A&S in the News: August 2-8, 2020

Chromosomal Mutations Studies unravel diversity of traits tied to chromosome 16 mutations: Spectrum – Aug. 3 Mutations to the chromosomal region 16p11.2 affect people in different ways, often leading to some combination of autism, intellectual disability and language difficulties. Two new studies help to account for this diversity of traits1,2… “We’re looking across different parts […]

Read More…

Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Post-Doctoral Research Associates

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to welcome photographer Celestia Morgan and poet Kwoya Maples to join our esteemed faculty as post-doctoral research associates. The post-doctoral research associate positions were created to attract members of underrepresented communities to the College, offering mentorship from other faculty, a wide range of resources, and a smooth […]

Read More…

A&S in the News: July 26 – August 1, 2020

Commencement Commencement ceremonies to begin Friday: NBC (Huntsville) – July 26 May graduates will finally receive their diplomas from The University of Alabama this Friday. There are 3 commencement events planned for the upcoming weekend. Masks are required for everyone attending graduation. WVUA – July 27 WVTM 13 AL.com CBS (Huntsville) ABC 33/40 NBC 13 […]

Read More…

Art Professors Win UA’s First Kress Grant for Digital Art History

University of Alabama art history faculty members Dr. Tanja Jones and Dr. Doris Sung were awarded the Capstone’s first Digital Art History Grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The professors received the two-year grant award to fund their project, “Global Makers: Women Artists in the Early Modern Courts,” a digital database that will serve as a tool for art […]

Read More…

A&S in the News: July 19-25, 2020

Alabama’s Biodiversity New research center showcases Alabama’s diversity: Bham Now – July 22 It seems like we have a hard time appreciating how rich Alabama really is, and how important it is to the rest of the country. But the research going on at the Paint Rock Forest Research Center in northeast Alabama could change […]

Read More…

Giving Back

The Edward Ervin Guy Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Communicative Disorders, established in 2014, aims to give back to the students working to help those with language, speech, and hearing disorders. The scholarship allowed Summer Ensor, a 2019 recipient and communicative disorders major, to take classes over the summer and participate in the Undergraduate Clinic at […]

Read More…

UA Researcher Studying Link Between Pollutants and Hermaphroditic Fish

Pollution and chemical imbalances in water could have an adverse effect on animal behavior, particularly in fish that make their home among the mangrove trees along the Florida coast. Dr. Ryan Earley and his students are charting multiple courses to determine what causes changes in how the fish function. “Our research program has a bunch […]

Read More…

UA Professor Receives Grant from State Council on the Arts

From the July 2020 Desktop News | Grace Bumbry and Shirley Verrett are amongst the most impactful African American female voices in opera, both rising to esteem in the mid to late twentieth century. The two sopranos famously joined forces in 1982 to perform a recital to honor Marian Anderson, the first African American to […]

Read More…