A&S in the News: February 11-17, 2024

Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

University of Alabama receives double Fulbright designations: Yellowhammer News – Feb. 14

The University of Alabama received some major academic recognition recently – and it was a first for the Capstone. The school has been recognized as a Top Producing Institution of Fulbright U.S. Students and a Top Producing Institution of Fulbright U.S. Scholars.

Femcel Phenomenon

New research delves into the unexplored psychology of Femcels: PsyPost – Feb. 14

A new study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior explored the psychology of involuntarily celibate women, or “femcels”, revealing their struggles with sexual frustration, a focus on personal rather than male grievances, and tendency toward non-violent means for empowerment…In this work, Evans and Adam Lankford delved into the femcel phenomenon.

2024 Black History Makers of Alabama

Dr. Newman is making history as a neuroscientist in Alabama: Tuscaloosa Thread – Feb. 18

Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa, 92.9 WTUG, Praise 93.3, 105.1 The Block, and the Tuscaloosa Thread are proud to present the 2024 Black History Makers of Alabama…Dr. Newman moved to The University of Alabama in 2019 and is a professor in the department of psychology, and adjunct professor in electrical and computer engineering.

History of Enslaved People at UA

University of Alabama Creates Database Relating to History of Slavery on Campus: The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education – Feb. 19

A group of researchers at The University of Alabama have established a new website compiling historical records of enslaved people who labored on the university’s campus before the start of the Civil War.