Archive for ‘August 23rd, 2004’
McKinley Award, April 2004 Winner — Rebecca Florence, 2004-05 Black Faculty and Staff Association Officers Meet During Summer, Former UA Colleagues Publish Book Detailing Diversity of State's Fish, Dixon Appointed to Ramsay Chair in Chemistry, UA Historian Awarded Grant to Complete Bay of Pigs Book, Faculty Senate Steering Committee Works through Summer, and UA Student in Iraq Supports Country and Tide.
UA's WVUA-7 Tuscaloosa and WOTM TV-19 Birmingham have agreed to a partnership that will offer the best in televised Alabama sports programming to Central and North Alabama.
A team of scientists, including a UA marine biologist, have ventured into the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico on a research mission to investigate the long-term effect of manmade structures on the deep sea, and conversely, the effect of the environment on those structures.
What business entrepreneurs are to the economy, social entrepreneurs are to social change, says author David Bornstein. They are the driven, creative individuals who question the status quo, exploit new opportunities, refuse to give up — and remake the world for the better, Bornstein writes in his latest book, How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas (Oxford University Press, 2003).
Few things leave people feeling as helpless and stressed as caring for a seriously ill family member. Dr. Rebecca Allen, UA associate professor of psychology, is working with the sick person and their families in efforts to alleviate some of the stress both groups experience. And, in the process, Allen is prompting families to develop a legacy likely to bring comfort and happiness in coming years. "We are creating family heirlooms," Allen said.
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