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Koushik Kasanagottu

Koushik Kasanagottu

As the conversation on healthcare continues to heat up on national and local scales, innovative minds like Koushik Kasanagottu are dedicated to entering the primary care field and changing the narrative of healthcare infrastructure and availability in the United States. Kasanagottu’s medical career is dedicated to focusing on rural areas with inadequate healthcare providers, and finding innovative solutions to instill preventative healthcare and eradicate common preventable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. “The number one cause of death in the […]

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Briana Kinsey

Briana Kinsey

Pageantry started as a confidence booster for middle-school-aged Briana Kinsey. Now, at 24, she is the reigning Miss District of Columbia, she finished third-runner-up at Miss America, and she has earned upwards of $60,000 in scholarships in the process. “Competing for Miss America was one of those dreams I had kind of moved on from,” said Kinsey, who competed for Miss Alabama for five years before moving to D.C for graduate school. “I had moved outside of my home state, […]

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Summer Reading List 2018

What are you reading this summer? Here are seven books by A&S faculty, plus the latest by distinguished scientist and UA alumnus Dr. Edward O. Wilson: Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era By Barbara Brickman (New College, bjbrickman@nc.ua.edu) Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era examines one of the highest grossing film musicals of all time and its place as a model for the modern blockbuster ushered in in the 1970s.  Brickman describes, “I also […]

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A&S in the News: March 4-17, 2018

Knap-In Knap-In features demonstration of ancient tool-making skills: Tuscaloosa News – Mar. 5 The ancient Native American art of making tools out of stone, bone or antler using only rocks will be on display this weekend at the 18th annual Moundville Knap-In. The event will be held Friday and Saturday at The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park. “Flintknapping is a delicate skill, and we have some very talented people coming this year,” said Kayla Scott, education outreach coordinator at UA’s […]

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