As the co-author of one of the only academic books on cheerleading, “Cheerleader! An American Icon,” Dr. Natalie Adams serves as a cheerleading historian and gives insight into the ever-changing world of cheer.
Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, the three-year project will give students hands-on training in identifying those who need opioid treatment, creating treatment plans specific to each patient, and treating patients directly.
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 violence. With each case, she takes the time to balance the costs for all parties involved: the victim, the defendant, and their families who might […]
From the February 2020 Desktop News | The University Gallery is celebrating the legacy of Alabama-born photographer P.H. Polk with an exhibit featuring enlarged and reproduced versions of his original works. Polk, one of the first African American photographers to gain national acclaim, was known for shooting his subjects in a strong shadow with sharp detail without compromising their integrity. His subjects include everyone from Martin Luther King, Jr. and Langston Hughes to the working-classes families who lived in the […]
From the February 2020 Desktop News | UA theatre professor Seth Panitch’s feature-length film, Service to Man, will be featured in STARZ’s programming for Black History Month in February. The film follows white and black medical students communicating and working together during a time of great duress in the country, including the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Panitch said the film is based loosely on his father’s experiences as one of the first white students at Meharry Medical […]