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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

APR’s ‘Bookmark’ Host Named Winner of Governor’s Arts Award

Dr. Don Noble, a native of New York, has spent nearly 30 years promoting Alabama writers on public radio and TV. But now, it’s the retired University of Alabama English professor’s time to...

May 16, 2017

UA Students Win One Club’s Bronze Pencil Award

A group of University of Alabama students won a Bronze Pencil award in the One Club's Young Ones College Competition, an international advertising showcase.

May 11, 2017

Winners of 2017 Holle Awards Announced

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences has announced the winners of the 2017 Holle Awards for Excellence and Creativity in Communication.

May 4, 2017

UA’s Bateman Team Finalists Again

For the second year in a row, The University of Alabama's Bateman Team has been named a finalist in PRSSA's Bateman Case Study Competition, the premier national case study competition for public relations students....

May 3, 2017