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Economic Forecast: Alabama Job Growth Continues, UA’s CBER Says

Recent numbers indicate that Alabama job growth continues its slow but solid pace. The state added 24,500 jobs between October 2015 and October 2016.

December 7, 2016

When ‘E’ Stands for Error

Modes of communication with clients and generational differences can impact the accuracy of audits, according to research done by a University of Alabama accounting professor.

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

Economy quote

“The economy is actually growing much faster in the second half of the year than in the first. People see faster economic growth, they tend to start looking for a job.”

November 28, 2016

UA’s MBA Graduates Show Increase in Starting Salaries, Placement Rates

Graduates who completed MBAs from The University of Alabama in 2016 report starting salaries more than 8 percent higher than the previous year’s class.

November 11, 2016

Why People are Bad

“There are so many ways to be bad. I’m exploring why people are bad — do they think they’re doing the right thing because they don’t know the right thing […]

November 9, 2016

UA Economic Research Center Receives National Honor

The Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce received national attention this week during the Association for University Business and Economic Research’s annual meeting in Fayetteville,...

November 7, 2016

UA Faculty Selected to Participate in SECU Program

Ten faculty members at The University of Alabama will take part in the 2016-17 Southeastern Conference Faculty Travel Program, which provides travel support and encourages collaboration among colleagues at other SEC member institutions.

October 12, 2016

Insurance Companies Provide International Internship Opportunities for UA Students

University of Alabama business students will soon have summer internship opportunities in Japan thanks to Japanese and Birmingham-based life insurance companies, the entities announced Sept. 20 in a campus ceremony.

September 20, 2016

Executives among UA Business Analytics Symposium Presenters

James Spann, from ABC 33/40, Pete Keating, from ESPN the Magazine, and Filippo Passerini, former Procter & Gamble chief information officer, are among the speakers and presenters scheduled for the 2016 Business Analytics Symposium.

September 12, 2016

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Nearly half a century ago, during the fall of Saigon, two teenagers boarded teetering escape boats, leaving family and country behind. At a refugee camp in Cambodia, the two met […]

September 6, 2016

Living on the Wild Side

Elephants represent a theme in the two worlds of Dr. A. J. “Lonnie” Strickland, Culverhouse professor of strategic management.

September 2, 2016

Three Brothers Cheer Together for First Time at UA

Jed, a 24-year-old senior majoring in business marketing, is the first male cheerleader in his family and first student to attend UA – his dad went to Auburn. But, he’s not the last. Following...

September 1, 2016