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Play about Race, Basketball Wins Professor National Arts Grant

From the July 2018 Desktop News | Seth Panitch, professor of acting and head of The University of Alabama’s acting programs, was awarded a $10,000 National Endowment of the Arts grant to produce his upcoming play, Separate and Equal. He co-wrote the grant with Dominic Yeager, UA assistant professor of theatre, and developed the play with Lawrence Jackson, a choreographer and […]

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Dr. Memorie Gosa Named President of National Swallowing Board

From the June 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Memorie Gosa, an assistant professor in UA’s Department of Communicative Disorders, was recently appointed the president of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (ABSSD).  Almost six months into this new role, she is working to expand the recognition of Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. The […]

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Bridging the Gap

Growing up, Seth Panitch thought he would be a doctor like his father. He dreamed of going to medical school and was familiar with the apprenticeship-like process of residency that allows young professionals to apply their academic training in the real world. But when Panitch, now the director of UA’s acting programs, pursued theatre instead […]

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A&S in the News- February 13-19, 2016

Silvestri, Higgins & Cohen’s new musical The Countess of Storyville to premiere at University of Alabama Broadwayworld.com – Feb. 12 The University of Alabama Theatre & Dance just announced that — in association with Tony Award-winning producer Margot Astrachan — it will present the world premiere of the new Broadway-bound musical THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE. Astrachan states: […]

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UA Professor Helps Discover Theory in How Glaciers Influenced Land Formations

From the January 2016 Desktop News | Dr. Sarah Praskievicz, an assistant professor of geography at UA, recently used a forecasting model she co-developed to discover what the Oregon Coast Range might have looked like more than 25,000 years ago. Praskievicz originally designed the model while pursuing her doctorate at the University of Oregon in order […]

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Student Receives Killam Fellowship for Study in Canada

From the January 2016 Desktop News | Fulbright Canada has awarded Jordan Sandy, a senior majoring in English and economics, a Killam Fellowship to study at the University of British Columbia during the 2015–2016 academic year. The Killam Fellowships Program is a competitive program providing an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in Canada […]

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