A&S Students Explore Washington, DC Career Opportunities During Spring Break

Over spring break, 12 students from the College of Arts and Sciences took on the nation’s capital and explored opportunities for future careers during the Washington, DC Professional Preparation Program, hosted by the A&S ICUE Connector.   […]

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UA Mock Trial Team Earns Program Record Bids at Regional Tournaments

From the March 2022 Desktop News | The University of Alabama’s Mock Trial team is quickly making history, earning a program record of three bids to the next level of competition at this year’s American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournaments. The group, which consists of four competition teams (A, B, C, D), competed against dozens […]

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A&S Junior Creates Group to Combat Vaccine Misinformation

From the January 2022 Desktop News | In December 2020, junior biological sciences major and McCollough Pre-Medical Scholar Kyle Boden heard that a new vaccine was becoming available to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. He, like many others around the country, was excited by the prospect. But this was quickly dampened by the spread of […]

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Being the Change

From the 2021 Collegian | When Brittany Hamner graduated from UA in May 2021, she walked across the stage prepared to take on the world. The 2020 Campbell-Portera Scholarship winner had spent the past four years learning all that she could, getting involved in multiple organizations on campus, and making memories that will last a lifetime.   Hamner, […]

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Making Her Mark

From the 2021 Collegian | Caroline Yuk has always known she wanted to make a difference in the world.  COVID-19 brought many challenges to UA’s classrooms. For Yuk, a senior, it spurred a new challenge—figuring out how to learn all that she needed to when communication was muffled by cloth face covering and plexiglass—and an opportunity.  “I’m always thinking about how things […]

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Engaging History

As the adage goes, “those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it,” but history is not meant to be learned in a bubble. Beyond learning dates and names, understanding historical events requires active interpretation. A living, breathing historical journal provides a powerful platform for students and scholars to engage in discussions and […]

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