UA News: UA Cooperative Education Director Honored with National Award

Roy Gregg, director of the University of Alabama Cooperative Education and Professional Practice Program, will receive national recognition for his contributions to the field. Read more

In The News: Artificial Affections

Spike Jonze’s most recent work, “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, is a “boy-meets-operating-system” romance story, with equal parts sci-fi and drama. The film takes place in the not-so-distant future, a place the New York Times says is not reinvented, but is a “modestly embellished” version of the present. Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

In The News: Alabama Launchpad features three firms with ties to the University of Alabama

Three companies with University of Alabama ties are among the 12 teams selected to compete in the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition, a contest designed to help startups take their ideas from concept to reality. Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News, Al.com

In The News: University of Alabama winter graduation exercises today

When Charles Williams Jr., the engineering manager for the city of Jackson, Miss., finished his undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the University of Mississippi in 1996, he didn’t plan on more school… That itch turned into a search for a doctoral program in civil engineering that eventually led him… Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News