From the UA News Center | TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama seniors Anika Cho, of Beaverton, Oregon, and Owen Emerson, of Huntsville, are two of 12 college students from around the nation to receive the U.S.-Ireland Alliance’s George J. Mitchell Scholarship. The Mitchell Scholarship, named to honor former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering […]
Desktop News | November 2023 At the College of Arts and Sciences, our dedicated faculty leave a unique mark on the University through their commitment to students, research and community service. The Marilyn Williams Elmore and John Durr Elmore Endowed Professorship highlights some of the College’s most dedicated scholars, whose innovative, forward-thinking research and relentless support of students have distinguished them as invaluable members of our community. The three recipients of the 2023 Marilyn Williams Elmore and John Durr Elmore […]
Desktop News | September 2023 VitAL Alabama’s awareness-raising commercial about opioid overdose won an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement Public Service Announcement. VitAL Alabama, an initiative dedicated to mental health awareness and combatting substance misuse and overdose crises through education, training and medication, collaborated with Seed Creative and produced the award-winning video titled “See a possible opioid overdose? Make a difference, Make the Call.” The video is part of VitAL Alabama’s Project FREEDOM campaign, aiming to address opioid overdose issues effectively. […]
University of Alabama students Aurora Baker, of St. Louis and Kylie Overton, of Brentwood, Tennessee, are recipients of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.
The Fulbright Program has selected 13 University of Alabama students for various awards for the 2023-2024 academic year. UA was recognized as a Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Student Awards for the sixth time in eight years in February.
Dr. William Dressler, professor emeritus at The University of Alabama, was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the most prestigious honors in science.
Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar, professor of interdisciplinary arts, was named the 2023 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.
Desktop News | February 2023 The University of Alabama’s Opera Theatre won first place in the National Opera Association’s Division II Opera Productions Competition. The program set out to tackle the challenging production, with its mature themes, of Tobias Picker and Gene Scheer’s Thérèse Raquin based on Emile Zola’s 19th-century novel of the same name. Dr. Paul Houghtaling, a professor and director of opera at UA, was overjoyed as he witnessed his students receive acknowledgement for their tireless efforts. The […]
Desktop News | January 2023 Jake Dybiec, a biological sciences doctoral student, has obtained a paid fellowship from the National Estuarine Research Reserve System, an institution under the purview of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The fellowship will cover Dybiec’s rent and living expenses for the next two years, thus relieving him of teaching duties for these years. For 18 months starting from September 2022, Dybiec will be engaging in intensive fieldwork at Weekes Bay in Fairhope, Alabama. […]
During the past academic year, Dr. Jack Dunkle and Dr. Bulent Tosun received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.