Criminal Justice Professor Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking

From the January 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Brittany Gilmer and students from her class on human trafficking are hoping to make a difference in their communities by raising awareness throughout Tuscaloosa about human trafficking. Gilmer, an associate professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, first became interested in and started studying the […]

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A&S in the News: January 17-23, 2021

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 insight into President Biden’s first days in office, the Tuscaloosa mayoral race, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: December 13, 2020 – January 9, 2021

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 COVID-19 vaccine rollout, political divides, and more. […]

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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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