Center for Youth Development and Intervention Sets the Standard for Community-Engaged Research

From the September 2021 Desktop News | Over the past several years, the Center for Youth Development and Intervention (CYDI) has become an example on UA’s campus of successful community engagement. Through community-based research, scholars at the center hope to improve life for those around them and throughout the world. “One in five children and […]

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UA Professor Uses NSF Grant to Explore Evolution and Facilitate Diversity

From the September 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Alberto Pérez-Huerta, a professor of geological sciences at The University of Alabama, hopes to change the way people think of geology’s role in the emergence of life on Earth. In July 2020, Pérez-Huerta received an EAGER grant from the National Science Foundation to help him not only […]

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2021-2022 Faculty and Staff Community Engagement Fellows Announced

From the September 2021 Desktop News | The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences recently selected the inaugural class of Faculty and Staff Community Engagement Fellows. The program supports faculty and staff as they develop community-engaged research, creative activities, teaching and learning initiatives. Each fellow is selected based on the potential of their project’s positive impact on the community and society as a whole.   The 2021-2022 fellows bring together a diverse group of […]

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A&S in the News: September 12-18, 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 Hispanic-LatinX Heritage Month, the UA Bucket List, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: September 5-11, 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 research on voting rights and local elections, upcoming events, and more. […]

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Eliza P. Culverhouse Support Dance Graduate Students With $250,000 Gift

From the September 2021 Desktop News | Eliza Culverhouse has continued her support of UA’s students and the advancement of the arts with a $250,000 contribution to the College’s Department of Theatre and Dance. This gift, which created the Eliza P. Culverhouse Graduate Support Fund in Dance, will support graduate students in the dance Master […]

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A&S in the News: August 29 – September 4, 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 Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Trail, a New College course on birding, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: August 22-28, 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 an update on the Performing Arts Academic Center, new exhibitions, and more. […]

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New College Internship Allows Students to Get Involved in Walker County

From the August 2021 Desktop News | For 11 years, a select group of students at The University of Alabama have spent their summers immersing themselves in the underserved communities of rural Walker County. As part of New College’s Walker County Civic Engagement Internship Program, these students live and work in and around Jasper, Alabama, […]

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