Education

Luring Outdoor Enthusiasts

A new recruiting tool, the University of Montevallo President’s Outdoor Scholars Program seeks out students who love fishing and hunting.

A New Vision for Samford

Samford University, a private, Christian institution based in the Birmingham area community of Homewood, is in growth mode as it celebrates...

Students’ Life-Enhancing Application of 3-D

Back in the 1970s two science fiction TV shows were all the rage — “The Six Million Dollar Man, ” featuring an injured test...

Scholar in Orbit, Out of Centerpoint

Christopher Gray landed more than $1.3 million in scholarships and used that expertise to devise an...

CollegeCounts — Alabama’s Rebuilt 529 Plan

When Jamie Duboise was in third grade, her parents put money in the Alabama 529 Prepaid Affordable College Tuition plan. She received a...

College Management Reformation

Mark Heinrich, who has been the chancellor of the Alabama Community College System since 2012, this year began one of his toughest...

Institution Cultivator

From ag to academia — Jay Gogue bookends his career at Auburn.

The Workforce of Tomorrow

Going to a four-year university used to be an option for Benton Tice, a 17-year-old junior at Sylacauga High School. Instead, Tice has...

Value Investing U

C.T. Fitzpatrick has created a successful career in value investing. And he definitely sees value in investing $3 million in the University of Alabama’s...

Taming The High Price of Textbooks

Thirty-year-old Jonathan Robinson, founder of Birmingham-based Freetextbooks.com, has always liked looking for and finding ways to make money. But his entrepreneurial nature...

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Business Catalyst Par Excellence: The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

It was part of the RTJ mission from the beginning: 11 sites and 26 masterful courses that would tee off on business opportunities across the state.

Superlative Burbs: Fairhope

Fairhope is a watchword among Alabama’s cities — known for its history, charm and intense sense of community.

Expansions Continue to Roll

Alabama’s auto sector won the grand prize in 2018, a $1.6 billion greenfield plant that led a year of industry expansion announcements.

Hyundai Sees Opportunity in Collapse of U.S. Sedan Giants

Americans are enamored with the SUV these days. The sedan? Well, it seems U.S. drivers are just not into them the way they use...

New Model, New Record at Honda

Officials at the 4.6 million-square-foot Honda Manufacturing of Alabama plant are looking forward to a successful year after hitting production milestones in 2018.