A&S in the News: March 4-17, 2018

Knap-In Knap-In features demonstration of ancient tool-making skills: Tuscaloosa News – Mar. 5 The ancient Native American art of making tools out of stone, bone or antler using only rocks will be on display this weekend at the 18th annual Moundville Knap-In. The event will be held Friday and Saturday at The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park. “Flintknapping is a delicate skill, and we have some very talented people coming this year,” said Kayla Scott, education outreach coordinator at UA’s […]

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A&S in the News: February 25-March 3, 2018

Actor’s Charitable Theatre Lend a Hand: Musical brings Dr. Seuss’ message of hope: Tuscaloosa News – Feb. 25 A portion of the proceeds generated by the Actor’s Charitable Theatre’s production of “Seussical the Musical” will benefit Success By Six, an early childhood initiative of United Way of West Alabama. . . . Maggie Butler, a student at The University of Alabama, will portray Gertude McFuzz. She says she relates to the character on many levels. “Gertrude is this sort of hopeless […]

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A&S in the News: February 25-March 3, 2018

Actor’s Charitable Theatre Lend a Hand: Musical brings Dr. Seuss’ message of hope: Tuscaloosa News – Feb. 25 A portion of the proceeds generated by the Actor’s Charitable Theatre’s production of “Seussical the Musical” will benefit Success By Six, an early childhood initiative of United Way of West Alabama. . . . Maggie Butler, a student at The University of Alabama, will portray Gertude McFuzz. She says she relates to the character on many levels. “Gertrude is this sort of hopeless […]

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Honors Week 2018: Schedule

Honors Week, The University of Alabama’s weeklong recognition of our students’ academic achievements, takes place this year from April 2–6. As in previous years, the College of Arts and Sciences will celebrate Honors Week with a variety of College-wide and department-specific events. Following is a quick rundown of those events; for details, contact the sponsoring departments or the A&S Dean’s Office. All events are open to the public. College of Arts & Sciences Events Event: Graduate Honors Convocation Date: Monday, […]

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A&S in the News: February 18-24, 2018

Nikolas Cruz School shooter Nikolas Cruz survived: Will it help us understand?: MSN.com – Feb. 18 The carnage at Stoneman Douglas High School shared all of the horror of America’s worst mass shootings. But one scene was unusual – the shooter Nikolas Cruz being led away alive in handcuffs. Of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern history, 19-year-old Cruz is the only shooter to survive. Gunmen in Orlando, Virginia Tech, Las Vegas and Sandy Hook either killed themselves or were […]

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A&S in the News: February 11-17, 2018

Opera Theatre Orchestra, opera team up for Valentine’s show: Tuscaloosa News – Feb. 12 As symbols of love, diamonds display facets. Like life, they derive from carbon, trapped under extreme heat and pressure, but once stabilized — metastabilized, in fact — to equilibrium, they’re among the toughest substances in the world … John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” also being performed in Monday night’s collaboration between the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra and The University of Alabama Opera […]

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A&S in the News: February 4-10, 2018

Dance Alabama! Dance Alabama! Film Festival makes an encore: Crimson White – Feb. 5 The second annual Dance Alabama! Film Festival will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7 in the Ferguson Theater at 7 p.m. The festival will serve as the premiere for 10 short films of dance produced by students working across multiple mediums. Each piece featured on screen is choreographed, performed, filmed, edited and produced by The University of Alabama students in collaboration with one another. Vinegar Tom UA Theatre […]

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UA Professor Receives Book Award

From the February 2018 Desktop News |  Dr. Lucy Curzon, an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History, has received a national award for her book, Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain. Mass-Observation was a social research group established to document the everyday lives of the British in the late 1930s.  Curzon’s book is the first full-length study of Mass-Observation’s efforts to produce and analyze visual culture. Specifically, Curzon explores the paintings of Graham Bell […]

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A&S in the News: January 28-February 3, 2018

Mass Shootings America’s mass shooting epidemic: WDIV-NBC (Detroit, Michigan) – Jan. 28 On average, there’s a mass shooting almost every day here in the U.S. The statistics prompted folk at The University of Alabama to take an in depth look at the epidemic. 2017 was the deadliest year ever in modern history for mass shootings in America. 345 mass shootings almost one a day. To look at the horrific problem we sat down with The University of Alabama professor Adam Lankford. […]

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