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Sitting With Elephants Leads to Lessons for MBA Class

An African elephant in the wild of South Africa.

Dr. Ron Dulek spends the first day of class extracting lessons from his experience of nearly a decade of interacting with elephants near his second home in Africa. The thread that binds the lecture...

September 9, 2019

More than $25 Million Raised for UA’s Hewson Hall

The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama announced today that its goal of raising $30 million to construct Hewson Hall is within sight.

September 4, 2019

Registration Open for LIFT Job Skills Training Program

Veterans and other adults, as well as teens, are encouraged to register for free job skills and financial literacy training via UA’s business school.

August 27, 2019

Business Analytics Symposium Offers a Day for Data

Attendees sit at tables during t the 2018 Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium.

Data scientists and business analytics-oriented executives will converge at the Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium for a day of discussion about how their respective companies and institutions incorporate big data research and analysis practices

August 16, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

University students prepare for the start of commencement

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019

Six Selected for Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Alabama Business Hall fo Fame logo

The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business announced six business professionals for induction into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.

July 22, 2019

Expanded CFO Roles a Plus for Corporate Governance

A person conducts business on a laptop with notepad.

Managers from a financial background can fulfill operational roles admirably, according to a new study of corporate governance led by a University of Alabama business professor.

July 10, 2019

Through the Glass Ceiling

Business professors stand atop spiral staircase.

There is a wealth of research into the factors influencing the climb up the corporate ladder, but not much study of what happens after women become chief executive officers.

July 3, 2019

UA Faculty, Staff Help College-Prep Campers Explore Possibilities

A female college professor works on a computer activity with prospective students

For the UA Early College staff members tasked with planning and operating the annual Leaders Exploring Academic Possibilities camp, their first signal of success was a successful pilot 2016 and immediate addition of a...

July 2, 2019

Female CFOs May Be Better Than Males at Preventing Financial Fraud

The exterior of Alston Hall

Companies with female chief financial officers are less likely to misreport key data in financial statements, according to research from The University of Alabama.

June 12, 2019

Mother, Son Earn Business Degrees Together

Lisa and Russell Hewitt could feel other students staring at them as they sat in class. “People were looking at us like, ‘does that guy have his mom with him?’” Lisa said. Yes, he sure...

May 10, 2019

10 UA Students, Graduates Chosen for Fulbright Awards

Ten University of Alabama students were chosen as Fulbright Student Award Winners for 2019–2020.

May 3, 2019

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 3-5

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises beginning Friday, May 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 29, 2019

Three Students, Six Degrees, One Company

STEM pah to MBA students

A trio of students formed Ortho Screws, a start-up company based on a sensor designed to alert patients and health providers if orthopedic screws are loosening.

April 24, 2019

Business Executives Express Confidence in Second Quarter Growth

Read details from UA's CBER.

April 23, 2019