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A&S in the News: August 12-18, 2018

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 the Million Dollar Band’s fall camp, research on a the political impact of the alt-right, a telescopic viewing of planets, and more. […]

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New Woods Quad Sculpture Represents Both Math and Art

From the August 2018 Desktop News | As students explore campus this fall, they will notice Woods Quad’s newest resident: a 14-foot-tall, 1,500-pound white sculpture. The sculpture, created by studio art minor Paget Kern, is the result of a collaboration between the art and math departments in an effort to display math more visually on campus. “Math […]

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UA Dance Students to Perform in Edinburgh Festival

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 […]

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UA Doctoral Student Headlined 50th International Horn Symposium

From the August 2018 Desktop News | Joshua Williams, first-place winner of last year’s professional division of the International Horn Competition of America, was a featured artist at the 50th International Horn Society Summer Symposium in Muncie, Indiana, earlier this summer. Williams, a 26-year-old Tuscaloosa native who’s entering the last year of his doctorate of musical arts […]

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UA Astronomer Helps Discover Elusive Black Hole

From the August 2018 Desktop News | An astronomer at UA is part of an international team of researchers who found a mid-sized black hole, a cosmic oddity in observations of the universe. The finding, which demonstrates an effective method to detect this class of black holes, was announced recently in the journal Nature Astronomy. Two types of […]

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Professor Awarded Fulbright to Teach Romance, Gender in Greece

From the August 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Catherine M. Roach, a professor of gender and cultural studies in New College, recently received a Fulbright award to teach and consult about curriculum at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. The award was received as a part of her five-year appointment to the Fulbright Specialist Roster, for which […]

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Women of the Tide

The University of Alabama Museums is currently showcasing the contributions and achievements women have made at the Capstone through “Women of the Tide: 125 Years of Women at The University of Alabama,” an exhibit held at the Gorgas House Museum on the UA campus. The exhibit highlights numerous individuals and organizations that have left a […]

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A&S in the News: August 5-11, 2018

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 the Yonder Contemporary Dance Company, research on a dangerous social media challenge, a theatre to treat autism, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 29-August 4, 2018

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 summer commencement, research on Parkinson’s disease, a theatre to treat autism, and more. […]

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