The University of Alabama is committed to slowing the spread of the coronavirus, while maintaining our mission of teaching, research, and service. Classes will be canceled until March 30 to allow additional time for UA to transition to an alternative mode of instruction.
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As you relax during the summer months, enjoy these books written by seven A&S faculty, current and retired, from several departments: Tuscaloosa Through Time By Serena Blount (English, firstname.lastname@example.org) Over its 200 years of history, the city of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has held a prominent position within the state, not only as home to the state’s flagship university, but also taking turns as the State Capitol, as the location for the state mental health hospital, as the site of Civil War […]
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CARI—which is a new research incubator dedicated to interdisciplinary, arts-focused inquiry—is announcing applications for its inaugural faculty fellowships. Applications will be open Feb. 4 through March 6, and information sessions for the fellowships will be held in January and February.
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From the October 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Carl Hancock, a music education professor at the University, was awarded the Barbra Odom Distinguished Service Award by the Alabama Music Educators Association, a statewide organization focused on expanding music education in every age group. The award, considered the most prestigious given by the association, is presented to a person who has “clearly given very special service to AMEA,” is “clearly recognizable statewide,” and whose service “represents a long-range commitment that, in every way, […]
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Research underway at The University of Alabama, supported by the National Institutes of Health, hopes to identify factors and methods through which individuals are either resilient or susceptible to the neurodegeneration in the brain as part of the disease.
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The Alabama Water Institute at The University of Alabama is taking the Watershed Game, created by Minnesota Sea Grant and University of Minnesota Extension, to teach people around campus and Tuscaloosa how to win water quality battles in real life.
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What are you reading this summer? Here are seven books by A&S faculty, plus the latest by distinguished scientist and UA alumnus Dr. Edward O. Wilson: Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era By Barbara Brickman (New College, email@example.com) Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era examines one of the highest grossing film musicals of all time and its place as a model for the modern blockbuster ushered in in the 1970s. Brickman describes, “I also […]
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From the May 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Trudier Harris, a University of Alabama distinguished research professor of English, is on a roll. After having just received the 2018 Clarence E. Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing March 2, Harris has now been selected as a recipient of the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award and has been named a 2018-19 Fellow of the National Humanities Center. National Humanities Center Fellowship “A National Humanities Center Fellowship is among the most prestigious honors in the country for our discipline, […]
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Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni, an assistant professor of geological sciences at The University of Alabama, has a role to play as a marine geologist and paleontologist in the roughly $25 million research collaboration.
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UA English professor Dr. Albert Pionke and a team of international collaborators are allowing a broader audience access to the history literally hand-written by Mill into the margins of his books.
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