Category: Alabama

Lean Thinking in College Education

A couple things caught my eye recently: one being news about Toyota between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. The other was the application of Lean manufacturing techniques to education. As Birmingham continues to grow and increases its national standing for our great universities, I felt this was timely. You can find out more about about Lean Frog […]

Jobs in Birmingham, Alabama

During difficult economic times, people struggle to find jobs that are satisfying and give good benefits. Universities tend to be great places to work, with clean and safe working environments, good benefits, and comfortable salaries. The University of Alabama is no exception, with a staff of thousands and many potential open jobs in many different […]

University of Alabama Dismisses Football Players

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WHNT) – Leaders with the University of Alabama have dismissed four football players following their arrests on robbery and fraud charges. Police arrested Brent Calloway, Tyler Hayes, D.J. Pettway and Eddie Williams February 12. Calloway is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card.  Hayes and Pettway are charged with second-degree robbery. Williams […]

Arming Teachers: Good Idea or Not?

This a reproduction of an article originally published here. There is no question about it, the shooting in Newton Connecticut was a tragedy, but it has raised questions about the wisdom of arming teachers. This hot debate is taking place across the nation as well as here in Huntsville, Alabama. There are plenty personal opinions […]

School for Troubled Teens

A friend of mine is having some problems with her teenager. She asked if I knew of any troubled teen schools. Unfortunately my partner is out of town right now and I’m kind of clueless on the subject.  I did some research and found a few topic links on the subject. Specifically I was looking […]

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