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Student Creates Presidential Election Forecast Model Used by CNN

Jack Kersting 2020 presidential forecast model

Jack Kersting, a 19-year-old native of Richardson, Texas, studying economics, created political forecasting models that gained recognition for their quality and accuracy, and have been used by major media outlets such as CNN.

June 30, 2020

UA Researchers Examine Stress of Pandemic on Decision-Making

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Researchers at The University of Alabama were awarded a grant to see if the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic may include poor decision-making by those who experienced increased stress levels.

June 24, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020

President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

The University of Alabama is honoring faculty members for their research and creative contributions.

May 19, 2020

Two UA Faculty Members Named Fulbright Scholars

Two University of Alabama faculty members will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 19, 2020

UA Offering Courses on Coronavirus

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Three courses offered this summer at The University of Alabama will allow students to understand issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic while exploring solutions to a PPE shortage.

May 8, 2020

Tuscaloosa Community Business Plan Competition Goes Virtual

The University of Alabama will host the 2020 Tuscaloosa Innovates Business Plan Competition that will distribute $25,000 and in-kind support to the top ideas, pitched in front of a panel of area business leaders.

May 7, 2020

Some Industries Will Thrive During Pandemic

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Dr. Erik Johnson, assistant professor in the Culverhouse College of Business, offers a perspective on the outlook for large and small businesses along with some insight on what small businesses can do during this...

April 27, 2020

Hundreds of UA Students Tutoring with Local Schools

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UA students are providing free online tutoring and academic engagement sessions for the remainder of the school year.

April 24, 2020

UA Students Partner With Schools for Tutoring

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University of Alabama students will provide free online tutoring and academic engagement sessions for the remainder of the school year in a partnership with Birmingham City Schools and the Tuscaloosa County School System.

April 17, 2020

UA Offering Free Webinar on Pandemic Stimulus for Small Businesses

The University of Alabama will offer a free webinar Friday for small businesses and  entrepreneurs navigating government stimulus and assistance plans.

April 9, 2020

UA Satellite Team Offering Virtual Space Lessons

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A team of students at The University of Alabama building a small satellite as part of a NASA program are continuing their outreach efforts to state schools during the COVID-19 pandemic through online lessons.

April 8, 2020

UA Helping Fabricate Protection for Health Care Workers

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The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region.

April 2, 2020

Aldag Business Competition Moved Online

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The University of Alabama’s annual celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation, the Edward K. Aldag, Jr. Business Plan Competition, is moving online.

April 2, 2020

Statistics Professor Chosen as UA’s SEC Achievement Award Winner

The Southeastern Conference announced that Dr. Subha Chakraborti, professor of statistics and Morrow Faculty Excellence Fellow, is the 2020 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

March 31, 2020