The Last Frontier

Antarctica is a natural laboratory for scientific discovery, and researchers at The University of Alabama are playing critical roles in global efforts to use Antarctica to understand the Earth’s geology, past, climate and biological diversity and to get a better grasp on the cosmos. […]

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A&S in the News: May 31 – June 6, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for projects related to COVID-19 and the sociocultural atmosphere. […]

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Biology Outreach Program Recognized in Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

The program began in 2008 as a partnership with Tuscaloosa’s One Place to allow K-12 students to increase their understanding of scientific concepts. […]

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E.O. Wilson

Biology, ’49 and M.S., ’50 Edward Osborne Wilson is an American biologist, researcher (sociobiology, biodiversity, island biogeography), theorist, naturalist and author. His biological specialty is myrmecology, or the study of ants, on which he is considered to be the world’s leading expert. Wilson is known for his scientific career, his role as “the father of […]

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A&S in the News: May 17-23, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Fulbright awards and mental health training for police. […]

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President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

Faculty Research Day highlights and celebrates excellence in research, creativity and scholarship by honoring faculty from across campus. Six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences are receiving this year’s President’s Faculty Research Award. […]

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Three UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships

The scholarship provides a two-year academic award of $9,500 per year, and a 10-week, full-time, paid summer internship opportunity at any NOAA facility nationwide. Scholars also receive funding to present their NOAA research projects at two national scientific conferences. […]

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Digital Honors: Sean Drummond

Sean Drummond is one of this year’s Dean’s Award of Merit winners. A senior from Birmingham, Alabama, Sean is majoring in biology and minoring in Spanish. What has been your favorite experience? My favorite experience has been being an ambassador for the College of Arts and Sciences. It offers such a unique opportunity for communicating […]

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