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Dr. Stanley E. Jones, the James R. Cudworth Professor and University Research Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at The University of Alabama, was elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Students and faculty from The University of Alabama played a crucial role in Gov. Robert Bentley’s recent signing of the historic Scottsboro Boys Act at the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center in Scottsboro.
The National Science Foundation awarded a $236,000 grant to Dr. Douglas M. Gibler, professor of political science at The University of Alabama, to collect and code data about armed conflict between nations.
Dr. Cassandra “Cassie” Simon has been named the 2013 winner of the Autherine Lucy Foster Award, given annually by The University of Alabama Black Student Union and the Black Faculty and Staff Association.
Joanne Terrell, an instructor in the The University of Alabama School of Social Work, will conduct a six-hour workshop focusing on values and ethical principles for mental health professionals.
Telemedicine is a key component to providing specialty care in rural areas, said one University of Alabama professor. With the help of a grant, Dr. Lloyda Williamson had an opportunity to see how telemedicine programs work in other places.
Dr. Marilyn Emplaincourt, a long-time University of Alabama administrator known for her many contributions to international education, was honored recently by the Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International organization at an Earth Day event.
The University of Alabama’s department of communicative disorders will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a colloquium starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Speech and Hearing Center.
Some University of Alabama nursing students will take their education to the next level this summer when they step outside the four walls of a lecture hall and experience medicine in an atypical, and challenging, way.
Dr. Debra Nelson-Gardell, associate professor in The University of Alabama School of Social Work, will serve as a visiting scholar at the University of Brasilia, beginning May 1.
Three University of Alabama College of Education faculty were awarded the inaugural Nellie Rose McCrory Faculty Excellence Awards this spring.
University of Alabama faculty will present their work on a variety of research and scholarly topics at the College of Arts and Sciences 2013 Academy Conference, Tuesday, April 23, from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Bryant Conference Center.
The University of Alabama department of political science will host the 40th annual Alabama Political Science Association meeting from noon Friday, April 19, until 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Hotel Capstone on campus. This year’s conference will feature papers and presentations on a range of topics including public policy, American politics, international politics and political theory.
The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced Dr. Cassandra " Cassie" Simon, associate professor of social work, is the recipient of the 2013 Last Lecture Award.
Joel Brouwer, a poet and University of Alabama professor of English, will receive UA’s 2012 Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
Dr. John Lochman, Doddridge Saxon chairman in UA’s clinical psychology department at The University of Alabama, is a winner of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Awards.
Professor Emeritus Alvin "Al" Sella, acclaimed artist and long-time faculty member in the department of art and art history at The University of Alabama, died April 8 at Hospice of West Alabama.
Dr. Stephen F. Black, director of The University of Alabama Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and a faculty member in the Honors College, has been selected the winner of the 2013 Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award.
The University of Alabama honored its top students for their academic achievements and leadership Friday, April 5, during the Honors Day Tapping on the Mound Ceremony, the highlight of UA’s annual Honors Week, April 1-9.
Dr. Timothy M. Murphy, a University of Alabama associate professor of religious studies, died March 15 from complications related to cystic fibrosis.
The Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration at The University of Alabama moved up four places to No. 29 among public universities in the just-released BloombergBusinessweek rankings, and it moved up seven places to No. 73 among all business schools.
Dr. Stephen Katsinas, director of the Education Policy Center at The University of Alabama, recently spoke at the U.S. Department of Education’s Rural Community College Alliance meeting in Washington, D.C. hosted by Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi.
The University of Alabama has been approved for a $1.27 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study different psychosocial treatments for the management of chronic pain.
A piece of handmade and hand-cut paper, made from the bark of a Tuscaloosa paper mulberry tree, unites through art the symbolic protector of a remote Mexican village with Big Al, thanks to an intrepid University of Alabama professor’s creative research.
The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Arunava Gupta, a professor of chemistry and chemical and biological engineering at UA, a Distinguished University Research Professor.