The summer 2017 issue of Alabama Heritage magazine features expanded articles, a pullout map and a detailed foldout timeline that highlight Alabama becoming a territory. The issue is published in conjunction with the launching of Alabama 200, a three-year-long celebration of the Alabama Bicentennial Commemoration.
Dr. Douglas Gibler, professor and political science researcher at The University of Alabama Institute for Social Science Research, is leading a study of international conflicts and their causes, which could help policymakers and political scientists better predict the outcomes of high-stakes, international bargaining.
Dr. John E. Lochman, a psychologist at The University of Alabama, will be the interim director of the Alabama Life Research Institute, announced Dr. Kevin Whitaker, UA executive vice president and provost.
This week at The University of Alabama: Researchers seek evidence of ancient floods – Professor to lead study of nation’s forests – UA to aid schools in incorporating math into computer science classes – Job skills, financial literacy training offered at no cost – Magazine to celebrate state’s bicentennial
University of Alabama economists anticipate a slight increase in job growth in Alabama through the end of the year.
Registration is now open for the fall session of UA’s Culverhouse LIFT, or Learning Initiative and Financial Training, which provides one-on-one job skills and financial literacy training for Tuscaloosa-area adults and teens at no cost.