Zhuoran Yu, a graduate student in The University of Alabama Department of Biological Sciences, was one of seven graduate students from four universities to receive 2020 ForEverglades Scholarships and Fellowships from the Everglades Foundation.
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UA political science student Brianna Byrd felt called to document her thoughts during the pandemic in hopes that they might make others feel less lonely.
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The scholarship provides a two-year academic award of $9,500 per year, and a 10-week, full-time, paid summer internship opportunity at any NOAA facility nationwide. Scholars also receive funding to present their NOAA research projects at two national scientific conferences.
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Faculty and staff from across campus gathered on the President’s Mansion lawn Nov. 21 to mark the conclusion of the 2019 UA United Way campaign, hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences, which set a record with a total of $483,807.
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The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band has been selected to perform in the 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, representing the state of Alabama, marking the first appearance by the band in the Parade.
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Jennie Thies, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, was recently awarded an NIH Diversity Research Supplement, a highly competitive fellowship that will support her research.
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Joshua Williams, first-place winner of last year’s professional division of the International Horn Competition of America, will be a featured artist at the 50th International Horn Society Summer Symposium in Muncie, Indiana, July 30 through Aug. 5.
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Dr. Ian Brown, professor and chair of the anthropology, has been elected into The Society of Antiquaries of London. This prestigious, 300-year old society has 3,000 fellows and only 5 per cent are from the U.S. Dr. Brown was the only American on this year’s ballot! His contributions to the field in areas such as the Lower Mississippi Valley, Gulf Coastal Plain and Native American prehistory and ethnohistory landed him the spot. Check out UA News for the story on Dr. Brown […]
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Seth Panitch, professor of acting in The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance, has earned the 2016 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award. Panitch will receive the award Nov. 11 in a ceremony at the UA President’s Mansion. The Frederick Moody Blackmon and Sarah McCorkle Moody Outstanding Professor Award is one of the most prestigious awards given by UA. It is based on a specific accomplishment that is innovative, creative, useful or captures the imagination. Created by Frederick Moody Blackmon, […]
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From the 2016 Celebrating Excellence | With at least two attention-driven mass shootings in the last year, it has never been more important to accurately understand the minds of killers—especially those who kill for fame. Dr. Adam Lankford, an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, has been studying fame-seeking mass shooters since the aftermath of 9/11. In the past year, his research on the subject has been cited by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The […]
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