A&S in the News: September 13-19, 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 English Building, Winston Groom, and more. […]

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Media and the Public Opinion of Torture

From the September 2020 Desktop News | According to Dr. Erin Kearns, an assistant professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama, recent polls say that about half of adults in the United States think torture is acceptable in counterterrorism. The academic understanding is that torture is not effective, […]

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Digital Honors: Jalen Johnson

Jalen Johnson is one of this year’s Dean’s Award of Merit winners. A senior from Selma, Alabama, Jalen majored in criminal justice and minored in general business. What has been your favorite experience? Serving as president of Future Black Law Student Association has been my favorite experience at The University of Alabama. Future Black Law […]

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Birmingham Judge Shares Experience, Gives Advice to Students

From the February 2020 Desktop News | For Nyya Parson-Hudson, every day in the office is another opportunity to change the lives of people in her community. As a municipal court judge for the city of Birmingham, the UA alumna spends her time listening to cases that deal with everything from mental health to domestic […]

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A&S in the News: August 4-10, 2019

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 research on mass shootings, the 2020 Census, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: September 23-29, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Hispanic Latino Heritage Month, research on the Ten Commandments, performances in the School of Music, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: September 16-22, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, research on Hurricane Florence, a new production by the Department of Theatre and Dance, and more. […]

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Laci Jordan

As a creative director and curator of her own brand, Laci Jordan is the epitome of success. The graphic design superstar originally set out to be an FBI agent—receiving her first degree in criminal justice in 2010—but now she is hailed by the likes of Essence and Forbes magazines as “the definition of black girl […]

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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

While 25-year-old Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is fulfilling his childhood dream—not only playing in the National Football League, but making headlines as an All-Rookie, Pro-Bowler, and top 100 NFL player for the last two years—he’s also been working towards another of his goals. That is, getting his bachelor’s degree. “I remember Nick Saban coming to my […]

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