From the June 2019 Desktop News | When Victoria Fitzgerald arrived at UA to begin her PhD in January, she thought she would spend most of her time studying the Jurassic Period eolian rock formations of Alabama, extending her master’s program research. She thought most of her time would be spent in the Center for Sedimentary Basin Studies in Tuscaloosa or at the state geological survey, able to drive home to her family in no time. She never thought she […]
The program will allow a select group of UA advisers the opportunity to learn first-hand what it’s like to study abroad and will better prepare them to answer questions and concerns about studying abroad.
Dr. Shirin K. Posner, UA Spanish instructor and director of Spanish Outreach, created a course that gives students who plan to enter the medical field a way to combine their Spanish and health care knowledge.
From the June 2019 Desktop News | New College professor Natalie Adams and James Adams of Mississippi State University are awaiting the publication of their new book, Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi. Grounded in extensive research and hundreds of interviews with students, parents, and educators at every level, the pair piece together a living and breathing recount of Mississippi’s school desegregation— a topic that they say has yet to be explored in desegregation […]
From the June 2019 Desktop News | Students from around the county recently transformed Bryant Conference Center into a time-traveling trip through Tuscaloosa, showing off their skills in a project that encapsulates the city’s 200-year history. The event, called Tuscaloosa Through Time, brought together students of all ages and schools to create displays, videos, skits, and other interactive presentations that showcase different decades in Tuscaloosa history. Each school was assigned a different era to explore, presenting to over 10,000 of […]