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Innovative Classes and Research Give UA Chemistry Professor Two Achievement Awards

A University of Alabama chemistry class will explore different bacteria, including ones that eat sulfur and rock, through funding supplied by a National Science Foundation Award. Dr. Kevin Redding, associate professor of chemistry in...

November 12, 2004

Jerry Paschal Named UA Career Center Executive Director

Jerry L. Paschal has been named executive director of The University of Alabama Career Center.

October 28, 2004

UA Mechanical Engineering Professor Named 2004 Fellow from the Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers recently honored Dr. Beth Todd, a University of Alabama professor, with a 2004 fellow membership at the national conference in Milwaukee, Wis.

October 26, 2004

Economics Professor Walter Enders Selected for UA’s Prestigious Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. Walter Enders, professor of economics and Lee Bidgood Chair of Economics and Finance, has been selected as the 2004 recipient of The University of Alabama's Frederick Moody Blackmon-Sarah McCorkle Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

October 20, 2004

UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery Showcases Faculty Artworks

The University of Alabama faculty art exhibition will be open in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art through Nov. 7. This annual exhibition features works of art by current studio faculty and emeritus faculty...

October 11, 2004

UA Jounalism Professor Will Receive Sunshine Forum Award for Contributions to Freedom of Information

Dr. Edward Mullins, Behringer Distinguished Professor of Communication at The University of Alabama, will receive the Alabama Sunshine Forum Award on Sept. 30 for his contributions to Freedom of Information in Alabama as founding...

September 24, 2004

UA Alumni Association Announces Teaching Award Winners

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the four recipients of its 2004 Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award (OCTA), the University's highest honor for excellence in teaching.

September 22, 2004

Well-known UA Professor, Administrator Robert H. Garner Dies

Thousands of University of Alabama "baby boom" era students remember Dr. Robert H. Garner – either as the teacher of many undergraduate chemistry classes or as one of the University’s most sought-out advisers who...

September 21, 2004

No Tax Reform for Alabama in 2004; Republicans to Sweep State

Don't expect Alabama's governor or legislature to present another new tax package like the one soundly defeated in 2003, says University of Alabama political expert Dr. William Stewart.

December 15, 2003

Look for Continued Strength in Housing Market, but Below the Pace of Past Three Years

Housing sales, both for existing homes and new homes, have set records for the past three years, despite predictions by economists that the housing market could not continue expanding and that home prices would...

December 15, 2003

Preppy Fashion, Dresses will be Back in 2004; Men’s Fashion Also in the Spotlight

While predicting fashion trends has become increasingly difficult in recent years, a University of Alabama professor of clothing and design says you can still look for clues to fashion in the way Americans are...

December 15, 2003

Sex and Violence on Network Television will Continue to Increase

American television shows will continue their gradual trend toward more sex, vulgar language and violence, all in the name of audience market share and competition with cable channels, says noted television programming researcher and...

December 15, 2003

Coming Years will Bring More World-Wide Pandemics

Increasing population densities and lack of access to health care will contribute to an increase in world-wide disease outbreaks in the coming years, predicts Dr. John Higginbotham, epidemiologist and associate professor of community and...

December 15, 2003

OPEC Threats will Drive Up Gas Prices

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) may decide to raise gas prices in the coming year due to a decrease in crude oil supply, says Dr. Peter Clark, associate professor of chemical...

December 15, 2003

Look for State Economy to Grow Next Year; Textiles and Apparel to Remain Gloomy

Alabama's economy is expected to grow by 3.8 percent in 2004 with real output, the total value of goods and services produced and expressed in 1996 dollars, rising to $121.6 billion, according to Dr....

December 15, 2003