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  • Jennings Bryant – Communication Hall of Fame

    Jennings Bryant is the former director of the University of Alabama’s Institute for Communication Research. His direction, leadership and commitment to research left a lasting impact upon the fields of communication, media effects, interpersonal communication and beyond.

Meet Photographer Larry O. Gay

October 18, 2016 0

Photography is more than a hobby for Larry O. Gay. It’s a passion; the way he celebrates life. He works in a Birmingham, Alabama steel mill but in his spare time he hits the streets in search of interesting images.

UA’s Blackburn Institute

October 3, 2015 0

The Blackburn Institute is developing a network of leaders who have a clear understanding of the challenges that face the state. The Institute provides opportunities to explore issues and identify strategic actions that will improve the quality of life.

Richard Johnston: Hill Country Troubadour

September 12, 2013 0

Richard Johnston’s ferocious one-man-band performances captivate, amaze, and astound audiences. He plays around the world, but his home stage is the sidewalk along Beale Street.

Joe Fiore’s Model Railroad

May 22, 2013 0

Joe Fiore’s Southern Keystone Railroad is one of the largest model railroad collections in the world. Other collections this large have been built by groups […]

The Peanut Man

April 20, 2013 0

Cecil Williams operated A-1 Sharpening Service in Tuscaloosa for many years before he decided to give some roasted peanuts to his customers as a gift. Folks liked the nuts so much they asked if they could buy some more. That led to Cecil’s second business, The Nut Shop.