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Since launching the current College of Arts and Sciences website in early 2016, the Office of Educational Technology (eTech) has made numerous changes in response to surveys and users’ comments. Now, we’re seeking more formal, data-driven feedback via an online usability study, so we can evaluate the site and better serve our key user groups: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. The study is entirely anonymous and web-based: Users answer questions and complete tasks that require them to navigate from […]

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A&S in the News: October 8-14, 2017

Mass Immigration By the numbers: Mass immigration still favors Democrats, especially on big government: Liberty Unyielding – Oct. 8 In the age of President Donald Trump, there are a few propositions that unite the establishment and progressive wings of the Democratic Party. One of them is that lots of immigration — legal and illegal — is good for America … Hispanics think abortion should be against the law. And, as The University of Alabama political scientist George Hawley notes, there is […]

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A&S in the News: October 1-7, 2017

Weight Loss Behavior Weight man-age-ment: Psychology Today – Oct. 1 My training as a clinical psychologist requires rotating through various clinical settings—hospitals, inpatient facilities, community and university health centers—to hone my skills. In my current capacity as a behaviorist at a weight loss medicine clinic, I work alongside patients to identify their weight loss goals and modify the behaviors sabotaging them. (Christina Pierpaoli Parker, MA, is fourth-year graduate student in the Clinical Geropsychology doctoral program at The University of Alabama under […]

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A&S in the News: September 24-30, 2017

Accelerated Master’s Program Large university begins incentivizing math education: ECampus News – Sept. 24 The University of Alabama has created a new pathway to get the best and brightest minds into secondary mathematics teacher education. The Alabama State Department of Education recently approved a new UA accelerated master’s program that will allow select undergraduate math and math education majors to complete master’s degree requirements and achieve teacher certification simultaneously. Robert E. Lee The myth of Robert E. Lee and the “good” […]

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A&S in the News: September 17-23, 2017

Inns of Court Scholarship Cheers for Sept. 17: Gadsden Times – Sept. 17 Recent Gadsden City High School graduate Madeline Mills has been awarded this year’s Inns of Court Scholarship, Presiding Judge David Kimberley announced. Mills, now a freshman at The University of Alabama, recently received the $1,500 scholarship at an awards dinner…At Alabama, she majors in biology and will pursue a career in pediatric physical therapy. International Horn Competition of America UA musician wins international competition: Tuscaloosa News – Sept. 17 […]

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A&S in the News: September 10-16, 2017

Cloud Lecture Series Fall brings a full slate of arts offerings at W&M: Williamsburg and Yorktown Daily – Sept. 10 A mural project completed with visiting artist Steve Prince over the summer to kick off the yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of W&M’s first African-American residential students will be unveiled this week and on permanent display in Swem Library … The Cloud Lecture series will host Trudier Harris, American literary historian and professor of English at The University of Alabama, […]

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A&S in the News: September 3-9, 2017

Beautiful Colleges The South’s most beautiful colleges: Southern Living – Sept. 4 The South is home to some true beauty when it comes to our small towns, big cities, and everything in between; and we play host to some gorgeous, lauded universities to boot … The University of Alabama: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Founded in 1831, ua.edu, Known for its academic and football prowess, this college also boasts one of the South’s most gorgeous campuses, with a mix of Beaux Arts and Greek […]

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A&S in the News: August 27-September 2, 2017

Alabama Senate Race How ‘Big Luther’ can score a big comeback in Alabama’s Senate race: Al.com – Aug. 27 “Big” Luther Strange appears to be in big trouble ahead of a Sept. 26 runoff against conservative firebrand Roy Moore, recent polling suggests … William Stewart, professor emeritus of political sciences at The University of Alabama, said that Strange may have to become more like Trump and shed the “elitist” perception he’s received before the primary. “He lacks any charisma,” said Stewart. […]

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A&S in the News: August 20-26, 2017

The Alternative Right ‘Very fine people’ or white racists?: ‘Alt-right’ makes moves into the mainstream: Al.com – Aug. 20 Fascination about the “alt-right” has swelled in recent days, following violence in Charlottesville, Va., and President Donald Trump’s suggestions there were some “very fine people” at the demonstration who’ve been treated poorly by the media … Two University of Alabama political science professors are on the front line of analyzing the “alt-right,” short for the “alternative right,” the same group emboldened by […]

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A&S in the News: August 13-19, 2017

Congressional Internship Program COLLEGE NEWS: August 13, 2017: Tuscaloosa News – Aug. 13 Congressional Internship Program: Senator Richard Shelby’s Congressional Internship Program is open to students who exhibit an interest in government and public service. Three area college students completed an internship this summer in this Washington office … Libby Hufham of Dothan, the daughter of Paul Hufham and Susannah Cripps Daughtry, is a senior at the University of Alabama majoring in history and political science. Alabama Senate Race Can Dems […]

Read More from A&S in the News: August 13-19, 2017