From the May 2018 Desktop News | High Five Studios, a video game design company based in Tuscaloosa and run by UA students, took home the grand prize at the Culverhouse College of Business’s Edward K. Aldag Jr. Business Plan competition. The indie gaming studio won over $50,000 at this year’s Aldag competition, where they pitched their first game, “Prisoner,” to a panel of judges. The game received the grand prize and was also awarded third place for community affairs and […]
Through discovering ancient floods along the Mississippi River, a group of scientists, including Dr. Matthew D. Therrell, UA professor of geography, found human-led engineering, not climate, is the largest influence on worsening floods.
Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni, an assistant professor of geological sciences at The University of Alabama, has a role to play as a marine geologist and paleontologist in the roughly $25 million research collaboration.
From the May 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Trudier Harris, a University of Alabama distinguished research professor of English, is on a roll. After having just received the 2018 Clarence E. Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing March 2, Harris has now been selected as a recipient of the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award and has been named a 2018-19 Fellow of the National Humanities Center. National Humanities Center Fellowship “A National Humanities Center Fellowship is among the most prestigious honors in the country for our discipline, […]
Jeffrey A. Levitetz has committed $1 million through his family’s foundation to The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences to establish the Levitetz Leadership Program.
From the May 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Jessica Goethals, an assistant professor of Italian in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, was recently awarded the William Nelson Prize from the Renaissance Society of America for her 2017 article “The Patronage Politics of Equestrian Ballet: Allegory, Allusion, and Satire in the Courts of Seventeenth-Century Italy and France.” The award, given annually to the best article published in Renaissance Quarterly each year, is given by the Renaissance Society of America. The […]