Back in 2020, we started talking about University of North Alabama (UNA)’s new Executive Doctor of Business Administration (EDBA) program. One of the cool features of this mostly online program is a series of on-campus residency weekends. This is where everyone migrates from Zoom calls to lecture halls, and where students have the chance to build relationships that will last a lifetime. Now that the first cohort has completed two such weekends, we checked in to find out how it’s going. Keep reading to find out what we learned.
Back in January, when we wrote about yoga studios in Birmingham, we learned about the growth of Black women yoga teachers in Birmingham. Nancy Rhodes, co-owner of Abundance Yoga, which offers free restorative yoga classes to Black women, introduced us to this vibrant community of teachers who are devoted to bringing the healing energy of yoga to all bodies.
If you’re an undergrad student or a local professional interested in uplevelling your skills in a big way, you need to know about Birmingham-Southern College’s new Accelerated Data Science Program: Summer 2021. One of the only programs of its kind in the country, it will set you up with coveted skills and a bright future. Apply by March 30.
Birmingham-based Ryan Robinett was a leader in IT professional-services firms for 18 years before starting Multiply in 2018. The goal? To help other companies succeed through rocking their sales. We caught up with Ryan to find out how it’s going, two years in, and to learn more about the new app Multiply has created to support sales teams everywhere.
For a while now, we’ve been watching with interest as startups move out of California to other locations, including Birmingham. Then when COVID hit, that process seemed to accelerate as newly remote workers realized they could leave high-rent locales like New York City and work anywhere. We reached out to three people who live in Birmingham and work for organizations based in California or New York. Here’s what we learned.
Tired of feeling uninspired when you look in your closet? Look no further for inspo. Closets by Design of Central Alabama, located right here in Birmingham, can design and build a closet for every lifestyle. Which one best describes you?
Raise your hand if 2020 challenged you. Yeah, us, too. Luckily, a year after everything shut down, Momentum is inviting Alabama women to join them for their largest virtual event ever. Focus 2021 is a 1.5-hour online conference happening March 31 from 11AM-12:30PM. Sign up today to reserve your spot.
If you read one thing today, make it this. I first heard about atrial fibrillation (or AFib) after my Mom had a stroke. Thankfully, she’s fine now. But when I spoke to two heart rhythm specialists with Brookwood Baptist Health, they said sadly, that’s the way most people learn of this potentially deadly, yet treatable, condition. Keep reading for the basics. The life you save might be your own—or that of someone you love.
Human trafficking is a big issue in and around Birmingham. It’s an especially big issue for people with disabilities in our area. We reached out to Fowler Davis, LLC to find out about the problem and what all of us can do to help. Here’s what we learned.
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been seeing Alabama marble my whole life without realizing it. Architects, designers and artists from across the country love incorporating this beautiful, strong, white marble from Sylacauga’s AM3 Stone into their work. We talked to two local architects to find out why.