Education

Lessons in Real World Big Data

There is a scene in the movie “Moneyball” — about the Oakland Athletics’ innovative plan in the early 2000s to use advanced analytics to...

Uncommon Agreement

On the national scene, the educational standards known as Common Core have become a political tempest, and the standards seem destined to...

Selling Solutions to Schools

Glenn Clayton was a college student in need of extra cash when he began tutoring. Before he knew it, he launched a full-fledged...

Classroom Job Building

It’s downloadable on your smart phone, brightened with information pop-ups, enlivened with video and generally just not your granddad’s textbook.  It’s...

A Legacy for Access

According to civil rights activist Virginia Foster Durr, there were three paths a privileged Southern woman could follow. She could live the...

How to Sell a (Pricey) College Degree

Has it become trite to say that Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and the late Steve Jobs at Apple never...

Recruiting Top Scholars

A few years ago, only two high school seniors in Alabama scored a perfect 36 on the ACT. With scholarship offers abounding,...

Law Grads Face a Stern Market

Odds are, Grant Cofer has already heard more jokes about this than he ever wanted to. But between preparing for the bar...

Gateway to Crimson Tide Football

When Bryant-Denny Stadium’s south end zone expansion debuted in August 2010, the University of Alabama athletics department delivered the final piece of...

Spotlight on Mobile County

Mobile County, located in the southwest corner of Alabama, is the state’s second most populous county. It has the state’s only...

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