A&S in the News: August 22-28, 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 an update on the Performing Arts Academic Center, new exhibitions, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: March 28 – April 3, 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 Moundville’s BirdFest, research on groundwater’s impact, and more. […]

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Caroline Doughty ’21, Geological Sciences

Caroline Doughty is a geological sciences major with a minor in evolutionary studies. A senior from Birmingham, AL, Caroline is passionate about paleontology and hopes to work on climate and environmental issues after graduation. How did you choose your major? What sparked your interest in the field? Originally, I was studying biology, with a huge […]

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A&S in the News: October 25-31, 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 upcoming elections, fundraising records, and more. […]

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Making a Polar Impact

From the September 2020 Desktop News | Asmara Lehrmann is deeply connected to all sides of her identity. A PhD student in geology at The University of Alabama with a passion for paleontology and climate change, her geologist father and Indonesian-immigrant mother both influenced the path she’s on today. “My mother’s family lives in Jakarta, […]

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Modeling the Past for Predicting Future COVID-19

Researchers from The University of Alabama, along with international partners, applied a mathematical tool used to model geochemical processes to infections of COVID-19, finding the model can assist in understanding the coronavirus pandemic and evaluating the impact of different mitigation strategies on disease infection. The team led by Dr. Yong Zhang, associate professor of geological […]

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The Last Frontier

Antarctica is a natural laboratory for scientific discovery, and researchers at The University of Alabama are playing critical roles in global efforts to use Antarctica to understand the Earth’s geology, past, climate and biological diversity and to get a better grasp on the cosmos. […]

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UA Professor Awarded NASA Planetary Science Early Career Award

From the June 2020 Desktop News | For Dr. Alain Plattner, a research lab isn’t just a place to make groundbreaking discoveries or work on a singular idea. To him, it’s the perfect place to cultivate a new generation of scientists—a place where his students can explore their own ideas and build off of one […]

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