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2014-09-03 12:26:31

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lars Anderson has covered hundreds of important and interesting stories for Sports Illustrated during his 20-year writing career, but none was more significant or had as profound an impact as did his front-cover reporting of the EF-Level 4 tornado with 190 mph winds that shredded Tuscaloosa - and inspired a 21st century college football dynasty. The April 27, 2011 storm lasted six minutes but changed many lives. Now, three years later, Lars is...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-06-24 08:26:34

KATY, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced the renewal of its multi-year partnerships with the University of Alabama and Auburn University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091125/DA17612LOGO "We are thrilled about our continued partnership with these storied rival schools," says Tammi Hysell, Academy Sports + Outdoors' senior director of promotions. "No matter which...

2014-02-19 23:30:48

World Education.net has partnered with University of Alabama, College of Continuing Studies to provide its students with innovative online certificate courses to serve the needs of individuals interested in obtaining advanced skills and certificates, and first-time job seeker in need of specialized training. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 World Education.net has been selected by the University of Alabama, Office of Professional Development and Community Engagement College of...

2014-02-12 12:28:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many students, varsity sports are what make their college years special. Edward Fiske, former New York Times Education Editor and creator of the top-selling annual college guide that bears his name, highlights fourteen colleges with the best school spirit in the new ebook, Fiske Guide to Colleges with Great Sports Traditions (ISBN: 9781402294754; $4.99). Top Fourteen Colleges with Great Sports Traditions -- University of Alabama-"Roll, tide,...

2013-12-19 10:35:03

A newly identified immune protein influences each person's response to vaccines and risk for autoimmune diseases like lupus and multiple sclerosis, according to a study published today by researchers from the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The protein, called a receptor and part of signaling pathways, also provides a new target for personalized therapies for patients with autoimmune diseases. The research team...

2013-05-22 23:19:29

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is now offering a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BS IS) and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS MIS) degree completely via an online learning environment. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Designed with current and aspiring information technology professionals in mind, the online Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (BS IS) and Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS MIS)...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.