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Expanded CFO Roles a Plus for Corporate Governance

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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

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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

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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

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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

TIME Lists Hewson among 100 Most Influential People in the World

Marillyn A. Hewson, a University of Alabama alumna and chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., has been named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” for 2019.

April 17, 2019

Manderson Team Wins SEC MBA Case Competition

The Manderson MBA SEC Case Competition team triumphant with the trophy. L-R: Everette Dawkins, Sam Greene, John Clary, Bryonna Rivera Burrows

A team fielded by UA's Manderson Graduate School of Business won first place in the 7th annual SEC MBA Case Competition held at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee.

April 12, 2019

‘I Found My Place’

Stepping into a pivotal role with the nation’s top defense contractor carries lofty expectations, but Megan Anderson isn’t nervous.

April 3, 2019

Program Seeks to Improve Access to Cahaba River

Canoeists, kayakers, outdoor enthusiasts and others who take advantage of Alabama’s bounty of beautiful rivers and waterways will find their access to Alabama’s longest free-flowing and most biologically diverse river will soon improve thanks...

April 2, 2019

Manderson Team Finishes First at IDEAcorps Case Competition

From left to right: Marco Nelson of RentCheck, Jessica Hastings, Sudarsan Murali, Dalton Kerby, Landon Robertson, Spencer Adams, and Laci Williams celebrate their first place victory.

The Case Team offered a winning recommendation to RentCheck, a startup based in New Orleans.

March 29, 2019

Manderson MBA Ranked 26th among Public Programs

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The MBA program at The University of Alabama's Manderson Graduate School of Business has been recognized as among the best in the country.

March 27, 2019