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UA’s Plank Center Hosts Inaugural Challenge for Emerging Leaders

UA's Plank Center Hosts Inaugural "Challenge for Emerging Leaders," an intensive, two-day leadership workshop for engaged, high-achieving and diverse university seniors majoring in public relations.

February 21, 2017

UA Professor to Hold Reading for ‘Crunk Feminist Collection’

A University of Alabama professor and her co-authors are holding a public reading of their work on black feminism, "The Crunk Feminist Collective."

February 17, 2017

UA’s SLIS to Award $7,000 in Free Books

The University of Alabama's School of Library and Information Studies will award over $7,000 in new children’s and young adult books to five school libraries in the Black Belt region of the state and...

February 15, 2017

Communicating with Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials are often criticized for the different values, qualities and skills they bring to work. However, a new study co-authored by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama...

February 8, 2017

UA’s School of Library and Information Studies Names New Director

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies has named Dr. James K. Elmborg its new director. Elmborg comes to UA from his professorship at […]

February 1, 2017

Hollywood quote

“My students know that there is no career fair for Hollywood. While the Career Center does a fantastic job with bringing companies to campus for employment recruitment, the hard truth […]

January 27, 2017

UA Student Named Finalist for Public Relations Award

Katie Gatti, a University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences student, was selected as a finalist for Public Relations Student of the Year in the 2017 PRWeek Awards.

January 18, 2017

PRWeek Names UA’s Advertising, PR Program among Top Five

The University of Alabama's advertising and public relations program, a department within the College of Communication and Information Sciences, has been named a top-five finalist for Outstanding Education Program in the 2017 PRWeek Awards.

December 12, 2016

UA Professor Receives Fellowship in Children’s Literature

Dr. Jamie Campbell Naidoo, associate and Foster- EBSCO Endowed Professor at The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies, has received the first Arne Nixon Center Research Fellowship in Children’s Literature from...

December 7, 2016

UA Professor Returns to White House for Champions of Change Reunion

Dr. Suzanne Horsley, an associate professor in The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences, headed back to the White House for the Champions of Change Reunion today.

December 5, 2016

UA to Hold its Winter Commencement Exercises

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement exercises Dec. 10 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 2, 2016

UA Students Earn Multicultural Award

Students from The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences were selected as part of the American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Multicultural Student Class of 2017.

November 16, 2016

Industry Immersion is ‘Professional Development on Steroids’

  “Our alumni can’t always come here, so let’s bring our best and brightest to the companies,” is the way Brandon Chicotsky explained the method behind Industry Immersion. Industry Immersion […]

November 14, 2016

UA Speak Off Winners Announced

The Fall 2016 Speak Off Public Speaking Competition was held Nov. 1 in Morgan Auditorium. Students currently enrolled in COM 123, Public Speaking, had the opportunity to compete with the […]

November 11, 2016

Overnight Sensations

A trio of University of Alabama media experts was asked to help Olympians and other athletes manage their brands.

November 7, 2016