities where sound public health measures have slashed death and...

December 15, 2000

Moody Economy Could Spell Reversal For Crime-Rate Trend

If the sluggish economy takes a downturn, 2001 could mark the beginning of a shift in the decade-long trend of dropping crime rates, says a University of Alabama criminal justice professor.

December 15, 2000

Ties Between Tv, Internet To Grow, Tv Audience To Further Fragment

A couple of seemingly innocuous changes promise to markedly and permanently alter the face of television, says a University of Alabama mass communications expert.

December 15, 2000

New Solutions To Help Provide Health Care To Rural Populations

A growing need for health care services by rural residents who are generally older than urban residents, coupled with decreased federal funding for programs and fewer qualified health care providers, will lead to changes...

December 15, 2000

UA Golden Key Society Receives International Award

The University of Alabama chapter of the Golden Key Honor Society recently received the Key Chapter Award at this year's international meeting of the society in Los Angeles.

December 14, 2000

UA Law School Classes Of 1950, 1951 Create Scholarship Fund

The University of Alabama School of Law classes of 1950 and 1951 recently pledged nearly $100,000 to create the Class of 1950 and 1951 Endowed Scholarship Fund in commemoration of the 50th reunions of...

December 11, 2000

UA Student Named Rhodes Scholar

University of Alabama senior Bradley D. Tuggle of Decatur has been named a Rhodes Scholar for 2001.

December 11, 2000

University Of Alabama Museums’ Calendar Of Events

Teachers receive professional development hours for participation in Exploring Alabama field trips.

December 8, 2000

UA Law School Announces Appointments

The University of Alabama School of Law recently announced the promotion of administrative staff members Susie Carver, Noah Funderburg and Jenelle Marsh.

December 8, 2000

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby To Address UA Grads Dec. 17

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will be the featured speaker for The University of Alabama's winter commencement ceremony Sunday, Dec. 17 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 6, 2000