Tag: COVID-19

The Art of Adaptation

Student studying in classroom

From the 2020 Collegian |This year has been one for the books. As COVID-19 changed major aspects of everyday life, faculty were faced with a unique challenge: how to adapt their classes to maximize safety and educational experience. “It was kind of an interesting intellectual challenge,” said Dr. William Keel, an astronomy professor at UA. “We had to think through the logistics: How do we do this? How do we preserve the core of the experience for students with all […]

Read More from The Art of Adaptation

A&S Grad Assisting With Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test

Anne working in the lab

From the October 2020 Desktop News | When Anne Watkins started her master’s of public health at Yale University, she never thought she’d work with any sort of sports team, let alone a whole league. Now, she and her colleagues are partnered with the National Basketball Association to create a new COVID-19 testing procedure that she hopes will make testing more accessible and affordable for all communities. Watkins, a 2019 graduate of UA’s Department of Biological Sciences, is working in […]

Read More from A&S Grad Assisting With Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test

Arts and Sciences Resources Guide – COVID-19

At the College of Arts and Sciences, we want to make sure that you, our students, have access to the most up-to-date and valuable resources to help you with academics, technology, and your overall well-being. Here, you’ll find a comprehensive list of resources to help you navigate this time. General COVID Resources Get the latest information at healthinfo.ua.edu. Apply for emergency assistance or donate to students in need. Get a refund on housing, parking, and meal plans. Academic UA is […]

Read More from Arts and Sciences Resources Guide – COVID-19