As the largest of UA’s divisions, the College of Arts & Sciences is a powerful engine for innovation
Scientific discoveries and creative breakthroughs happen every day at Alabama, and they make real differences in the lives of the people we serve.
In the College of Arts and Sciences, scholars and researchers target the greatest challenges of our times, tear down creative and cultural barriers, and explore the most complex processes of the physical universe.
As we grow our faculty and attract leading scholars from across the globe, our research enterprise expands. The College is poised to continue driving innovation benefitting our state, our nation, and our world.
Dr. Matthew Therrell, professor of geography, and other UA researchers use nature to discover how waterways in the Tennessee River Valley behaved before recorded history.Read More
Dr. Holly Horan and her research partners will measure the impact of care provided by doulas, who give physical, mental, and emotional support to expecting mothers before and after birth.Read More
Dr. Marcos Santander, UA assistant professor of physics and astronomy, and two students are part of an international team of scientists that used a new prototype telescope to detect energetic gamma rays from the Crab Nebula.Read More
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.Read More
Top Funding Agencies
National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the U.S. Departments of Energy & Defense