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Faculty Awarded NOAA Grant to Improve Tornado Warnings for Deaf

Drs. Jason Senkbeil and Darrin Griffin have been awarded a grant of over $250,000 to study how tornado warnings can be improved and better comprehended by the Deaf, Blind and Deaf-Blind.

December 5, 2017

UA Student Magazine Wins Four National Honors

UA's student-produced, international travel magazine Alpine Living has won a total of four national awards for both its full-gloss magazine and its corresponding website.

December 1, 2017

UA Dance Group Previews Edinburgh Fringe Offering

Yonder Contemporary Dance Company will debut a piece titled “IRL” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Morgan Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public. Yonder is comprised of University of...

November 28, 2017

C&IS Students Raise $135,000 to Feed Hungry Children

Students from the College of Communication and Information Sciences have raised more than $135,000 for Secret Meals for Hungry Children over the course of 13 semesters.

November 27, 2017

Holt Wins Speak Off; Six Finalists Eligible to Compete for $10,000 Prize

UA Student Christian Holt won first place at the 2017 Speak Off, a public speaking competition hosted by the College of Communication and Information Sciences.

November 9, 2017

Capstone Agency and Campus PRSSA Chapter Win National Honors

The University of Alabama’s Capstone Agency was awarded Best Campaign and Best Tactic in the 2017 Public Relations Student Society of America Student-Run Firm Awards. Also, UA's PRSSA chapter was recognized nationally for its...

November 2, 2017

UA Students’ Campaign to Air Nationally on Fox Sports U

University of Alabama advertising and public relations students Katie Bell, Willow Ennen and Arianna Straggas had their advertising campaign selected to air nationally by Fox Sports U. Bell, of Memphis, […]

October 27, 2017

Fox Sports U Selects UA Students’ Campaign to Air Nationally

Fox Sports U selected a University of Alabama student commercial campaign project about the Positive Coaching Alliance to air nationally through the end of the NFL season.

October 27, 2017

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