Alabama’s economy is expected to grow 1.9 percent in 2016 while the state’s businesses remain relatively cautious about hiring, according to a midyear report released by The University of Alabama’s Center for Economic and Business Research. The expected growth for 2016 is slightly lower than the 2.4 percent grow seen in 2015.
On Thursday, The University of Alabama’s Dr. Kevin Kocot will join 21 other marine scientists for training in the use of research submersibles. The scientists will collect animal, coral and sediment samples from the Atlantic Ocean’s bottom.
UA engages with the community through program to expand comprehensive health care in West Alabama — A master plan for a lake near Jasper — Cardboard boats — and more.
The University of Alabama School of Social Work and the Alabama Department of Mental Health have partnered on an $8 million project to expand an innovative substance abuse and mental health program to underserved areas of West Alabama.
A retail space combining a new University of Alabama Supply Store and a Starbucks Coffee Company featuring drive-thru service opens Friday, July 22.