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Men in Leadership Gain from Psychopathic Behavior, Women Punished

Concern over psychopathic tendencies in bosses may be overblown, but that gender can function to obscure the real effects.
15-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Best Practices, Not Individual Preferences, Bring Job Satisfaction

Though employees may like their work to cater to their individual preferences, they are predictably more satisfied when the organizational culture matches a set of widely preferred characteristics that provide a fair, supportive and stable work...
8-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


UA Research to Study Impact ‘War on Drugs’ Has on Smuggling Routes

Researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing together their expertise in geography, modeling and criminal activity to better understand how enforcement activity influences drug trafficking in Central America.
30-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Hewson Stock Gift to University of Alabama is Largest in UA History

Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., and her husband, James, have made a gift of $15 million to The University of Alabama to benefit the Culverhouse College of Business.
30-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Autocrats and Authoritarianism: New Research Explores Why People Elect Leaders Who Restrict Freedom

Research conducted in part by a University of Alabama professor seeks to answer the question, “Why do free people willingly choose autocratic leaders who will restrict their liberty?” The research also looks to provide a clearer definition of...
16-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama.
25-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


English Professor Finds John Stuart Mill in the Margins

More than a century after John Stuart Mill’s personal library was donated to an Oxford college, a University of Alabama English professor and a team of international collaborators are allowing a broader audience access to the history literally...
30-Apr-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researcher Awarded USDA Grant to Improve Flavor Quality in Foods

Dr. Lingyan Kong, of The University of Alabama, was recently awarded a $425,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to research and improve flavor use efficiency and stability in foods using supramolecular starch-flavor structures.
26-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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