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For one University of Alabama professor, it is all about connecting. For more than three decades, Dr. Barrie Jo Price has worked to bring those in the international community closer together through the use of technology.
The University of Alabama invites local high school students — freshmen through seniors — to sign up for the Spring 2013 Creative Writing Club.
University of Alabama President Judy Bonner has named Dr. B. Joyce Stallworth to the new position of associate provost for special projects.
The Alabama Center for the Book, part of The University of Alabama Libraries, invites young readers in grades four to 10 to enter the 21st Annual Letters About Literature letter-writing competition.
Students from across Alabama have won recognition from Letters About Literature, a national reading and writing program. The Alabama Center for the Book, based at The University of Alabama, sponsors the contest.
A biology professor who has won nearly $5 million in grants to strengthen undergraduate education in the sciences is the winner of The University of Alabama's Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor award.
The Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI), a program administered by The University of Alabama/University of West Alabama Regional In-Service Education Center, will host a Legislative Leadership Breakfast on Monday, Oct. 24 from 8–10 a.m. at the AMSTI location in Tuscaloosa (13414 Highway 69 South).
The University of Alabama will host a national conference on science education June 20-21.
The University of Alabama will join public universities from throughout the state in demonstrating support for higher education at two special events planned for April 6-7 in Montgomery.
The Moundville Knap-in, which celebrates Native American crafts and games, returns Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13 at the The University of Alabama's Moundville Archaeological Musem.
Nominations of high school students are being sought for the first Rural Healthcare Minority Summit on Friday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Jan. 22, on The University of Alabama campus.
The Alabama Center for the Book, housed at The University of Alabama Libraries, is co-sponsoring "Letters About Literature," a state and national reading and writing contest for schoolchildren in fourth through 12th grade.
A trio of University of Alabama art professors have secured a $350,000 National Science Foundation grant to find new ways to create a "system" that will foster creativity among a large group of students participating in an online class.
Advanced nursing degrees are within easier reach for area registered nurses through a new Internet-based partnership between Jefferson Davis Community College and The University of Alabama's Capstone College of Nursing.
A program introduced by the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce and the Birmingham chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants is doing its part to bring more minorities into the accounting profession.
The University of Alabama has received a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support a fellowship program for underrepresented minority graduate students studying in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A four-person team that includes two faculty members at The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce has had an article accepted for publication later this year that will shed some light on the thorny issue of the relevance and value of the research activities of business school faculty.
Dr. Lawrence F. Kohl, associate professor of history and Blount Senior Fellow at The University of Alabama, has won the 2010 Last Lecture award from the UA Graduate School.
The University of Alabama’s department of educational studies in psychology, research methodology and counseling is co-sponsoring a “Hope for the Future: Building Student Engagement through Hopeful Thinking” workshop Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. at Paul W. Bryant High School in Tuscaloosa.
Citing the need to link college educators and curriculum more actively with the workplace needs of employers, the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama announced its sponsorship of an annual fellowship program for public relations educators.
The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies awarded more than $8,800 in books to elementary and high school library media centers in the Black Belt region of the state through the SLIS Book Bonanza for the Black Belt Program.
Colleges and universities will expanding their graduate education offerings in 2010, predicts Dr. Stephen Katsinas, professor of higher education administration and director of The University of Alabama Education Policy Center.
As budget cuts in education continue, we will see more use of mobile technologies in the classroom in 2010, predicts Dr. Vivian Wright, a University of Alabama educator.
Ten years ago, faculty members in The University of Alabama's College of Arts and Sciences carved out a home for exceptional students, broad-minded professors and small, seminar-style classes that dared to cross intellectual boundaries.
University of Alabama students and faculty are working with a new magnet school in the Tuscaloosa City School District to offer artistic, cultural and scientific insights to students.