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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A&S in the News: July 26 – August 1, 2020

Commencement Commencement ceremonies to begin Friday: NBC (Huntsville) – July 26 May graduates will finally receive their diplomas from The University of Alabama this Friday. There are 3 commencement events planned for the upcoming weekend. Masks are required for everyone attending graduation. WVUA – July 27 WVTM 13 AL.com CBS (Huntsville) ABC 33/40 NBC 13 […]

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A&S in the News: June 21-27, 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 effects of COVID-19 and removal of Confederate monuments. […]

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A&S in the News: May 3-9, 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 Moody Music Building repairs and new summer courses. […]

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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: February 9-15, 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 Black History Month, digital health, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: February 2-8, 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 Family Night at the Museum, hemp research, and more. […]

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