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 visiting artist lecture series, research on amphibians, handcrafted ceramic bowls, and more.
The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park invites the West Alabama community to learn the Native American skill of flintknapping, the ancient art of making tools out of stone, at the 19th annual Knap-In March 8-9.
From the February 2019 Desktop News | On February 28, students will pitch their best ideas to a panel of diverse judges during the first annual Levitetz Pitch Competition. The 20 students selected, who have already received grants ranging from $100 to $1,000, will compete for a grand prize of $3,000. Each project has a unique mission, from mobile apps allowing users to make monetary donations to food banks, to a podcast featuring local stories from all 67 Alabama counties, to a […]
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 Black History Month events, Family Night at the Museum, art exhibits, and more.
Pastor Marvin Sapp, award-winning Gospel singer and songwriter, is the featured performer for the 2019 Realizing the Dream Concert Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at The University of Alabama’s Moody Music Concert Hall.
Drs. Shibin Dai and Shan Zhao recently received two grants, worth more than $300,000, from the National Science Foundation to fund their research in applied mathematics. The two are serving on the organizing committee for the 2019 international National Science Foundation conference on mathematical molecular bioscience and biophysics.
From the August 2018 Desktop News | The Yonder Contemporary Dance Company, a collective in The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance, presented a 50-minute concert titled “IRL” during the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland Aug. 4-10. Yonder’s “IRL” involves 15 dance majors, overseen by Sarah M. Barry, UA associate professor of dance. They collaborated with five student composers from UA’s School of Music, who are overseen by Dr. Amir Zaheri, assistant professor of composition. The collaboration also included […]
The University of Alabama Museums is currently showcasing the contributions and achievements women have made at the Capstone in an exhibit held at the Gorgas House Museum.
Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for MothFest, research on voter fraud, the Forensic Science Camp, and more.
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.