UA Physicist Awarded Prestigious Jefferson Science Fellowship

From the May 2022 Desktop News| The National Academy of Sciences has named Dr. Tim Mewes a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2022-2023. The year-long program allows U.S. citizens in the fields of science, engineering, and medicine to work with the Department of State or the US Agency for International Development on foreign policy issues both […]

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UA Math Award Honors Distinguished Alumnus

From the April 2022 Desktop News | The University of Alabama Department of Mathematics honored one of its most distinguished alumni during this year’s Honors Week with the addition of a new award, the Louis Dale Medal in Mathematics. The medal is awarded to an upper-level mathematics student who displays excellence in their work. Dr. […]

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Chemistry Professor Named to Prestigious ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame

From the February 2022 Desktop News | When Dr. David Dixon was an undergraduate student at the California Institute of Technology, he was awarded a scholarship from the ARCS Foundation to help him with his tuition. Now, as a world-renowned computational chemist and Robert Ramsay Chair in the UA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, he […]

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New College Professor Awarded Two Fulbright Positions

From the August 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar, a professor of interdisciplinary arts in New College and the School of Music, was recently awarded two different Fulbright positions in one year: one as a Fulbright specialist in Bogotá, Colombia, and the other as a Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Toronto, Canada. Dewar, […]

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National Awards for Early Career Research go to Two A&S Professors

During the past academic year, two professors in the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience. […]

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A&S in the News: March 21-27, 2021

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 the SEC Faculty Achievement Award, Moundville’s BirdFest, and more. […]

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UA Alumna Selected as NEA Creative Writing Fellow

From the March 2021 Desktop News | After learning to read, Dr. Jacqueline Trimble’s first impulse was to write, so at the age of six, she wrote her first piece of work: a one-paragraph autobiography. Though she talks fondly of the memory now, her accomplishments assure she has much more to add. Trimble, who earned […]

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UA Anthropologist’s Film Featured in Prestigious International Festival

From the March 2021 Desktop News | When anthropologist Dr. Kathryn Oths released her film, The Last Bonesetter, in 2018, she was excited that it would reach students and researchers across the globe interested in studying traditional medical communities in Latin America. Now, the film will show at the prestigious Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) Film […]

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