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In The News: Alabama VIP 25: A recruiter from outside the football program lands at No. 24: No. 24: Dean Chuck Karr

Wait, who’s Chuck Karr? His name doesn’t appear on Alabama’s roster and he’s not a coach. Karr isn’t listed on Alabama’s football media guide or game programs. He’s authored three books, 44 journal articles and 90 conference papers. So who is he? Karr is the dean of Alabama’s engineering school and played… Read more

Sources: Al.com

In The News: January storm brought increase in serious wrecks on rural roads

Predictably, wrecks on Alabama roadways increased during the winter storm that surprised the state two weeks ago, though most of the severe accidents occurred on rural routes free of congestion where road speeds remained faster, according to University of Alabama researchers. Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News

In The News: University remembers Nagy El-Kaddah

Longtime University of Alabama professor Nagy El-Kaddah passed away Jan. 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Attiat, and his two children, Ahmed and Dahlia. “Dr. El-Kaddah will be truly missed by the faculty, staff, students and alumni of the department of metallurgical and materials engineering,”… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White, The Tuscaloosa News, AL.com