A&S in the News: June 20-26, 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 upcoming summer commencement, NBC’s College Bowl, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: April 11-17, 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 Bama Blitz, Bama Bug Fest, research in Mobile Bay, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: April 4-10, 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 Bama Blitz, a psychological study on facial affect sensitivity, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: March 21-27, 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 SEC Faculty Achievement Award, Moundville’s BirdFest, and more. […]

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Performing Perspectives: Discussing Diversity in the Performing Arts

From the February 2021 Desktop News | Every other Monday, a diverse group of faculty, students, and others gather together for Performing Perspectives, a virtual conversation series about underrepresented pieces of performing arts. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance’s diversity, equity and inclusion committee, the open discussions aim to expose people to works […]

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Dance Alabama! Tour Brings Art to Alabama Schools

From the February 2021 Desktop News | From year to year, one of the most anticipated productions from UA’s Department of Theatre and Dance is Dance Alabama!, a program choreographed and performed entirely by students. Hundreds of people flock to Tuscaloosa to watch as dancers perform a wide variety of genres and styles. But this […]

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A&S in the News: February 7-13, 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 Tuscaloosa Parks survey, a controversial archaeological discovery, and more. […]

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UA Professor Receives Prestigious Grant to Create Digital Dance Archive

From the February 2021 Desktop News | Dance is one of the most challenging art forms to teach because there is no widely-used form of notation, no scripts to read or music to transcribe. Instead, dance technique and choreography are most often passed down orally, from teacher to student, making it difficult to share with […]

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The Art of Adaptation

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. […]

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