A&S in the News: October 22-28, 2023

Majors Fair

Majors fair provides insight on majors for students: The Crimson White – Oct. 22

The Capstone Center for Student Success held its annual majors fair Wednesday. One option that attendees at the fair learned more about was history. According to Juan J. Ponce Vazquez, an associate professor at the University, the fair is a great opportunity to remind students what the department can offer.

Israel-Palestine Conflict

UA professor discusses Israel-Palestinian conflict, urges Alabamians to be careful of misinformation: Alabama Public Radio – Oct. 25

… Daniel Levine, the Aaron Aronov Chair of Judaic Studies at The University of Alabama, said failed peace negotiations play a part in this conflict. “Part of why there is a long and unresolved confrontation between Israelis and Palestinians is because of a peace negotiation, or an attempt to that peace negotiation in the 1990s, failed,” Levine said.

Haunting at the Museum

Haunting at the Museum begins Wednesday at the University of Alabama: WBRC Fox 6 – Oct. 25

Folks at The University of Alabama want people to get in the holiday spirit when it comes to Halloween, inviting visitors to one of the oldest buildings on campus for a scary good time and maybe a ghost story or two. The Haunting at the Museum begins Wednesday at two museums on the UA campus.
Alabama Public Radio

Alabama’s First Road

Alabama’s forgotten ‘first road’ gets new tourism focus: Tuscaloosa News – Oct. 27

… Kemp, the president of the Prewitt Slave Cemetery Association, said a recent effort by anthropology students from The University of Alabama had discovered 815-900 graves in the cemetery that was previously believed to have only held about 300-400 graves.