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A&S in the News: May 12-18, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for a public art project, the debate on recent state legislation, and more. […]

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Messina Named Dean of UA’s College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Joseph P. Messina has been named the next dean of The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences, after spending 18 years at Michigan State University working in numerous capacities. He will begin his tenure in August. […]

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Historic Gorgas House Furniture Gets New Life

Recently, two pieces, a sofa built in the 1840s and a kneeling/prayer bench built in the 1880s, were reupholstered by the University’s Furnishings and Design Department, which provides interior design and upholstery services to the campus community. […]

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Worm-Like Mollusks Lost Traits Over Time, UA-led Research Confirms

A perplexing group of worm-like mollusks are not primitive ancestors of the group, rather they lost many traditional mollusk traits over time, according to research led by Dr. Kevin Kocot, professor of biological sciences. […]

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