Category: News

Articles about news in the College, from student and faculty accomplishments to research advances, new academic programs, and the impact of giving.


Industry Professionals Set to Speak at 2023 McCollough Forum

Desktop News | February 2023 Industry professionals from around the country will address students at the annual Susan N. and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Feb. 10 at Shelby Hall.  The forum, designed to prepare students pursuing medical and health science professions, will begin with a lecture by Dr. Jeffery Bishop, a social and moral philosopher and physician, who teaches medical ethics and philosophy. Professor Bishop holds the Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University and […]

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Austin Smithson Lands White House Internship

Desktop News | February 2023 In March 2022, The University of Alabama senior Austin Smithson took a trip that would forever change the scope of his career and life. The political science major went to Washington, DC, with the Washington DC: Professional Development Program to explore the city and make connections, ultimately leading him to an internship in the White House.    Smithson, a first-generation college student, pushed himself out of his comfort zone to find a place on campus […]

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Doctoral Student from Biological Sciences Selected for Acclaimed NOAA Fellowship

Desktop News | January 2023 Jake Dybiec, a biological sciences doctoral student, has obtained a paid fellowship from the National Estuarine Research Reserve System, an institution under the purview of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).   The fellowship will cover Dybiec’s rent and living expenses for the next two years, thus relieving him of teaching duties for these years.  For 18 months starting from September 2022, Dybiec will be engaging in intensive fieldwork at Weekes Bay in Fairhope, Alabama. […]

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Graduate Student from Tbilisi Hitting the Right Keys in the US

From the UA News Center | Aslan Chikovani has been playing the piano since he was 6 years old. The first-year piano performance master’s student in The University of Alabama School of Music is already a well-known name around the Republic of Georgia, Poland, Germany and the Netherlands, where he has been winning awards and accolades for years. He was even considered by many as a virtuoso at the age of 13. Now Chikovani is continuing his rise in the […]

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