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UA Professor Documents Hurricane Harvey’s Local News Coverage

Dr. Chandra Clark traveled to Houston to document the local news coverage of Hurricane Harvey in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters and a team from the University of Oklahoma.

September 19, 2017

UA’s C&IS Prominent at AEJMC Annual Conference

C&IS faculty take an active role in AEJMC leadership and membership, and will host the Southeast Colloquium in Spring 2018.

August 22, 2017

UA’s Greer Elected President of Mass Communication Association

Dr. Jennifer Greer, associate provost for administration at The University of Alabama, has been elected president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

August 14, 2017

Students Part of NASA Project to Capture Eclipse from Near Space

A group of students at The University of Alabama plan to launch a balloon to take video of the solar eclipse later this month as part of a nation-wide science project led by NASA.

August 14, 2017

Plank Center Study Identifies Mentoring Benefits

A new study from the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama highlights the benefits and best practices of mentorship at the collegiate level and in the workplace.

August 7, 2017

UA Students Intern through Television Academy

Four University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences students and recent alumni are working with television production companies this summer in paid, eight-week internships.

August 1, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercise Aug. 5

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Aug. 5 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 31, 2017

Researchers to Study Olympic Viewing Habits during Winter Games

Drs. Andrew Billings and Kenon Brown were awarded one of only seven grants given by the International Olympic Committee to study mobile and second-screen media use for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

July 25, 2017

APR, WVUA Win Multiple Associated Press Awards

Alabama Public Radio and WVUA 23 each won multiple awards, including APR’s selection as Most Outstanding Radio News Operation, during a recent Alabama Associated Press event.

June 21, 2017

UA Alumna Creates ‘Artificial Pancreas,’ Open-Source Blueprint

A drop in blood glucose levels in the middle of the night can increase the risk of hypoglycemia, which can cause a range of symptoms that can linger throughout an entire morning.

June 12, 2017

Gender Differences Deepen, Grades Slide in Report Card on PR Leaders

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations and Heyman Associates have collaborated to produce a Report Card on PR Leaders, updating their existing study completed in 2015.

June 5, 2017

UA’s Brown Receives Early Career Research Award

Dr. Kenon Brown was awarded the Early Career Research Award from the International Communication Association's Sports Communication Interest Group.

May 30, 2017

Scholars Collaborate for Book on Evolution Education in Alabama

New book on evolution education by Drs. Christopher Lynn, Laura Reed, William Evans, and Amanda Glaze.

Three University of Alabama faculty and a 2013 alumna recently joined forces to address the challenges of evolution education within Alabama.

May 23, 2017

UA’s Plank Center Aims to Bridge Gap between Education, Practice

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama added 10 more educators to its Fellowship for Educators Program.

May 18, 2017

Nelson Receives Award for Support of AUSA Chapter

College of Communication and Information Sciences Dean Mark Nelson received an award for helping local high school ROTC students with the American Legion Oratorical Contest.

May 18, 2017