Similarities abound between Donald Trump and The University of Alabama's Dr. William "Bill" Gathings. No, maybe not the hair, but each has demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit, and both are ardent promoters of a business-based competition with a reality TV show feel. Ok, so with Trump, it’s more than the feel of reality TV.
Going down any red carpet these days, a celebrity is always asked, “Who are you wearing,” referring to the clothes’ designer.
“Breaking Up is Hard to Do” is advice from a popular 1970s song, but older women going through a relationship breakup may have health problems to go along with their broken hearts, a University of Alabama researcher has found.
As a way to express human emotion, music can say it all without saying a word. The powerful feeling music can provide is the impetus behind a new, commissioned piece of music from The University of Alabama to honor and remember victims of the devastating tornado that slammed through Enterprise, Ala., on March 1, 2007.
They have a number of names – annual performance reviews, annual evaluations, performance evaluations, employee appraisals – whatever. But, they are second only to firing an employee as the task the majority of managers say they dislike the most.
Access to the Vatican Secret Archives is a privilege granted to only a limited number of researchers each year. Dr. Anthony Clark, assistant professor of Chinese history at The University of Alabama, had access to the Secret Archives and the Pope’s private library in Vatican City last summer to research 14th through 17th century letters between European and Chinese monarchs.
If you were living 1,000 years ago, among your primary concerns would have been obtaining salt. Yep, sodium chloride… good ol’ table salt.
Call it what you want - ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, physical computing, tangible media – but patent applications now making their way through the approval process could mean big things for The University of Alabama and its M.B.A./M.S. dual degree program for Enterprise Consulting and the computer-based honors program.
As the University of Alabama positions itself for major growth in its research activities, it is simultaneously launching a multi-year accreditation effort designed to offer the most comprehensive protection available to its human research participants.
Carved across the surface of a 26-pound stone slab unearthed in Veracruz, Mexico is the oldest known writing ever discovered in the Americas, according to a paper published in the Sept. 15 issue of the journal Science by a 7-person team of archaeologists, including Dr. Richard A. “Dick” Diehl, professor of anthropology at The University of Alabama.
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