Going with the Flow

From the 2021 Collegian | In the heart of Tuscaloosa County, a small stream runs through the woods. Here, frogs hop from stone to stone, insects and butterflies flutter about, and water transports fish and other river dwellers downstream. Locals spend their days on the creek’s banks, swimming, hiking, and adventuring in their own backyard. […]

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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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New College Professor Awarded Two Fulbright Positions

From the August 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar, a professor of interdisciplinary arts in New College and the School of Music, was recently awarded two different Fulbright positions in one year: one as a Fulbright specialist in Bogotá, Colombia, and the other as a Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Toronto, Canada. Dewar, […]

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UA Artist and Historian Collaborate on Climate Change Exhibit

“Dangerous Landscapes,” a collaborative exhibit between assistant professor of art Allison Grant and associate professor of history Dr. Teresa Cribelli, aims to encourage conversations within Alabama about how climate change will impact the Deep South, a region expected to experience profound climatic shifts. […]

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National Awards for Early Career Research go to Two A&S Professors

During the past academic year, two professors in the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience. […]

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