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.
Rebecca Salzer, an associate professor of dance at UA, directs the Dancing Digital project, which is working to improve access to recorded dance by creating a new digital resource.Read More
A study led by the Department of Biological Sciences has discovered a naturally occurring compound exhibits neuroprotective effects against Parkinson’s disease characteristics.Read More
Dr. Adam Hauser, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is collaborating with the U.S. Army to develop lightweight devices that will detect airborne toxic chemicals.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