UA Undergraduate Research Conference Adds Creative Showcase

To highlight the collaborative relationship between the arts and research, The University of Alabama’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference is kicking off its 14th year with an undergraduate Creative Showcase Wednesday, March 29, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ferguson Center Theatre and Gallery on the UA campus.

UA Graduate Student Wins 2017 Scholars for the Dream Travel Award

University of Alabama graduate student Candace Chamber’s will receive the 2017 Scholars for the Dream Travel Award from the National Council of Teachers of English.

The Scholars for the Dream Travel Award is a national award given to emerging scholars of color – graduate students – who are embarking on scholarship that is promising, said Dr. Michelle Robinson, an assistant professor of English at UA.

Public Relations Diversity Hinges on Leadership

A recent literature review by Dr. Nilanjana Bardhan, a board member of the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama, showcases diversity and inclusion trends in the PR industry throughout the 1990s and 2000s. While some progress has been made in terms of recruitment of minorities and advancement of women to more senior executive positions, very little has changed since the 1990s.